Events

June 25 - July 24, 2022

Saturday, June 25

cave with day cave text

Let’s get down and dirty! Explore the caves and enjoy the wonders of the park located in the Raccoon Creek Valley of Iowa, two hours west of Sycamore. Beyond...

Sunday, June 26

Creative Media STEAM Camp

Over the course of the week, you’ll transform a piece of creative writing into a new form of media. Start the week by creating or modifying a story (fiction...

Engineering Amusement STEAM Camp

Learn the ups and downs of your favorite amusement park attractions as you gain the engineering insight to construct your own working model roller coaster....

Monday, June 27

Creative Media STEAM Camp

Over the course of the week, you’ll transform a piece of creative writing into a new form of media. Start the week by creating or modifying a story (fiction...

Engineering Amusement STEAM Camp

Learn the ups and downs of your favorite amusement park attractions as you gain the engineering insight to construct your own working model roller coaster....

Period Project Give and Take Days!

The GSRC will be providing free period products as well as accepting donations (packages of unopened pads and tampons). When you stop by, you will be...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Dissertation Defense - Ramanpreet Singh

"Studies of Vector Boson Scattering in the Semileptonic ZV Channel with the CMS Detector at s = 13 TeV." Dr. Vishnu Zutshi and Dr. Michael Eads

Dissertation Defense - Karisa Kuipers

"Promoting Personal and Social Responsibility in Higher Education." Dr. Jenn Jacobs

Blackboard

Monday, June 27, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Many faculty consider live, personal interaction to be the most...

workout class participants dancing

Come join us on Monday nights at the Student Recreation Center from 5-6 p.m. as we dance! In this class we will use dance as exercise. All you have to do is...

Tuesday, June 28

Creative Media STEAM Camp

Over the course of the week, you’ll transform a piece of creative writing into a new form of media. Start the week by creating or modifying a story (fiction...

Engineering Amusement STEAM Camp

Learn the ups and downs of your favorite amusement park attractions as you gain the engineering insight to construct your own working model roller coaster....

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Dissertation Defense - Dezhi Jiang

"Three Essays Examining the Effects of Labor Market Conditions on College Enrollment and Completion." Dr. Virginia Wilcox

NAVIGATE Virtual Learning Session: Supporting Students via Analytics, Predicted Support Level & Intervention Effectiveness

This session is geared toward advisors, faculty and staff who use or want to learn to use Navigate's analytics reporting, "Predicted Support Level" or...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Christine Trendel

"Formal Teacher Evaluation and Self-Determination Theory: The Role of the Principal." Dr. Kelly Summers

12 PM
Virtual Event
image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

Wednesday, June 29

Creative Media STEAM Camp

Over the course of the week, you’ll transform a piece of creative writing into a new form of media. Start the week by creating or modifying a story (fiction...

Engineering Amusement STEAM Camp

Learn the ups and downs of your favorite amusement park attractions as you gain the engineering insight to construct your own working model roller coaster....

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Blackboard

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Location: Online from Blackboard Series Outstanding online...

New Civics and the Impact of Globalization

This workshop explores the ingredients and impact of globalization in our communities and region. Participants will be able to explore the demographic,...

paddlers on the lagoon

We're offering our on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays through the summer. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

group fitness girls

Come join us as we tone our lower body, with an emphasis on glutes and core. This is an exciting, quick way to get in a great workout to help you achieve...

work out class

Join us as we dance our way towards achieving your health and fitness goals! This high energy class will be sure to make you want to come back! In-person...

Thursday, June 30

College of Business IGNITE! Proposals Selected

Through the NIU College of Business IGNITE! program, up to five DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation member companies, local start-ups and/or local...

Virtual Event
Creative Media STEAM Camp

Over the course of the week, you’ll transform a piece of creative writing into a new form of media. Start the week by creating or modifying a story (fiction...

Engineering Amusement STEAM Camp

Learn the ups and downs of your favorite amusement park attractions as you gain the engineering insight to construct your own working model roller coaster....

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

Friday, July 1

Creative Media STEAM Camp

Over the course of the week, you’ll transform a piece of creative writing into a new form of media. Start the week by creating or modifying a story (fiction...

Engineering Amusement STEAM Camp

Learn the ups and downs of your favorite amusement park attractions as you gain the engineering insight to construct your own working model roller coaster....

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Monday, July 4

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

workout class participants dancing

Come join us on Monday nights at the Student Recreation Center from 5-6 p.m. as we dance! In this class we will use dance as exercise. All you have to do is...

