Events

Friday, August 21

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
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...

Honors Hacks: Tips for Academic Success at NIU

This event is a virtual panel discussion for freshman students. The panel will include faculty from a variety of colleges on campus as well our University...

9:30 AM
Virtual Event
College of Business Virtual Reception

Join us for the COB Kickoff Celebration and Connections Event for some fun, information, and time to connect with the COB! This virtual event will: Take...

11 AM
Virtual Event
College of Education Virtual Reception

Dean’s Welcome: 11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Small Group Break-Out Rooms: 11:15 a.m. New students will break off into small groups with at least two current COE...

11 AM
Virtual Event
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Virtual Reception

Most of NIU's students major in the Liberal Arts and Sciences or at the very least take courses in the college. This virtual event will introduce you to the...

11 AM
Virtual Event
College of Visual and Performing Arts Virtual Reception

Welcome to the College of Visual and Performing Arts! You made a courageous and fulfilling decision to lead a creative life, and we are here to help guide...

11 AM
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...

Paw Print Palooza

Come decorate your own Huskie paw print to contribute to campus pride and help us bring out the red and black before the fall semester officially begins!

Prospective SLP Graduate Student Information Session

Students interested in applying to the speech-pathology graduae program at NIU are invited to tour facilities, meet faculty, and hear about program...

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...

DeKalb Welcome and Community Tour!

DeKalb is excited to welcome you to your new college hometown. Community leaders will greet you with a warm DeKalb welcome and guide you on a 30-minute tour...

NIU Esports 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
NIU Esports Drop-In Hours

With a diverse player base ranging across a number of titles, Super Smash Bros. is one of the most popular e-sports titles at NIU! Whether you’re a seasoned...

RHA Late Pizza Night Party

The Residence Hall Association is inviting students to enjoy a slice of Papa John’s Pizza of DeKalb in your hall. RHA wants you to physically distance with...

Virtual Glow in the Dark Party

Join the Campus Activities Board for our first ever virtual glow party. You might ask, what is a Virtual Glow Party? The Virtual Glow Party is a new online...

11:30 PM
Virtual Event

Friday, August 21