Student Resources


In the School of Art and Design, you can create an educational experience that's a perfect fit for you. We offer a variety of classes and majors, allowing you to try different things to see where your creativity will take you. You can even live with other artists in the Fine Arts House.

Need to get some work done on campus? The Visual Resource Center is the perfect place.

Concerned about paying for school? Check out the resources on NIU's Financial Aid and Scholarship website.

What are other students up to? Check out the exhibitions at the Jack Olson Gallery.

Scholarships for Continuing Students in Art

Need money for school? The School of Art and Design offers multiple scholarships based your art portfolio. It will require an application submitted through MyScholarships and a digital portfolio submitted to us. Learn more about the requirements and how to apply. The deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 25.