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Family Connections Events


Family Weekend

This year's event will take place on September 8-10, 2017. Family Weekend is an opportunity for families to spend a weekend together with their student to explore the NIU and DeKalb community! To stay up-to-date with family weekend details, visit and like our Facebook fan page.

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Family Day 

Family Day 2017 was a huge success! On February 4, 2017, we saw many families, parents, and students enjoying their time back to NIU. Please visit and like our Facebook fan page for the latest pictures and updates from this event.

Orientation & Family Connections 
023 Holmes Student Center
Northern Illinois University 
DeKalb, IL 60115-2898 

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