Events

Friday, August 19

Department and college faculty meetings (Fall 2022)

Department and college faculty meetings (Fall 2022)

Intramural Sports Fall 1st Quarter Registrations Open

Registration for first quarter Intramurals open. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. Sports included are 12" Softball, Flag Football, 3v3 Basketball, Bag Toss,...

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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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...

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...

Walk your Schedule with an Orientation Leader

Ready to walk your schedule and learn where your classes will take place this fall semester? Take advantage of this opportunity during WOW (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...

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As part of your WOW (Week of Welcome) experience, it's important to get connected with your college prior to the start of a new semester. Join the College of...

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Join the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology for a welcome back event and meet fellow students, advisors, and faculty before the first day of...

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The College of Health and Human Sciences is hosting "CHHS Welcome: Fun in the Sun" at the East Lagoon for a meet and greet. Visit our pop-up advising booth...

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Every student is a CLAS student, no matter your major! Join the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a welcome by Dean Robert Brinkmann and join...

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All incoming and returning students are invited to our Welcome Week College Reception in the outdoor green space between Jack Arends Hall (Art building) and...

Liberal Arts and Sciences Welcome Day

Join the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for a warm welcome as we present student and faculty panetls to help you succeed in your college careers. Learn...

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...

Sweet Tea with the COE (College of Education Reception)

Open to ALL College of Education students! Join the College of Education Student Success team outside of Gabel Hall. Grab a refreshing cup of tea (or some...

Students on campus

Take advantage of student-led tours during Week of Welcome (WOW) to get familiar with campus before classes begin. Our Orientation Student Leaders will guide...

WOW Resource Fair

It is important to learn about all the on-campus resources NIU has to offer to you early on in your college journey. Week of Welcome (WOW) is the opportune...

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...

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...

WOW Band Run

Celebrate your school spirit by joining the Week of Welcome (WOW) Band Run. You’re guaranteed to feel a sense of Huskie Pride as the Marching Band leads you...

Victor E. Huskie

Celebrate your school spirit by joining the Week of Welcome (WOW) Band Run. You’re guaranteed to feel a sense of Huskie Pride as the Marching Band leads you...

RHA/CAB Block Party

The Block Party is an annual event offered during Week of Welcome (WOW). Come out and join Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Campus Activities Board (CAB)...

E-Sports Online Discord

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...

9 PM
Virtual Event
campfire

Kick off the weekend right with a campfire at the West Lagoon (Lorusso Lagoon), located by Stevenson North. Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere while celebrating...

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Join fellow students inside the Huskie Stadium for a late night viewing of Marvel's Black Panther! Bring your friends, a blanket or preferred outdoor seating...

Friday, August 19