Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center

Whether you’re organizing a strategic meeting or annual gala, BAVC boasts an abundance of natural light and room sizes.  We offer a comprehensive list of amenities including audiovisual equipment, full-service catering, and room set-ups. Invite your guests to enjoy BAVC’s gorgeous patio with adjoining sculpture garden, the perfect setting for a cocktail party or wedding ceremony.

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“Heidi has seamlessly operated as an extension of my team.”

She anticipates challenges and seems to always be in the right place at the right times. Through careful observation, Heidi has made thoughtful suggestions that have enhanced event space utilization and overall guest experience. What's more, her positive attitude is infectious!

Quinton Clay
Northern Illinois University

For Venue Policies, please contact your Event Manager.

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Book Now or call 1-866-753-0010

Contact Us

Heidi Carlson
Senior Events Administrator
Phone: 815-753-6013
hcarlson@niu.edu
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