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Health Professions House

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Location

Stevenson A Tower
Floors 3-8


Requirements

Health Professions House is open to students majoring in any of the following:

  • Family & Child Studies
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Health Education
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition, Dietetics and Wellness
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Other health/service majors

How to Sign Up

Log into Campus Housing Sign Up and follow the instructions for selecting a new room and meal plan. If you meet the above requirement, you will be able to select a room in the Health Professions House. Note that depending on the time of the year, room selection may be unavailable to you. Learn more about the room selection timeline.

The Health Professions House brings together students interested in health and service related careers through professional development opportunities, programs, special events, service projects, and social activities. House residents have opportunities for extensive interaction and to foster relationships with other health and service related majors and with college faculty.

Floor members shape the focus of the community through programming designed to help students be effective members of a health services team and to appreciate the interrelated nature of the health professions.

Highlights

  • Dine & Discuss
    Students and faculty share a free meal while engaging in discussion on relevant topics.
  • Service Activities
    Visit assisted living centers, work with local organizations, and assist with blood drives.
  • TV/Movies "Fact or Fiction"
    Students and faculty watch a program & engage in discussion about what is realistic or not. Faculty often share their own professional experiences.
  • Field Trips
    Visits or trips to NIU laboratories, clinics, museums, professional sports games, theatrical productions, or zoos. These may vary based on student interests.

Health House Ambassadors are here to help

Student ambassadors live on each floor in the Health House. They organize service projects, plan field trips, and can help answer your questions about the College of Health & Human Sciences. Meet this year's student ambassadors.

Special Opportunities

A Themed Learning Community is a group of two to four courses taken by the same set of approximately 25 students over the course of a semester. These courses are taught in a way that will allow you to explore a common theme across all of the courses in your TLC.

If you decide to join the Health Professions House, we think you'd be interested in these TLCs:

  • Preparing for Health Careers
  • Exploring Health Majors
  • Everyday Statistics: Back to Basics

Learn more about Themed Learning Communities.

For More Information

To learn more about the Health Professions House, contact:

Sandi Splansky
House Coordinator
815-753-1891
ssplansky@niu.edu

Dr. Jeanette Rossetti
Faculty Advisor
815-753-9956
rosetti@niu.edu

Dr. Sheila Barrett
Faculty Advisor
815-752-7063
sbarrett1@niu.edu

Housing and Residential Services
housing@niu.edu
815-753-1525

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