NIU Calendar of Events


Friday, December 14

Interim Hours

Interim Hours 6:00am

The Student Recreation Center (SRC) will be open 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Book Buyback

Book Buyback 8:00am

We have the best buyback prices no matter where you bought your books! Located at the Holmes Student Center bus turn-around Corridor next to the Corner...

Holmes Student Center, Bus Turnaround Corridor next to the Corner Cafe  
Cap & Gown Pick-Up

Cap & Gown Pick-Up 10:00am

The NIU Commencement ceremonies are a traditional graduation ceremony where graduates wear black robes and a black mortar board. Academic Honor Pins,...

Convocation Center, Multi-Purpose  
Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact, Ephemera

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

Curated by NIU Professor emeritus Richard Cooler

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  
Knitters & Crocheters

Knitters & Crocheters 12:00pm

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

Holmes Student Center, 701  
PI Academy for Research & Engagement

PI Academy for Research & Engagement 2:00pm

The PI Academy is a new initiative of the Division of Research and Graduate Studies that is supported by the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. The PI Academy...

Altgeld Hall, 315  
NIU Law Reception in Chicago

NIU Law Reception in Chicago 4:30pm

You are cordially invited to join Dean Jennifer Rosato and the NIU Law Board of Visitors at our reception during the Illinois State Bar Association Mid-Year...

Chicago Sheraton Hotel  
CSA Steelband Ensemble Concert

CSA Steelband Ensemble Concert 7:00pm

NIU Community School of the Arts Steelband Ensemble performs.

Music Building, Recital Hall  

Friday, December 14