Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

The University Honors Program at Northern Illinois University promotes and supports excellence in undergraduate education by providing honors students from all disciplines with enhanced learning opportunities that:

  • include small courses taught by outstanding faculty committed to undergraduate education;
  • encourage students to reflect and inquire;
  • develop critical thinking skills; and
  • develop high-level literacy and conversational skills.

Adopted: December 7, 2007

Vision Statement

The University Honors Program aspires to be a national model in providing living and learning environments in which students from all disciplines are challenged to develop their talents and abilities to the maximum potential to thrive and contribute in a global society.

Contact Us

University Honors Program 
Campus Life Building 110
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-0694
Email: honors@niu.edu

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