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Thursday, December 8, 2016

NIU Alumni Association's 16th Annual Holiday Party

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
University Club of Chicago

Join the NIU Alumni Association for a festive celebration and meet its new executive director at the 16th Annual Holiday Party.

The party will be held at the University Club, 76 E. Monroe St. in Chicago. The event will take place in the club’s library, a beautiful space not usually open for public events. Visit with alumni and meet the Alumni Association’s new executive director, Reggie Bustinza. Registration includes hors d’oeuvres, a full Tuscan buffet and two complimentary drink tickets.

Advance tickets are $20 for dues-paying members of the Alumni Association and $25 for nonmembers. Tickets will be $30 at the door. Click here to see the full menu and to register.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Cubs vs. Sox: 2017 Mesa Classic

Whether you're a Cubs or Sox fan, this crosstown classic in Mesa is an annual hit!


Click here for more information and to register.


stdFriday, May 12, 2017

27th Annual Alumni Luncheon
11:30 am – 1:30 pm


The Westin Lombard
Junior Ballroom
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148

Join Dean Balaji Rajagopalan in celebrating the accomplishments of NIU alumni.



2016 Event Recap

Wednesday, November 9, 2016


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October 26, 2016

Thank you to those alumni and MBA students who attended the event to meet Dean Rajagopalan, despite the fact that the Chicago Cubs were playing in the World Series that evening. The intimate meet and greet enabled every individual one-on-one time with our new dean.






October 22, 2016

Homecoming 2016 (NIU vs. Buffalo)


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