Affinity Groups

Affinity groups bring together alumni with similar backgrounds and interests. Each group offers a unique opportunity for its members to network and promote their own special interests.

If you are interested in joining an affinity group, please contact the group directly for more information, or click here to ask to join.

Still have questions? Contact Liz McKee, director of alumni volunteer engagement, at or 815-753-7400.

Affinity Groups

Our oldest affinity group, the Black Alumni Council is dedicated to the retention and graduation of black students and serves as a bridge between the university and its black alumni. Learn more ⇨
This group provides networking and social opportunities for alumni of NIU’s computer science program and other information technology professionals. Learn more ⇨
By bringing alumni from Greek fraternities and sororities together, the Greek Alumni Council promotes NIU’s Greek community. Learn more ⇨
The Latino Alumni Council is focused on supporting Latino students and providing networking opportunities to alumni. Learn more ⇨
One of our most popular groups, this group brings former members of the “Pride of the Midwest” back to campus to perform during homecoming. Learn more ⇨

Geographic Networks

Geographic networks consist of alumni interested in connecting to support NIU and their local community. These networks form in locations where NIU has a high concentration of alumni.

If you are interested in joining an geographic network, please contact the group directly for more information.

NIU Rockford Alumni Club

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    The NIU Rockford Alumni Club, officially established fall 1998, was formed to fill a need of alumni in the Rockford area to connect with NIU and each other. The Rockford Alumni Club welcomes all NIU alumni involved in the Rockford area community. Learn more ⇨