NIU Calendar of Events


Thursday, March 20

Transfer Open House

Transfer Open House

Open Houses are an opportunity to visit campus and experience campus life. Learn firsthand what NIU is all about.

Spring Bold Futures Workshops (for returning participants)

Spring Bold Futures Workshops (for returning... 9:00am

The Bold Futures Workshops are an initiative by President Doug Baker to encourage faculty, staff, administrators, students, alumni and community members to...

Holmes Student Center  
Anthropology Museum Exhibit: Fragments Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake

Anthropology Museum Exhibit: Fragments Haiti... 10:00am

Haiti’s earthquake was one of the top five deadliest disasters in the contemporary world, claiming between 65,000 and 316,000 lives. Haiti’s disaster was...

Anthropology Museum, Cole Hall  
How Procurement Works at NIU

How Procurement Works at NIU 10:00am

Illinois Purchasing Laws are among the most complex in the nation. A knowledge of the rules can lessen the time needed to secure goods and services, and can...

Holmes Student Center, Illinois Room  
Community Governance in the 21st Century.

Community Governance in the 21st Century. 11:00am

Dr. H. George Frederickson of University of Kansas. The event will take place at Harry Carry's Restaurant. 70 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard. Please be...

Faculty Club lunch

Faculty Club lunch 11:00am

Faculty Club is an opportunity to meert faculty colleagues from across the university. The menu coincides with Ellington's feature for the day. Cost is $10...

Holmes Student Center, Ellington's  
Spring Fever

Spring Fever 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  
Wrestling: NCAA Championships vs NCAA Championships , 03/22/14 10:00 AM CT

Wrestling: NCAA Championships vs NCAA... 11:00am

NCAA Championships. Oklahoma City, Okla.

Bridges to Employment: Veterans as A Strategic Asset Initiative

Bridges to Employment: Veterans as A Strategic... 1:00pm

Bridges to Employment: Setting Up Strategic Assets events assemble executives, managers, faculty, staff, and community leaders from the public and private...

Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium & Regency Room  
Mobile Learning Series: Apps for Teaching and Learning

Mobile Learning Series: Apps for Teaching and... 1:00pm

According to recent figures, there are more than 1.5 million apps available in the Apple App store and Google Play combined. With so many options, it can be...

Registrants will be notified of location.  
OnBase - Accounting Invoice Retrieval (AIR) Webinar

OnBase - Accounting Invoice Retrieval (AIR)... 1:30pm

Note: Please reserve your space in this workshop by using the red register button on the event details page. Advanced registration is required. If you need...

Lecture: Big Insights From Little Plants

Lecture: Big Insights From Little Plants 3:30pm

Dr. Magdalena Bezanilla of University of Massachusetts. Please be aware last minute changes occur frequently. It is best to verify the details with the...

Montgomery Hall, 443  
Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 3:30pm

Looking to learn more about study abroad programs? Curious as to what your first steps may be? Every Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 the Study Abroad Office...

Williston Hall, 417  
Google Search Party

Google Search Party 6:00pm

Demian Caponi from Google visits with NIU students and talks about all things Google -- including careers. NIU students, be there! Make sure to check out...

Barsema Hall  
NIU MBA Open House--Hoffman Estates

NIU MBA Open House--Hoffman Estates 6:00pm

The MBA Program holds informal open houses throughout the fall and spring to give prospective candidates an opportunity to hear from program directors and...

NIU Hoffman Estates  
NIU Robotics

NIU Robotics 6:00pm

The NIU Robotics Club is not just a club for electrical engineers interested in going into the automation field. Robotics is a vast field that incorporates...

Engineering Building, 253  
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Meeting

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Meeting 6:00pm

The NSBE meets every other Thursday at 6 p.m. in EB 354. The NIU chapter of NSBE has many innovative programs that are generated and implemented throughout...

Engineering Building, 354  
Huskie Family Connections Regional Meeting

Huskie Family Connections Regional Meeting 7:10pm

Meeting of NIU families and SAEM administrators. Social reception with refreshments.

Adams Hall, Chandelier Room  
Three Women Who Stand for Peace: International Civil Rights in the Age of Drones

Three Women Who Stand for Peace: International... 7:15pm

The event will feature Medea Benjamin, founder and director of Code Pink, (Ret.) Col. Ann Wright, retired and current international peace activist,...

Holmes Student Center Northern Illinois University, Regency Room  
School of Theatre and Dance Studio Series: Wintertime

School of Theatre and Dance Studio Series:... 7:30pm

March 20th - 23rd Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. (weekdays & Saturdays) & 2:00 p.m. (Sunday) by Charles Mee Jonathan and Ariel head to his family’s cabin for a...

Holmes Student Center, Diversions Lounge  

Thursday, March 20