Tuesday, July 5

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

Wednesday, July 6

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

paddlers on the lagoon

We're offering our on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays through the summer. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

group fitness girls

Come join us as we tone our lower body, with an emphasis on glutes and core. This is an exciting, quick way to get in a great workout to help you achieve...

work out class

Join us as we dance our way towards achieving your health and fitness goals! This high energy class will be sure to make you want to come back! In-person...

Thursday, July 7

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

**ONLINE** Using LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Preventing Cheating During Online Exams

Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM This comprehensive training webinar delivered by Respondus staff....

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
image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

Friday, July 8

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

A storybook journey featuring “How to Catch a Unicorn.”

Enjoy a children's book by physically experiencing part of the story through the senses. The storybook walks are geared to children ages one through nine....

Sunday, July 10

Health Careers STEAM Camp

Our aging population is increasing the demand for healthcare services. Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to...

Video Game Design with Unity STEAM Camp

Designing video games involves artists, writers and computer programmers, as well as the game designer. Try your hand at designing your own game as you learn...

Monday, July 11

Health Careers STEAM Camp

Our aging population is increasing the demand for healthcare services. Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to...

Video Game Design with Unity STEAM Camp

Designing video games involves artists, writers and computer programmers, as well as the game designer. Try your hand at designing your own game as you learn...

Art and Tech STEAM Camp

Let your creativity shine as you devise artistic masterpieces using technology. You’ll explore abstract art and try out new technology as you paint with the...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

workout class participants dancing

Come join us on Monday nights at the Student Recreation Center from 5-6 p.m. as we dance! In this class we will use dance as exercise. All you have to do is...

Tuesday, July 12

Health Careers STEAM Camp

Our aging population is increasing the demand for healthcare services. Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to...

Video Game Design with Unity STEAM Camp

Designing video games involves artists, writers and computer programmers, as well as the game designer. Try your hand at designing your own game as you learn...

Art and Tech STEAM Camp

Let your creativity shine as you devise artistic masterpieces using technology. You’ll explore abstract art and try out new technology as you paint with the...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

International Graduate Students: Are you prepared for the Fall semester?

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Congratulations on your admissions. You have been admitted and...

Students in class

Congratulations on your admissions. You have been admitted and have requested for your immigration document. Are you prepared to enter the U.S. and start the...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Inclusion in Action, green, blue, yellow, red, orange circles interconnecting

This workshop is a part of the new Inclusion in Action series that aims to support positive and effective working relationships within the workplace and...

11 AM
Virtual Event
It’s Not Just the Little Things: Responding to and Addressing Bias and Microaggressions in the Workplace

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Location: Zoom This workshop is a part of the new Inclusion in...

Blackboard

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Blackboard Ultra Course View is modern and intuitive with...

image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

female yogi on standup paddleboard

Gain experience, learn stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and practice yoga while floating on the board in the pool. SUP is a fun activity that can challenge your...

STEM Café: Food Innovation: Taking a New Product from Start to Finish

The food we eat often takes a complicated path to our table. A new commercial food product requires standardization – it must arrive at your restaurant table...

Wednesday, July 13

Health Careers STEAM Camp

Our aging population is increasing the demand for healthcare services. Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to...

Video Game Design with Unity STEAM Camp

Designing video games involves artists, writers and computer programmers, as well as the game designer. Try your hand at designing your own game as you learn...

Art and Tech STEAM Camp

Let your creativity shine as you devise artistic masterpieces using technology. You’ll explore abstract art and try out new technology as you paint with the...

Period Project Give and Take Days!

The GSRC will be providing free period products as well as accepting donations (packages of unopened pads and tampons). When you stop by, you will be...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

paddlers on the lagoon

We're offering our on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays through the summer. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

group fitness girls

Come join us as we tone our lower body, with an emphasis on glutes and core. This is an exciting, quick way to get in a great workout to help you achieve...

work out class

Join us as we dance our way towards achieving your health and fitness goals! This high energy class will be sure to make you want to come back! In-person...

Thursday, July 14

College of Business IGNITE! Positions Loaded on Huskies Get Hired

Through the NIU College of Business IGNITE! program, up to five DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation member companies, local start-ups and/or local...

Health Careers STEAM Camp

Our aging population is increasing the demand for healthcare services. Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to...

Video Game Design with Unity STEAM Camp

Designing video games involves artists, writers and computer programmers, as well as the game designer. Try your hand at designing your own game as you learn...

Art and Tech STEAM Camp

Let your creativity shine as you devise artistic masterpieces using technology. You’ll explore abstract art and try out new technology as you paint with the...

teal background with 2 pads with pink sequins on them

The GSRC will be providing free period products as well as accepting donations (packages of unopened pads and tampons). When you stop by, you will be...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Victor E. Huskie

Congratulations on your admissions. You have been admitted and have requested for your immigration document. Are you prepared to enter the U.S. and start the...

