Transfer Admissions

Transfer Admission Next Steps Checklist

1.  Log into Your MyNIU


2.  Complete Your Application

  • Make sure we have received all necessary supporting documents.
    • Official Transcripts from All Colleges and Universities Attended
    • Official ACT or SAT Scores 
    • $40 Application Fee

3. Check Your NIU WebMail

  • From now on, we will contact you through your NIU WebMail.

4. Accept Your Admission

  • If you are admitted you must accept your admission on your MyNIU account to reserve your spot.

5.  Apply for Scholarships


6.  Apply for Financial Aid

  • Visit NIU's Financial Aid website for complete overview of information and procedures.
  • NIU has a priority filing date of March 1st, but early filing is encouraged.

7.  Pick Your Room


8.  Attend New Student Orientation

  • It is required for all new transfer students to attend Orientation.
  • At orientation you will be introduced to life at NIU and register for your first classes.

9.  Testing Services


 10.  Submit Required Immunization Records


 11.  Student Health Insurance