Commencement

Information about December commencement (the ceremonies honoring graduates) will be available in October. The deadline to apply to graduate (receive your diploma and be invited to the ceremony) is Sept. 1, 2021.

Celebrating our NIU Grads

If you missed the opportunity to attend the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies in person, you can still check out the excitement online.

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Welcome to the Alumni Family

Want to stay connected after graduation? Get involved with the NIU Alumni Association to connect with a network of more than 244,000 Huskies in Illinois and around the world.

  • Fun events and volunteer activities.
  • Professional networking opportunities.
  • Other discounts and perks.
Male graduate student receiving his hood from faculty.

Share the Excitement

We have resources to help you share the excitement of graduation with your friends and family.

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