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Venue Type

Meeting Spaces

  • Holmes Student Center (HSC)
    • Illinois
    • Lincoln
    • Douglas (permanent set)
    • Heritage Room
    • University Suite
    • Blackhawk Annex
    • Hunt Room
    • Ellington's
    • Floors 3, 4, & 5
  • Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center (BAVC)
    • Stevens Conference Suite
    • DeBiase Family Board Room
  • NIU Monsanto Building (Wellness & Literacy Campus)
    • 1320      
    • 2305 (can be divided)
    • 2312      
    • 2313      
    • 2314      

Ballrooms

  • Altgeld Auditorium
  • Duke Ellington / Capital Room (HSC)
  • Regency Room (HSC)
  • Pollock Ballroom (BAVC)

Auditoriums

  • Sandburg – HSC (995 seats)
  • Boutell Concert Hall – Music Building (746 seats)
  • Montgomery (285 seats)
  • McMurray (80 seats)
  • Cole (350 seats)
  • Cavan – Gabel Hall (115 seats)
  • Danielson – Wirtz Hall (324 seats)

Lounge/Reception Areas

  • Gallery Lounge (HSC)
  • Diversions Lounge (HSC)
  • Sky Room (HSC)
  • Hunt Room (HSC)
  • University Suite (HSC)
  • Ashelford Hall (BAVC)
  • Board Room (Altgeld)
  • Neptune Fireside Lounge

Outdoor/Recreation

  • Outdoor Rec Sports Complex
  • Huskie Stadium and lawns
  • Soccer stadium and track
  • Baseball fields
  • North 40 & Barsema Hall pond
  • MLK Commons
  • East Lagoon
  • Larusso Lagoon
  • Next to Music Bldg. by Kish River
  • Odekirk Park
  • Altgeld Hall courtyard
  • Davis Hall courtyard
  • Cole Hall courtyard
  • Nelson Terrace (BAVC)
  • Rich Ryan Sculpture Garden (BAVC)
  • Founders Library sunken garden
  • Green space on west side of Founders
  • Green space south of Lowden Hall
  • Convocation Center parking lot

There are a number of other meeting and event options available on campus. Please call (815) 753-1744 for information.