Events

Sunday, September 18

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

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Coeur D’Alene Collegiate Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Coeur D’Alene Collegiate Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15851

kayaks with kayak chicago text

Paddling on the scenic Chicago River is a whole new way to experience the amazing architecture of downtown Chi-Town! The paddle is over eight miles round...

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...

Students in dining hall

Meet NIU President Lisa Freeman and enjoy free breakfast with your student(s) before you head back home!

NSBE GAINS

Come get some gains with NSBE every sunday!

Family Weekend portrait

What better way to wrap up a great NIU Family Weekend than with a free family portrait? 📸 Our NIU staff photographers will be in the MLK Commons taking...

Fall Fun at Jonamac Orchard during Family Weekend

10am-12pm: Juggler & Stilt walker 1-4pm: Live music from Bucktooth Sugar Bush (local bluegrass band); and food trucks Flyin' Hawaiian and Maxwell St. Polish...

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 Soccer at Chicago State

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Chicago State Streaming Video: https://flosports.link/3QQLoB4 https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15818

Whiskey Acres events during Family Weekend

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

Entrance to the annual Bologna Children's Book Fair, which since 1964 has been the largest international rights fair and gathering place for everyone involved in the children's book world.

From New York to Beijing to Bratislava to Mexico City, the illustrated children's book has become a vibrant global enterprise. In this illustrated talk,...

2 PM
Virtual Event
The Big Sing

Join NIU Concert Choir and Cor Cantiamo, along with local Sycamore, DeKalb, and Kaneland High School Choral Ensembles to celebrate the performance of live...

Sunday, September 18