Events

September 26 - October 25, 2021

Sunday, September 26

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Badger Invitational

Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Badger Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15349

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis at Indiana

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis at Indiana https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15443

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs ITA Midwest Regionals

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs ITA Midwest Regionals https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15494

rock climbing

Climbing? Climb on! Head west till you reach the big ‘ol Miss and spend the day out doors rock climbing with Outdoor Adventures along its bluffs. Enjoy the...

DeKalb Corn Classic 10K & 5K

​Beginning and ending in Downtown DeKalb, the route will take runners through historical neighborhoods, along the Kishwaukee River via Prairie Park, through...

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Bowling Green

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Bowling Green Streaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOlijB-R66Y&feature=youtu.be ...

Student Government Association Senate Meeting

The SGA Senate will meet Sunday, August 29th at 5 pm in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Future meetings will be announced following this one....

Monday, September 27

Homecoming Dress Up Day: Monochromatic Day

Dress in all one color, the brighter the better. Take a photo and share it on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, tagging it with #HuskiePride and...

A white coffee mug with coffee inside showing a Huskie paw print.

The Huskie Conversation Café Podcast is BACK for a third season! Join Social Justice Education for Conversations That Matter about Trevor Noah’s Born a...

Virtual Event
Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

Huskie Stars Homecoming

Join us for our 114th Homecoming as we celebrate Huskie Stars, Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Many events are planned including a brunch hosted by the NIU...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Badger Invitational

Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Badger Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15349

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Johnie Imes Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Johnie Imes Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15367

Trivia Scavenger Hunt

Engage with the community, explore the town of DeKalb and NIU. If you’re on a quest for more adventures, or enjoy solving riddles, this is your jam! ...

Homecoming Social Media Competition

Get excited and ready for Homecoming by participating in CAB's week-long social media event!

8 AM
Virtual Event
Campus

Monday, September 27, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Congratulations on your admissions. Do you know what you need...

You’ve been admitted as an International Graduate Student, now what’s next?

Congratulations on your admissions. Do you know what you need to submit to move forward? Join The Graduate School staff as well as the Director of...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Genesis Technologies Barsema Hall Meet and Greet Table

Genesis Technologies will host a Meet and Greet table in the Barsema Hall atrium. They will be recruiting students interested in pursuing sales careers.

Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

Homecoming Royalty Court Elections 2021

Make sure to cast your vote on how you think should represent NIU on the Homecoming Royalty Court for 2021. Link goes live on Wednesday, September 29th,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Managing Remotely

This training is for supervisors who were unable to attend the “Working Remotely” presentation during Spring 2020. In this training we will discuss ways to...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Homeschool Geology

Sign your student up to find out why geology rocks! Students will have the opportunity to explore our gully and look for cool rocks. This program is best for...

Developing a Great LinkedIn Profile

Creating a LinkedIn profile that communicates your unique skills, accomplishments, and experiences will catch the attention of your connections and...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Cataloguing Culture: Documentation, Colonialism, and Repair

Cataloguing Culture: Documentation, Colonialism, and Repair Dr. Hannah Turner Zoom registration link:...

4:30 PM
Virtual Event
General Meeting - Black Male Initiative

This will be a general meeting for the members of Black Male Initiative which will meet every Monday of the Fall 2021 semester.

Homecoming Safety

As NIU celebrates Homecoming , student safety is a top priority for the campus and DeKalb communities. Learn about how to be safe during homecoming.

Digital Marketing and Professional Sales Talent Night

The NIU Marketing Department presents the Digital Marketing and Professional Sales Talent Night. This annual event hosts more than 30 firms looking to...

Marketing Student Advisory Board (MSAB) Meeting

Regular meetings of the Marketing Student Advisory Board. Marketing majors are encouraged to attend.

5 PM
Virtual Event
Banderas y Color

Painting flags, hosted by Latino Student Alliance.

Abigail Stoner, Graduate Harp Recital

Also available on Live Webcast! https://www.niu.edu/music/performances/index.shtml

Study with NPHC

The National Pan-Hellenic Council will be in Memorial Library from 7p-10p studying and doing homework. Come join us for this academic event.

Tuesday, September 28

Homecoming Dress Up Day: Character Day

Dress up as your favorite movie or TV show character Take a photo and share it on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, tagging it with #HuskiePride and...

