Virtual Resource Fair - First-year Success Series

Our First-year Success Series will kick off its first event for Fall 2020 by offering a virtual resource fair available to all new students to attend. Learn more about all the resources NIU has to offer to ensure you are set up for success as a new Huskie!

A list of what resources that will be in attendance will be shared prior to the event.

Dial-In Information

  • Navigate to Events | Career Fairs | NIU Virtual Campus Resource Fair | Attend
  • Set your Status to Online
  • Go to the Employer tab and search and filter to find campus resources of interest.
  • To join a 1-on-1 chat click on Join Queue. The campus resources you are waiting for will show up under Upcoming Chats along with estimated wait times.
  • When it’s your turn to video chat with a campus resource, you will see an alert pop up on the screen. Click on the alert to see instructions on how to video chat with the campus resource.
  • When you are done with your video chat, click End Chat, and you can write notes and use it for follow up after the fair.
  • When joining a chat, instead of downloading Teams, Zoom, GoToMeeting, etc., select the option to join the meeting online and it will be faster to join.
  • You can stand in three queues at one time.
  • You can also join group video chats by clicking on Group Chat. If you are in a group video chat, campus
  • Resources can still contact you for 1-on-1 video chats.
  • If you need to step away for a short break, set your Status to Busy.
  • If you need to leave the fair, set your Status to Offline. You will be removed from any queues that you are currently in.
  • When the fair is over, you can access your notes, the representative’s name and email, and use this information for thank you notes or other follow up.
  • Enjoy the fair!

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Virtual Event
Event Type

Fairs and Expos

Target Audience




Orientation and First Year Programs


Contact Name

Melanie Griegoliet

Contact Email or Phone

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