School of Family and Consumer Sciences Mission

The mission of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northern Illinois University is to generate and transmit knowledge that supports families and individuals in meeting human needs for self-development, social interaction, resource allocation, clothing and hospitality.

This mission is implemented through the design and delivery of educational programs, the conduct and dissemination of research and leadership in community, governmental and professional activities. A major premise of the academic programs and activities of the school is the connectedness of physical, economic, social and cultural systems that affect the human condition.

Contact Us

Family and Consumer Sciences
118 Wirtz Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - noon
1-4:30 p.m.

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