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Spring Bikes are available for check-out at Parking between the hours 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and must be returned on or before April 28, 2014.

Summer Bikes are available for check-out as of June 17, 2014 with a return date of on or before August 4, 2014. Bikes are available for check-out from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Hours: Parking Services will be open 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except Saturdays, Sundays and University holidays).

Spring and Spring/Summer Student Parking Permits are still available on the website or in the office, although a temporary permit for spring maybe more economical at this time. Check with campus parking for your permit needs at 815-753-1045.

Summer 2014 Student Parking Permits go on sale on our website and in the Parking Office May 5, 2014.

Fall/Annual Student Parking Permits for the 2014-2015 year go on sale on the website June 11, 2014. Please note that though you may order your permit at that time, permits will not be mailed until the week of July 7, 2014. Fall/Annual Students permits are available in the office as of July 7, 2014.

Fall/Annual Student Reserve Permits – Students interested in a reserved space may call the Parking Services office on July 14, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. to be put on a waiting list for the 2014-2015 year.

Spring Student Reserved Spaces are available in some lots contact Campus Parking at 815-753-1045 or parking@niu.edu.

A Bike "Fix-It" Station has been added to the new bicycle parking area on the north side of Campus Parking Services. The Fix-It Station contains tools such as wrenches, Allen (hex key) wrenches, screwdrivers, and an air pump. There are also 12 bike loops located near the bicycle Fix-It Station.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Campus Parking at 815-753-1045 or parking@niu.edu. We are happy to help!

Parking Lot Closures

Please see Construction and Lot Closings.

Holmes Student Center Bus Turnaround is now closed to through traffic

Fifteen-minute parking spaces previously located in the bus turnaround have been relocated to Lot D, which is located west of Neptune West. The only vehicles allowed in the bus turnaround are those utilizing service vehicle parking, handicapped parking, HSC Hotel parking, and the HSC catering van. Those needing to utilize the Holmes Student Center's services may utilize 15-minute parking spaces in Lot D, utilize the Huskie Bus service, pay parking meters in Lot D or Lot 5 (Campus Life Building), or pay to park in the visitor pay lot. Please feel free to contact us at 815-753-1045 or parking@niu.edu if you need assistance locating alternative parking areas.

Please note that parking regulations are enforced even when classes are not in session.

Some parking regulations are enforced when the University is closed (including reserved spaces, handicapped spaces, 15 minute spaces, and "at all times" lots). Any specific questions about enforcement over breaks please contact Campus Parking Services. (815) 753-1045 or parking@niu.edu.