While we may not be traveling much these days, we are looking ahead to the time when we can be out and about again. Whether it is to explore, to learn, to socialize, or merely to see and hear the sights and sounds of a new destination, we understand your wanderlust and the need to have something on your calendar to look forward to.

As we prepare for upcoming travel opportunities, we realize there may be questions and changes to preparations, due to the COVID-19 situation. Our main concern is for the safety and well-being of our alumni and friends. We will make plans as we are able and be ready if changes are necessary.

We thank you for your continued support of NIU and the Alumni Association Travel Program LLC, and we look forward to the time when we can be together again sharing new travel adventures. We hope you and your family stay safe and healthy during these challenging times.

For more information, contact Pat Anderson at or 815-753-1512.

Travel insurance is very important to protect your trip investment. Please review the recorded webinar “Travel Insurance: What You Need to Know for Your Next Trip,” prepared by our partners at USI Insurance Services, for more information on travel insurance.
The password for the webinar is TravelInsurance2021.

Upcoming Trips

  • Highlights of Southern Spain and Madrid

    Spain’s southern region is known for its beautiful landscapes, mild climate, numerous historic monuments, distinctive cultural life, unique architecture and fine arts.

  • Portugal – Douro River Cruise

    The distinct heritage and colorful customs of Portugal are revealed in Lisbon, Porto and the World Heritage-listed Douro Valley over the course of this memorable journey through Iberia.

  • Canadian Rockies Adventure—Featuring Two Days Onboard the Rocky Mountaineer

    From Vancouver we will set out on the famed Rocky Mountaineer for a journey through some of the most charming towns, majestic mountain scenery and the most awe-inspiring sites the Canadian Rockies have to offer.

  • Ireland Escapade

    From the Irish people’s sparkling wit and inviting pub culture to the Isle’s incredible emerald landscapes, this small country has much to offer. Enjoy spectacular Irish landscapes, historical forts and palaces, famous coastlines and more!