Neptune Hall

Located in the central part of campus, Neptune Hall is directly across the street from the Holmes Student Center and the Huskie Bus turnaround. Be sure to check out the popular Fireplace Lounge and "All You Care to Eat" dining center.

Starting at $4892 per semester

Coming in fall 2019 to Neptune East: air conditioning, single rooms, new furniture and more! Watch the video

Single Room

$5775 per semester
  • Updated furniture and flooring
  • One bed
  • Two closets
  • One desk
  • One rolling chair
  • MicroFridge
  • Ethernet port
  • Cable outlet
  • Window drapes
  • Overhead lighting
  • Mirror on back of door
  • Hardwood vinyl flooring
  • Air conditioning (Neptune East only)

Double Room

$4892 per semester
  • Updated furniture and flooring
  • Two beds, one per person
  • Two closets, one per person
  • Two desks, one per person
  • Two rolling chairs, one per person
  • MicroFridge
  • Ethernet port
  • Cable outlet
  • Window drapes
  • Overhead lighting
  • Mirror on back of door
  • Hardwood vinyl flooring
  • Air conditioning (Neptune East only)
Item Room
Approximate dimensions
15' by 11' 8"
Ceiling 7' 10.5"
Bed 78" by 36" by 7.5".
Twin XL sheets provide the best fit.
Bed height from floor
Depends on your selected bed loft option
High Loft: 57.5" from floor
Junior Loft: 34" from floor
Low Loft: 16" from floor
Bunked: About 10" from floor
One per person. Includes a large space for hanging clothes and overhead storage.
Inside: 33" by 34" by 77"
Shelf: 21" by 34" and 13.5" to top
Overhead storage: 33" by 34" by 16"
Cubby organizer inside closet: 18" by 12" by 24"
One per person.

Outer dimensions: 24" by 48" by 30"

Locking drawer: 21" by 22" by 10"
Cubby hole: 24" by 15" by 14"
Desk addition: 13" by 14"

3 shelves above desk
Shelf 1: 9" by 21" by 2.75"
Shelf 2: 9" by 21" by 9.75"
Shelf 3: 9" by 21" by 11.75"

Includes a microwave, refrigerator and freezer compartments.
Outer dimensions: 20.125" by 18.625" by 33.5"
Refrigerator compartment: 2.13 cubic feet
Freezer compartment: 0.75 cubic feet
Microwave: 0.7 cubic feet and 12.8" by 18.125" by 10.625"
Lighting Overhead lighting.


Dining Options

When you live in Neptune, you automatically receive the Huskie Classic Plan, which lets you eat at:

You can also upgrade to the Huskie Block Plan, which gives you weekly meals and Flex Dollars that let you dine at even more locations across campus. We can help you choose the best meal plan based on your eating habits.

Huskie Bus Line

Huskie Bus Line routes stop near Neptune every 30 minutes during regular hours:

Stops at DuSable, New Hall, Grant, Stevenson, Northern View, attractions on Lincoln Highway, Barsema/Engineering Buildings and more.

Stops at Barsema/Engineering Buildings, attractions on Lincoln Highway, Northern View, Stevenson, Grant, New Hall, DuSable and more.

Stops at Barsema/Engineering Buildings, Walgreens, CVS, Stevenson, loops around off-campus DeKalb neighborhoods, DuSable, and more.

Stops at DuSable near Neptune to allow access to Route 23 stores like Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Lowe's, Portillio's, AMC Movie Theater, Northland Plaza Shopping Center and more.

Takes residents home after 11 p.m.

Map and Mailing Address

Mailing Addresses
[Your Name]
Neptune North [Room Number]
750 Lucinda Ave.
DeKalb, IL 60115
[Your Name]
Neptune East [Room Number]
740 Lucinda Ave.
DeKalb, IL 60115
[Your Name]
Neptune West [Room Number]
800 Lucinda Ave.
DeKalb, IL 60115

About mail and packages

Living-learning and Special Interest Communities

Neptune's communities give you an opportunity to live with peers in similar fields, helping you to succeed academically and socially during your time at NIU. Neptune is home to:


Internet and TV

Unlimited NIU Wireless
and Wired Broadband

Over 50 TV channels

Study Locations

Where you study is important! When you need a change of scenery, there's a lot of good options for you to choose from.


The safety and security of every resident is important to us. Neptune residents use their OneCard to enter the building 24/7. Residents must use their personal key to get onto their hallway and into their room. At night, photo ID verification and guest check-in is enforced, and hall staff and NIU Police are available 24/7.

OneCard door access

Key required for accessing each hallway

Hall staff and NIU Police available 24/7

Important Numbers

Front Desk: 815-753-1725
NIU Police Non-Emergencies: 815-753-1212
Emergencies: 911