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

Mindfulness Drop-in Group

Whether you're new to mindfulness or have practiced mindfulness for years, we'll have opportunities for you to practice in a supportive and fun environment....

Huskie Stars Homecoming

Join us for our 114th Homecoming as we celebrate Huskie Stars, Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Many events are planned including a brunch hosted by the NIU...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
National Voter Registration Day: Voter Registration Tables

Huskies Vote. Learn more about voting by visiting niu.edu/huskies-vote. Fellow Huskies will be hosting tables around campus to help you register to vote....

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Johnie Imes Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf at Johnie Imes Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15367

Trivia Scavenger Hunt

Engage with the community, explore the town of DeKalb and NIU. If you’re on a quest for more adventures, or enjoy solving riddles, this is your jam! ...

Homecoming Social Media Competition

Get excited and ready for Homecoming by participating in CAB's week-long social media event!

8 AM
Virtual Event
Students on campus

Congratulations on your admissions as an undergraduate international student! Do you know what you need to submit to move forward? Join the Director of...

9 AM
Virtual Event
purple ribbon

Stop by our table to support survivors. You can write affirmations and pick up purple ribbons to show your support throughout the month.

Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

LLI: In the Beginning: 1853 to 1941

From 1639 to 1853, the Japanese expelled most foreigners and allowed only specially licensed ships from Holland and China to trade cargo. In 1853, Commodore...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

Engineering Job & Internship Fair

Our job fairs are exclusively for NIU's engineering technology and engineering students to give our students access to the top companies, and so employers...

Teaching Tuesdays

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Rubrics can help you grade more objectively, save grading...

11 AM
Virtual Event
COE Tailgate Tuesday

Kick off NIU’s Homecoming week at the College of Education Tailgate event! Huskie mascot Mission will be stopping by to celebrate with us! You can look...

Dissertation Defense - Stanford Oglesby

"A Qualitative Evaluation of a Pre-College Summer Program: The Research Apprentice Program." Dr. Xiaodan Hu

11 AM
Virtual Event
Plant Restoration Project

Help restore the shoreline of the East Lagoon along with Dr. Holly Jones and her inaugural Restoration Ecology course. Plants and supplies are provided.

Homecoming Royalty Court Elections 2021

Make sure to cast your vote on how you think should represent NIU on the Homecoming Royalty Court for 2021. Link goes live on Wednesday, September 29th,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Certainty in Uncertain Times

As we move through “uncertain” and “unprecedented” times the “new normal” may feel as if it eludes us. This presentation is intended to be a discussion...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Campus

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM **ONLINE** This 50-minute workshop will provide practical...

LLI: Notables

Since our beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty, in our Notables series. We're continuing that tradition this fall but...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Annual Passport Kermes

We, the Womyn of Alpha Sigma Omega LSI co hosting with Kappa Pi Beta Fraternity Inc. would like to invite you to our Annual Passport Kermes on Tuesday...

Homeschool Osteology

Make no bones about it, this hands-on osteology program is sure to interest your inner CSI agent. You'll have the opportunity to closely examine and explore...

Search for Your Future: Finding Internship & Job Openings

Interested in putting your skills and academic preparation to work? Learn the basics of the internship and job search process. This workshop focuses on how...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Bike Service at 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,...

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...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Job Searching: What Skills to Emphasize in Order to Get Noticed

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** What are the most in demand skills in today’s job...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Fulbright Teacher Exchange Encounter

Meet and greet with Faculty, Staff and Students. Hosted by Fulbright Teacher Exchange Grant.

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Western Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball at Western Michigan Streaming Video: https://wmubroncos.com/showcase?Live=110 ...

Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez: Self Preservation for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and First-Generation Students at  White Serving Institutions

As the first in your family to attend college, you’ll run into many unknowns. Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez explores topics relevant to you and most...

Progress Pride Flag

Back by popular demand! On Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will host its second LGBTQ+ Alumni and Friends social virtually...

6:30 PM
Virtual Event
14th Annual Kermes

Food, Fun, Games, hosted by Alpha Sigma Omega and Kappa Pi Beta.

Finance Investment Intro

Students from accross the campus can come and learn about finance and the stock market

Wednesday, September 29

Homecoming Dress Up Day: Wacky Day

Mismatch your clothes, go all crazy on your hair and dress like you just don't care! Take a photo and share it on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, tagging...

