Faculty & Staff


Play. Live. Join.

All NIU faculty and staff are encouraged to engage in healthy lifestyle pursuits to achieve personal fitness goals. Campus Recreation membership options include amenities designed specifically for the faculty/staff population. 

Looking to reduce stress, learn to eat healthier, work with a personal trainer, lose or manage weight, or just play and have fun?  Join today and make this the day you start taking some time for yourself and your health!

Memberships are available for NIU faculty and staff.  Members must present their NIU OneCard for entrance to both the Student Recreation Center and the Chick Evans Field House.  Payroll deduction is available for faculty and staff memberships. 

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Faculty and Staff Opportunities with Outdoor Adventure

Adventure Trips

Interested in a Faculty Staff 2014 Spring Break Trip? More info.

Tell us what kind of trips you are interested in, take the survey.

  • Explore nature by foot, bike or boat
  • Crawl through muddy and wet caves
  • Learn new skills like how to kayak or climb
  • Discover this year’s trips on the Outdoor Adventure website

Team Building

  • Set up a crate climbing session for your department
  • Challenge your students with problem solving initiatives
  • Strengthen your organizations communication with a customized workshop

Custom Adventures

  • Take a class trip for an off-campus learning opportunity
  • Schedule a staff retreat that builds camaraderie around the campfire
  • Paddle a local river with family and friends
  • Complete a volunteer project with your organization

Gear Rentals

  • Reserve a bags set for your next office function
  • Rent a camping package for a backyard camp out or a Grand Canyon expedition
  • Check out maps, books, or DVDs that help you plan your next adventure

Visit Outdoor Adventures for more information and online request forms. Sign up for OA email updates.

To learn even more about our program offerings view our membership guide online: 

Membership Guide