Destination Graduation - NIU - Office of Student Academic Success

Destination Graduation


Graduation is Approaching now what?!

Come enjoy a FREE lunch while learning 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.  

Spring 2016 Sessions:


Friday, February 5th - 12:00-1:00pm, Library - Room 202

Looking for aid in the interviewing process? Join us and find out the top ten interviewing tips, phone interviewing etiquette tips, and many other helpful interviewing strategies that may come up along the way.

Etiquette Dinner* (Must RSVP)

Wednesday, February 17th - 4:30-5:30pm, Campus Life Building - Room 100

Providing students an opportunity to learn and practice proper business etiquette in preparation for job and grad school interviews, conferences, and other professional occasions.

*Deadline to RSVP for this event is 2/12/2016. Please do so by emailing or calling 815-753-HELP.

Student Loans

Thursday, March 3rd - 12:30-1:30pm, Holmes Student Center - Illinois Room

Providing students an opportunity to help students calculate repayment plans and discuss loan consolidation. Also learn what deferments and forbearance mean and how to avoid delinquency and default.


Tuesday, March 22nd - 12:30-1:30pm, Campus Life Building - Room 100

The benefits session provides an opportunity for students to learn the dos and don’ts on negotiating a salary, which is normally the last but trickiest part of securing a job.

Please feel free to print and distribute the SILD stamped/approved poster for Destination Graduation and if you would like more information please contact the Office of Student Academic Success.