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Detroit, anyone? Student fan bus tickets go on sale Monday

November 28, 2014
Drew Hare

Drew Hare

Thanks to the generosity of the Student Association (SA), the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management and Intercollegiate Athletics, Northern Illinois University will host a student fan bus package for the MAC Championship football game.

Cheer on the NIU Huskies football team Friday, Dec. 5, at Ford Field in Detroit.

A limited number of student fan bus packages will be available for purchase beginning at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1. Student fan bus package sales close at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, if they do not sell 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 Ford Field and a return trip to DeKalb
  • Friday evening dinner
  • One NIU student MAC football game ticket

Check-in for the student fan bus package will occur in the Convocation Center in Entrance 5 at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5. If needed, parking is available in lot C3 (north of the Convocation Center). There will be one stop for lunch (at the student’s expense); dinner will be provided in Detroit at Rub BBQ Pub.

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

Buses will leave Ford Field immediately following the game.

Student fan bus packages are non-transferable and non-refundable. No exceptions. Only NIU students in good judicial standing will be allowed to participate in the student fan bus package. The name on the purchased ticket must match the OneCard presented at check-in.

For more information, call (815) 753-1421.