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FUNctional Fitness Class

A bootcamp, circuit-style class that will incorporate functional fitness movements. You decide how hard you want to push yourself, as all the movements will...

Huskie Paint n' Chill

NIU’s Student Government Association (SGA) is excited to welcome new Huskies campus during Week of Welcome (WOW). Come join them in painting your first...

students paddling the lagoon

An important part of your Week of Welcome (WOW) experience is getting to know our beautiful campus. Explore the most scenic place on campus during this...

Huskies Kick Back Concert

Calling all Huskies! Join us for a fun evening with outdoor field games, wellness activities, cotton candy, foot darts and more! Live music will be provided...

Intramural Sports Fall 1st Quarter Registrations Open

Registration for first quarter Intramurals open. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. Sports included are 12" Softball, Flag Football, 3v3 Basketball, Bag Toss,...

FUNctional Fitness Class

A bootcamp, circuit-style class that will incorporate functional fitness movements. You decide how hard you want to push yourself, as all the movements will...

RHA/CAB Block Party

The Block Party is an annual event offered during Week of Welcome (WOW). Come out and join Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Campus Activities Board (CAB)...

SEE DeKalb: Serve, Engage, and Explore

See your new home as a Huskie and jump in to engaging with our greater community! Grab friends (and meet new ones) on a bus tour of DeKalb, meet nonprofits...

WOW Pool Party

Cool off from the hot weekend with fun and friends at the WOW Pool Party! The first 100 students at the event will get a FREE POOL TOWEL sponsored by PNC...

Welcome Back Blast

Week of Welcome (WOW) is all about making NIU your home away from home. Come out to Welcome Back Blast to play games, meet current students, and have fun....

Welcome Holmes Lighting Ceremony

Celebrate the start of the fall semester during Week of Welcome (WOW) at Holmes Student Center Lighting Ceremony! Head to the MLK Commons to get pumped up...

Welcome Holmes

NIU cannot wait to celebrate your return to campus - Welcome Holmes, Huskies! This Week of Welcome (WOW) event will take over the Holmes Student Center—every...

Involvement Fair

It is important to figure out how you want to get involved on campus early on in your college journey. Week of Welcome (WOW) is the opportune time to figure...

Welcome Tents

Welcome to/ back to campus! Staff and involved students will be in the MLK Commons the first three days of school to help you find classes or resources and...

Welcome Tents

Welcome to/ back to campus! Staff and involved students will be in the MLK Commons the first three days of school to help you find classes or resources and...

Asian American Resource Center (AARC) Open House

The AARC Open House showcases the different programs and activities offered by the Asian American Resource Center and various AAPI student...

OHANA Welcome!

The OHANA program at the AARC was inspired by the strong familial relationships among Asian American communities. For this year’s OHANA Welcome, participants...

Student Job Fair

The Provost's Office and Human Resources are collaborating to host a student job fair for on-campus employment. Several departments are participating in an...

The front lawn and the GSRC Building, a red brick house with large front porch.

Join students, faculty, staff, and friends at our annual open house! Drop in throughout the event to learn more about the center and collaborative partners,...

boats on rack at lagoon

Outdoor Adventures Hourly Lagoon Rentals at the East Lagoon / DeKalb, IL. Get out and enjoy on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays...

roasting smore over fire

Outdoor Adventures S’mores Open House in the Rec Center / DeKalb, IL. Stop by and check out all that Outdoor Adventures has to offer. Hint...it’s a lot!...

Academic Diversity Center Open House Fall 2022

Cohosted with: Asian American Studies Certificate.Center for Black Studies.Center for Burma Studies.Center for Latino and Latin American Studies.Center for...

Center for Black Studies Open House

Come out to learn more about the Center for Black Studies! There will be a photo booth, free food, a Black organization expo, DJ, and more!

kayaks with kayak chicago text

Outdoor Adventures Kayak the Chicago River/Chicago, IL. Paddling on the scenic Chicago River is a whole new way to experience the amazing architecture of...

Org Training Day

Student Organizations are required to complete a variety of training. This will be a full day to complete all of those training requirements for student...

Latin Chill F22

Join us for our annual Latin Chill! Learn about the different Latino/a/x student organizations on campus, other resources and campus partners, with music,...

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A weekly mindfulness skills group Every Monday at 7 p.m. Join us in-person or virtually Mindfulness is a skill that enables your mind and body to be fully...

Involvement Fair

Come out and see our student organizations at NIU. Want to find out more about an organization or find something new this is the place to be!

METAS Informational

inform Mentors and Mentees regarding the academic calendar

Game Night

Learn the history of E-sports and the modern gaming scene then join us for a night of friendly competition!

Sand Volleyball Tournament #2 Registration Opens

Registration for Sand Volleyball Tournament #2 opens. Check IMLeagues for more deatils.

Huskie Fresh: Marinated BBQ Chicken with Sweet Corn Salad

Huskie Fresh is NIU’s meal kit service. We work to create and prepare sustainable, nutritious, flavorful dinners to help with life’s busy schedules. Our meal...

Nutrition Coaching - One-on-One - Early Bird Special

Fall Early Bird Price Drop! Looking to boost energy and mental focus? Need new meal and snack inspiration? Curious if eating in a different way could help...

ice age trail logo

Outdoor Adventures Backpack the Ice Age Trail / WI. Need an escape from your daily routine? This weekend trip is for you! Join us backpacking and exploring...

Light blue background with three white period pads that each have pink sequins on them.

Through the Period Project at NIU, the GSRC will be providing free period products as well as accepting donations. Free products, both pads and tampons, will...

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....

9/6, 4 PM
Virtual Event
Bowling & Billiards

Join us for a fun night bowling ​at Holmes!

Intramural 12" Softball Officials Training

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Flag Football Officials Training

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Open House for the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Join students, faculty, staff, and friends to learn more about the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Drop in to learn about the academic...

Intramural 3v3 Basketball Officials Training

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

ski and snowboarder in Colorado

Outdoor Adventures will be heading to Crested Butte, Colorado in January. Come to the information meeting to learn what is included and more details about...

Intramural 12" Softball Officials Training (Day 2)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Flag Football Officials Training (Day 2)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Campus Meets Community Block Party

Come to the MLK Commons to learn more about the DeKalb community. Local businesses and not-for-profits will be in attendance and handing out giveaways! ...

CODE 1 - Situating The Self Honors Only

Who Am I? This workshop introduces opportunities for participants to explore their own unique cultural identities and the identities of others. Through a...

9/8, 2 PM
Virtual Event
Using LinkedIn Every Day Workshop

Learn the five tasks you should do on LinkedIn every day to take advantage of this amazing platform for your career success. To follow along in the workshop,...

9/8, 4 PM
Virtual Event
Intramural 12" Softball Officials Training (Day 3)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Flag Football Officials Training (Day 3)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

moon

Outdoor Adventures Moonlight Kayak Paddle at the East Lagoon / DeKalb, IL. Join us for a guided moonlight kayak paddle on the East Lagoon. Included in...