Events

Tuesday, October 6

Huskie Shuffle .125K

Calling all Huskies! Register today for the NIU Alumni Association’s Huskie Shuffle, which will be a virtual .125K fun run. Why a .125K? In honor of NIU’s...

Virtual Event
Huskies Invest Virtual Golf Outing

Get your foursome together and play a scramble, or play as an individual. Any level of golfer can win as you purchase or earn mulligans and enter contests by...

Virtual Event
NIU Homecoming 2020

History of Huskie Pride. October 5-11, 2020. Check out all the 2020 NIU Homecoming events.

NIU 125 Years logo

NIU’s 125th Anniversary will be celebrated throughout calendar year 2020. Throughout the year there will be anniversary-themed events, including...

Window Decorating Competition

NIU students are encouraged to decorate the windows of their residence hall rooms or their apartments in celebration of Homecoming Week. Below are the...

Virtual Event
Spring 2020; all tutoring for Fall 2020 online.

October 5 - 11 is National Tutor Appreciation Week. Let your PAL tutor know you appreciate their work by sending a message of thanks to pal@niu.edu.

8 AM
Virtual Event
Electronic Requisitions Training

Electronic Requisitions training will allow you to enter requisitions into the MyNIU Financial system. Advanced registration is required.

9:30 AM
Virtual Event
"Swept Under the Rug" Exhibition

The Swept Under the Rug exhibition aims to shed light on the widespread impact of sexual violence on survivors in our local community and will create space...

Lifelong Learning Institute: The National Barn Dance, 1924-1933 Era

In 1923, the U.S. population was largely rural, radio was a new medium, Sears-Roebuck was a retail giant, and Julius Rosenwald decided to lock in a huge...

10 AM
Virtual Event
NIU School of Art and Design Faculty Biennial Continuum

Shown every two years, this invitational exhibit features recent artwork and scholarship by current faculty and teaching staff from all divisions of the...

Nature Stories

Enjoy the Fall weather with your little one while listening to nature stories from our Taft staff. Ages 3-5 yrs old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Behind the Post: Relationships Don't Just Live on Social Media Virtual Workshop

Behind the Post: Relationships Don't Just Live on Social Media is a workshop where we will understand the impact of technology and social media on...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Worldwide College Tours  Fair

Come meet the International Admissions representative. All virtual fairs are open for everyone interested in an international education. We welcome all...

11 AM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM You will learn how to use VoiceThread to upload media, comment...

Book by Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman from the Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University is the guest speaker for this session. African Americans give at...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Campus

**ONLINE** This 50-minute workshop will detail how to disclose any conflict of interest that you may encounter as a researcher while in Grad School or in...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Finding Forward

This is a 4-session virtual workshop for anyone wanting to boost their resilience to respond to life demands, COVID-19 transitions, and painful emotions in...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Lifelong Learning Institute: Traveling with Waldemar through Art History

We will travel the continents, tramp the roads, and Waldemar Januszczak, British art critic, will give us (as only he can) the stories of art and artists....

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Resume Q & A

Working on your resume? Have a few questions and need some guidance? Join a virtual drop-in 30 minute group session with other NIU students led by a Career...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** Teaching Tuesday: Strategies for Performance-based Online Assessment 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Performance-based assessments measure student achievement of...

Yoga outdoors

Join teacher Lindsay Reinhardt for an immersive nature flow yoga session at the East Lagoon. All levels of yogis are welcome. Please bring your own mat, or...

1st NIU LGBTQ+ Alumni and Friends Virtual Social

On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will host its first LGBTQ+ Alumni and Friends social virtually via Zoom. From...

5 PM
Virtual Event
OHANA Night

The OHANA program will help you achieve academic and leadership success at Northern Illinois University. You’ll learn about academic resources, as well as...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Diversity Dialogues - Breaking New Ground

This event is postponed until further notice. Please contact Jasmine Ivy at jivy1@niu.edu for further questions/concerns.

Meet the Feds

This is a meet and greet for students to come out and meet the members of our organization and learn a little about us. Learn more at...

Minute to Win it and Movie Night

Join us for a night full of games and also a screening of Jumanji: The Next Level! The first half of the night will be dedicated to games and the second half...

Tuesday, October 6