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

Huskie Stars Homecoming

Join us for our 114th Homecoming as we celebrate Huskie Stars, Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Many events are planned including a brunch hosted by the NIU...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Trivia Scavenger Hunt

Engage with the community, explore the town of DeKalb and NIU. If you’re on a quest for more adventures, or enjoy solving riddles, this is your jam! ...

Homecoming Social Media Competition

Get excited and ready for Homecoming by participating in CAB's week-long social media event!

8 AM
Virtual Event
Office of Innovation

The NIU Office of Innovation invites students, faculty and community members to join us in the 71 North Partnership Studio in the Founders Memorial Library...

International Admissions Virtual Chat Sessions

Join the Division of International Affairs and International Admissions Office staff for bi-weekly chats. Attend a chat to ask your questions about the...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Negotiation Skills for Nonprofit Leaders – Part 2: Hands-on exercises

This webinar is part of the 2021-22 Nonprofit Webinar Series hosted by the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and will be presented by Bethany Cockburn,...

Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

LLI: Musical Duos

You may feel like singing along as this class features classic musical duos...from pop to opera. Selections may include the Carpenters’ “We've Only Just...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

29th Annual Study Abroad Fair

Join us for the 29th Annual Study Abroad Fair! This is your chance to learn all about the international academic opportunities available to NIU students. You...

Career Help Desk at Founders Memorial Library

Not sure how to start your career planning? Need to find information about resume writing, LinkedIn, interviewing, or how to choose a career path? Stop by...

Food on shelf

Fall 2021 Hours of Operation Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, 5–7 p.m. Open Aug. 18 – Dec 16, 2021 If you can’t get to the pantry during regular...

Crimson Days: The Early Story of NIU exhibit

Crimson Days: The Early History of NIU details and commemorates the founding of NIU in 1895. The exhibit runs March 17 - Dec. 5. Come see the exhibit in the...

Homecoming Royalty Court Elections 2021

Make sure to cast your vote on how you think should represent NIU on the Homecoming Royalty Court for 2021. Link goes live on Wednesday, September 29th,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Paint Your Paw

Paint a customized paw print on canvas.

**ONLINE** Increase Access, Decrease Costs: Finding Low- or No-Cost Materials for your Course

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM What's a ZTC course? Your students want it and you can...

LLI: Looking Back - Moving Forward

A series of talks by a variety of DeKalb County leaders will inform us of changes and adaptions made necessary by the 2020 pandemic to keep DeKalb County...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** Using LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Preventing Cheating During Online Exams

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM This comprehensive training webinar delivered by Respondus...

Marketing Yourself: Showcasing Your Skills for Employers (formerly – Resume Writing)

Whether you need to prepare your first résumé or want to brush up on your résumé writing skills, during this workshop participants will review writing tips...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Huskie Link Overview

Come join Alex Pitner as he does an overview on how to navigate and use Huskie Link. You can also take some time to get some of your questions answered about...

2:30 PM
Virtual Event
Social Justice Education Office Hours: J Pappas

Have an informal Conversation That Matters with Social Justice Education during our new office hours! During these open office hours, you can chat with a...

Intuitive Eating Workshop

Take back your joy of eating and learn strategies to heal your relationship with food and your body. An NIU nutrition graduate student will guide you through...

Weeding Wednesdays

We welcome students, faculty/staff, and community members to volunteer to help out and work in the Gardens. Volunteering and participating in service...

getting into canoe at East Lagoon

We're offering on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays throughout the fall semester starting Sept. 1. It's an easy process — select which...

Professionalism Workshop

Career Fair Prep, Resume Workshop, Elevator Speech. Hosted by Supporting Opportunities for Latinos.

Using LinkedIn Every Day

You are happy with your LinkedIn profile, now what? Learn the 5 tasks you should do on LinkedIn every day to take advantage of this amazing platform for...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Guest Speaker: Julissa Arce

Julissa is a national best-selling author, speaker, social justice advocate and former wall street executive. Join us for an open discussion with Julissa...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Heide Fehrenbach, Board of Trustees Professor, NIU History Department

A panel discussion with artists Yolanda del Amo and Eddie A. López. Heide Fehrenbach, Board of Trustees Professor, NIU History Department will moderate a...

5 PM
Virtual Event
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...

5 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Autism Caregiver Group Visits Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association

Come join the Autism Caregiver Group at Hopkins Park to meet Dawn Schaefer, the Executive Director of the Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association (KSRA),...

