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Our NEIU For You scholarship covers a year’s tuition and fees for eligible first-time full-time freshmen. Join us on campus this fall!

 

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Northeastern is among the most diverse universities in the country, preparing our graduates to thrive in a multicultural world.

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Northeastern identifies the grants, scholarships and loans that can help students complete their academic journey.

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Northeastern is among the most diverse universities in the country, preparing our graduates to thrive in a multicultural world.

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Northeastern is proud of a safety record that reflects our commitment to fostering a healthy and welcoming environment.

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Northeastern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous discipline-based organizations.

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Northeastern is proud of a safety record that reflects our commitment to fostering a healthy and welcoming environment.

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Northeastern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous discipline-based organizations.

Piggy bank icon to illustrate investment selling point

Investment

Northeastern identifies the grants, scholarships and loans that can help students complete their academic journey.

Globe icon to illustrate diversity selling point

Diversity

Northeastern is among the most diverse universities in the country, preparing our graduates to thrive in a multicultural world.

Shield icon to illustrate safety selling point

Safety

Northeastern is proud of a safety record that reflects our commitment to fostering a healthy and welcoming environment.

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Accreditation

Northeastern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous discipline-based organizations.

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FEATURED EVENTS

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07.19.21

Illinois Writing Project Workshop: Digital and Media Literacies

9 a.m.

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07.20.21

Professional Development Series: Literacy Education in a Post-Pandemic World: Envisioning a New Norm 

4:30 p.m.

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07.22.21

Next Steps for Admitted Transfer Students: Time to Enroll 

Noon

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Safely returning to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is excited to welcome students, faculty and staff back to all of our locations in just under a month. As NEIU moves towards a full reopening in fall, it’s important for all who come to campus to feel safe and know their health is a priority. In this issue of Noteworthy at Northeastern, learn about the efforts NEIU is taking to keep our community healthy. Undergraduate and students-at-large have more time to apply for Fall 2021 and take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services has tips for managing return to campus stress. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Fall registration

It may be summer, but it’s not too early to think about fall registration! Earlier this week Northeastern held a registration event on Main Campus for incoming freshmen. If you or someone you know is thinking about applying to NEIU, there’s still time to do so and take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services has tips for journaling to relieve stress. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Return to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is preparing to welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus for in-person instruction for Fall 2021! Learn about the return to campus plan, Northeastern’s participation in the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade, and how you can win tickets to Lollapalooza or GrubHub gift cards for getting your COVID-19 vaccination! Plus, Student Counseling Services has self-care tips for caregivers. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Safely returning to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is excited to welcome students, faculty and staff back to all of our locations in just under a month. As NEIU moves towards a full reopening in fall, it’s important for all who come to campus to feel safe and know their health is a priority. In this issue of Noteworthy at Northeastern, learn about the efforts NEIU is taking to keep our community healthy. Undergraduate and students-at-large have more time to apply for Fall 2021 and take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services has tips for managing return to campus stress. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

A student wearing a face mask looks off into the distance

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Fall registration

It may be summer, but it’s not too early to think about fall registration! Earlier this week Northeastern held a registration event on Main Campus for incoming freshmen. If you or someone you know is thinking about applying to NEIU, there’s still time to do so and take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services has tips for journaling to relieve stress. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

Photo of a Northeastern academic advisor in a face mask meeting with a student with a face mask during a Fall 2021 registration event.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Return to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is preparing to welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus for in-person instruction for Fall 2021! Learn about the return to campus plan, Northeastern’s participation in the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade, and how you can win tickets to Lollapalooza or GrubHub gift cards for getting your COVID-19 vaccination! Plus, Student Counseling Services has self-care tips for caregivers. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

Three men outdoors on the University Commons walk toward the camera

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Safely returning to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is excited to welcome students, faculty and staff back to all of our locations in just under a month. As NEIU moves towards a full reopening in fall, it’s important for all who come to campus to feel safe and know their health is a priority. In this issue of Noteworthy at Northeastern, learn about the efforts NEIU is taking to keep our community healthy. Undergraduate and students-at-large have more time to apply for Fall 2021 and take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services has tips for managing return to campus stress. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Diane Bou Khalil, Sociology graduate

“If anything, I’m more motivated now than I was as a freshman. I wouldn’t be where I am if it wasn’t for Northeastern.”

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Hanan Almiladi-Lashley, Special Education and Educational Leadership master's graduate

“When I acquired my degree, I felt that I was fully prepared to take over in a classroom, teach, and be informed of best practices and the use of data to drive my instruction.”

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Alecia Martin, Management graduate

“I love the Northeastern community. Everybody is so community-oriented. ... I can say hello and have a conversation with the president herself.”

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MARGO ODIKO-PIM, PSYCHOLOGY GRADUATE

“Northeastern has some of the best instructors I have ever met.  They take their time to make sure you're OK academically and personally.”

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STEVE DEELOO, FINANCE MAJOR

“What I really love about Northeastern is the diversity. ... You can easily relate to other students. The ones you can’t relate to, you can learn from.”

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NEIU Through You

WE ARE NORTHEASTERN

At Northeastern Illinois University, we embrace originality and self-expression in all its forms. We are a creative, multicultural community, and we understand that each individual builds a very personal path to success. Get to know some of the students, professors and alumni whose unique experiences have led them to Northeastern and beyond ... and stay tuned for more!

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NEIU Through You

A montage of Northeastern students with blue and yellow highlights.

WE ARE NORTHEASTERN

At Northeastern Illinois University, we embrace originality and self-expression in all its forms. We are a creative, multicultural community, and we understand that each individual builds a very personal path to success. Get to know some of the students, professors and alumni whose unique experiences have led them to Northeastern and beyond ... and stay tuned for more!

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STAY CONNECTED TO NORTHEASTERN

Our Locations

Northeastern Illinois University is a vibrant learning and research community, with its Main Campus on the Northwest Side of Chicago. We have locations in the North Park, Avondale and Bronzeville neighborhoods of Chicago, and in Grayslake, Illinois.

Take advantage of our connections to explore the cultural and professional opportunities Chicago has to offer.

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