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Northern Illinois University alumni are invited to a night out in St. Louis with dinner at Ballpark Village and a Cardinals game on Friday, July 17. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with dinner and an open bar at Budweiser Brew House at Ballpark Village. Then enjoy a great view of the game in section...
Smoke-Free NIU
In compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, Northern Illinois University will become smoke-free Wednesday, July 1, joining more than 700 colleges and universities nationwide with smoke- and/or tobacco-free policies. With the enactment of the new law, smoking will be prohibited on all campus property, defined as property that is owned, leased, occupied or otherwise...
While Sunday, June 21 marked the official start of summer, many Northern Illinois University faculty and staff are already busy making plans for the start of the upcoming fall semester. The 2015 Welcome Days committee is seeking volunteers from the university community to assist with various Welcome Days events for new and returning NIU students....
The NIU College of Education (COE) has named Anne E. Gregory, Ph.D., as the new chair of the Department of Literacy and Elementary Education, effective July 20, 2015. Gregory comes to the COE from Western Illinois University, where she was chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and interim chair of the Department of...
NIU President Doug Baker sent the following email message to faculty and staff Tuesday morning relative to the state budget and its impact on university operations and, in particular, payroll. Dear NIU faculty and staff, There have been a number of questions raised about the potential impact on our staff and faculty, assuming the budget impasse...
Northern Illinois University today announced a new partnership with five northwest suburban community colleges that allows students at Elgin Community College, William Rainey Harper College, College of Lake County, McHenry County College and Oakton Community College who complete an associate’s degree in business to transfer seamlessly and complete their bachelor’s degree at NIU-Hoffman Estates. The...
Greyhound bus at Holmes Student Center
The Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University is among seven daily stops on a Greyhound Bus Lines route between Chicago and Davenport, Iowa that now includes the Naperville/Aurora Rt. 59 Metra station. The stop, approved by Naperville City Council last week, is along a route that includes DeKalb, Rochelle, Dixon, and Moline in addition to...
A revised 2015 annual water quality report is now available. Northern Illinois University has prepared this report to provide information to you, the consumer, on the quality of NIU’s drinking water. Please review the documents online and learn more about the drinking water at NIU. The report contains important information about the source and quality of the campus water...
Look for Northern Illinois University at the 2015 Rockford AirFest this weekend, June 6-7, at the Rockford-Chicago International Airport. NIU will have a booth in the expo area of the show and will provide visitors university information as well as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Outreach demonstrations. NIU’s participation in the air show is...
Several key steps in NIU’s Program Prioritization process were concluded in May, while feedback on timetables from program leaders convinced organizers to add additional months to the schedule. Academic Programs Inventory Nears Completion Finishing touches are being put on an exhaustive list of academic programs to be reviewed during the Program Prioritization process.  Following months...
Greyhound bus at Holmes Student Center
Beginning June 1, the Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University will be among seven stops on a Greyhound Bus Lines route between Chicago and Davenport, Iowa. The route also includes stops in Rochelle, Dixon and Moline. Greyhound will service all cities on the route four times a day, seven days a week. The new...
Although the meetings of the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University are scheduled to be held at the NIU-Hoffman Estates campus, the campus community can still take part in the meetings by attending a remote viewing area in Altgeld 315. Additionally, the board meetings will be streamed live on the internet at http://niu.edu/board/meetings/live-stream.shtml. The...
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