OM&IS Meet the Firm Night

Open to all OM&IS students within the NIU College of Business (both undergraduate and graduate students). At Meet the Firm Night, students will get to know...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Late Night Movie

Join us for a movie showing of "Hairspray" (2007) in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium!

Thursday, September 30

Homecoming Dress Up Day: Decades Day

Freshmen dress in 90's attire, Sophomores in 80's attire, Juniors in 70's attire, Seniors in 60's attire, and Graduate Students and Law students in 50's...

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

Huskie Stars Homecoming

Join us for our 114th Homecoming as we celebrate Huskie Stars, Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Many events are planned including a brunch hosted by the NIU...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Trivia Scavenger Hunt

Engage with the community, explore the town of DeKalb and NIU. If you’re on a quest for more adventures, or enjoy solving riddles, this is your jam! ...

Homecoming Social Media Competition

Get excited and ready for Homecoming by participating in CAB's week-long social media event!

8 AM
Virtual Event
Office of Innovation

The NIU Office of Innovation invites students, faculty and community members to join us in the 71 North Partnership Studio in the Founders Memorial Library...

Send Silence Packing

Visit the exhibit to learn more about mental health resources and support in our community for yourself or someone you love. You can connect with mental...

purple ribbon

Stop by our table to support survivors. You can write affirmations and pick up purple ribbons to show your support throughout the month.

Graybar Meet & Greet Table

Graybar will host will host an information table in Barsema Hall to discuss internship and full-time opportunities.

High School Counselors' Engineering Open House

High School Counselors, this event is for you! Join us to learn about the CEET, and discuss your questions about classes, articulation, admissions, and...

Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

LLI: Magma Cum Loudly - The World's Most Wondrous Hot Spots

Beautiful yet foreboding, often quite deadly, the world's volcanoes have fashioned compelling landscapes, mythical legends, and scientific wonder. In this...

10 AM
Virtual Event
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...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Crimson Days: The Early Story of NIU exhibit

Crimson Days: The Early History of NIU details and commemorates the founding of NIU in 1895. The exhibit runs March 17 - Dec. 5. Come see the exhibit in the...

Homecoming Royalty Court Elections 2021

Make sure to cast your vote on how you think should represent NIU on the Homecoming Royalty Court for 2021. Link goes live on Wednesday, September 29th,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Law ACS: Supreme Court Preview Panel

American Constitution Society: ACS is hosting a hybrid Supreme Court preview panel on Thursday, September 30 from noon-1:00 p.m. in Room 186 and on Zoom....

Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

Love Labyrinth: Navigating Relationships

Love Labyrinth: Navigating Relationships workshop will help people understand the signs of emotional abuse and the controlling and threatening behavior...

Love Labyrinth: Navigating Relationships

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Location: Holmes Student Center - University Suite Love...

LLI: She Painted That?

“There are good artists who have children. Of course, there are. They are called men.” Artist Tracey Emin shared these words in a 2014 interview. Our...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** GTA Training: Mental Health Resources: Importance of Being Well

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM NIU has several resources to support your and your students'...

**ONLINE** Technology Thursday: Using the Blackboard Ultra Gradebook

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Using the new Gradebook in your Blackboard Ultra Course will...

CODE 4

This workshop aims to immerse dedicated individuals with the lifelong dedication necessary for social justice work. Registration required. Honors students...

Honors CODE 4 workshop-Engaging Systems of Oppressions

This workshop aims to immerse dedicated individuals with the lifelong dedication necessary for social justice work. Registration required. Honors students...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney

Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney, Assistant Professor at Kent State University will give a seminar entitled "Exploring adaptive evolution through the lens of modern...

Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Seminar

Dr. Sangeet Lamichhaney, Professor, Kent State University will give a seminar entitled " TBD."

Purush Damodaran

Dr. Purush Damodaran, Interim Associate Vice President for International Affairs, holds open office hours for students every Thursday, from 3:30-4:30 PM in...

Finance Meet the Firm

Meet the Firm is a NIU career fair designed specifically for students looking for finance roles and internships. For finance students, this is a fantastic...

4 PM
Virtual Event
How to Create (or Rework) Your Resume to Get the Attention of a Hiring Manager

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** Today’s job market is tight, so you need to...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Paint Your Paw

Paint a customized paw print on canvas.

