Northern Illinois University - DeKalb

Northern Illinois University

590 Garden Road, Engineering Building 130, DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 1 (800) 656-5317, (815) 753-6902
Fax: (815) 753-4203

NIU DeKalb Engineering Building

Directions

From O'Hare Airport (Distance - 63 miles)

  • Take 1-90 East to the I-294 South (exit 1D- toward Indiana)
  • Take I-294 South to I-88 West (East-West tollway)
  • Exit at S. Annie Glidden Rd.
  • Turn right at IL-38 (W. Lincoln Hwy)
  • Turn left at Normal Rd.
  • Turn right at Lucinda Ave.
  • Turn left at Kishwaukee Drive
  • Engineering Building in the second building on the right, at the end of the parking lot

From Midway Airport

  • Take W. Airport Dr., towards Cicero Ave (Route. 50)
  • Take a slight left onto I-290 exit ramp
  • Take I-290 to I-90 South
  • Take I-90 South to I-88 West
  • Exit at S. Annie Glidden Rd.
  • Turn right at IL-38 (W. Lincoln Hwy)
  • Turn left at Normal Rd.
  • Turn right at Lucinda Ave.
  • Turn left at Kishwaukee Drive
  • Engineering Building in the second building on the right, at the end of the parking lot

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Transportation

Limousine Service

(815) 787-9800
O'Hare & Midway Airports

(815) 758-0631
O'Hare & Midway Airports

Taxi Service

(815) 756-8008
O'Hare & Midway Airports

Hotels

663 S. Annie Glidden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 748-4323

  • Audio/visual equipment rental
  • Business center
  • Complimentary printing service
  • Photo copying service
  • Baggage storage
  • On-site convenience store

Country Inn & Suites - Sycamore

1450 South Peace Road
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 895-8686

  • 32" flat-screen TV
  • Coffee maker with complimentary coffee
  • Hair dryer
  • Handicap accessible rooms available
  • High-speed, wireless Internet access (complimentary)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local telephone calls (complimentary)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds available ($10 fee)

Holmes Student Center Hotel

Holmes Student Center, Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Il 60115
(815) 753-1444

Restaurants

1312 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 
Casual pub dining, sandwiches, burgers, full bar

O'Leary's Restaurant & Pub

260 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL
Casual Irish cuisine, burgers, full bar

Nat's on Maple

112 South Maple Street, Sycamore, IL
Fine dining, martini bar, seafood, American cuisine

Panera Bread

2476 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL 
Casual American dining, soup, sandwiches, salads, coffee, breakfast

Portillo's

1780 DeKalb Avenue, Sycamore, IL
Italian beef, burgers, shakes, sandwiches, causal American