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For regular updates about our organization, find us on Huskie Link at huskielink.niu.edu. Log-in with your z-ID, search for the Campus Activities Board, and request to join our page!

Glow in the Dark Dance Party 2015

Campus Activities Board's Committees

The Campus Activities Board is comprised of six programming committees and a marketing team. Each committee is headed by a Coordinator and brings a different type of event to campus for students. Read below for more information on each of the committees. Students are welcome to join any committee! Just fill out this form and you will be contacted soon!

Programming Committees:

  • Athletic Events is a committee devoted to increasing attendance at Huskie Athletics' Events and participating in recreational activities.  Past events include the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament and AND1 Basketball Game.
  • Classic Events is a committed to providing concerts, comedians and other forms of live performances of various magnitudes to the Northern Illinois University campus community.
  • Educational Leadership  is committed to planning contemporary and innovative styles of learning beyond the classroom for the Northern Illinois University campus community through various speakers, forums, and venues. Past events include co-sponsorship of the Leadership Academy, NIU Lead Summit featuring The Buried Life, and co-sponsorship of an alcohol social norms marketing campaign.
  • Huskie Traditions is committed to providing an outlet for the Northern Illinois University campus community to celebrate school pride and team spirit, while working together with the surrounding community to provide all-age, family entertainment in hopes of continuing and creating lasting traditions. Huskie Traditions is responsible for many of NIU's major homecoming events. Past events include PowderPuff Football, Recycled Boat Race, Yell Like Hell, and the Homecoming Parade.
  • Performing Arts is a committee devoted to bringing live performances of various types to perform at Northern Illinois University. Past events include the Travis Porter Party and Concert, Gabriel Iglesias, Platanos Y Collard Greens play, and a Valentines Day Open Mic.
  • Special Events is committed to providing programming for the Northern Illinois University campus community through technological, recreational, and alternative forms of entertainment which cater to the interests of the student body. Past events include Wet and Wild Waterslides, Game Show, and Funny T-Shirts. Past events include the Drive-in Movie and Pandemonium.

Marketing and Advertising Committees

The Marketing team is committed to creating effective marketing schemes and determining effective methods of informing the Northern Illinois University campus community about upcoming events and programs. Committees include:

  • Advertisement
  • Campus Relations
  • Graphic Design
  • Social And Digital Media