Events

September 28 - October 27, 2022

Wednesday, September 28

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

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

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Sicily has some of Italy’s most spectacular scenery and towns whose history goes back, not hundreds, but thousands of years. Greek, Arab, Norman, French and...

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...

Composite image representing the exhibiting artists composed by Rachel Beer and Alex Bridges

Invitational exhibition of artist printmakers with interest in installation. Works by Laura Berman, Nandini Chirimar, Lauren Kussro, Masha Ryskin, Marilee...

Huskie Closet

An initiative of the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies, the Huskie Closet provides free clothing for NIU students. Students are also invited to donate...

Department of Economics Virtual Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Seminar

Dr. So Yoon Ahn, Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago will give a seminar entitled "TBD"

Show Up and Show Out

Enjoy live coffeehouse music monthly in the OASIS Pit performed by talented NIU students! Grab a drink from Starbucks and enjoy the show.

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We will delve into the lifestyles of several cultures. Through lectures and videos, we will explore ancient lifestyles, habits, government and family life....

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A close look at Nobel Prize-winning Bob Dylan’s life and artistry through five of his albums: The Times They Are a-Changin’, Blonde on Blonde, John Wesley...

Resume Writing: The Essentials 

Whether you're creating your first resume or updating an existing resume, attend this workshop. You'll learn the essentials of a good resume, along with...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Wellness Networking Event

Need a break to “recharge your batteries” at the end of your day? The Virtual Scavenger Hunt will offer a chance to interact and connect with colleagues...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Commas, colons, and semicolons are interchangeable, right? Addressing Common Grammar Mistakes

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM **ONLINE** Typos, who vs. whom, dangling modifiers, split...

4 PM
Virtual Event
boats on rack at lagoon

Get out and enjoy on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon Wednesdays throughout the semester. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

Barre (Virtual)

Come join us (virtually) as we hold, pulse, and stretch your muscles in this full body varre workout. Register Here.

Indoor Cycling

Join us on Wednesday evenings for an upbeat, fun indoor cycling bike class! This is open to all skill levels. No experience required. We look forward to...

Developing a Great LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Create a LinkedIn profile that communicates your unique skills, accomplishments, and experiences to catch the attention of your connections and recruiters....

5 PM
Virtual Event
Digital Marketing and Professional Sales Talent Night

Career fair for students looking for internships/full time opportunities in Marketing, Digital Marketing and Professional Sales.

Food Fight: Win Your Inner Battle with Intuitive Eating

You're focused on eating well and one step off track leaves you feeling guilty, ashamed and on the verge of giving up. The good news is that food does not...

Dance Fitness

Enjoy your workout while dancing away to various music. Movements can be learned easily! This will be the most fun 40 minutes of your day. FREE for...

NIU Law Business Law Innovation Clinic Reception

NIU College of Law will celebrate the launch of its new Business Law Innovation Clinic. The BLIC will offer high-quality, transactional legal assistance to...

Procrastination Cafe

Interested in getting your work done? Our Procrastination Cafe is a focused space for you to set your own goals and complete those assignments that you have...

Procrastination Café

Interested in getting your work done? Our Procrastination Café is a focused space for you to set your own goals and complete those assignments that you have...

College Mental Health 101

This workshop is intended to introduce mental health and wellness to undergraduate students. Students will learn more about the prevalence of mental illness,...

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Wisconsin

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Wisconsin Streaming Video: https://www.bigtenplus.com/en-int/playerpage/1519761 ...

Thursday, September 29

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

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

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“Goober Peas” during the Civil War. “When the Boys Come Home” in World War I. “I’ll Be Seeing You” during WWII. And, “What’s Goin’ On?” during the Vietnam...

Blackboard

Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra...

10 AM
Virtual Event
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...

Composite image representing the exhibiting artists composed by Rachel Beer and Alex Bridges

Invitational exhibition of artist printmakers with interest in installation. Works by Laura Berman, Nandini Chirimar, Lauren Kussro, Masha Ryskin, Marilee...

