External view of entrance to Human Resources and Document Services building


Main Location

The Human Resource Services building is located on the southwest side of campus off of Lincoln Highway toward Malta. This is the main HRS location. You can also visit our centrally located service center in Lowden Hall (Suite 102) off of Castle Drive.

1515 West Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115

The main location includes the following service areas:

  • Benefits
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Employment Services
  • Payroll

Campus Service Center

Lowden Hall Suite 102
DeKalb, IL 60115
P: 815-753-6000
F: 815-753-6777

The center, located in Lowden Hall Suite 102, is designed to be a key location for campus personnel to access HR services and has been part of our long-term plan and service commitment to NIU employees. Services provided include:


  • Address changes
  • Drop-off location for mail/paperwork to be delivered to main HRS
  • Tuition waiver forms
  • General assistance inquiries
  • Use of computer lab for ethics training 
  • Self-service assistance
  • PeopleAdmin application submission


  • Benefit enrollment and counseling
  • FMLA information
  • Insurance benefits forms
  • Insurance counseling
  • Workers compensation
  • 403(b) and 457(b) enrollment and changes


  • Completion of extra-help paperwork
  • Completion of hiring paperwork and documentation
  • Employment verification
  • Student employment


  • Direct deposit changes
  • W-4 changes
  • Start/stop payroll deductions
  • International tax and immigration compliance

By Appointment Only

  • General employee relations
  • Dispute resolution/grievance/complaint processing

Employee Well-being

Holmes Student Center Room 709
DeKalb, IL 60115

This location provides the following services:

  • Counseling
  • Advising
  • Coaching
  • Wellness Topics
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