NIU Alumni Association is Coming to the Forest City!


June - November, 2019


Get a taste of what NIU has to offer by experiencing NIU in Rockford! We invite you to meet the Rockford Alumni Club, learn about how you can get involved with NIU, cheer on our Huskies, and network with alumni in the area.

Please join us for any of the events listed below. Questions? Call 815-753-2586 (ALUM) or email

If you are interested in joining the NIU Rockford Alumni Club, please click here for more details.

 Day 1 - Sun, 18 Aug 2019
Huskies Set Sail: Rockford-Area Student Send-Off
11:00AM Sun 18 Aug 2019 ( Timezone: Central )
Help us send our Huskies off to another exciting year at NIU!
 Day 2 - Tue, 27 Aug 2019
Rockford Alumni Club Gathering at Anderson Japanese Gardens
5:00PM Tue 27 Aug 2019 ( Timezone: Central )
Join fellow Rockford area alumni for the final Tuesday Evening in the Gardens concert of the season at Anderson Japanese Gardens. Stop by our area in the lawn to receive a drink voucher for a complimentary drink on us!
 Day 3 - Tue, 10 Sep 2019
Lunch and Learn: "Robotics: Our Daily Lives and Industry Applications"
11:45AM Tue 10 Sep 2019 ( Timezone: Central )
Tuesday, Sept. 10
 Day 4 - Fri, 11 Oct 2019
NIU Family and Friends Friday Fish Fry - CANCELED
6:00PM Fri 11 Oct 2019 ( Timezone: Central )
Join the NIU Alumni Association and fellow alumni from the Rockford area for this fish fry at Tavern on Clark, 755 Clark Drive, in Rockford. Meet and mingle with NIU alumni from Rockford and and surrounding area at this family friendly event.
 Day 5 - Wed, 13 Nov 2019
NIU Football National Watch Party - Rockford
6:00PM Wed 13 Nov 2019 ( Timezone: Central )
Cheer on your Huskies during our National Football Watch Party Day on Wednesday, Nov. 13, as NIU takes on the Rockets in Toledo!