Events

Wednesday, September 29

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

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

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 bruch 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
Homecoming Social Media Competition

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

8 AM
Virtual Event
Office of Innovation

The NIU Office of Innovation invites students, faculty and community members to join us in the 71 North Partnership Studio in the Founders Memorial Library...

International Admissions Virtual Chat Sessions

Join the Division of International Affairs and International Admissions Office staff for bi-weekly chats. Attend a chat to ask your questions about the...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Negotiation Skills for Nonprofit Leaders – Part 2: Hands-on exercises

This webinar is part of the 2021-22 Nonprofit Webinar Series hosted by the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and will be presented by Bethany Cockburn,...

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: Musical Duos

You may feel like singing along as this class features classic musical duos...from pop to opera. Selections may include the Carpenters’ “We've Only Just...

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...

29th Annual Study Abroad Fair

Join us for the 29th Annual Study Abroad Fair! This is your chance to learn all about the international academic opportunities available to NIU students. You...

Food on shelf

Fall 2021 Hours of Operation Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, 5–7 p.m. Open Aug. 18 – Dec 16, 2021 If you can’t get to the pantry during regular...

Crimson Days: The Early Story of NIU exhibit

Crimson Days: The Early History of NIU details and commemorates the founding of NIU in 1895. The exhibit runs March 17 - Dec. 5. Come see the exhibit in the...

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
Paint Your Paw

Paint a customized paw print on canvas.

**ONLINE** Increase Access, Decrease Costs: Finding Low- or No-Cost Materials for your Course

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM What's a ZTC course? Your students want it and you can...

LLI: Looking Back - Moving Forward

A series of talks by a variety of DeKalb County leaders will inform us of changes and adaptions made necessary by the 2020 pandemic to keep DeKalb County...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** Using LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Preventing Cheating During Online Exams

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM This comprehensive training webinar delivered by Respondus...

Marketing Yourself: Showcasing Your Skills for Employers (formerly – Resume Writing)

Whether you need to prepare your first résumé or want to brush up on your résumé writing skills, during this workshop participants will review writing tips...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Social Justice Education Office Hours: J Pappas

Have an informal Conversation That Matters with Social Justice Education during our new office hours! During these open office hours, you can chat with a...

Intuitive Eating Workshop

Take back your joy of eating and learn strategies to heal your relationship with food and your body. An NIU nutrition graduate student will guide you through...

getting into canoe at East Lagoon

We're offering on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays throughout the fall semester starting Sept. 1. It's an easy process — select which...

Professionalism Workshop

Career Fair Prep, Resume Workshop, Elevator Speech. Hosted by Supporting Opportunities for Latinos.

Using LinkedIn Every Day

You are happy with your LinkedIn profile, now what? Learn the 5 tasks you should do on LinkedIn every day to take advantage of this amazing platform for...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Guest Speaker: Julissa Arce

Julissa is a national best-selling author, speaker, social justice advocate and former wall street executive. Join us for an open discussion with Julissa...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Heide Fehrenbach, Board of Trustees Professor, NIU History Department

A panel discussion with artists Yolanda del Amo and Eddie A. López. Heide Fehrenbach, Board of Trustees Professor, NIU History Department will moderate a...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Resume Writing: The Essentials 

Whether you're creating your first resume or updating an existing resume, attend this workshop. You'll learn the essentials of a good resume, along with...

5 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Autism Caregiver Group Visits Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association

Come join the Autism Caregiver Group at Hopkins Park to meet Dawn Schaefer, the Executive Director of the Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association (KSRA),...

OM&IS Meet the Firm Night

Open to all OM&IS students within the NIU College of Business (both undergraduate and graduate students). At Meet the Firm Night, students will get to know...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Late Night Movie

Join us for a movie in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium! Check out NIU Facebook and Instagram pages to vote on which movie will be shown!

Wednesday, September 29