Heating Plant - Facilities Planning & Operations - NIU Division of Administration

Heating Plant


Campus Heating

The NIU Heating Plant is responsible for the overall maintenance of the university's main campus and various satellite campuses relating to the following:

  • Central ventilation, heating, and central air
  • Hot water distribution for heating and steam
  • Chilled water distribution for air conditioning
  • Reverse osmosis water systems

Portable Space Heaters

NIU Facilities Management & Campus Services will permit the use of DAYTON Electric Flat Panel Radiant Heaters (120V), which can be purchased by contacting Central Stores at CentralStoresOrders@wpo.cso.niu.edu or (815) 753-0406.

Please note that portable heaters not authorized by NIU Facilities Management & Campus Services will be removed.

Contact Information

  • East Heating Plant:
    (815) 753-1151
  • West Heating Plant:
    (815) 753-1791

If you need 24 hour Physical Plant emergency services and are unable to contact anyone at the normal telephone numbers, call (815) 753-1151.

For special events, please fill out the Event Support Request form.