2020-2021 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 In Office/Mail Expiration
Yellow

Annual: $92
Fall: $70

Annual: $107
Fall: $85

Annual: 8/15/21
Fall: 12/31/20

Orange

Annual: $92
Fall: $70

Annual: $107
Fall: $85

Annual: 8/15/21
Fall: 12/31/20

Brown Annual: $47
Fall: $42
Annual: $62
Fall: $57
Annual: 8/15/21
Fall: 12/31/20
Green Free Free Annual: 8/15/21

Faculty Permits

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee In Office/Mail Expiration
Blue

Annual: $123
Fall: $91

Annual: $138
Fall: $106

Annual: 6/30/21
Fall: 12/31/20

AFSCME 1890 Blue

Annual: $106
Fall: $91

Annual: $121
Fall: $106

Annual: 6/30/21
Fall: 12/31/20

Green Free Free Annual: 8/15/21
Vendor/Service
*no surcharge
N/A Annual: $135 One year from date of purchase

Retirees

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee In Office/Mail Expiration
Retiree (from NIU) N/A $10 6/30/21

Motorcycles

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee In Office/Mail Expiration
Motorcycle Annual $50 $65 6/30/21
Motorcycle Annual Reduced $10 $25 6/30/21
Motorcycle Fall $25 $40 12/31/20
Motorcycle Fall Reduced $10 $25 12/31/20

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
$742 $855
Handicapped
*no surcharge
$123 $246

Temporary and Visitor Permits

Temporary and Visitor permits are now available for purchase online.

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