Created:Thursday, December 6, 2012 11:41 a.m.CDT
Updated:Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:34 p.m.CDT

Student bus package available for Orange Bowl


Northern Illinois University is taking reservations for a student fan bus package to the Orange Bowl after the initial 500 seats sold out in 9 minutes Thursday, NIU spokesman Paul Palian said.

To join the wait list, see this site:

The student travel package includes bus travel to and from Miami, selected meals, two nights in a hotel and travel between the hotel and the game.

Four students will be assigned to a hotel room. Rooming requests will be available.

Cost is $150, plus a $12 processing fee. Students will be responsible for some meals and any additional personal costs associated with the trip. Tickets are still available for free for NIU students at the Convocation Center.

Buses leave DeKalb on Dec. 30 and will return Jan. 3.

For more information, call 815-753-1421 or email

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