Graduate Student Life

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Meet NIU’s 2024 graduates from the Graduate School.

Live Local

Learn about housing options and explore what the DeKalb community has to offer.

Health and Wellness

Stay active through fitness, sports, and outdoor adventures. Stay healthy through high-quality, comprehensive on-campus health and wellness resources.

Get Involved

Find connection, community, and leadership opportunities through the Graduate Student Association and other student organizations.

Support Your Academic Success

NIU offers a wealth of resources to support your writing and research goals, professional development, and academic growth as a graduate student.

Need Assistance?

Find care, support, and resources for parenting, food, and clothing needs and other difficulties you may experience. Get help with resolving conflicts from the university ombudsperson.

Get to Know Fellow Huskies

Tae Adams

Transfer physical therapy doctoral student
Aurora, IL

Hollis Harris

History Ph.D. student
Nashville, North Carolina

Isabelle Percoco

Global MBA graduate
Charlotte, NC

Contact Us

The Graduate School
Williston Hall 100


Northern Illinois University
1425 West Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115

Directions and Maps

Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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