Office 365 - Office Hours

After attending the class and getting some time to practice the new skills learned, join Cindy at her office hours through the Teams links below to get...

11 AM
Virtual Event
CANCELLED: American University tenure and promotion policies and procedures discussion

Drs. Amanda Taylor and Stacy Merida of American University will hold a virtual discussion on the work American University is doing to rethink and reform its...

David Raymond Technology in Teaching Presents 2022 Award Recipient, Andrew Mamo, Assistant Professor of Law, College of Law

“Using Online Resources to Improve Student Learning, Inside and Outside of the Classroom” Instructors understand every hour spent in front of the class...

11:30 AM
Altgeld Hall, 315
Stream Available
Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. FREE for students! Register Here.

CODE 4 - Engaging Systems of Oppressions Honors Only

This workshop aims to immerse dedicated individuals with the lifelong dedication necessary for social justice work. (Must register at least 24 hours in...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Ball State

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Ball State Streaming Video: https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/ba91fba6-b06d-4b71-a747-d59f562dc244 ...

 Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium

Dr. Dawn Quelle from the University of Iowa will give a seminar talk entitled "Identifying new drug targets and therapies for rare cancers, NETs and...

NSBE Study Tables

Come study or work on homework at our study tables each week!

Huskie Closet

An initiative of the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies, the Huskie Closet provides free clothing for NIU students. Students are also invited to donate...

Ph.D. in Health Sciences Open House

Join us to learn more about NIU’s Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Health Sciences program! Meet Ph.D. faculty and learn about our program that emphasizes an...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Lectern

A public lecture on Backlash and Contested Authority in International Law. Karen Alter, Ph.D. Professor of International Relations NorthwesternUniversity

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balances, conscious breathing, and relaxation. No experience required. Register Here. FREE for students!

Melancholy Play - NIU School of Theatre and Dance

by Sarah Ruhl Tilly’s melancholy is of an exquisite quality. She turns her melancholy into a sexy thing, and every stranger she meets falls in love with...

Friday, September 30

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 Tennis vs Eagles Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Eagles Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15881

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs MSU Spartan Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs MSU Spartan Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15882

camping is intents mug with campfire and tents

Head over to one of our closest national parks, Indiana Dunes, known as one of the most biodiverse natural lands in the world. This 61st national park is...

President Staff Fellow Application Deadline

The Office of the President seeks to identify a member of the Supportive Professional Staff or Operating Staff interested in serving a year-long, full-time...

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

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...

BOT Professorship Lecture: Phillipe Piot

Join members of the NIU community for a lecture by Phillipe Piot, Ph. D, from the Department of Physics. Phillipe Ppiot was named a Board of Trustees...

Department Earth, Atmosphere and Environment Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Lecture

Dr. Michael Angus, Professor at Industry Scientist in Exeter UK will give a lecture entitled "The Future of European Windstorm in a Changing Climate."

11 AM
Virtual Event
Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic at the NIU Convocation Center

The DeKalb County Health Department will host a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic at the NIU Convocation Center from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept....

CSEAS Fall Lecture Series: Kanjana Thepboriruk

CSEAS Fall Lecture Series: Kanjana Thepboriruk Associate Professor, Thai language Northern Illinois University Title: "Between the Lines: Identity and...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) Open House

Join us to learn more about NIU’s Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program! Tour the NIU Speech Language-Hearing Clinic, meet Audiology faculty, discuss...

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Lecture

Dr. Lang Wu, Professor at University of British Columbia will give a lecture entitled "TBD"

1 PM
Virtual Event
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Virtual Graduate Colloquium - Seminar

Dr. Yayne Pan, Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago will give a seminar entilted "Multi-material Additive Manufacturing of Functional Materials and...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Student Government Association Senate Meeting

The Senate meets every Friday at 2 pm except for when the University is closed. Meeting locations will vary, so please refer to the NIU Events Calendar or...

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Buffalo

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Buffalo Streaming Video: https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/7eaa2c36-227a-4362-b96b-56bb43b557d9 ...

