2021 Alumni Holiday Reception

Wednesday, Dec. 1


Join the NIU Alumni Association for the return of the Holiday Reception from 5:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1.

Held at the historic Old Post Office, in the beautiful Telegram Lounge, the holiday reception will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and a full, hosted bar. The lounge also features bocce ball lanes and pool tables for guests to enjoy while networking with fellow alumni.
All paid NIUAA members will receive a holiday ornament, and all guests can participate in a raffle to win great NIU prizes!

If you have not joined the NIU Alumni Association yet, please check out our membership page. Please RSVP online by Monday, Nov. 29. All sales final.

Questions? Please contact Dana King, ’05, at dking1@niu.edu or 815-753-5421.

Event Information

Online Registration - $35; $25 for Young Alumni (alumni 32 and younger)

Registrations at the Door - $45; $35 for Young Alumni
All paid NIUAA members will receive a holiday ornament.
All guests can participate in a raffle to win a great NIU prize.



5:30PM - 8:00PM Wed 1 Dec 2021, Central timezone


The Old Post Office – Telegram Lounge
433 W Van Buren St
Chicago, IL 60607 USA

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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.