Undergraduate spring 2019 commencement

Ceremony One - 9:00 a.m. (doors open at 7:30 am) College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Ceremony Two - 1:30 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 pm) College of...

Outdoor Adventures: Hike and Camp in Acadia National Park and the Adirondack's

Looking to recover from the stress of finals and kick off the summer with an amazing experience with memories that will last a lifetime? Join NIU Outdoor...

FREE! Outdoor Adventures: Lagoon Season Opener

Come try out the boating opportunities available over the paddling season for FREE! There will be kayaks, canoes, and standup paddle boards for you to use....

Outdoor Adventures: Kayak the Chicago River

Paddling on the scenic Chicago River is a whole new way to experience the amazing architecture of downtown Chi-Town! The paddle is over 3 miles each way from...

Outdoor Adventures: Down and Dirty Caving at Maquoketa Caves State Park

Let’s get down and dirty! Explore the caves on your hands and knees in the Raccoon Creek Valley of Iowa located two hours west of DeKalb. Beyond the...

Graduate spring 2019 commencement

Friday, May 10, 2019 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.)

FREE! Outdoor Adventures: Full Moon Night Hike

Guided by the moonlight explore the nighttime woods and learn about nocturnal critters and enjoy other fun activities during this free event. Meet at Prairie...

Spring Open House

The best way to get to know NIU is to visit! Through our open houses you can learn about our majors and minors, check out our hands-on learning...