Services and Amenities



For event catering, we partner with Campus Dining Services to provide you and your guests with delicious, beautifully prepared cuisine. 

The follow venues do not allow outside food or beverages:

  • Altgeld Hall
  • Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center
  • Convocation Center
  • Holmes Student Center

By using Campus Dining Services for your event, you are not only selecting quality service and food, but you are helping to support Northern Illinois University students.


A/V support and Technology Services available include:

  • Teleconferencing
  • Live-streaming
  • Networking
  • Equipment rental
  • Computer labs


Special Event Requirements

When hosting a special event on campus, non-University groups are required to provide NIU with a certificate of insurance (COI).

Contact Us

Events & Conference Services
(815) 753-1744

Northern Illinois University
Holmes Student Center,
Room 126

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