Altgeld Hall

Dating back to when NIU first opened its doors in 1899, Altgeld Hall is the oldest building on campus. Altgeld contains a variety of offices including First- & Second-Year Experience, Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) and the President’s Office, as well as the NIU Art Museum.

595 College Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Upcoming Events

Engineering Job & Internship Fair

Our job fairs are exclusively for NIU's engineering technology and engineering students to give our students access to the top companies, and so employers...

9/28, 10:30 AM
Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

Keynote speakers facilitated by Karla Findley (NIU M.A. Anthropology, 2017) with members of the Burmese Karen refugee community of Aurora who will share...

9/30, 5 PM
Homecoming Brunch hosted by the NIU Foundation and NIU Alumni Association

Be a part of a fun new tradition! Join NIU mascot Mission while enjoying brunch in front of historic and picturesque Altgeld Hall on College Ave. The brunch...

10/2, 9:30 AM
Laura Heideman, Associate Professor, NIU Department of Sociology

Laura Heideman, Associate Professor, NIU Departments of Sociology and Nonprofit and NGO Studies, whose research interest includes the role non-governmental...

10/7, 5 PM
Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

Discussion with Karla Findley (NIU M.A. Anthropology, 2017) and other stakeholders of the Aurora community who have welcomed refugees to successful...

10/14, 5 PM

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Lynn

Lynn left a positive review 12/2/2019

A lovely experience. Renews my faith that NIU has so many good people filled with integrity!

Simon

Simon left a review 10/10/2019

I think it was a good overview, but we didn’t spend any time, save for one persons question, on how to actually DEAL with when a committee person who clearly has implicit bias issues.

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Altgeld Hall

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