Food on shelf

Fall 2021 Hours of Operation Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, 5–7 p.m. Open Aug. 18 – Dec 16, 2021 If you can’t get to the pantry during regular...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

Keynote speakers facilitated by Karla Findley (NIU M.A. Anthropology, 2017) with members of the Burmese Karen refugee community of Aurora who will share...

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Central Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer at Central Michigan https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15315

"The Limits of Human Rights Education in Myanmar Universities: International Norms and Local Discourse"

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies invite you to join a virtual lecture with Jonathan Liljeblad of Australia National University's College of Law. He...

7 PM
Virtual Event
Breaking Barriers Logo

First meeting of the semester for first-generation students. Come enjoy free food with other first-gen students to learn how Breaking Barriers can support...

CSEAS Fall Lecture Series: Jonathan Liljeblad

Jonathan Liljeblad College of Law Australian National University Title: "The Limit of Human Rights Education in Myanmar Universities: International Norms...

7 PM
Virtual Event

Friday, October 1

Homecoming Dress Up Day: Spirit Day

Go all out and wear as much red and black as possible. Take a photo and share it on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, tagging it with #HuskiePride and...

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

Monday Trivia Madness

Come out for a night full of fun bingo games and awesome free prizes!

Huskie Stars Homecoming

Join us for our 114th Homecoming as we celebrate Huskie Stars, Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Many events are planned including a brunch hosted by the NIU...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Women's Cross Country at Joe Piane Invitational

Northern Illinois University Women's Cross Country at Joe Piane Invitational https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15362

Trivia Scavenger Hunt

Engage with the community, explore the town of DeKalb and NIU. If you’re on a quest for more adventures, or enjoy solving riddles, this is your jam! ...

Homecoming Social Media Competition

Get excited and ready for Homecoming by participating in CAB's week-long social media event!

8 AM
Virtual Event
Image of Beth Lanza

Friday, October 1, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM For many faculty, speaking is a core element of teaching. With...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Community College Advisors' Engineering Open House

Community College Advisors, this event is for you! Join us to learn about the CEET, and discuss your questions about classes, articulation, admissions, and...

Conversation with the Provost

Executive Vice President and Provost Ingram invites you to join her for an open conversation with fellow Huskies. Please feel free to drop by for a few...

2021 NIU Alumni Association Awards

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

Crimson Days: The Early Story of NIU exhibit

Crimson Days: The Early History of NIU details and commemorates the founding of NIU in 1895. The exhibit runs March 17 - Dec. 5. Come see the exhibit in the...

FAIS: “Resume & Interview Pro-Tips Seminar”

The Federal Agency Interest Society will be hosting a “Resume & Interview Pro-Tips Seminar” with guest Panelists FBI Data Analyst Madisen Frye and Chief...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Homecoming Royalty Court Elections 2021

Make sure to cast your vote on how you think should represent NIU on the Homecoming Royalty Court for 2021. Link goes live on Wednesday, September 29th,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

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...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

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 college.

2 PM
Virtual Event
Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Lecture

Dr. Paul Delamater, Professor, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill will give a lecture entitled "Using Mobility Data to Identify...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Seminar

Dr. Nicholas Schmerr, Professor, University of Maryland will give a seminar entitled "Updates from the InSight Mission to Mars."

3 PM
Virtual Event
Richard A. Flournory Homecoming Inclusion Reception

Join us in honoring and celebrating this year's Richard A. Flournory Engagement Award recipients on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Ellington's in...

Free Fitness Friday - Rec Group Fitness

Join us every Friday for a Free Group Fitness class! Sign-up online to attend! go.niu.edu/GroupFit 8/27/2021 - Danceworks9/3/2021 - Strong and...

CAB Logo

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

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Eastern Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Eastern Michigan https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15290

"Kernel of Sanity" - presented by NIU School of Theatre and Dance

by Kermit Frazier On his way out to Los Angeles, Roger, a young black actor, stops in a Midwest town to visit Frank, an older white actor that once starred...

A Night at Holmes

What could be better than "A Night at Holmes"? Come to the Holmes Student Center for a full night of fun, music, games, and prizes! Grab a friend or fly...

A Night at Holmes

What could be better than "A Night at Holmes"? Come to the Holmes Student Center for a full night of fun, music, games, and prizes! Grab a friend or fly...

campfire at west lagoon

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 and...

