Northern Illinois University

Conference Centers and Services

Tiered Classrooms

Perfect for lecture style-speakers and presentations, NIU Hoffman Estates has two tiered classrooms each accommodating up to 50 attendees. In addition to the standard A-V equipment, each room has a ceiling mounted XGA multimedia projector, instructor’s station with computer, wireless keyboard with wireless mouse, and wireless lapel microphone. Your presenter will appreciate the ease in keeping the group connected and engaged in a tired classroom.

Hoffman Estates Tiered Classroom

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Flat (Standard) Classrooms

Need to bring a small group together for brainstorming, interactive training or team work? NIU Hoffman Estates has five flat rooms that can accommodate a variety of room configurations including classroom style, U-shaped, hollow square or rounds. These rooms are ideal breakout space for larger meetings.

Hoffman Estates Flat Classroom


  • Rooms: 104, 106
  • Set Up: Classroom
  • Capacity: 50
  • Room Dimensions: 38’x 28’

















  • Rooms: 203, 204, 205, 206, 207
  • Set Up: Classroom, U-shaped, hollow square, rounds
  • Capacity: 16-32
  • Room Dimensions: 28’x 24’