Student Life

The Northern PACT

We take care of each other in order to create a healthy campus and learning environment.

Central to this are the standards and expectations that form our community.

We call it the Northern PACT.


Campus Safety

At NIU, staff and faculty are committed to ensuring a safe and healthy campus and learning environment that challenges and inspires students to be academically and personally successful.

Spotlight on Student SafetyCampus Safety Tips

Awareness is the key to preventing crime.

Stay SafeStay Safe @ NIU

Submit your safety concerns and other suggestions to enhance campus safety.


Questions and answers about how NIU provides a safe learning environment.

Safety ServicesSafety Services

Services for students who do not wish to walk alone or who need assistance.