You once were a student in the NIU College of Education … and now you’re a lifelong alumnus! With more than 54,000 College of Education alumni, you are in great company! Being a Huskie means growing within a community of teachers, counselors, leaders and intellectuals who work together to improve the lives of those around them. Alumni engagement empowers us to continue our tradition of excellence through the sharing of knowledge, time, networks, talent and resources.


Build on your COE education and advance your career. Explore graduate degrees and continuing education options such as graduate certificates and endorsements. Learn more about our professional development opportunities to expand your résumé or earn professional development hours.


Please provide us with your current contact information so you can receive alumni newsletters that feature alumni accomplishments, department news and event notifications.

Do you have a new job or a promotion? Celebrating a birth or marriage? Tell us more.


NIU has many volunteer opportunities appropriate for alumni at all stages and places in their lives, all of which need your support! Opportunities for involvement include referring a student to NIU, participating in a letter-writing campaign for prospective students, welcoming new graduates to the alumni community and hosting interns at a workplace. Alumni are encouraged to sign up for NIU Nexus to explore volunteer opportunities.


Donating to the College of Education helps support our students, faculty and academic programs. It also allows the college to

focus on high-quality teaching, research and service to prepare students for personal and professional success while equipping them to be leaders and advocates for social change.

Gifts are appreciated more than you can imagine, and there are many ways to give!

Contact Us

Dean's Office
General Information
Phone 815-753-1949
Graham Hall 321

Connect With Us

Contact our director of advancement to learn the various ways you can give to the College of Education.

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