Melancholy Play - NIU School of Theatre and Dance

by Sarah Ruhl Tilly’s melancholy is of an exquisite quality. She turns her melancholy into a sexy thing, and every stranger she meets falls in love with...

campfire

Join NIU Outdoor Adventures for a Friday night campfire at the West Lagoon! A campfire is a favorite symbolic element of the outdoor adventure experience...

Saturday, October 1

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 Cross Country at Live in Louisville Classic

Northern Illinois University Women's Cross Country at Live in Louisville Classic Streaming Video:...

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Eagles Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Eagles Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15881

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs MSU Spartan Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs MSU Spartan Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15882

camping is intents mug with campfire and tents

Head over to one of our closest national parks, Indiana Dunes, known as one of the most biodiverse natural lands in the world. This 61st national park is...

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...

Northern Illinois University Football at Ball State

Northern Illinois University Football at Ball State TV: ESPN+ Streaming Video:...

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Buffalo

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Buffalo Streaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/c/UBBulls/videos ...

Melancholy Play - NIU School of Theatre and Dance

by Sarah Ruhl Tilly’s melancholy is of an exquisite quality. She turns her melancholy into a sexy thing, and every stranger she meets falls in love with...

Yukiko Fujimura, Guest Piano Recital

Rondo in A minor, K. 511​​​​Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Sonata No. 13 in B-flat Major, K. 333 I. Allegro II. Andante cantabile III. Allegretto...

Homecoming Concert: Waka Flocka Flame with DJ Whoo Kid

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. The prohibited items and clear bag policy will be in effect at this event. NIU students can now...

Sunday, October 2

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 Men's Golf vs Marquette Intercollegiate

Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Marquette Intercollegiate https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15871

camping is intents mug with campfire and tents

Head over to one of our closest national parks, Indiana Dunes, known as one of the most biodiverse natural lands in the world. This 61st national park is...

NSBE GAINS

Come get some gains with NSBE every sunday!

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer vs Central Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer vs Central Michigan Streaming Video: http://niuhuskies.com/showcase?Live=5957 ...

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Akron

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Akron Streaming Video: https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/ea6c4bc1-d8d5-4b02-90ab-2009a40b877a ...

Monday, October 3

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 Homecoming 2022

Make plans to come home to NIU and enjoy the 115th Homecoming festivities! We have the oldest homecoming in the state and one of the oldest in the country,...

Homecoming banners displayed on campus

Homecoming banners decorated by student teams will be displayed for the week. Banners are due by Monday, Oct. 3 at 8 a.m., at which time they will be judged...

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

Composite image representing the exhibiting artists composed by Rachel Beer and Alex Bridges

Invitational exhibition of artist printmakers with interest in installation. Works by Laura Berman, Nandini Chirimar, Lauren Kussro, Masha Ryskin, Marilee...

Find Big Red!

Come find Big Red in a new spot on campus each month, get cool swag, and find out about awesome upcoming events!

Queer and Trans Voices: Past and Present

Monday, October 3, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM In this workshop, Dr. Amanda Littauer will draw on historical research to illuminate the stories and voices...

Una Casita Para Matita

Come Join the Latino Resource Center! Monday 10/3; 1-4pm at the Latino Center. Make your own desk top terrarium, all supplies will be provided. Have fun...

Cognitive Restructuring: How Your Thoughts Make You Feel

Life can be hard and difficult situations can occur, but did you know that your emotional response has more to do with what you are thinking about the...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Huskies, Get Hired!

Master the Huskies Get Hired (HGH) online system to find openings for on campus employment, off campus part-time jobs, internships, and jobs for after...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Demystifying the Submission Process

Monday, October 3, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** This presentation is for graduate students preparing to...

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing and relaxation. Register Here. FREE for students!

Dance HIITs (Virtual)

This class is the ideal mix of fitness and dance! Only offered virtually. Register Here. FREE for students!

4:30 PM
Virtual Event
Learn To Row

Learn how to use the rower in this hands on class! If you have some rowing experience or none, this is a perfect class to ensure proper technique to allow...

