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Open Houses

The best way to get to know NIU is to visit! Through our open houses you can, learn about our majors and minors, check out our hands-on learning opportunities, tour our residence halls, find out about our 300+ student organizations and talk with the pros about financing your education.

Transfer Open House

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Friday, March 20, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Altgeld Hall

If you’re thinking about transferring to NIU, don’t miss this opportunity to meet with our transfer counselors and get an on-the-spot decision! Learn about transferring to NIU, financial aid and scholarships and browse the resource fair for information on specific programs and services.

Parking is available in our visitors parking lot off of Carroll Avenue. See our online map for directions.

We’ll post the open house program here before the event. Check back closer to the date of the event.

Need a ride? We’re providing buses at the following locations and times.
Click here to reserve your spot on the bus.

NIU Hoffman Estates (Rockford Charter Coach)
- Depart at 9:00 a.m., arrive at NIU at 10:00 a.m.
- Depart NIU at 12:30 p.m., arrive back at 1:30 p.m.

NIU Rockford (Rockford Charter Coach)
- Depart at 9:30 a.m., arrive at NIU at 10:15 a.m.
- Depart NIU at 12:45 p.m., arrive back at 1:30 p.m.

NIU Naperville (Chicago Classic)
- Depart at 9:45 a.m., arrive at NIU at 10:30 a.m.
- Depart NIU at 12:45 p.m., arrive back at 1:30 p.m.

Malcolm X College (Chicago Classic)
- Depart at 9:15 a.m., arrive at NIU at 10:45 a.m.
- Depart NIU at 1:00 p.m., arrive back at 2:30 p.m.

Spring Open House

Register

Friday, April 3, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Holmes Student Center

Learn more about our nationally-ranked programs, financial aid and scholarships and our University Honors, Student Success and Career Services programs. Enjoy a tour of campus, see a residence hall, then get information on student services and clubs at the resource fair. Come and enjoy a spring day on campus with us!

Parking and check-in will be at the Convocation Center…we’ll take it from there.

We’ll post the open house program here before the event. Check back closer to the date of the event.