Campus Operations During Closures and Cancellations

The following are the normal operating hours of several campus units or services during situations when the campus is closed or when classes are canceled, but campus remains open. Please note that circumstances may require modifications to these hours. If modifications are made, the university community will be posted on the Weather Status Update page.

When Classes are Canceled and Campus is Closed

Campus Operation Status
Athletics events Check NIUHuskies.com
Campus events information Check the NIU calendar for updates and contact
Buses Operating on break service
Campus Rec Center Closed
Elburn Shuttle Operating on break service
Founders Memorial Library Closed
Branch libraries Closed
Holmes Student Center Closed
Huskie Safe Line Not operating
Residential Dining Services Stevenson, Gilbert, Neptune and New Hall open 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Retail and Catering Operations Closed
Safe Walk Not operating

When Classes are Canceled and Campus is Open

Campus Operation Status
Athletics events Check NIUHuskies.com
Campus events information Check the NIU calendar for updates and contact
Buses Operating on break service
Campus Rec Center Open regular hours
Elburn Shuttle Operating on break service
Founders Memorial Library Open until 9 p.m., but all service areas with the exception of Circulation Desk and Periodical Services close at 5 p.m.
Branch libraries Close at 5 p.m.
Holmes Student Center Open regular hours, but with limited services
Huskie Safe Line Not operating
Residential Dining Services Stevenson, Gilbert, Neptune and New Hall open 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Retail and Catering Operations

Starbucks, Huskie Depot and Huskie Den open regular hours

Three Sons Café, Sandella’s, and Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bros. Bagels closed

Safe Walk Not operating

Winter Weather Information

Review current weather status updates, HSC short stay options, closing procedures and weather notices.

Winter Weather Advisories, Watches and Warnings

Check for current National Weather Service Winter Weather Watches, Warnings or Advisories for your location:

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