Make a Donation

Your gift can provide funds for students, faculty and programs within the COE. It also will allow the college to continue focusing on high-quality teaching, rigorous research and engaged learning experiences to prepare students for leadership in their chosen fields. Your gift is more cherished than you can imagine, and there are many ways to give!

Online Donation

Send Donation by Mail

  1. Make out your check to the NIU Foundation
  2. Designate where the funds should be directed in the memo line
  3. Send envelope to:

NIU College of Education
Attn: Judy Schneider, Director of Advancement
Graham Hall 316
DeKalb, IL 60115

Donations Designated Options 

  • The College of Education
  • One of six departments in the college:
    • Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Education Psychology, Research, and Assessment
    • Kinesiology and Physical Education
    • Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations
    • Special and Early Education
  • A specific program in a department

If you would like to discuss how you can make a gift through your will or estate plan, please contact Judy Schneider, 815-753-1389 or

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

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Judy Schneider
Director of Advancement

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