Tuesday, September 28

Homecoming Dress Up Day: Character Day

Dress up as your favorite movie or TV show character Take a photo and share it on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, tagging it with #HuskiePride and...

Huskie Football Season Scavenger Hunt

Engage with the community, explore the town of DeKalb and NIU. If you’re on a quest for more adventures, or enjoy solving riddles, this is your jam! ...

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

Mindfulness Drop-in Group

Whether you're new to mindfulness or have practiced mindfulness for years, we'll have opportunities for you to practice in a supportive and fun environment....

Huskie Stars Homecoming

Join us for our 114th Homecoming as we celebrate Huskie Stars, Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Many events are planned including a brunch hosted by the NIU...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
National Voter Registration Day: Voter Registration Tables

Huskies Vote. Learn more about voting by visiting Fellow Huskies will be hosting tables around campus to help you register to vote....

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Johnie Imes Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Johnie Imes Invitational

Homecoming Social Media Competition

Get excited and ready for Homecoming by participating in CAB's week-long social media event!

8 AM
Virtual Event
You've been admitted as an International Undergraduate student, now what's next?

Congratulations on your admissions as an undergraduate international student! Do you know what you need to submit to move forward? Join the Director of...

9 AM
Virtual Event
purple ribbon

Stop by our table to support survivors. You can write affirmations and pick up purple ribbons to show your support throughout the month.

Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

LLI: In the Beginning: 1853 to 1941

From 1639 to 1853, the Japanese expelled most foreigners and allowed only specially licensed ships from Holland and China to trade cargo. In 1853, Commodore...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

Teaching Tuesdays

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Rubrics can help you grade more objectively, save grading...

11 AM
Virtual Event
COE Tailgate Tuesday

Kick off NIU’s Homecoming week at the College of Education Tailgate event! Huskie mascot Mission will be stopping by to celebrate with us! You can look...

Dissertation Defense - Stanford Oglesby

"A Qualitative Evaluation of a Pre-College Summer Program: The Research Apprentice Program." Dr. Xiaodan Hu

11 AM
Virtual Event
Plant Restoration Project

Help restore the shoreline of the East Lagoon along with Dr. Holly Jones and her inaugural Restoration Ecology course. Plants and supplies are provided.

Homecoming Royalty Court Elections 2021

Make sure to cast your vote on how you think should represent NIU on the Homecoming Royalty Court for 2021. Link goes live on Wednesday, September 29th,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Certainty in Uncertain Times

As we move through “uncertain” and “unprecedented” times the “new normal” may feel as if it eludes us. This presentation is intended to be a discussion...

1 PM
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM **ONLINE** This 50-minute workshop will provide practical...

LLI: Notables

Since our beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty, in our Notables series. We're continuing that tradition this fall but...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Annual Passport Kermes

We, the Womyn of Alpha Sigma Omega LSI co hosting with Kappa Pi Beta Fraternity Inc. would like to invite you to our Annual Passport Kermes on Tuesday...

Homeschool Osteology

Make no bones about it, this hands-on osteology program is sure to interest your inner CSI agent. You'll have the opportunity to closely examine and explore...

Search for Your Future: Finding Internship & Job Openings

Interested in putting your skills and academic preparation to work? Learn the basics of the internship and job search process. This workshop focuses on how...

3 PM
Virtual Event
bike tire

Having bike troubles? Stop by and see what we can do to help you out and get you rolling again. Basic services and advice provided includes tire change,...

Interviewing: The Essentials

Learn to prepare for internship and job interviews by attending this program. We’ll cover steps to take before, during, and after the interview, and also...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Job Searching: What Skills to Emphasize in Order to Get Noticed

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** What are the most in demand skills in today’s job...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Fulbright Teacher Exchange Encounter

Meet and greet with Faculty, Staff and Students. Hosted by Fulbright Teacher Exchange Grant.

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Western Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Western Michigan Streaming Video: ...

Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez: Self Preservation for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and First-Generation Students at  White Serving Institutions

As the first in your family to attend college, you’ll run into many unknowns. Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez explores topics relevant to you and most...

Progress Pride Flag

Back by popular demand! On Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will host its second LGBTQ+ Alumni and Friends social virtually...

6:30 PM
Virtual Event
14th Annual Kermes

Food, Fun, Games, hosted by Alpha Sigma Omega and Kappa Pi Beta.

Finance Investment Intro

Students from accross the campus can come and learn about finance and the stock market

Tuesday, September 28