Meet Mission II - The Official NIU Mascot

About Mission II

Mission II was born on July 6, 2019, and is a purebred Siberian Husky from Southern Wisconsin. Formerly known as “Mini-Mish,” he began his mascot term in June 2021, taking over for the original Mission upon his retirement.

Northern Illinois University and NIU Alumni Association Announce Addition of Mission II

Northern Illinois University and the NIU Alumni Association - including big brother, Mission - are happy to announce the arrival of Mission II to the Huskie Nation.

This is Your Mission If You Choose To Purchase It

Everyone's favorite live mascot, Mission 2, is now a bobblehead! Get yours today for $30.

Book a Visit

Add a special NIU touch to your next event with an appearance by Mission, the official mascot of NIU.

EmBARKing on a New Mission

As the original Mission mascot is set to retire, Mini Mish is ready to step into the role.
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