Online Info Session - Adult Degree Completion Programs

You’ve got your associate degree. You’re ready for your bachelor’s. We’ve got you covered. The NIU College of Education’s online Bachelor of Science in...

Real Jobs in the Real World - Advice from Real Technology Professionals

A panel discussion will take place featuring alumni from the Computer Science program. Topics discussed will include internship opportunities, networking,...

Advanced Rowing

Must have taken Learn To Row at least 1x before taking this class. This advanced class will give you a top of the class workout! Register Here. FREE for...

A cartoon person meditating in lotus position.

A weekly mindfulness skills group that meets every Monday at 7 p.m. Join us in person or virtually. Mindfulness is a skill that enables your mind and body...

Yell Like Hell

Student teams will come together in this competition to kick off Homecoming week. In a judged competition, students will yell like hell to musical...

Tuesday, October 4

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 Homecoming 2022

Make plans to come home to NIU and enjoy the 115th Homecoming festivities! We have the oldest homecoming in the state and one of the oldest in the country,...

Yoga Morning

Jumpstart your day! Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. Register Here. FREE for students.

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

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This course will cover history and criticisms of the Supreme Court, as well as its landmark decisions on segregation, education, abortion, affirmative...

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...

Composite image representing the exhibiting artists composed by Rachel Beer and Alex Bridges

Invitational exhibition of artist printmakers with interest in installation. Works by Laura Berman, Nandini Chirimar, Lauren Kussro, Masha Ryskin, Marilee...

Navigate Virtual Help with Academic Planner for Students, Advisors and Faculty or Staff

Have questions or need help accessing or using Navigate's Academic Planner? Use this virtual Help Desk to drop-in to receive assistance from the Navigate...

10 AM
Virtual Event
COE Tailgate Tuesday

Kick off NIU’s Homecoming week at the College of Education Tailgate event. You can look forward to games, lunch and prizes. Show your Huskie pride by wearing...

Democracy Challenge - Huskies Vote!

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: Microsoft TEAMS Your Vote Matters! Attend this session to learn more about the importance of...

Dried pasta and veggies with the word "Ellington's" written on a wood-grain background.

Today's menu: French onion soup.Coq au vin.Ratatouille.Potatoes au gratin.French macarons.Ellington's offers buffet service with a to-go option for $13.95...

Medline Industries Meet & Greet Table

Medline Industries will host an information table in the Barsema Hall Atrium (Haribo Commons) to discuss internships and full-time opportunities.

A white woman with short hair, glasses, and a floral blouse smiles while sitting in front of a landscape mural.

Join the Pick Museum of Anthropology for Pros at the Pick! If you are interested in museum careers or ever wondered what it is like to work in cultural...

Black Graduate Students

Calling all Black graduate students to join us for a lunchtime chat to connect with and get to know other Black graduate students at the university! We...

NIU Huskie

Come join us and volunteer your time for a good cause. Stop by for a few minutes, or stay a while to help with a new service project every-other week. We...

Using Human Subjects in Research

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 12:50 PM Register Now!

All Majors Internship and Job Fair

NIU Career Services' All-Majors Internship and Job Fair provides an opportunity for students and alumni to connect with employers for internships and...

Dissertation Defense - Alexandria Brown

"Do People Want To Be Designated As a High Potential? The Relationship Between Designation, Managerial Aspirations, Leader Development Efficacy, and Task...

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Since our beginning, over 20 years ago, LLI has offered Notables, weekly talks by experts, most often NIU faculty. We continue the series this fall. A full...

Yoga Midday

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. Register Here. FREE for students!

I'm Tenured, Now What? Exploring Post Tenure Career Paths

For tenured associate professors and full professors who have become unmotivated after earning tenure, this session will focus on post tenure career paths...

Dec the Downtown

It's time to show our #HuskiePride spirit. The NIU campus and the DeKalb community will “Dec the Downtown” in red and black in celebration of NIU's 115th...

