Graduation Reception

Graduation Toast

Saturday, May 11


Join us for our annual Graduation Reception from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, in the Pollock Ballroom at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center.

May graduates and their families are invited to celebrate this milestone accomplishment as they are welcomed into the NIU alumni family. Light refreshments and dessert will be available. 

At 12:30 p.m., NIU Alumni Association Board President Rich Escalante, '74, M.A.P.A. '78, will lead a celebratory toast to the new graduates, sponsored by NIU Campus Dining Services. Everyone's favorite mascot, Mission will also be available for pictures from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. 

New graduates can update their personal information here and be eligible for various raffle prizes, including a pair of Apple AirPods, as well as exciting giveaways when you attend this event. 

If you complete this form, and attend the Graduation Reception, please show your auto-generated email to a NIU Foundation representative at the event, and you will receive a NIU alumni license plate holder. 

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Event Information

Cost: Free!


11:30AM - 1:30PM Sat 11 May 2024, Central timezone


Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center
231 N Annie Glidden Rd Pollock Ballroom
DeKalb, Illinois 60115

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