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Northwestern Medicine Performance Center

General Overview & Summary


Due to new NCAA legislation, we have the opportunity to provide nutritional support for our student-athletes more frequently, directly impacting their nutritional goals and athlete performance. Nutritional eating plans are essential for our student-athletes to train and compete at the highest level and we are committed to not only accommodate but advance the nutritional health of our 400+ student-athletes. The Northwestern Medicine Performance Center will serve our student-athletes nutritional needs and will also serve as a training ground for NIU’s Kinesiology Department.


  • Increased student-athlete health and nutrition.
  • Improved student-athlete experience.
  • Enhanced sport performance and recovery.
  • Proper nutritional education.
  • Sport-specific nutritional supplementation.
  • Necessary fuel for premiere athletic performance.

Project Cost

Northwestern Medicine Performance Center: $500,000

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For more information on this project, please contact: or (815) 753-1923