Skip navigation

Online Learning Resources

Online Course Portal

Students can access their online courses at

All registered students are assigned a login ID (Z-ID). Your login ID remains permanent throughout your NIU career. For more information, please visit the DoIT website or contact the DoIT Service Desk at (815) 753-8100.

Email is an important communication tool for students in online courses. Make sure to access your student email regularly.

Faculty Support

Faculty support for online courses, please contact:

Technical Assistance

  • Smart FAQ - the Smart FAQ will help you find answers to your questions.
  • Technical assistance - call 815-753-8100 if you need immediate assistance with your online class.