DeKALB — Students might have to pay a new fee with the arrival of fiscal year 2021 but should also expect to see a decrease in charges on the whole.

Students’ questions about safety, payment, transportation and culture shock were answered by past participants in NIU’s study abroad programs at the study abroad speed dating event Wednesday at Altgeld Hall, room 100.

DeKALB — In spirit of Veterans Day, NIU will serve its veteran community by hosting a Veterans Job Fair Tuesday in the Community Outreach Building.

DeKALB — To talk about how to protect online users, five experts answered questions from a moderator and the audience 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Barsema Alumni and Visitor Center’s Ballroom.

DeKALB — The NIU Huskie Line has implemented an extra 2R bus to pick up students and passengers at each of its designated stops. The 2R will continue to make stops at the Holmes Student Center and other stops including: DuSable Hall, Northern View Apartments, residence halls, Stadium View Ap…

DeKALB — Faculty are most concerned about enrollment and retention, according to survey results presented at the Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday.

DeKALB — Students came to be a voice for their groups and clubs.The Student Association welcomed students to share their views in small group discussions at the Student Rally 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Holmes Student Center Capitol Room.

DeKALB — Registration for spring 2020 classes will be open to all students Monday. Students can register as early as Nov. 4. Open enrollment begins Nov. 15 with no appointment needed.

A new form of tax scamming is threatening the safety of taxpayers by targeting Social Security numbers. The Office Lead of H&R Block in Sycamore, Carme Gregory, warned the DeKalb and Sycamore community of new tax scammers in a June 2017 news release. However, the problem is still happening now.

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, NIU will be holding a Cupcakes and Conversations meeting. This is a chance for students and teachers to sit down, eat delicious sugary cupcakes and talk about important school matters.

The Department of Recreation and Wellness is promoting a kayaking excursion on the Rock River Saturday Nov. 2 through their Outdoor Adventures program. The event is hosted by the Sycamore Park District and will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. according to the university events calendar.

DeKALB — NIU will host the second open house of the school year Monday, Nov. 11.

DeKALB — NIU police plan to install video cameras on emergency exit doors in all residence halls as part of a five-year partnership between the Division of Information Technology, NIU Police and residence hall directors, NIU Police Commander Don Rodman said.