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Division of Information Technology

We provide a variety of services and support options for students, faculty and staff. Our Knowledge Base will help answer your information technology questions. Plus, our Service Desk is here for all of your technology needs. Submit a ticket to get help from our staff. We look forward to serving you!

Latest News

Zoom is now available for Students

NIU has partnered with Zoom to enhance remote learning capabilities. Accounts have been established for all students and can be accessed beginning Jan. 25, 2021. Learn More.

LinkedIn Learning

NIU's subscription to the LinkedIn Learning professional development platform has been renewed and campus wide access extended thru Oct. 25, 2021. Learn More.

Manage Zoom Class Sessions in Blackboard

Zoom integration with Blackboard has been enabled, allowing for faculty to create and manage their Zoom class sessions as well as students to be able to directly access Zoom class sessions from within their Blackboard course. Learn more.

Learning Management System (LMS) Review

Our Learning Management System (LMS) review task force completed its review and has recommended in its final report that NIU continue with Blackboard Learn as our LMS.

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Technology Resources for Students

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Student Emergency Fund

Limited grants are available for students impacted by COVID-19 for technology purchases. Learn more »

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