NIU Calendar of Events


Friday, August 23

Media Services Smart Classroom Training

Media Services Smart Classroom Training

Media Services is offering training on using the audiovisual equipment in Provost sponsored smart classrooms. Both new and returning instructors should...

Dusable Hall, 422  
Valeria Baldocchi

Valeria Baldocchi

The Relationship Between Nurses' Use of Health Literacy Assessment and Promotion Techniques and Their Communication Self-Efficacy. Dr. Thomas Smith

Gabel Hall, 01D in the Learning Center  
Blackboard I: Introduction to Blackboard

Blackboard I: Introduction to Blackboard 9:00am

Learn the basics of creating and developing a course in Blackboard, NIU's Web Course Management System. Participants will get an overview of Blackboard's...

Location will be emailed to registant  
Northern Lights Ambassadors Training

Northern Lights Ambassadors Training 9:00am

2013-14 Northern Lights Ambassadors will be trained to serve in the various roles they hold including: liaisons, hosts, public relations, retention trackers,...

Band Run

Band Run 9:30am

Wake up and bring your school spirit to this early morning procession, led by NIU’s marching band and cheerleaders. You won’t want to miss this! Feel a sense...

Neptune Central  
Academic Convocation

Academic Convocation 11:00am

Join President Douglas D. Baker and members of the faculty and staff as we celebrate the beginning of your college experience at Northern Illinois...

Convocation Center  
"We Are Huskies" Tailgate

"We Are Huskies" Tailgate 12:00pm

Relax with your new friends and members of the university community while enjoying a great tailgate-style lunch on the west lawn of Huskie Stadium. Members...

Huskie Stadium, West Lawn  
Marilyn Clark

Marilyn Clark 2:00pm

Informal and Incidental Learning Experiences of African American Women That Shaped and Influenced Their Leadership Development and Style. Dr. Gene Roth

Gabel Hall, Learning Center 01D  
Academic College Receptions

Academic College Receptions 3:30pm

The Academic College Receptions are an opportunity to celebrate and welcome new students to campus. You will have a chance to meet the faculty, staff, and...

Various Locations  
TLC Meet and Greet

TLC Meet and Greet 4:30pm

The Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning (OSEEL) invites TLC students, faculty, and friends to the TLC Meet 'n Greet; pick up your TLC...

MLK Commons  
SHIFT NIU: Kicking Your NIU Journey Into High Gear

SHIFT NIU: Kicking Your NIU Journey Into High Gear 5:30pm

Join us in our second annual welcome adult/non-traditional, commuting, off-campus and transfer students and their loved ones. This is a great opportunity for...

Holmes Student Center, Regency Room  
Second Floor Meeting

Second Floor Meeting 6:30pm

As a follow up to the first floor meeting, students will discuss community standards for living in the residence hall, share their thoughts about what their...

Residence Halls  
The Mentalist Team

The Mentalist Team 8:30pm

Join us for some mind-blowing mind reading! Mentalism involves mind reading, altering the state of matter using the mind, and finding hidden or lost objects....

Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium  
Glow in the Dark Dance Party

Glow in the Dark Dance Party 10:00pm

Come on out and dance with your new NIU Huskie friends! At this party, your white t-shirt is the canvas, and highlighters are the brush. Have lots of fun...

MLK Commons  
Glow in the Dark Dance Party featuring NexCyx

Glow in the Dark Dance Party featuring NexCyx 10:00pm

Dance in the Dark with glowsticks


Friday, August 23