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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 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.

Ribbon icon to illustrate accreditation
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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.

Ribbon icon to illustrate accreditation

Accreditation

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

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FEATURED EVENTS

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10.15.21

Jewel Box Series: GIGI, Guitar

7:30 p.m.

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10.16.21

NEIU Gold Gala and Alumni Awards Celebration 

7 p.m.

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10.20.21

Undergraduate Open House

4 p.m.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Celebrating alumni

For the second year in a row, Northeastern Illinois University’s Golden Gala and Alumni Awards Ceremony is going virtual! Everyone is invited to join the celebration honoring four alumni and a current student for their contributions to their communities, and place bids in an online auction for items, including trips and tours. Read about all this and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Creating a more equitable society

Northeastern Illinois University is pleased to welcome its new Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Shireen Roshanravan. NEIU is also excited to announce a new partnership with four other Illinois schools to create a more diverse and equitable data science workforce through the Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps. Plus, two faculty members published books, several presented on various topics and so many exciting events are happening next week. Read about all this and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern. 

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: A lighthouse of hope

Northeastern Illinois University has a long history of being a welcoming space for all who wish to pursue higher education. In the spirit of that tradition, Northeastern will offer tuition and fee waivers for up to 15 qualified Afghan refugees who settle in Chicago or nearby areas. Read more about this initiative, Stage Center Theatre’s reopening, an alumna named a MacArthur Fellow, Latinx/a/o Heritage Month events, the latest Vaccine Incentive Program and COVID-19 updates and more in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Celebrating alumni

For the second year in a row, Northeastern Illinois University’s Golden Gala and Alumni Awards Ceremony is going virtual! Everyone is invited to join the celebration honoring four alumni and a current student for their contributions to their communities, and place bids in an online auction for items, including trips and tours. Read about all this and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Four triangular, glass Alumni Awards against a black background

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Creating a more equitable society

Northeastern Illinois University is pleased to welcome its new Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Shireen Roshanravan. NEIU is also excited to announce a new partnership with four other Illinois schools to create a more diverse and equitable data science workforce through the Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps. Plus, two faculty members published books, several presented on various topics and so many exciting events are happening next week. Read about all this and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern. 

A photo of a group of NEIU students sitting outside on Main Campus

Noteworthy at Northeastern: A lighthouse of hope

Northeastern Illinois University has a long history of being a welcoming space for all who wish to pursue higher education. In the spirit of that tradition, Northeastern will offer tuition and fee waivers for up to 15 qualified Afghan refugees who settle in Chicago or nearby areas. Read more about this initiative, Stage Center Theatre’s reopening, an alumna named a MacArthur Fellow, Latinx/a/o Heritage Month events, the latest Vaccine Incentive Program and COVID-19 updates and more in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.

A photo of the sun rising behind the Sachs building with the Chicago skyline in the background

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Celebrating alumni

For the second year in a row, Northeastern Illinois University’s Golden Gala and Alumni Awards Ceremony is going virtual! Everyone is invited to join the celebration honoring four alumni and a current student for their contributions to their communities, and place bids in an online auction for items, including trips and tours. Read about all this and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Four triangular, glass Alumni Awards against a black background

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Creating a more equitable society

Northeastern Illinois University is pleased to welcome its new Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Shireen Roshanravan. NEIU is also excited to announce a new partnership with four other Illinois schools to create a more diverse and equitable data science workforce through the Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps. Plus, two faculty members published books, several presented on various topics and so many exciting events are happening next week. Read about all this and more in 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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