2021-2022 Permit Rates

In order to respect social distancing guidelines, Parking Services strongly recommends permits be purchased using our online system. There will be an additional $15 surcharge for permits purchased in person or by mail, unless noted.

Student Permits

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee by Mail Expiration
Yellow

Annual: $92
Fall: $70
Spring: $70
Spring/Summer: $72
Summer: $40

Annual: $107
Fall: $85
Spring: $85
Spring/Summer: $87
Summer: $55

Annual: 7/31/2022
Fall: 12/31/2021
Spring: 5/31/2022
Spring/Summer: 7/31/2022
Summer: 8/15/2021

Orange

Annual: $92
Fall: $70
Spring: $70
Spring/Summer: $72
Summer: $40

Annual: $107
Fall: $85
Spring: $85
Spring/Summer: $87
Summer: $55

Annual: 7/31/2022
Fall: 12/31/2021
Spring: 5/31/2022
Spring/Summer: 7/31/2022
Summer: 8/15/2021

Green Free Free 7/31/2022

Faculty Permits

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee by Mail Expiration
Blue

Annual: $135
Fall: $100
Spring: $100

Annual: $150
Fall: $115
Spring: $115

Annual: 7/31/2022
Fall: 12/31/2021
Spring: 7/31/2022

AFSCME 1890 Blue

Annual: $116
Fall: $100
Spring: $100

Annual: $131
Fall: $115
Spring: $115

Annual: 7/31/2022
Fall: 12/31/2021
Spring: 7/31/2022

Green Free Free 7/31/2022

Retirees

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee by Mail Expiration
Retiree (from NIU) N/A $10 7/31/22

Motorcycles

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee by Mail Expiration
Motorcycle Annual $50 $65 7/31/2022
Motorcycle Annual Reduced $10 $25 7/31/2022
Motorcycle Fall $25 $40 12/31/2021
Motorcycle Fall Reduced $10 $25 12/31/2021
Motorcycle Spring $25 $40 7/31/2022
Motorcycle Spring Reduced $10 $25 7/31/2022

Reduced motorcycle permits are available to those who have a current year vehicle permit, excluding Green permit holders. A $5 entry fee will be assessed for those who park in the Pay lot.

Reserved Spaces

Faculty/Staff

Type of Permit Annual
(Monday - Friday
7 a.m. -7 p.m.)
Annual
(All Times)
Red/Blue
*no surcharge

$810

$945
Handicapped
*no surcharge
$123 $246

Temporary and Visitor Permits

Temporary and Visitor permits are now available for purchase online. Note: month-long permits are only available to students, faculty and staff. 

Length of Permit Amount
Day $5
Week $10
Month $25

Service/Vendor Permits

Service/vendor permits are now available for purchase online. More details on who qualifies for service permits can be located in the service/vendor permits section.

Length of Permit Amount
Day $5
Week $10
Month $25
Year $135

Contact Us

Parking Services
121 Normal Road
815-753-1045
parking@niu.edu

Office Hours

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

The lobby is currently closed to in-person transactions.

Back to top