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Important Announcements

Student Summer permits go on sale on our website, and in the office, on May 4, 2015. There is no extra change for purchasing your permit on the web and we will mail it to you. If you order online, please allow additional time for your permit to be processed and mailed.

Annual Student permits will be available on our website beginning June 10, 2015.  However, they will not be mailed out until July 6, 2015.  There is no additional cost to order online.   Please allow sufficient time for your order to be processed and mailed, so you are prepared for parking your first day on campus.

Fall and Annual Student Reserve call in date is Monday July 13, 2015 beginning at 7:30 a.mPlease call 815-753-1045 with the following information: name, address, phone #, email address and the lot you are interested in.  Requests will be compiled in the order they were received and you will be notified, by email, informing you of the deadline for submitting the payment for your space, or if you have been placed on a waiting list.

Hours: Parking Service office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A Bike "Fix-It" Station is available 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

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.