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Accountancy Department

The Pledge

As students in the Accountancy program at Northern Illinois University, we will uphold and promote the highest level of integrity and professionalism while pursuing academic excellence.

The Code

  • To abide by this pledge, we establish this Code of Conduct of our values and culture.
  • This Code of Conduct exemplifies the virtues necessary to continue our department's longstanding and well-respected reputation within the accounting profession.
  • As future accountants, we must take responsibility for our learning, be accountable for our decisions, and consider the consequences of our actions.
  • We have the responsibility to remember that each student is a representative of NIU's Accountancy program on campus, in the community, and in the workplace.
  • We need to act with integrity, demonstrate academic honesty, and stand up for our beliefs.
  • We conduct ourselves in a professional manner and maintain composure at all times.
  • We achieve academic excellence by challenging ourselves, taking pride in our work, and striving for our best.
  • We respect faculty, fellow students, our university, our profession, and ourselves.
  • We commit to the life-long learning process.