What is AskNIU?
Your Guide to NIU
AskNIU is an App for your mobile device designed to answer frequently asked questions about Northern Illinois University. It directs you to on-line sources that contain the answer(s) to the questions asked. In addition, if you can't find the question you are looking for, the App allows you to e-mail your question to the NIU general information desk. The App will also capture your favorite questions/answers and provide your history . The App is offered for iOS system.
The Purpose of AskNIU
How did we get here?
In 2012, The AskNIU application concept was developed by members the University Student Success Committee to assist in overcoming students' challenges to success. The Smart App was conceptualized as a convenient way to connect students to university and college resources, catalog information, and answer frequently asked questions. The Office of Student Academic Success and the College of Education Student Services office partnered to research students' questions and develop a set of over 800 frequently asked questions and links to answers.