Mitch working on a bike outside the Adventure Center

Having bike troubles? Stop by and see what we can do to help you out and get you rolling again. Basic services and advice provided including tire change,...

Archival Literacy and Primary Source Research Across Disciplines

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Online ONLINE: Archival resources are varied, dynamic,...

AMRAP Circuits

Enjoy burning some calories with this AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible) circuit class! Register Here. FREE for students!

AARC OHANA Series: Fil-Am Trailblazers

Listen to the inspiring stories of Filipino American leaders contributing to their respective fields. Just in time for the celebration of Filipino American...

photograph of guest performer: René Izquierdo

The Latino Resource Center presents: Rene Izquierdo in A musical performance of Cuba and Puerto Rico. Cuban-born René Izquierdo is a unique artist and ...

Foam Rolling & Stretching

Come cool down after your workout with a foam rolling and stretching session! This is also ideal on an active recovery day to help relax your muscles!...

Third Annual NIU LGBTQ+ Alumni and Friends Homecoming Virtual Social

Get excited for Homecoming with NIU LGBTQ+ alumni and friends. On Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will host its third LGBTQ+...

5:30 PM
Virtual Event
Avoiding Catastrophe:  Risk Management Best Practices  in the Nonprofit sector

Nonprofits may be aware of the need for risk management, but many are not familiar with all the planning and processes that are required to successfully...

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation.

Homecoming Open Mic

Join us for a homecoming open mic. Open to all students (undergrad and graduate). Tell your story, read literature or a poem, play guitar or other...

Langa-Manganiars: Indian Rajasthani Folk Music

Sponsored by Mandala Arts and Indian Consulate of Chicago.

Wednesday, October 5

Intramural Sports Fall 2nd Quarter Registrations Open

Registration for second quarter Intramurals open. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. Sports included are Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Indoor Soccer,...

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 Homecoming 2022

Make plans to come home to NIU and enjoy the 115th Homecoming festivities! We have the oldest homecoming in the state and one of the oldest in the country,...

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

Nonprofit Grantwriting - Basics

This grantwriting workshop is designed to offer fundamental lessons for nonprofit professionals who are new to grantwriting and need to acquire basic skills...

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These classes will explore the contributions of Italy to European civilization during the medieval and early modern periods, with emphasis on art,...

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...

Job Fair - Human Resource Opportunities

Join us for current opportunities in the Human Resource Services department. We will be providing information about positions we are currently seeking to...

Composite image representing the exhibiting artists composed by Rachel Beer and Alex Bridges

Invitational exhibition of artist printmakers with interest in installation. Works by Laura Berman, Nandini Chirimar, Lauren Kussro, Masha Ryskin, Marilee...

Navigate Virtual Help with Academic Planner for Students, Advisors and Faculty or Staff

Have questions or need help accessing or using Navigate's Academic Planner? Use this virtual Help Desk to drop-in to receive assistance from the Navigate...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Andrea Jensen

"Medical Laboratory Professional Faculty Perspectives on Academic Integrity: A Narative Inquiry." Dr. Kathryn Jaekel

11 AM
Virtual Event
Huskie Closet

An initiative of the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies, the Huskie Closet provides free clothing for NIU students. Students are also invited to donate...

Department of Economics Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Seminar

Dr. Erik Hembre, Professor at University of Illinois-Chicago will give a seminar entitled "TBD"

Interviewing: The Essentials

Learn to prepare for internship and job interviews by attending this program. We’ll cover steps to take before, during, and after the interview, and also...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Paris Thomas

"The Impact of Community Violence Exposure on Health Behaviors and Health Service Utilization Among High-Risk Black Men." Dr. Melani Duffrin

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We will delve into the lifestyles of several cultures. Through lectures and videos, we will explore ancient lifestyles, habits, government and family life....

Northern Illinois University logo

A close look at Nobel Prize-winning Bob Dylan’s life and artistry through five of his albums: The Times They Are a-Changin’, Blonde on Blonde, John Wesley...

