NIU Calendar of Events


Friday, November 30

2012 Marathon MAC Football Championship

2012 Marathon MAC Football Championship

The Northern Illinois University football team is returning to Detroit for the Marathon MAC Championship game to defend its 2012 MAC title and you can be a...

Ford Field  
Commencement Ticket Pick-Up

Commencement Ticket Pick-Up 9:00am

Before your tickets can be given to you, you will need to complete the On Line Reply/RSVP Form. It will save time if you do this prior to November 29th....

Convocation Center, Entrance 2  
Juried Grad Show

Juried Grad Show 10:00am

Annual juried exhibition of work by current NIU School of Art MFA and MA students.

Visual Arts Building, Jack Olson Gallery  
Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact, Ephemera

Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact,... 10:00am

Curated by NIU Professor emeritus Richard Cooler

Saving Endangered Species Exhibit

Saving Endangered Species Exhibit 10:00am

This exhibit focuses on the harmful environmental changes in the Midwest that have led to the decline in the biodiversity of the region. The exhibit...

Cole Hall, Anthropology Museum  
Water For… Life

Water For… Life 10:00am

Using objects from the Anthropology Museums permanent collection, this exhibition explores the relationship between human societies and water.

Cole Hall, Anthropology Museum  
**NEW** Social Media Series: Using Twitter for Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development

**NEW** Social Media Series: Using Twitter for... 12:00pm

During this online session we'll introduce the basics of Twitter and explore best practices for using Twitter in teaching, learning and professional...

Knitters & Crocheters

Knitters & Crocheters 12:00pm

For beginners and advance. Yarn supplies available. Everyone welcome.

Holmes Student Center, 701  
Responding to Difficult People

Responding to Difficult People 1:00pm

In the workplace, we all interact with many different people, with different styles of communication and different way of expressing their feelings,...

Holmes Student Center, 406  
MAC Championship Pregame

MAC Championship Pregame 3:30pm

Join the NIU Alumni Association in partnership with HASF for a pre-game reception at 4:30 p.m. in the Corner Lounge at Ford Field. Enjoy a full buffet and...

Ford Field  
Deadline: Online Reply for December Commencement Participation

Deadline: Online Reply for December... 5:00pm

If you plan to attend the December Commencement ceremonies**, you must submit an online reply form/RSVP by 4 p.m. on Friday, November 30. You also must...

3rd Annual NIU Huskie Watch Party hosted by the College of Business

3rd Annual NIU Huskie Watch Party hosted by the... 6:00pm

College of Business Dean Denise Schoenbachler is pleased to host the 3rd Annual NIU Huskie Watch Party at Champps Americana in Lombard. Reconnect with...

Storytellers Theatre

Storytellers Theatre 7:30pm

In a simpler time without radio, television, internet or other modern electronic conveniences, people told stories as a form of entertainment and as a way to...

Stevens Building, Corner Theatre  
NIU SoTD The Third Onion -- "Variations"

NIU SoTD The Third Onion -- "Variations" 10:00pm

NIU School of Theatre and Dance -- Third Onion: “Variations”– A new play to premiere in NIU’s Third Onion. “The world is full of music if you only...

Stevens Building, Corner Theatre  

Friday, November 30