NIU Calendar of Events


Sunday, August 25

Welcome Back BBQ

Welcome Back BBQ

Come join us as we celebrate the start of a new academic year with our yearly welcome back party. Bring your friends!

Immanuel Lutheran Church, College Lounge/Outside  
Student Involvement Fair

Student Involvement Fair 8:00am

Present organizations to students

Holmes Student Center, Ballroom  
Move-In for Returning Students

Move-In for Returning Students 10:00am

Returning residents are invited to extend their summer a few extra days this year! Returners moving back into the residence halls on Sunday will experience...

Residence Halls  
HUSKIE "How-To:" Teaching New Dogs Old Tricks

HUSKIE "How-To:" Teaching New Dogs... 2:00pm

Classes start tomorrow. Get the inside scoop from someone who has “been there and done that.” Join your fellow classmates, as well as NIU alums, to learn...

Holmes Student Center, Sandburg Auditorium  
Involvement Fair

Involvement Fair 3:00pm

Make your college years count by getting involved at NIU! With nearly 300 student organizations on campus, you will be sure to find one (or more) that...

Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom  
President's Welcome Back Picnic

President's Welcome Back Picnic 5:00pm

President Doug Baker invites you to join him for free food, live music and outdoor activities to celebrate the start of the new academic year. The event will...

Visual Arts Building, West Lawn (across from Gilbert Hall)  
Third Floor Meeting

Third Floor Meeting 7:00pm

After returning students move in, new students will have the opportunity to meet upper class students residing on the floor. Community standards will be...


Sunday, August 25