Events

Thursday, September 30

Homecoming Dress Up Day: Decades Day

Freshmen dress in 90's attire, Sophomores in 80's attire, Juniors in 70's attire, Seniors in 60's attire, and Graduate Students and Law students in 50's...

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.

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
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...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Table Time

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

Graybar Meet & Greet Table

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

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

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

Love Labyrinth: Navigating Relationships

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

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'...

2 PM
Virtual Event
**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...

2 PM
Virtual Event
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
Huskie Link Overview

Come join Alex Pitner as he does an overview on how to navigate and use Huskie Link. You can also take some time to get some of your questions answered about...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Shhhh! Privacy and AI at College 101

Please join the NIU Innovation Team on Thursday, September 30 @ 3 PM in 71 North (lower level of Founder’s Memorial Library) for two discussions of...

Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney

Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney, Assistant Professor at Kent State University will give a seminar entitled "Exploring adaptive evolution through the lens of modern...

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 Streaming Video: https://cmuchippewas.com/showcase?Live=610 ...

"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
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
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...

Thursday, September 30