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Red-and-black mittens
The Office of Student Academic Success and Financial Cents thank the NIU community for the terrific response to this past fall’s winter clothing drive. If you or someone you know needs some winter items (coat, hat, gloves, scarfs, etc.), stop by the Office of Student Academic Success/Financial Cents in the Academic Advising Center building to...
NIU students, faculty and staff need warm weather gear, and NIU’s Financial Cents program wants to help. Members of the NIU community are asked to come together to provide coats, hats, gloves and more for the winter season. Drop-off locations across campus are located in the Holmes Student Center, the Campus Life Building (by University...
Campus snowball fun – Winter 2013
Although today’s weather does not necessitate a closure of campus, the combinations of temperature, rain/sleet and the ground temperature are making for icy conditions on the sidewalks and roads around campus. The Grounds and Building Services staff are using all the available equipment to provide salt and keep the campus paths of travel as safe...
Photo of a snowblower
With a huge snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast today, residents from New Jersey to Maine are preparing for two feet or more of the white stuff to blanket their homes, roads, schools, hospitals and more. The blizzard warning already has canceled nearly 1,500 flights. And how, in 2015, will everywhere from New York to...
A Huskie Bus in winter
Joe Frascello, director of mass transit for the NIU Student Association and chairman of the Mass Transit Board, has announced additional Huskie buses to supplement routes made congested by winter weather. Frascello made the changes after consulting with officials inside and outside the Student Association to utilize funds saved by route changes during the fall...
Neptune Hall
Due to the extreme winter weather conditions, Northern Illinois University’s main campus in DeKalb and all regional campus locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 27, and Tuesday, Jan. 28. Normal operations and classes will resume at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. Students: The student residence halls and the Holmes Student Center on NIU’s DeKalb campus...
Photo of a snow-covered evergreen outside Altgeld Hall
Due to extreme weather conditions, all facilities on Northern Illinois University’s main DeKalb campus and satellite locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 6. Only personnel associated with essential services and operations will be required to report per established procedures. During winter months, all students, faculty and staff are urged to use caution and personal judgment...