Making Sense of and Understanding Why We Get Angry

Anger is a funny emotion which we all must deal with from time to time. But do you know why we find ourselves dealing with anger? This training will...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Networking: A Critical Skill for Career Success

A lot of people talk about the importance of networking for your career, but they don’t necessarily talk about how to do it. Consequently, networking can...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Huskie Trike Races

Race down Castle Drive on trikes with your teammates! This event will require two of your team members to ride a leg of the race. Participants are required...

boats on rack at lagoon

Get out and enjoy on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon Wednesdays throughout the semester. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

Barre (Virtual)

Come join us (virtually) as we hold, pulse, and stretch your muscles in this full body varre workout. Register Here.

Indoor Cycling

Join us on Wednesday evenings for an upbeat, fun indoor cycling bike class! This is open to all skill levels. No experience required. We look forward to...

Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Lecture

Dr. Pavlo Antonenko, Professor at University of Florida will give a lecture entitled "Exploring Representational Competence Using Multimodal Data." Pavlo...

5 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Art Museum Alumni Event

Special Gallery Hour open during Homecoming week for alumni. Feel free to drop in to view these exhibitions. The Children’s Illustrated Literature Suite...

Dance Fitness

Enjoy your workout while dancing away to various music. Movements can be learned easily! This will be the most fun 40 minutes of your day. FREE for...

4H Youth

Student workers will talk with high schoolers about the college experience as well as facilitate activities for younger children throughout the evening.

First Impressions Networking Night

On Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 7 p.m., students are invited to practice their networking and communication skills during “First Impressions Networking Night”...

Wednesday Night Wisdom: Leadership Lessons with Seema Pajula

The October Edition of the College of Business' Wednesday Night Wisdom Online Speaker Series features Accountancy alumna Seema Pajula, the Vice Chairman of...

6 PM
Virtual Event
STEM Café: Canine Science and the Power of Dog-Human Bonds

We know dogs are “human’s best friend,” but what makes dogs uniquely suited to fulfill that role? This STEM Café explores the rise of canine sciences, the...

Smash from the Past - Retro Gaming and Smash Tournament

Join our retro game night featuring a special Homecoming Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament! Watch or compete in the tournament. Play retro games from the last...

Thursday, October 6

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 Homecoming 2022

Make plans to come home to NIU and enjoy the 115th Homecoming festivities! We have the oldest homecoming in the state and one of the oldest in the country,...

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

Victor E. Huskie

Are you interested in a undergraduate program at Northern Illinois University? Maybe you have inquired or even started your application, but would you like...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Operating Staff Council

The Operating Staff Council meets the first Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. All meetings are open to the public and convened in person at Altgeld Hall,...

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“Goober Peas” during the Civil War. “When the Boys Come Home” in World War I. “I’ll Be Seeing You” during WWII. And, “What’s Goin’ On?” during the Vietnam...

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...

Composite image representing the exhibiting artists composed by Rachel Beer and Alex Bridges

Invitational exhibition of artist printmakers with interest in installation. Works by Laura Berman, Nandini Chirimar, Lauren Kussro, Masha Ryskin, Marilee...

Navigate Virtual Help with Academic Planner for Students, Advisors and Faculty or Staff

Have questions or need help accessing or using Navigate's Academic Planner? Use this virtual Help Desk to drop-in to receive assistance from the Navigate...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Intramural Sports Tabling

Come visit us in the Holmes Student Center. Feel free to ask us any questions about Intramural Sports on campus. If you would like, we can even sign you up...

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. FREE for students! Register Here.

NIU Navigate Student Academic Planner Introductory Overview (Virtual Session for Staff/Faculty)

NIU will launch Navigate Student Academic Planning for the Web this fall (2022). This virtual session will provide an introductory overview of the Academic...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Table Talk about Faculty Mentoring for Untenured Faculty

Why do I need a mentor? Understanding the reason for faculty mentoring and the mentoring program at NIU is designed for untenured faculty to have an...

