NIU Homecoming Brunch - NEW TIME!!

Saturday, Oct. 2

Homecoming Brunch


Huskies are Reunited, and It Feels So Good!

Be a part of a fun new tradition with our Homecoming Brunch, hosted by the NIU Alumni Association and NIU Foundation, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Oct. 2.

Join NIU mascot Mission while enjoying brunch in front of historic and picturesque Altgeld Hall on College Ave. The brunch will take place outdoors under a tent, so please dress accordingly.

Each registration includes a full buffet of scrambled eggs, hashbrown casserole, bacon, fresh fruit, biscuits and gravy, assorted pastries, coffee and juice. Guests who are over 21 years old will receive one ticket for a beer from Pollyanna Brewing Company (Dawgma & Fruhauf) or a bloody mary featuring Blue Ice Handcrafted Vodka with their tickets. Additional bar beverage tickets will be available for purchase for $5.

Parking is available in the lot on the north side of the lagoon, located off of College Ave., as well as in the art building parking lot, located off of College Ave.

The Huskie Pups shuttle will be running from 10-11:45 a.m. to bring guests to The Yard and the stadium. 

Questions? Please contact Dana King, ’05, at or 815-753-5421.

All sales are final, no refunds will be given.

Event Details

Adults: $18 ($20 at the door)

Kids (4-17): $9 ($10 at the door)


9:30AM - 11:30AM Sat 2 Oct 2021, Central timezone


Altgeld Hall
Castle Drive and College Avenue
DeKalb, IL 60115

[ Get Directions ]

RSVP Today!

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:

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.