Parking Services

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Parking Services
121 Normal Road

Office Hours

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

The lobby is currently closed to in-person transactions.

In-person Services

In-person sales and services are currently not available at the parking office. However, we are able to answer your questions via email at or at 815-753-1045.

Tickets may still be paid or appealed on our website. Forms may also be sent via mail or placed in the drop box on the east side of the Parking Services office building, located at 121 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL 60115.

Visitor Pay Lot Opening

The visitor pay lot will be open May 3 through July 30 to allow parking for individuals that visit campus and have a valid parking permit.

  • The visitor lot will continue to be patrolled from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Vehicles will be required to display a NIU blue, orange, yellow, retiree or visitor parking permit in order to park in the visitor lot. Green permits will not be accepted in the visitor lot during this time.
  • Individuals who hold green permits may purchase a temporary permit online, at the $5 daily fee. After purchase, you will print off your temporary permit to display on your dashboard.
  • Handicapped parking is available is in the visitor lot. Individuals who require handicapped parking spaces must display their handicapped permit in addition to their NIU permit

Important Announcements

Faculty/staff, student and retiree parking permits for the 2021-2022 school year are now available for purchase.

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