Northern Illinois University

NIU Office of Public Affairs


News Release

Contact: Kevin Selover, NIU Convocation Center
(815) 752-6818

May 1, 2007

MEDIA ALERT:
NIU Commencement Saturday, May 12

DeKalb, Ill. — Northern Illinois University will hold commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12, at the university’s Convocation Center in DeKalb. The media are welcome to attend and cover these ceremonies.

NIU Commencement Schedule

Ceremony One – 9 a.m.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ceremony Two – 1:30 p.m.
College of Business
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Ceremony Three – 5:30 p.m.
College of Education
College of Health and Human Sciences
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Live streamed video of the ceremonies will be provided online by NIU Media Services at http://www.media.niu.edu/, and VHS and DVD copies of the video can be ordered from the same site.

For more information, visit: http://www.convocenter.niu.edu/commencement/index.html.

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Editor’s Note

As these are ticketed events, media representatives who plan to attend for the purpose of covering the event are asked to contact Kevin Selover, assistant director of marketing at NIU’s Convocation Center, no later than May 9 to obtain a media pass. Selover can be reached at (815) 752-6818.