NIU Calendar of Events


Saturday, September 21

Accreditation Report Campus Comment

Accreditation Report Campus Comment

You are invited to review and comment on our ten-year, campus-wide accreditation report prepared for the Higher Learning Commission. Go to  
Intramural 12" Softball

Intramural 12" Softball

12" Softball is a fun and exciting sport that is very similar to baseball, but played with a larger ball. The game consists of ten (10) players from one team...

Campus Recreation Center  
MAP-Works Fall Transition Survey

MAP-Works Fall Transition Survey

Northern Illinois University is proud to offer MAP-Works, a first year success program for new freshmen and transfer students. MAP-Works is a survey based...

Formal Sorority Recruitment

Formal Sorority Recruitment 8:00am

Learn about NIU's social sororities

Huskie Pride Weekend

Huskie Pride Weekend 8:00am

Huskie Pride Weekend is a celebration of all that is Huskie and all that is NIU. Northern Illinois University students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff, fans...

Get Outside and Play! Tour the new Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex

Get Outside and Play! Tour the new Outdoor... 9:00am

See the new turf and natural fields to host over 10 different sports. The tour will include our equipment checkout, softball fields, pavilion and much much...

Fall Family Weekend

Fall Family Weekend 10:00am

Home football opener. Huskie Family Connections tailgating. And more!

NIU Women's Rugby vs UIC

NIU Women's Rugby vs UIC 11:00am

Come out and support NIU's Women's Rugby Club as they compete against UIC at the new sports complex.

Body Combat

Body Combat 12:00pm

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, Fitness Room 1  
Campus Walking Tours

Campus Walking Tours 12:00pm

Current students will be available to answer questions and provide walking tours of campus.

Holmes Student Center, Gallery  
Exhibition - On Watching and Being Seen

Exhibition - On Watching and Being Seen 12:00pm

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is excited to present our fall season opener entitled On Watching and Being Seen, an exhibition featuring...

Altgeld Hall, 116  
Trowels and Fair Trade: Revealing the Underground Railroad and Contemporary Slavery

Trowels and Fair Trade: Revealing the... 12:00pm

Current exhibit at the Anthropology Museum. June 8th through October 12, 2013. Admission to the museum is FREE! Donations are always welcomed.

Anthropology Museum  
Gilbert Hall Open House

Gilbert Hall Open House 2:00pm

Gilbert Hall returns to service as a residence hall after nearly 20 years! Join Housing & Dining staff and residents for a tour of this remarkable facility....

Gilbert Hall  
Application Kick-Off Event

Application Kick-Off Event 2:30pm

This event includes walking tours from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and tickets to the NIU football game for prospective students.

NIU Huskies Football vs. Eastern Illinois

NIU Huskies Football vs. Eastern Illinois 6:00pm

The Huskies host the Eastern Illinois Panthers for this home opener at Huskie Stadium. Come out and cheer on your NIU Huskies for what is sure to be another...

Huskie Stadium  

Saturday, September 21