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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.

Globe icon to illustrate diversity selling point
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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.

Shield icon to illustrate safety selling point
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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
Darkened version of ribbon icon for hover effect

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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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Expanding offerings, focusing on inclusion

The College of Arts and Sciences has made name changes to two of its majors and a minor to highlight new course offerings. Students can continue to register for the New Multicultural Student Orientation sessions and remote Safe Zone Training sessions for faculty begin next week. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

NEIU Graphic Design instructor Vida Sacic reviews an assignment with a student

Northeastern establishes Social Justice Leadership Housing Award for incoming freshmen, transfer students

Northeastern Illinois University has launched the Social Justice Leadership Housing Award, President Gloria J. Gibson announced on June 24. The award is a new leadership program for students who positively impact their university, career and communities. Students participating in the program will be given one year's free housing in The Nest, Northeastern’s on-campus apartments, while taking a first-year seminar during their first semester and while participating in a series of leadership workshops during their second semester.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Expanding offerings, focusing on inclusion

The College of Arts and Sciences has made name changes to two of its majors and a minor to highlight new course offerings. Students can continue to register for the New Multicultural Student Orientation sessions and remote Safe Zone Training sessions for faculty begin next week. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

NEIU Graphic Design instructor Vida Sacic reviews an assignment with a student

Northeastern establishes Social Justice Leadership Housing Award for incoming freshmen, transfer students

Northeastern Illinois University has launched the Social Justice Leadership Housing Award, President Gloria J. Gibson announced on June 24. The award is a new leadership program for students who positively impact their university, career and communities. Students participating in the program will be given one year's free housing in The Nest, Northeastern’s on-campus apartments, while taking a first-year seminar during their first semester and while participating in a series of leadership workshops during their second semester.

A male student speaks while sitting among a group of students

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Expanding offerings, focusing on inclusion

The College of Arts and Sciences has made name changes to two of its majors and a minor to highlight new course offerings. Students can continue to register for the New Multicultural Student Orientation sessions and remote Safe Zone Training sessions for faculty begin next week. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

NEIU Graphic Design instructor Vida Sacic reviews an assignment with a student
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ALECIA MARTIN, MANAGEMENT MAJOR

“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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VICTORIA VALENTINE, SPECIAL EDUCATION MAJOR

“Coming here ... allowed me to make so many meaningful and surprising connections with fellow students and staff.”

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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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