Winter Weather Information

Weather Status Update

NIU campus locations and offices are open for normally scheduled activities.

During winter months, all students, faculty and staff are urged to use caution and personal judgment in their travels to and from campus and to dress appropriately for protection from cold temperatures and wind chills.

This page will be updated as necessary to provide the latest information in the event of Winter Weather Warning or a change in the university's operational status.


Weather Closing Procedures


Weather Notices

Changes in operational status will be posted on the NIU Home Page, NIU Today, NIU’s official Facebook page and the university’s Twitter feed

Toll Free Weather Status Hotline

For the latest information regarding charges in operational status at NIU's campuses, call the Toll-Free Weather Status Hotline: 753-OPEN (6736) or (888) 464-8673.


Weather Forecasts


Road Conditions


TV and Radio Stations

View a list of television and radio stations that broadcast information on weather-related class cancellations at NIU.

Winter Weather Advisories, Watches & Warnings

Check for current National Weather Service Winter Weather Watches, Warnings or Advisories for your location: