NIU Calendar of Events


Saturday, September 28

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  
General Education Survey

General Education Survey

The NIU General Education Visioning Task Force is conducting student and faculty surveys in order to capture an accurate picture of institutional practices,...

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...

NIU Huskies Football at Purdue

NIU Huskies Football at Purdue

The Huskies take on the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium at 11 a.m. CST.

Ross-Ade Stadium  
Homecoming Parade Applications

Homecoming Parade Applications 8:00am

Join the 2013 Homecoming Parade! Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4th

NIU Campus  
NIU Unity Celebration: Empowering Students with Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of Hope

NIU Unity Celebration: Empowering Students with... 8:00am

A campus-wide collaborative effort to celebrate unity and diversity, as well as feature Freireian-inspired social justice work. Many engaging and dynamic...

Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium  
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  
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  
Men's Rugby Match

Men's Rugby Match 1:00pm

Come support NIU Men’s Rugby Club as they play Ball State University at the new sports complex.

NIU D2 Ice Hockey vs University of Missouri

NIU D2 Ice Hockey vs University of Missouri 2:00pm

Come out and watch NIU's D2 Ice Hockey team as they compete against University of Missouri at the Fox Valley Ice Arena.

School of Theatre & Dance Mainstage Series: The Emigrants

School of Theatre & Dance Mainstage Series:... 7:30pm

September 26-29, October 2-6 Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Weekdays and Saturdays & 2:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday A remount of the Organic Theater Company...

Holmes Student Center, Diversions Lounge  

Saturday, September 28