Directions and Parking

Maps and Directions


  • Find out where to park on campus
  • Many hotel stays will qualify for complimentary parking. Please contact the hotel for more information about receiving a virtual parking permit
  • Loading and unloading areas near the bus turnaround are available for hotel guests. Hotel guests will receive a permit at check-in that must be displayed by hanging from the rearview mirror.
  • Pay parking hours are Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Cost is $5 per day for visitors.
  • NIU Departments wishing to pay parking costs for incoming guests should send an e-mail to Be sure to include;
    • Date of the event
    • The name(s) and/or number of people expected
    • What the name of the event is
    • Expected time of arrival for those attending
    • An NIU account number that charges can be billed to
  • For parking-related questions, please visit the NIU Parking Office website or call 815-753-1045.

Contact Us

Holmes Student Center
Phone: 815-753-1924
340 Carroll Avenue
DeKalb, IL 60115

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