Holmes Student Center

This expansive 16-story structure at the heart of the DeKalb campus, contains the university bookstore, a full-service hotel, various dining facilities and meeting spaces and Ellington’s, a student-run restaurant experience. 

600 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Place Type

On Campus



Upcoming Events

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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...

9/28, 9:30 AM
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.

9/28, 12 PM
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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...

9/28, 1 PM
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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....

9/28, 1 PM

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Holmes Student Center

Holmes Student Center posted a photo 3/2/2021


Kirk left a positive review 3/4/2020

Dr. Franz gave a very informative presentation that was eerily relative to some of the issues we see in America today. The insight presented on how a democratic process can relieve the population of their democratic rights, effectively tearing down the legal structures that protect a population from individuals that have nefarious power hungry intents, should sound an alarm in all democratic minded individuals in the population. It screams to the importance of citizens taking part in electing your government officials before they are left shaking their fists in the streets trying to win back their freedoms in futility.

The data simply proves that you can vote yourself out of freedom and that the only way to earn it back is through the violence of civil war.


Liz posted a photo 3/5/2020

Photo of hours for early voting at HSC Photo of hours for early voting at HSC


Damsith left a positive review 2/16/2020

I felt that workshop went too fast


Janie posted a photo 2/10/2020


Bradley left a positive review 11/5/2019

I had a great time at the diveristy ball! It was nice to meet university leaders and network with people who all come from a unique background. I look forward to this becoming a regular event on campus and having as many students as we can come to this annual event.

Melissa Taylor

Melissa Taylor left a positive review 11/5/2019

I liked it! I just wish that more marketing happened and that more organizations were invloved with getting the ball started.


Sandra posted a photo 10/31/2019


Sandra posted a photo 10/31/2019


Sandra posted a photo 10/31/2019