9 AM
Virtual Event
image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

Friday, July 15

Art and Tech STEAM Camp

Let your creativity shine as you devise artistic masterpieces using technology. You’ll explore abstract art and try out new technology as you paint with the...

Health Careers STEAM Camp

Our aging population is increasing the demand for healthcare services. Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Video Game Design with Unity STEAM Camp

Designing video games involves artists, writers and computer programmers, as well as the game designer. Try your hand at designing your own game as you learn...

Sunday, July 17

Exploring Drones STEAM Camp

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to...

Role Playing Games STEAM Camp

Role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons are a pop culture hit. They’re not just fun – they’re a great way to learn and practice important STEAM skills....

The Science of Food STEAM Camp

You’ll engage in a variety of hands-on scientific inquiry labs as you explore the science behind the foods you consume every day. Investigate the science...

Monday, July 18

Exploring Drones STEAM Camp

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to...

Role Playing Games STEAM Camp

Role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons are a pop culture hit. They’re not just fun – they’re a great way to learn and practice important STEAM skills....

The Science of Food STEAM Camp

You’ll engage in a variety of hands-on scientific inquiry labs as you explore the science behind the foods you consume every day. Investigate the science...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Tuesday, July 19

Exploring Drones STEAM Camp

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to...

Role Playing Games STEAM Camp

Role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons are a pop culture hit. They’re not just fun – they’re a great way to learn and practice important STEAM skills....

The Science of Food STEAM Camp

You’ll engage in a variety of hands-on scientific inquiry labs as you explore the science behind the foods you consume every day. Investigate the science...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

**ONLINE** Using LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Preventing Cheating During Online Exams

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM This comprehensive training webinar delivered by Respondus staff....

Blackboard

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Communication is a critical element of a successful course, and...

image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

female yogi on standup paddleboard

Gain experience, learn stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and practice yoga while floating on the board in the pool. SUP is a fun activity that can challenge your...

Wednesday, July 20

Exploring Drones STEAM Camp

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to...

Role Playing Games STEAM Camp

Role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons are a pop culture hit. They’re not just fun – they’re a great way to learn and practice important STEAM skills....

The Science of Food STEAM Camp

You’ll engage in a variety of hands-on scientific inquiry labs as you explore the science behind the foods you consume every day. Investigate the science...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

Blackboard

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Blackboard Ultra offers instructors a variety of useful options...

10 AM
Virtual Event
paddlers on the lagoon

We're offering our on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays through the summer. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

Thursday, July 21

Exploring Drones STEAM Camp

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to...

Role Playing Games STEAM Camp

Role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons are a pop culture hit. They’re not just fun – they’re a great way to learn and practice important STEAM skills....

The Science of Food STEAM Camp

You’ll engage in a variety of hands-on scientific inquiry labs as you explore the science behind the foods you consume every day. Investigate the science...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

image of hands in gloves pulling weeds with text "volunteer days Tues & Thurs 4-6pm 5/31-8/4"

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season. We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

DeKalb County First Responder Appreciation Pig Roast

The Knights of Columbus Council in DeKalb, Illinois has been honoring our first responders with an annual appreciation event for the past thirty-nine years. ...

Friday, July 22

Exploring Drones STEAM Camp

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to...

Role Playing Games STEAM Camp

Role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons are a pop culture hit. They’re not just fun – they’re a great way to learn and practice important STEAM skills....

The Science of Food STEAM Camp

You’ll engage in a variety of hands-on scientific inquiry labs as you explore the science behind the foods you consume every day. Investigate the science...

University Writing Center's Summer Writing and Research Program

We know that completing your thesis/dissertation/research is a high priority for you. The UWC’s eight-week Summer Writing and Research Program will help you...

A storybook journey featuring “Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash.”

Enjoy a children's book by physically experiencing part of the story through the senses. The storybook walks are geared to children ages one through nine....

Saturday, July 23

Engineering Open House - on campus

You’re invited to attend NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology’s (CEET) Open House. Meet our student organizations and clubs; chat with...

Sunday, July 24

Engineering Careers STEAM Camp

Engineers develop everything from medical devices, such as artificial hearts, to buildings, bridges and self-driving cars. They work in nearly every...

Filmmaking STEAM Camp

Use state-of-the art filmmaking technology to create your own film. In this comprehensive multimedia camp, campers of all experience levels will walk through...

Games and Game Design STEAM Camp

Learn about the career of a game designer while you explore some of your favorite board, card and dice games! You’ll explore game components, including the...

June 25 - July 24, 2022