D9 & Park! NIU’s Top 9

This will be an on campus late night party hosted by NPHC. The theme is 106 & Park 2000s era. Come with your best early 2000s outfit. We will be hosting a...

Saturday, October 2

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

Huskie Stars Homecoming

Join us for our 114th Homecoming as we celebrate Huskie Stars, Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Many events are planned including a brunch hosted by the NIU...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Rich Harvest Intercollegiate

Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Rich Harvest Intercollegiate https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15350

A Worthy Calling: 125+ Years of Preparing Teachers Exhibit

The NIU College of Education invites everyone to walk through our Milan Township One-Room Schoolhouse (located east of the football stadium) to see the...

Homecoming Brunch hosted by the NIU Foundation and NIU Alumni Association

Be a part of a fun new tradition! Join NIU mascot Mission while enjoying brunch in front of historic and picturesque Altgeld Hall on College Ave. The brunch...

STEAM Studio Saturday: BioBlitz: Become a Citizen Scientist

On your mark, get set, BioBlitz! Become a citizen scientist as we observe, find and record as many species as possible exploring the NIU east lagoon. Talk to...

NIUAA Homecoming Tent in 'The Yard'

On Saturday, Oct. 2, from 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., the NIU Alumni Association is providing a true family atmosphere within the NIUAA Homecoming Tent in 'The...

The Yard - FREE Music, Food, Football & Fun!

Everyone's Invited Out to The Yard. THE YARD at Huskie Stadium is THE place to be for all Huskie fans prior to every NIU football home game this fall. ...

NIU Law Tailgating with the Deans

Calling all NIU Law alumni, students, and faculty/staff to join us for Tailgating with the Deans at the law school. Free Tailgate Brunch and drinks will be...

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Western Michigan

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Western Michigan https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15336

Crimson Days: The Early Story of NIU exhibit

Crimson Days: The Early History of NIU details and commemorates the founding of NIU in 1895. The exhibit runs March 17 - Dec. 5. Come see the exhibit in the...

Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

NIU Varsity Valorant Match

Come watch and support your Huskies as they compete in the first-ever Valorant season for the Esports Collegiate Conference! Games will be at 1 pm every...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Football vs Eastern Michigan - 114th Homecoming

Northern Illinois University Football vs Eastern Michigan - 114th Homecoming TV: ESPN+ Streaming Audio:...

STEAM Studio Saturday: Make Your Own Weather Instrument

Make your own weather instrument and test it out! At this two-hour event, you’ll spend time in an indoor classroom learning about weather and how it impacts...

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Eastern Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Volleyball vs Eastern Michigan Streaming Video: http://niuhuskies.com/showcase?Live=5760 ...

Amanda Perez, Viola Recital

Also available on Live Webcast! https://www.niu.edu/music/performances/index.shtml

Lip Sync Competition

The Men of Phi Rho Eta Fraternity, Inc. Zeta Chapter brings you our annual Lip Sync Competition. It is guaranteed to be an event this semester that you...

"Kernel of Sanity" - presented by NIU School of Theatre and Dance

by Kermit Frazier On his way out to Los Angeles, Roger, a young black actor, stops in a Midwest town to visit Frank, an older white actor that once starred...

Black Alumni The Return: Homecoming Party

Black Almuni Association Homecoming Party

Sunday, October 3

Huskie Lights: Lighting the HSC Red for Homecoming

The Holmes Student Center will be lit up red all week in celebration of Homecoming.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Rich Harvest Intercollegiate

Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Rich Harvest Intercollegiate https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=15350

canoeing and biking

Here is an opportunity to experience a local river. Spend the day canoeing down the Fox River from South Elgin to St. Charles for a 7.5-mile paddle - you can...

"Kernel of Sanity" - presented by NIU School of Theatre and Dance

by Kermit Frazier On his way out to Los Angeles, Roger, a young black actor, stops in a Midwest town to visit Frank, an older white actor that once starred...

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer vs Eastern Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer vs Eastern Michigan Streaming Video: http://niuhuskies.com/showcase?Live=5754 ...

Student Government Association Senate Meeting

The SGA Senate will meet Sunday, August 29th at 5 pm in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Future meetings will be announced following this one....

Monday, October 4

Ethics Annual Online training and Information Security Awareness Training

Employee mandatory annual Ethics training and annual Information Security Awareness Training will be open from 10/4-11/5/21. The trainings will be online...

