Northern Illinois University

Offcampus Academics


Welcome to your link to information, tips and tricks for all of your off-campus student needs.

Come experience our NIU View home, built specifically for off-campus students. You'll discover blogs, chat rooms, even information on how to take an online course!

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Amanda and Elena lead you through life as an NIU off-campus student in their NIU View podcast. Topics range from how to navigate NIU's website to tips on researching from home. You can help guide the content by emailing Amanda and Elena at

Viewpoints works together with the podcast detailing topics and supplying links to the best information available for off-campus students. Gather links to online libraries, guest bloggers, or simply share information and resources with fellow off-campus students.

Read Asparagazette which features information custom made for off-campus students. You'll find articles detailing time-management tips, where to park if you have to come to campus, or even lists of free internet library links you can use to research online.

PDF download: NIUVIEW Presentation (1,685kb)