Wednesday, October 7

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

8 AM
Virtual Event
Commercial Card Introductory Training

Required training for new cardholders, transaction approvers and proxies. Please email if you plan to attend.

9 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...

**ONLINE** Wisdom Wednesday: University Libraries: A Great Resource for Finding Content for Your Courses

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM This online event will be an interactive discussion panel lead by faculty and staff from the NIU’s...

Lifelong Learning Institute: Eight American Stories

We discuss the deeds of eight Americans: an escaped slave, an Irish rebel sentenced to death, an upper middle-class woman who founded the American Red Cross,...

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...

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
Introduction to Mindfulness

Counseling and Consultation Services is providing a brief overview of mindfulness and how to apply it with a guided meditation and mindful techniques. We...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Mission in library

The University Honors Program offers regularly scheduled workshops on the logistics of completing a Senior Capstone. In the semester prior to enrollment,...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Latino Center Open House / Open Forum

Join us for a virtual open forum. Discuss the LATS minor. Share your thoughts on online learning and programming. How can we help you succeed? Co-hosted by...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Lifelong Learning Institute: Notables

Since its beginning, LLI has had weekly talks by experts, most often NIU faculty. We're continuing that tradition on Zoom this fall, so come join us for our...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Annuitants Association Annual Meeting

Join us for the NIU Annuitants Association Annual Meeting. This meeting will take place virtually on Zoom. Contact Chris Doe at to obtain the...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
The First-Year Composition Program's 18th Annual Open Mic

The First-Year Composition Program invites you to join us for our 18th annual open mic at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7th. Both our ongoing "This I...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
Canoeing  on the East Lagoon

Update 9/11/2020: Due to the recent increase of COVID-19 cases, the University is limiting all in-person activities and interactions until Monday, Sept. 28....

Wild Wing Wednesday

Get your wing fix on with an all you can eat buffalo wing buffet while taking in the scenic river view! Open to all ages.

STEMFest — Not So Creepy Critters: Exploring Reptiles and Amphibians

Snakes, frogs, toads, snapping turtles, newts, giant salamanders — these animals have a reputation for being “creepy.” But in reality they are amazing...

6 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Talent Show

Join us to watch NIU students perform the arts of singing, dancing, acting, playing instruments, poetry, and comedy. I you have skills, we invite you to...

Talent Showcase

A Talent Showcase in collaboration with Black Male Initiative and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

7 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 7