12 AM
Virtual Event
A white coffee mug with coffee inside showing a Huskie paw print.

The Huskie Conversation Café Podcast is BACK for a third season! Join Social Justice Education for Conversations That Matter about Trevor Noah’s Born a...

Virtual Event
National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

Mission in library

Students may choose to enroll in a University Honors course through an In-Course Contract (ICC) when there is neither an available Honors course nor a...

10:30 AM
Virtual Event
Honors In-Course Contract Workshops

Students may choose to enroll in a University Honors course through an In-Course Contract (ICC) when there is neither an available Honors course nor a...

Students learn about Creative Writing Club

Discover all that English has to offer at this event for majors, minors, or the curious! Learn more about creative and professional writing, internships,...

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 college.

1 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 college.

1 PM
Virtual Event
“Born a Crime”: Experiences of Race, Meanings of Race-Mixing in Comparative Perspective

Join us for a discussion led by Heide Fehrenbach, NIU Board of Trustees Professor and Distinguished Professor of History, about the meanings and experiences...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Positively NIU: Making Every Interaction Count (Customer Service)

All NIU faculty and staff play a critical role in teaching, mentoring, and caring for our students and colleagues. Balancing this focus on “high touch”...

2 PM
Virtual Event
General Meeting - Black Male Initiative

This will be a general meeting for the members of Black Male Initiative which will meet every Monday of the Fall 2021 semester.

SCEC Information Meeting

Student Council for Exceptional Children, NIU's Student Disability Awareness Group will have their first information meeting of the 2021-22 school year. All...

4:30 PM
Virtual Event
CertWise™ Essentials of Project Management Course

Project management is a critical skill for team members and leaders in all industries and professions. Regardless of your position, the ability to manage...

ski and snowboarder in Colorado

Outdoor Adventures will be heading to Winter Park, Colorado in December. Come to the information meeting to learn what is included and more details about our...

Tuesday, October 5

Ethics Annual Online training and Information Security Awareness Training

Employee mandatory annual Ethics training and annual Information Security Awareness Training will be open from 10/4-11/5/21. The trainings will be online...

12 AM
Virtual Event
Mindfulness Drop-in Group

Whether you're new to mindfulness or have practiced mindfulness for years, we'll have opportunities for you to practice in a supportive and fun environment....

National Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Exhibit

A virtual exhibit celebrating Latinx Huskies curated by the University Libraries, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American...

Virtual Event
Active Bystander Workshop

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Location: Zoom The Active Bystander Workshop encourages Huskies...

Echo Global Logistics Meet & Greet Table

Echo Global Logistics will host an information table in the Barsema Hall atrium to discuss internship and job opportunities.

Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

LLI: In the Beginning: 1853 to 1941

From 1639 to 1853, the Japanese expelled most foreigners and allowed only specially licensed ships from Holland and China to trade cargo. In 1853, Commodore...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

Confused?  Career Clusters Can Help

This is not your typical “What Can I Do with My Major?” workshop. Instead, ask yourself: What are you interested in? What are you passionate about? What do...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Department of Anthropology Virtual Graduate Colloquium - Lecture

Dr. Damani Partridge, Professor, University of Michigan will give a lecture entitled "Making Noncitizen Claims: Black Particularity Becoming Universal"...

12:30 PM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** Using LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Preventing Cheating During Online Exams

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM This comprehensive training webinar delivered by Respondus staff....

Campus

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM **ONLINE** This 50-minute workshop will detail how to disclose...

LLI: Notables

Since our beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty, in our Notables series. We're continuing that tradition this fall but...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Tina Ballard

"An Investigation of Reading and Task Demands for Introductory Biology Courses for STEM Majors at Community Colleges in a Midwestern State: A Multicase...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Introductory Commercial Card Training

Required training session for cardholders, transaction approvers and proxies who wish to participate in the Commercial Card Program at NIU. Please email...

2:30 PM
Virtual Event
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...

2:30 PM
Virtual Event
Bike Service at 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,...

How to Give Your Resume or LinkedIn Profile a Boost with Metrics

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** Does your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile...

First Impressions Count Networking Night

During the First Impressions Count Networking Night, students will have the opportunity to practice communication and interpersonal skills in a virtual...

5:30 PM
Virtual Event
CertWise™ Essentials of Project Management Course

Project management is a critical skill for team members and leaders in all industries and professions. Regardless of your position, the ability to manage...