Northern Illinois University - Rockford

Northern Illinois University

8500 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61108

Phone: 815-332-7339
Fax: 815-753-7344

NIU Rockford

Directions

From South and West (via Bypass 20)

  • Exit Bypass 20 to I-90 north (to Wisconsin)
  • Exit at Business 20/East State Street
  • Take a left turn (east) from the exit ramp onto East State Street
  • Turn left at the light onto University Drive
  • Turn right on Northern Avenue 

From the North and Wast (via I-90)

  • Exit I-90 at Business 20 (East State Street)
  • Take a left turn (east) from the exit ramp onto East State Street
  • Turn left at the light onto University Drive
  • Turn right on Northern Avenue 

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Transportation

Limousine Service

866-499-5309
O'Hare & Midway Airports

Anderson Limousine

815-654-1155
O'Hare & Midway Airports

Taxi Service

Action Taxi Service

815-961-3333

Need-A-Lift-Shuttle

815-874-0371

Hotels

7801 East State Street
Rockord, IL 61108
815-398-6000

  • Corporate Rates Sunday - Thursday
  • Business center
  • Free WiFi
  • CoCo Key indoor water park
  • Tilted Kilt on property
  • 24-hour fitness center

Holiday Inn Rockford

7550 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
888-HOLIDAY

  • 32" flat-screen TV
  • On-site fitness center
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Gift shop
  • Scoreboard Lounge on premises

Comfort Inn Rockford

7392 Argus Drive
Rockford, IL 61107
815-398-7061

  • Indoor heated pool
  • Free parking
  • Free high-speed WiFi
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Microwave in room
  • Fridge in room

Courtyard Marriott Rockford

7676 E State Street
Rockford, IL 61107
866-460-7456

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Free high-speed WiFi
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Business center
  • Indoor pool

Fairfield Inn & Suites Rockford

7651 Walton Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-398-7400

  • Free breakfast
  • Complimentary Wireless in guest rooms and public areas
  • Complimentary continental breakfast

Hampton Inn Rockford

615 Clark Drive
Rockford, IL 61107
815-229-0404

  • Business Center
  • 24-hour Pavilion Pantry Market
  • Complimentary breakfast and beverage area
  • Luggage hold
  • Fitness Room
  • Pool

Restaurants

1600 S. Bell School Rd. Cherry Valley, IL
Authentic Mexican cuisine

Applebee's

6845 East State Street, Rockford, IL
Casual American dining

Chili's

6330 E. State Street, Rockford, IL
Casual Mexican cuisine

Franchesco's Ristorante

7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL 
Upscale American dining

Giovanni's

610 N. Bell School Road, Rockford, IL
FIne causal dining

Hoffman House

7550 E. State Street, Rockford, IL (inside the Holiday Inn)
Fine causal dining

Old Country Buffet

525 South Perryville Road, Rockford, IL 
All-you-can-eat buffet

Thunder Bay

7652 Potawatomi Trail, Rockford, IL 
Casual dining, steaks, Sunday brunch