Information for Future Students

Freshmen Retreat at Lorado Taft

The first University Honors Program activity for all entering freshmen is the Freshmen Retreat at NIU’s Lorado Taft Field Campus in Oregon, IL. You will have a chance to learn more about the program's requirements and benefits, ways to maximize your first year at NIU, and how the faculty and staff can assist you in attaining the most from your college education.  

Information detailing the Lorado Taft Retreat was mailed to all students. Below you will find copies of these documents (PDF files) for your review.

  • Taft Letter to Students
  • Freshmen Retreat First Session Itinerary
  • Freshmen Retreat Second Session Itinerary
  • Taft Checklist
  • Parking Map
  • Early Move-In Process

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
We look forward to sharing this great experience with all of you!