Destination Graduation - NIU - Office of Student Academic Success

Destination Graduation


Graduation is Approaching now what?!

Enjoy a FREE lunch and learn more about how to be successful and prepare for graduation and beyond!

Destination Graduation is a series of informational workshops that are student centered and encourage Student Success. Each workshop is based on a topic that is designed to offer support to students to help prepare them for graduation and beyond.

We provide lunch to make this a comfortable environment for students to relax and engage with their speaker. We encourage you to attend every session and ask questions so you get the most out of each workshop.  

Fall 2016 Sessions:

Resume Building

Wednesday, September 7th - 12:00-1:00pm, Campus Life Building - Room 100

Learn the how to prepare a professional resume that highlights your skills and knowledge for a specific job. put your best foot forward. Learn tips and strategies to help you stand out from the competition.


Thursday, September 22nd - 12:30-1:30pm, Altgeld Hall - Room 125

Learning how to network effectively is one of the most powerful tools to advance your personal and professional life. This workshop will teach you where, how, and with whom to network and how this can lead to future opportunities.


Tuesday, October 4th - 12:30-1:30pm, Campus Life Building - Room 100

Looking for aid in the interviewing process? Join us and find out the top ten interviewing tips, phone and skype interviewing etiquette, and many other helpful strategies to know as you prepare for job searching.

Etiquette Dinner (Must RSVP)

Thursday, October 20th - 4:00-6:00pm, Campus Life Building - Room 100

This workshop will provide students an opportunity to learn and practice proper business etiquette as well as conversation tips in preparation for job and grad school interviews, conferences, and other professional occasions.

*Deadline to RSVP for this event is 10/15/2016. Please do so by emailing or calling 815-753-HELP.

Graduate School Preparation

Wednesday, November 2nd - 12:00-1:00pm, Campus Life Building - Room 100

This workshop will review the options you have after graduating to further your education. Participants will also learn about the different tests you may be required to take and tips to help find and get accepted into the right program.

If you would like more information please contact the Office of Student Academic Success.