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Outdoor/Recreation

NIU has multiple locations suitable for hositng outdoor functions. For information about reserving one of these spaces, please contact Events & Conference Services.

Outdoor Spaces

Barsema Hall pond & North 40

Barsema Hall pond / North 40
 

MLK Commons

MLK Commons

East Lagoon

East Lagoon

Larusso Lagoon

Larusso Lagoon
 

Music lawn by Kish River path

Music lawn by Kish River

Odekirk Park

Odekirk Park

Altgeld Hall courtyard

Altgeld Hall courtyard
 

Davis Hall courtyard

Davis Hall courtyard

Cole Hall courtyard

Cole Hall courtyard

Nelson Terrace (BAVC)

Nelson Terrace (BAVC)
 

Rich Ryan Sculpture Garden (BAVC)

Rich Ryan Sculpture Garden (BAVC)

Founders Library sunken garden

Founders sunken garden

Founders lawn (west side)

Founders lawn (west side)
 

Lowden Hall lawn

Lowden Hall lawn

Convocation Center parking lot

Convocation parking lot



Recreation/Athletic Fields

Outdoor Rec Sports Complex

Outdoor Rec Sports Complex
 

Soccer stadium and track

Soccer stadium and track

McKenzie Field

Ralph McKenzie Field

Huskie Stadium

Huskie Stadium
 

Huskie Stadium west lawn

Huskie Stadium west lawn

Mary Bell Field

Mary Bell Field