Events

Saturday, September 17

Family Weekend

Families are a part of our Huskie pack, too! We are so excited to welcome our Huskie Families back to campus September 16-18, 2022 for Family Weekend. See...

Students in dining hall

Campus Dining Services is thrilled to welcome you and your Huskie(s) to Family Weekend. Huskie families and guests can dine for a reduced door price and...

Latino Heritage Month

Join us in celebrating Latino Heritage Month at NIU with a range of fun and educational events and activities, now through Oct. 15. See full event calendar

NIU High School Band Day

Once a year, high school bands are invited to join us on the field during halftime of a Huskie football game to perform a halftime show after a morning of...

Northern Illinois University Women's Cross Country at Tom Hoffman Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Cross Country at Tom Hoffman Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15805

STEMFest 2022 Juried Art Exhibition

NIU STEAM seeks submissions for their 13th annual STEM Fest event on October 15, 2022. We’re looking for artists who use, connect, or fuse their artwork to...

Shadow of a puppet seen through a screen.

From popular music to traditional dance, this exhibit collaboration with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies considers the role of performance in...

The Latinx Experience: A Day Trip

A DAY TRIP! The Latinx Experience, September 17, 2022 10am-4pm. Join The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, and Undocumented Student Support...

NIU Law Board of Visitors Fall Meeting

The NIU College of Law Board of Visitors will hold its annual fall meeting.

8 Countries one day

This event will be held at the Dekalb Public Library. The Latino Resource Center will be introducing food, music and pictures from Uruguay.

Fall Fun at Jonamac Orchard during Family Weekend

11am-Sellout: Nina's Taco Truck 1-4pm: Live music from Six-Pack 6-9pm Flashlight Corn Maze, craft wine, hard cider, live music and more! Check Facebook for...

Victor E. Huskie

Come enjoy pregame fun before Huskie Football in parking Lot C3 near the Convocation Center. Bring your vehicle, tailgate gear and food... and get ready to...

Free Rec Center Access with your student

During Family Weekends, Huskies' family members can access NIU's Recreation Center facilities for free with their student, or at a discount if they come...

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Southern Indiana

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Southern Indiana Streaming Video: https://niuhuskies.com/watch/?Archive=6585&type=Live Tickets:...

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Western Illinois

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Western Illinois Streaming Video: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1YqKDozEdzOxV ...

group photo

Join us on a nine-mile scenic canoe paddle on the Kishwaukee River starting from Route 64 in Sycamore and ending at Knute Olson Jr. Forest Preserve. The fee...

Whiskey Acres events during Family Weekend

Enjoy a different food truck and muscial performance each night throughout Family Weekend at Whiskey Acres in DeKalb.

NIU vs Vanderbilt - Family Weekend Football Tickets

Northern Illinois University Football vs Vanderbilt Huskie family members may purchase discounted $18 general admission tickets to sit with their student on...

Northern Illinois University Football vs Vanderbilt - 10th Anniversary of 2012 MAC Championship Team/Band Day/Scout Day

Northern Illinois University Football vs Vanderbilt 10th Anniversary of 2012 MAC Championship, Team/Band Day/Scout Day and Family Weekend. Get Tickets

person climbing indoor rock climbing wall

Not here for the football game? No problem! Register for this Family Weekend Paint and Sip event and go home with a paintning of Mission- the NIU live...

Sip & paint

Paint w/ mission

Poetically Yours Live

Join WNIJ for an evening of poetry readings, coffee and community. Local poets will share their prose before opening the mic to any interested attendees.

BritBeat

Take a trip back in time with a fantastic journey through the days of Beatlemania with BritBeat’s multimedia concert journey through Beatles music history....

Saturday, September 17