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Northern Illinois University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

De Kalb, IL

Location and Setting


De Kalb Population
43,849
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Campus Size
650 acres

Weather

Temperature
9.8 average low in January, 80.2 average high in September
Rain
 

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in DeKalb
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Geneva

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
70%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Victor E. Huskie
School Colors
Cardinal and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x      
Golf   x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf   x
Gymnastics x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running    
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, american marketing association, delta sigma pi, pi sigma epsilon, black choir, student volunteer choir
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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