Events

Thursday, August 18

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Whether you have just settled into your new residence hall or finished purchasing your books, be sure to visit the Learning Commons to relax and participate...

Department and college faculty meetings (Fall 2022)

Department and college faculty meetings (Fall 2022)

Form I-9 Section 2 deadline for student employees with a 8/16 start date

All newly hired student employees and GAs with a start date of Aug. 16 must report to one of the following locations on Aug. 16 (or by Aug. 18 at the latest)...

New Student Move-In Fall 2022

New students move-in days are Wednesday, Aug. 17 and Thursday, Aug. 18. New residents are required to register for a move-in appointment to be allowed entry...

Week of Welcome

NIU’s Week of Welcome (WOW) is Wednesday, Aug. 17 through Sunday, Aug. 21. Expect a balance of fun and friendly events with exclusive learning experiences....

Mission in library

Northern Illinois University Libraries’ Textbook Purchase Program is now taking textbook purchase requests for Fall 2022 courses. We buy ebooks with...

6 AM
Virtual Event
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Students participating in the University Honors Program are invited to attend the Honors Retreat, which takes place during Week of Welcome (WOW). The retreat...

Board of Trustees (BOT) Meeting

The Board of Trustees meeting is available to be viewed as a live stream on Zoom. To view specifics about each board meeting, visit...

8:30 AM
Virtual Event
Students studying

As part of your onboarding experience during WOW (Week of Welcome), we will have orientation student leaders available in the College Grind to assist you in...

FUNctional Fitness Class

A bootcamp, circuit-style class that will incorporate functional fitness movements. You decide how hard you want to push yourself, as all the movements will...

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office Hours

It is important to get your questions regarding your financial aid and scholarships answered as soon as you can! Get to know the friendly staff in the...

Victor E. Huskie

Congratulations on your admissions! Do you know what you need to submit to move forward? Join the Director of International Admissions to hear of your next...

9 AM
Virtual Event
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Participate in the Week of Welcome scavenger hunt to discover services, spaces, and resources to support you at NIU and you could win a Week of Welcome...

Bowling and Pool at the Huskie Den

Kick off your on-campus Week of Welcome (WOW) experience by having some fun in the Huskie Den. This week only, you can stop by to enjoy complimentary...

Huskie Paint n' Chill

NIU’s Student Government Association (SGA) is excited to welcome new Huskies campus during Week of Welcome (WOW). Come join them in painting your first...

students paddling the lagoon

An important part of your Week of Welcome (WOW) experience is getting to know our beautiful campus. Explore the most scenic place on campus during this...

Teaching with Classroom Technology

Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM In this workshop, staff from the Center for Innovative Teaching...

Huskie Experience 101

As a new student, it is important to learn about how to be a responsible Huskie. We are excited to introduce to you a group called "Speak About It” that will...

Huskie Bookstore Shopping

Get a jump on the semester by stopping by the Huskie Bookstore during Week of Welcome (WOW). Stop in and pick up your course materials, required textbooks...

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Eastern Kentucky

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Eastern Kentucky Streaming Video:...

University Libraries Welcome Back Faculty Reception for Faculty

The University Libraries is excited to welcome NIU faculty back to campus and the Founders Memorial Library for a new academic year! We hope you will join us...

Sweet Victor E.!

Calling all new Huskies - come find Victor E.! The first 25 students who can find him at the designated location will win a fun prize!

E-Sports Open House

Week of Welcome (WOW) is all about making NIU your home away from home. Esports does just that for video gaming enthusiasts who are interested in living...

Huskies Kick Back Concert

Calling all Huskies! Join us for a fun evening with outdoor field games, wellness activities, cotton candy, foot darts and more! Live music will be provided...

Jewel Jamboree

Jewel Jamboree is an annual event that takes place during Week of Welcome. Join your fellow Huskies at DeKalb’s Jewel-Osco for a live DJ, Freebies, Games,...

Thursday, August 18