white-sox-hat_2018_smallNIU Day With the Chicago White Sox

The White Sox have arranged a special patio party for NIU Day on Oct. 3!

Northern Illinois University alumni, students, faculty/staff, family and friends are invited to NIU Day with the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, Oct. 3. The White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers at 2:10 p.m. at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The special Patio Party ticket package includes a pregame buffet, beverages and a lower-box game ticket. The Patio Party entrance is located at Gate 1, while the nearest parking lots are Lots D, E, F and L.


The pregame buffet will feature an all-you-can-eat menu of BBQ ribs, fried chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, cole slaw, potato salad, beer, wine and Coca-Cola products. Food and beverage service on the patio begins at 11:40 a.m. and concludes at 1:40 p.m. This is an $84 value that is being offered to the NIU community for just $63.52! Get your tickets at whitesox.com/NIU.

The NIU Foundation follows the protocols and guidelines established by NIU regarding how to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, which is based on the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local public health organizations. NIU’s protocols and guidelines are located at: www.niu.edu/protecting-the-pack.

Consistent with these protocols and guidelines, and out of an abundance of caution, beginning immediately the NIU Foundation and NIU Alumni Association requires masks for all indoor events (whether on-campus or off-campus) hosted by the NIU Foundation and/or the NIU Alumni Association.

We deeply respect and greatly appreciate our donors, alumni, community and friends. As we move forward – together – the NIU Foundation and NIU Alumni Association are committed to following the above guidance and making every effort to reduce any threat to everyone’s safety, health and well-being.

We hope that you will decide to join us at an upcoming event and we look forward to seeing you.

Hand sanitizer and disposable masks will be available at our events. We encourage you to consider your health and personal well-being when deciding whether to attend.

Be well, and stay safe.