NIU Calendar of Events


Tuesday, February 19

Intramural Sports BASEketball Registration Deadline

Intramural Sports BASEketball Registration...

From the movie of BASEketball, we are offering this fun and entertaining sport. This sport focuses on the shooting aspect of basketball. There are various...

MAP-Works Spring Transition Survey

MAP-Works Spring Transition Survey 12:00am

Attention all freshmen and new transfer students: want to stay connected to important campus resources and be successful at NIU? Be sure to take your...

NIU Cares Day 2013 Registration

NIU Cares Day 2013 Registration

Registration for NIU Cares Day 2013 is now available online. Entering its seventh year, NIU Cares Day continues to be a phenomenal campus and community-wide...

Our Children Our Responsibility Awards

Our Children Our Responsibility Awards

CommUniversity and DeKalb School District 428 present Our Children Our Responsibility Awards. Keynote speaker: LaMetra Curry, recruitment coordinator, NIU...

Holmes Student Center, Regency Room  
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards Nominations

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards...

The purpose of these awards is to acknowledge and recognize outstanding graduate teaching assistants for their contributions to the teaching mission of...



RecycleMania is a recycling competition among colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. NIU is competing in four different categories and...


PiYo 7:00am

It's all about strength training and core conditioning for people who want to sweat their way to sculpted abdominals, increased core strength, and...

Campus Recreation Center, Activity Room 2  
Office 2007 - PowerPoint II Workshop

Office 2007 - PowerPoint II Workshop 9:30am

** Cancelled ** See our March workshops. Note: Please reserve your space in this workshop by using the registration link in the top right corner of the...

Founders Memorial Library, Classroom 293  
Exhibition - Vice + Virtue

Exhibition - Vice + Virtue 10:00am

Vice + Virtue explores the dynamics of “deadly sins” and “heavenly virtues” as seen through the eyes of a multitude of visual artists. Objects include a...

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
Internship Fair

Internship Fair 10:00am

NIU’s spring 2013 career fairs offer students the chance to network and impress potential employers, who rely on internships as an important source for...

Convocation Center  
Jennifer Angus: Arranging Nature

Jennifer Angus: Arranging Nature 10:00am

“Arranging Nature,” installations composed of insects pinned directly to a wall in repeating patterns which reference both textiles and wallpaper, will open...

Visual Arts Building, Olson Gallery (Room 200)  
Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact, Ephemera

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

Curated by NIU Professor emeritus Richard Cooler

Beauty Queens, Bimbos, and Bullies: Children's Television Shows Undoing Feminism

Beauty Queens, Bimbos, and Bullies: Children's... 11:00am

Director of Women's Studies Kristen Myers discusses antifeminist messages in television programming for young girls.

Dusable Hall, 176  
Integrating Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) into PETE and Beyond

Integrating Comprehensive School Physical... 11:00am

Dr. Hans van der Mars of Arizona State University; Please be aware last minute changes occur frequently. It is best to verify the details with the...

Anderson Hall, 245  
Winter Warmth at Ellington's

Winter Warmth at Ellington's 11:00am

Ellington’s offers exciting, fresh, three-course menus. Price of a full meal is $10.00 including beverages and tips. Reservations are recommended. Menu...

Holmes Student Center, Ellington's  
Delivering Dynamic Lectures

Delivering Dynamic Lectures 11:30am

Lectures are a predominate method of transferring information in university classrooms yet they tend to be instructor centered. In this workshop we will...

Registrants Will Be Notified by Email of Location  
Military Student Supporter Program

Military Student Supporter Program 11:30am

A panel of military students present to NIU faculty and staff that attend the event to promote a better understanding of military students and issues that...

Holmes Student Center, Capitol Room  
Sculpt and Stretch

Sculpt and Stretch 12:00pm

Develop both strength and flexibility with basic toning exercises and a complete body stretch.

Campus Recreation Center, Activity Room 1  
Soup and Success: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Soup and Success: Financial Aid & Scholarships 12:00pm

Soup & Success is a series of informational workshops geared towards creating events that are student centered and encourage Student Success initiatives....

Holmes Student Center, Illinois Room  
MyNIU Advising Open Lab

MyNIU Advising Open Lab 1:30pm

Faculty and staff are invited to preview the new Academic Requirement Report (Degree Progress Report) with hands-on experience. The open lab session provides...

Altgeld Hall, Classroom 100  
 Mobile Publishing with iBooks Author - Community Workshop

Mobile Publishing with iBooks Author -... 2:00pm

Creating, and publishing an eBook using iBooks Author does not require extensive designing skills. In this hands-on workshop we will cover the components of...

Founders Memorial Library, 338  
Dr. David Yeager, Educator & Carnegie Foundation Fellow

Dr. David Yeager, Educator & Carnegie... 4:00pm

Dr. Yeager to present "Mindsets That Promote Academic Tenacity", interventions that increase student motivation and success. Sponsored by the NIU...

Holmes Student Center, Sky Room  
Core Express

Core Express 5:00pm

Get ready to work every aspect of your core. This 30 minute class will help you transform your core with killer core workouts that target the abdominal,...

Campus Recreation Center, Activity Room 1  
GRE Basics Workshop

GRE Basics Workshop 5:00pm

The Office for Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) collaborates with campus partners to provide engaged learning opportunities for...

Dusable Hall, 452  
10th Annual NIU Law Minority Reception

10th Annual NIU Law Minority Reception 5:30pm

You are cordially invited to join Dean Jennifer Rosato with host Vincent F. Cornelius ('89) at the 10th Annual Minority Alumni Reception. Complimentary...

702 W. Fulton Market, Chicago, IL  
Tour De Spin

Tour De Spin 6:05pm

Come experience the different tours around the world with the Keiser cycling bikes. This cardio challenge will help you get to the extra mile. Our rides...

Campus Recreation Center, Activity Room 2  
STEM Cafe Event: "Miracle Crops or Frankenfoods?"

STEM Cafe Event: "Miracle Crops or... 6:30pm

Thomas Sims, Department of Biological Sciences, NIU

Taxco Restaurant  
Body Combat

Body Combat 7:00pm

An empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by martial arts and draws from a wide array of...

Campus Recreation Center, Activity Room 1  
Relaxation Yoga

Relaxation Yoga 9:00pm

Following a relaxed progression of poses creates an emotionally grounding practice that enhances deep relaxation. This class will help you let go and find...

Campus Recreation Center, Activity Room 1  

Tuesday, February 19