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NIU Mobile connects you to Northern Illinois University no matter where you are.


Athletics: View up-to-date news, schedules, and scores for your favorite Huskie sports team.

Courses: Browse and search courses for current and future terms, see course descriptions, times, locations, and availability, and even contact the instructor directly from within the app.

Directory: View public directory information and get in touch with anyone campuswide, and add that person directly to your phone's address book.

Events: Find and keep track of a wide range of NIU activities, from concerts and art exhibits to lectures and athletics.

Get Help: Get access to important numbers and information when you need them.

Learn: Get instant access to all of your Blackboard Learn™ course content on the go. Check grades, post to discussion forums, view important class announcements, read and download assignments, upload content and more.

Library: Easily find library resources including location and call number and even see current availability.

Maps: Search campus buildings by name, pinpoint them on the map, see their location relative to your own.

News: Keep up with all the happenings on and off campus with news from NIU Today.

Places: Access menus and locations for dining halls, the Holmes Student Center and local Huskie Bucks merchants

Tickets: Buy tickets to the latest Convocation Center and Athletics events.

Transit: Never miss the bus again with our real-time Huskie Bus Tracker!

Videos: Access all of NIU’s video content in one easy-to-view place.

Labs: Need a place to get away and study? NIU's modern technology labs and study lounges provide access to common applications like Microsoft Office, web browsers, and Adobe Creative Suite. Find a lab that's open near you.

 Free in iOS App Store


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Version History

Launched May 30, 2011 (about 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 4 months, on average.

Dec 14
Version 4.0

We are moving our app to a new data platform. Please update to this version prior to Dec 31st in order to avoid service interruption. Also, please stay tuned as we will be releasing new features very soon!

Aug 22
Version 3.3.2

Welcome new and returning students. Please see the welcome days module to see what's happening on move-in week.

Aug 10
Version 3.3.1

Access to new Blackboard app.

Mar 27
Version 3.3.0

Introducing computer lab availability.
Need a place to get away and study? NIU's modern technology labs and study lounges provide access to common applications like Microsoft Office, web browsers, and Adobe Creative Suite. Find a lab that's open near you.

Nov 09
Version 3.2.7

Bug fixes, end of year cleanup.

Aug 15
Version 3.2.6

We're very excited to welcome all new Huskies to the NIU community. Please use the welcome days module to view move-in maps, events, and dining options.

Feb 10
Version 3.2.5

New bus tracker system -- requires a separate app download.

Jul 24
Version 3.2.3

Welcome Days module - Welcome Days 2015 is packed full of events to help our new students learn all about being a Huskie.

Jun 15
Version 3.2.2

Access to MyNIU, Huskie Link, and AskNIU. MyNIU and AskNIU require separate app downloads.
Note: If icons seem out of place, or overlapped, please remove and re-install.

Jan 06
Version 3.1.0

New interactive maps, minor UI changes.

Jul 31
Version 3.0

- Icon refresh
- Directory module updated to allow department searches
- New what2do@NIU module
- New Welcome Days module
- New fields added for campus buildings to display accessibility and tornado shelter information when available

Mar 04
Version 2.9.2

- Check your OneCard balances such as Huskie Bucks and Meal Plans through the new MyOneCard module. This features requires a separate app download.

Nov 01
Version 2.9.1

iOS 7 optimizations. MyOneCard coming up in the next update.

Oct 23
Version 2.9

Check your Huskie Bucks and Meal Plan balances through the new MyOneCard module.

Feb 13
Version 2.8

-Virtual Tours Module Added

Jan 01
Version 2.7

The app has been updated to support iPhone 5 screen size!

We've also added support for the latest version of Mobile Learn!

Sep 27
Version 2.6

Minor bug fix in Places module

Aug 17
Version 2.5

eSuds: Check out if washers and dryers are available for use

Social: Keep up with NIU on all its social media sites

Catalogs: View the course catalogs on the go

Tech Guide: Computer labs, copiers, email and more

May 11
Version 2.1

-Augmented Reality
-Customizable Springboard
-Minor Bug Fixes

Mar 10
Version 2.0

Transit (Huskie Bus Tracker), Tickets, Tours, and Places, with menus for Huskie Bucks merchants and campus dining locations.

Aug 22
Version 1.0.2

Performance improvements.

Aug 17
Version 1.0.1

Slightly new design and performance improvements.

May 30
Version 1.0

Previous 3 versions


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