Career Choice Basics

Do you have a lot of interests without knowing what career they might add up to? Are you having difficulty coming up with any career ideas? Do you need help...

3 PM
Virtual Event
John Peters, NIU's 11th president

In recognition of his service and dedication to our university and its students, the Campus Life Building will be renamed the Peters Campus Life Building in...

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Ohio

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Ohio https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15823

Lara Hanlon

Lara Hanlon is an award-winning design strategist, educator, facilitator, and keynote speaker. She is the founder of Portion Collaborative — a design startup...

MPA Golf Play Day

Join us for an evening of food, fellowship, and fun at Topgolf Schaumburg, while raising money to support programming for current and future students. No...

NSBE Study Tables

Come study or work on homework at our study tables each week!

Tables, Figures, Pagination

Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** This presentation is designed to assist thesis and...

Huskie Closet

An initiative of the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies, the Huskie Closet provides free clothing for NIU students. Students are also invited to donate...

Students in downtown DeKalb

Local fans, students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join the Huskies for a down home celebration in downtown DeKalb. The Huskie Homecoming...

SHPENIC

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is hosting a picnic with games, music and food. Hosted by SHPE and SHPEtinas.

WNIJ - NIU Homecoming Open House

Calling all Huskies for an open house of the WNIJ and WNIU broadcast station for NIU Homecoming. Are you a fan of public radio? Do you have fond memories of...

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balances, conscious breathing, and relaxation. No experience required. Register Here. FREE for students!

A Night at Holmes

What could be better than A Night at Holmes? Come to the Holmes Student Ccenter for the Homecoming edition of A Night at Holmes to enjoy a full night of...

A Night at Holmes: Homecoming Edition

After hanging out in the downtown area for "Down Home," head to the Holmes Student Center for the Homecoming edition of A Night at Holmes. Nearly every space...

NIU Jazz Orchestra & NIU Jazz Ensemble

Reggie Thomas, director, NIU Jazz Orchestra Rodrigo Villanueva, director, NIU Jazz Ensemble

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Chicago State

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Chicago State Streaming Video: https://flosports.link/3A4dQs2 https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15842

ski and snowboarder in Colorado

Outdoor Adventures will head to Crested Butte, Colorado in January. See event for more details and registrations. Come to the information meeting to meet...

Trivia Night presented by Career Services and the NIU Alumni Association

On Thursday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. at El Jimador, students, faculty, staff and alumni are all invited to form teams (limit five players per team) for NIU Trivia...

Friday, October 7

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 Homecoming 2022

Make plans to come home to NIU and enjoy the 115th Homecoming festivities! We have the oldest homecoming in the state and one of the oldest in the country,...

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Warhawk Fall Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Warhawk Fall Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15883

Math Assistance Center (MAC) Open

Free, in-person tutoring is available to all students with a OneCard in the Math Assistance Center (MAC), located in DuSable 326. There, you can drop-in...

Dissertation Defense - Valerie Moreno-Tucker

"'If I Had Felt Comfortable or Accepted, I Would Have Made More Progress': A Phenomenological Investigation into the Experiences of LGBTQ+ Persons in...

10 AM
Virtual Event
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...

Navigate Virtual Help with Academic Planner for Students, Advisors and Faculty or Staff

Have questions or need help accessing or using Navigate's Academic Planner? Use this virtual Help Desk to drop-in to receive assistance from the Navigate...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Intramural Sports Tabling

Come visit us in the Holmes Student Center. Feel free to ask us any questions about Intramural Sports on campus. If you would like, we can even sign you up...

Department Earth, Atmosphere and Environment Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Lecture

Dr. Kimberly Van Meter, Professor at Pennsylvania State University will give a lecture entitled "TBD"

11 AM
Virtual Event
Alumni Association Awards Luncheon (invitation only event)

The NIU Alumni Association annually recognizes the achievements of outstanding alumni at this luncheon, with award recipients being selected based on...

