Events

Thursday, August 20

110% Huskie Pride

DeKalb has a 100% Huskie Pride. The extra 10% is a gift to NIU students. NIU students with a current valid ID will receive 10% off at over 50 participating...

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...

Move More - Fitness Class

Tune in on RecWell's Facebook page for live work out sessions to help kick start your day! Thursday's work out will focus on core and Friday's will be a...

8 AM
Virtual Event
Board of Trustees (BOT) Meeting - Live stream now available

The Board of Trustees meeting is available to be viewed as a live stream in Microsoft Teams. To view specifics about each board meeting, visit...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Welcome Tents

Orientation Leaders will be available to greet new students and families as they arrive on campus for move-in. Feel free to stop by, say hello, and ask any...

DeKalb Welcome and Community Tour!

Registration required. Check your NIU email for a Week of Welcome invitation to register. DeKalb is excited to welcome you to your new college hometown....

Huskies Tell All: Virtual Student Panel Discussion

Come hear student leaders share firsthand tips and tricks about getting involved! We will have student leaders from across campus representing Athletics,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Honors Retreat at the Lagoon!

Join our in-person Honors Retreat, hosted outside at the Lagoon! You will have the opportunity to meet honors staff, other honors students, and have some...

Jewel Jamboree

Take a break and come visit our local Jewel for hot deals, tons of freebies, along with a live DJ! with small giveaways and coupons! Before you start...

Jewel Jamboree

Take a break and come visit our local Jewel for hot deals, tons of freebies, along with a live DJ! with small giveaways and coupons! Before you start...

Social Media Smarts: Tips for New Huskies

Social media is a powerful tool. It can help you form communities, share your talents and find a job. As you reach for your dreams at NIU and after...

2:30 PM
Virtual Event
Honors Retreat at the Lagoon!

Join our in-person Honors Retreat, hosted outside at the Lagoon! You will have the opportunity to meet honors staff, other honors students, and have some...

3:30 PM
 Center for Student Assistance Virtual Live Tour and Q&A

The Center for Student Assistance is a one-stop student services office in the Campus Life Building. During this session you'll explore the many aspects of...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - April Hughes (REMOTE)

"Examining Secondary English Language Arts Teachers' Determination, Selection, and Planning for the Use of Complex Text." Dr. Elizabeth Wilkins

Campus

**ONLINE** This workshop will examine the general characteristics of a proposal, the proposal defense process, and the steps for applying for an IRB if it is...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Engineering students work on their Supermileage vehichle that has won international competitions and can achieve more than 1800 miles per gallon.

Join representatives from the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology for a one-hour virtual peek into what we have to offer and why we are ranked...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Esport Virtual Drop-in Hours

From League of Legends and Overwatch to Valorant and Rocket League, everyone with an interest in competitive video gaming has a spot at NIU Esports! Drop-in...

8 PM
Virtual Event
SGA Movie Night: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED as of 12pm on 8/20/2020. The Northern Illinois University Student Government Association has sponsored two free movie nights during...

SGA Movie Night: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

The Northern Illinois University Student Government Association has sponsored two free movie nights during Week of Welcome and welcomes all to join! The...

Thursday, August 20