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Hop on the bus, Gus: SA plans trip to Northwestern football game

September 1, 2014
Akeem Daniels

Akeem Daniels


The NIU Student Association is hosting a student fan bus package for the NIU v. Northwestern University football game. Cheer on the NIU Huskies by traveling to Ryan Field in Evanston for the second game of the season.

A limited number of discounted student tickets will be available for purchase beginning at noon Tuesday, Sept. 2. Ticket sales close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, unless sold out before then. Student fan bus packages will be available at

NIU student fan bus tickets are $20.

The fan bus package includes:

  • Coach bus travel to Ryan Field and a return trip to DeKalb
  • One NIU student football game ticket

Check-in for the student fan bus package takes place in lot C3 (north of the Convocation Center) at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. Bring an NIU OneCard.

Students will not be permitted to bring any liquids onto the bus, and bags will be searched.

Buses will leave Ryan Field immediately following the game.

Student fan bus package tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. No exceptions. Only NIU students in good academic and judicial standing will be allowed to participate in the student fan bus package.

The trip is sponsored by the SA, the Interfraternity Council and Intercollegiate Athletics.  For more information, call (815) 753-1421.