Events

Thursday, September 30

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...

Send Silence Packing

Visit the exhibit to learn more about mental health resources and support in our community for yourself or someone you love. You can connect with mental...

Graybar Meet & Greet Table

Graybar will host will host an information table in Barsema Hall to discuss internship and full-time opportunities.

High School Counselors' Engineering Open House

High School Counselors, this event is for you! Join us to learn about the CEET, and discuss your questions about classes, articulation, admissions, and...

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: Magma Cum Loudly - The World's Most Wondrous Hot Spots

Beautiful yet foreboding, often quite deadly, the world's volcanoes have fashioned compelling landscapes, mythical legends, and scientific wonder. In this...

10 AM
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...

11 AM
Virtual Event
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
NIU Law ACS: Supreme Court Preview Panel

American Constitution Society: ACS is hosting a hybrid Supreme Court preview panel on Thursday, September 30 from noon-1:00 p.m. in Room 186 and on Zoom....

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...

Love Labyrinth: Navigating Relationships

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Location: Holmes Student Center - University Suite Love...

Love Labyrinth: Navigating Relationships

Love Labyrinth: Navigating Relationships workshop will help people understand the signs of emotional abuse and the controlling and threatening behavior...

LLI: She Painted That?

“There are good artists who have children. Of course, there are. They are called men.” Artist Tracey Emin shared these words in a 2014 interview. Our...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** GTA Training: Mental Health Resources: Importance of Being Well

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM NIU has several resources to support your and your students'...

**ONLINE** Technology Thursday: Using the Blackboard Ultra Gradebook

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Using the new Gradebook in your Blackboard Ultra Course will...

CODE 4

This workshop aims to immerse dedicated individuals with the lifelong dedication necessary for social justice work. Registration required. Honors students...

Honors CODE 4 workshop-Engaging Systems of Oppressions

This workshop aims to immerse dedicated individuals with the lifelong dedication necessary for social justice work. Registration required. Honors students...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney

Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney, Assistant Professor at Kent State University will give a seminar entitled TBA. This seminar is part of the Biological Sciences...

Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Seminar

Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney, Professor, Kent State University will give a seminar entitled " TBD."

Purush Damodaran

Dr. Purush Damodaran, Interim Associate Vice President for International Affairs, holds open office hours for students every Thursday, from 3:30-4:30 PM in...

Finance Meet the Firm

Meet the Firm is a NIU career fair designed specifically for students looking for finance roles and internships. For finance students, this is a fantastic...

4 PM
Virtual Event
How to Create (or Rework) Your Resume to Get the Attention of a Hiring Manager

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** Today’s job market is tight, so you need to...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Paint Your Paw

Paint a customized paw print on canvas.

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...

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

Keynote speakers facilitated by Karla Findley (NIU M.A. Anthropology, 2017) with members of the Burmese Karen refugee community of Aurora who will share...

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Central Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Central Michigan https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15315

"The Limits of Human Rights Education in Myanmar Universities: International Norms and Local Discourse"

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies invite you to join a virtual lecture with Jonathan Liljeblad of Australia National University's College of Law. He...

7 PM
Virtual Event
Breaking Barriers Logo

First meeting of the semester for first-generation students. Come enjoy free food with other first-gen students to learn how Breaking Barriers can support...

CSEAS Fall Lecture Series: Jonathan Liljeblad

Jonathan Liljeblad College of Law Australian National University Title: "The Limit of Human Rights Education in Myanmar Universities: International Norms...

7 PM
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 30