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NIU Move-in 2015
It’s hard to believe the start of a new school year is almost here: New students will be moving into their residence halls Friday, Aug. 19, during Opening Day. Team NIU is a unique group that welcomes and lends its helping hands to new and returning students. Many parents and families have said how amazing...
Band Run 2014
It feels like just a short time ago that we were ushering our newest Huskies into the 2014-15 academic year with the “Huskie Family Welcome” celebration. Before you know it, the excitement will begin again for the next class of incoming NIU students and their families. With this in mind, you are encouraged to save...
Move-In Day 2013
NIU is seeking volunteers to help welcome students to the residence halls for the fall semester on opening day, Friday, Aug. 22. The volunteers that comprise Team NIU offer their time and team spirit to give new Huskies and their families the best-possible first impression of what makes NIU special. “Each summer the NIU campus...
Move-In Day 2013
With the start of the fall semester just days away, more than 4,000 students are moving into residence halls at Northern Illinois University this week, with nearly three quarters of that number arriving today. “The start of every school year is always exciting, but I have to admit this year is more than a little...
Welcome Days 2013 logo
Welcome Days 2013 is packed full of events to help you learn all about being an NIU Huskie. A tentative schedule of events is listed below. Contact the sponsoring department to confirm locations and times. Students who anticipate barriers to their participation in Welcome Days should contact the Disability Resource Center to arrange accommodations. Accommodations...
Move-In Day 2012
Thursday’s new student move-in event marked the beginning of the four-day Welcome Days schedule at Northern Illinois University. According to the university’s Housing and Dining offices, between 2,000 and 2,500 students made their way to their new residences, assisted by volunteers and staff. “The move-in traffic has been steady all day,” said Michael Stang, executive...
Welcome Days 2012 logo
The sudden taste of autumn weather means that new academic year is only a fortnight away! Welcome Days 2012 begins Thursday, Aug. 23, providing new Huskies and their families with a four-day greeting. New this fall is Bark ’til Dark, a series of weekend events for the entire campus that includes programming on the first...
Move-In Day 2011
As Move-In Day approaches Thursday, Aug. 23, student groups Tau Sigma National Honor Society and the new Transfer Residential Scholars are busy preparing to welcome students and help them ease into life at NIU. Tau Sigma is a national academic honor society designed specifically to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer...
NIU Move In Day 2010
It started as a trickle early in the week. Then a steady stream. On Thursday the flow of cars, SUVs, minvans, and even a few RVs would turn into a torrent as students and their families decended upon the NIU campus for Move In Day.