All applicants and admitted students are assigned a Z-ID. It is permanent.
If you don't know your Z-ID:
Applicants and admitted students: Call 815-753-8100 (24/7/365)
Or call 815-753-8100 (24/7/365).
An initial password is assigned to you. Change your initial password right away at password.niu.edu.
If you were admitted before June 29, 2015, your initial password is:
If you were admitted June 29, 2015 or after, your initial password is:
If you need help, call the Helpdesk at 815-753-8100.
Passwords expire every 365 days.
You can change your password at any time at password.niu.edu.
Need help? IT Helpdesk.
Your email address is your Z-ID@students.niu.edu.
NIU communicates with you through NIU Google gmail.