Next Steps for Admitted Students

You're in! So, what's next?

Congratulations on being admitted to NIU! Choosing where you go to college is a life-changing decision, and we're confident that NIU is the right school for you. Follow these important steps to make your transition to NIU an easy one.

  • Your student email account uses the same Z-ID and password as your MyNIU account.
  • You'll receive an email with log-in information at your preferred email address.
  • We'll send important information to your student email, so check it often.
  • You're required to attend orientation.
  • Log in to MyNIU to register and pay your confirmation fee.
  • Sign up early for the best choice of orientation dates and class schedules.
  • You're required to have health insurance.
  • Use NIU's student health insurance, or opt out if you're covered by another plan.


We're here make your transition to NIU as smooth as possible. Take some time to read about your first-year experience and explore all the resources you'll have as a Huskie. We'll make sure you get the support you need to succeed.

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Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

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