Events

Saturday, August 20

Returning Student Move-In Fall 2022

Returning student move-in days are Saturday, Aug. 20 and Sunday, Aug. 21. Returning students are required to register for a move-in appointment to be...

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....

Yoga at the West Lagoon

Take time out during WOW (Week of Welcome) and join us at the West Lagoon as we relax and find our mind and body balance! We will explore various poses,...

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 NIU bucket hat!

AMA: Ask Me Anything with Orientation Leaders

Before the start of fall semester, it is important to take the time during your Week of Welcome (WOW) experience to make sure you are familiar with both...

SEE DeKalb: Serve, Engage, and Explore

See your new home as a Huskie and jump in to engaging with our greater community! Grab friends (and meet new ones) on a bus tour of DeKalb, meet nonprofits...

SEE and Serve DeKalb Fair

On Saturday, August 20, from 10AM to 1PM in the Gallery Lounge (just outside the Duke Ellington Ballroom) at NIU's Holmes Student Center, new NIU students at...

Rec Fest

NIU Recreation welcomes students back to campus with RecFest, our fun annual event offered during Week of Welcome (WOW). Race, climb, shoot, and play to find...

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Detroit Mercy (Exhibition)

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Detroit Mercy (Exhibition) https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15831

WOW Pool Party

Cool off from the hot weekend with fun and friends at the WOW Pool Party! The first 100 students at the event will get a FREE POOL TOWEL sponsored by PNC...

AMA: Ask Me Anything with Orientation Leaders

Before the start of fall semester, it is important to take the time during your Week of Welcome (WOW) experience to make sure you are familiar with both...

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs University of Northern Iowa (Exhibition)

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs University of Northern Iowa (Exhibition) https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15866

Welcome Back Blast - LOCATION CHANGE!

Week of Welcome (WOW) is all about making NIU your home away from home. Come out to Welcome Back Blast to play games, meet current students, and have fun....

CANCELED - Welcome Holmes Lighting Ceremony

Celebrate the start of the fall semester during Week of Welcome (WOW) at Holmes Student Center Lighting Ceremony! Head to the MLK Commons to get pumped up...

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...

Welcome Holmes

NIU cannot wait to celebrate your return to campus - Welcome Holmes, Huskies! This Week of Welcome (WOW) event will take over the Holmes Student Center—every...

LOCATION & TIME CHANGE - Sweet Victor E.!

Calling all new Huskies - come find Victor E.! The first 25 students who can find him in the Holmes Student Center will win a NIU bucket hat!

Saturday, August 20