CSEAS Fall Lecture Series: Kanjana Thepboriruk

CSEAS Fall Lecture Series: Kanjana Thepboriruk Associate Professor, Thai language Northern Illinois University Title: "Between the Lines: Identity and...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Mission outside

All students are welcome to come play bingo every first Friday of the month in Club 1895 to win great prizes!

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Lecture

Dr. Paul Gustafson, Professor at University of British Columbia will give a lecture entitled "TBA"

1 PM
Virtual Event
Student Government Association Senate Meeting

The Senate meets every Friday at 2 pm except for when the University is closed. Meeting locations will vary, so please refer to the NIU Events Calendar or...

Student Government Association Senate Meeting

The Senate meets every Friday at 2 pm except for when the University is closed. Meeting locations will vary, so please refer to the NIU Events Calendar or...

Fannie Ruth Patterson

Join the NIU community for the naming ceremony of Fanny Ruth Patterson Complex, formerly known as New Hall. Fanny Ruth Patterson was the first African...

Department of Physics Graduate Colloquium - Seminar

Dr. Howard A. Baer, Professor at The University of Oklahoma will give a seminar entitled "Weak Scale Supersymmetry After LHC Run 2 and WIMP Search Results."

Richard A. Flournory Homecoming Inclusion Reception and Award Ceremony

The first reception called the “Minority Reception” was held on March 20, 1990 and hosted for two years in Chicago. In 1992, the Minority Reception moved to...

Campus Tour for Alumni and Community Members

Welcome home, Huskies! NIU Admissions is excited to host the official alumni tour on behalf of the university. The campus tour will depart from the Holmes...

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Northern Illinois University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2022 has been announced. The 2022 class includes seven student-athletes: Amy Foulke...

Golden Huskies 50 Year Reunion Reception

Join other graduates from the Class of 1972 and take a walk down memory lane at this evening reception meant to celebrate these graduates. Registration is...

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Bowling Green - Black Out

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Bowling Green - Black Out Streaming Video: https://niuhuskies.com/watch/?Archive=6585&type=Live Tickets:...

Pizza, Paint and Sip party with Chelsea McGhee Studios

Chelsea McGhee Studios is coming to NIU's Holmes Student Center for a Pizza, Paint and Sip! All ages are welcome to come paint a pre-sketched canvas at this...

Bonfire

Get pumped for Saturday's game at the Homecoming Bonfire and Kick Back! Enjoy food, performances, DJ, inflatables and more. Get ready to cheer our Huskies on...

Black Alumni Variety Show

Come see your favorites from back in the day. This talent show will feature a special guest host, other artists and your favorite alumni performers.

SBA Casino NIght

Save the date as we kick off Homecoming Weekend with Casino Night hosted by the Student Bar Association on Friday, Oct. 7 from 7 to 10 p.m. Additional...

Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare The School of Theatre and Dance's adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing is set in a brothel where the women run the household and the...

An Evening With Lewberger

Lewberger is Keith Habersberger, Alex Lewis, and Hughie Stone Fish. This handsome 3-man comedy band based in Los Angeles, CA, got a standing ovation on...

Black Alumni Social at Four Seasons Sports

After the Black Alumni Variety Show, join us for bowling, music and good vibes at Four Seasons.

Saturday, October 8

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 Homecoming 2022

Make plans to come home to NIU and enjoy the 115th Homecoming festivities! We have the oldest homecoming in the state and one of the oldest in the country,...

DeKalb Fall Back Alley Market

Boho-inspired market with peddlers, makers, bakers and more.

Rededication of the NPHC Yard

Join Huskies for the rededication of the NPHC Yard. Ceremony will begin at 9 a.m.

Victor E outside Altgeld Hall

The Second Annual NIU Homecoming Brunch, hosted by the NIU Alumni Association and NIU Foundation, will take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Oct. 8...

Asian American Resource Center: Alumni Open House & Tour

Join fellow alumni at the Asian American Resource Center for an open house and tour. RSVP: https://niu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25jo4AWLZHzKXxI

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...

NIU Law Alumni Council Fall Meeting

The NIU College of Law Alumni Council will hold its annual fall meeting.