2019-2020 Permit Rates

Save money and time by purchasing your permit ahead of time using our online system. There will be an additional $15 surcharge for permits purchased in person, unless noted. Student spring and spring summer permits will be available for purchase on December 9, 2019. Faculty and staff spring permits will also be available on December 9, 2019.

Student Permits

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee in Office Expiration
Yellow

Spring: $70

Spring/Summer: $72

Spring: $85

Spring/Summer: $87

Spring: 5/31/20

Spring/Summer: 8/15/20

Brown

Spring: $42

Spring/Summer: $44

Spring: $57

Spring/Summer: $59

Spring: 5/31/20

Spring/Summer: 8/15/20

Orange

Spring: $70

Spring/Summer: $72

Spring: $85

Spring/Summer: $87

Spring: 5/31/20

Spring/Summer: 8/15/20

Green Free Free Annual: 08/15/20

Faculty Permits

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee In Office Expiration
Blue

Spring: $100

Spring: $115

Spring: 6/30/20

AFSCME 1890 Blue

Spring: $100

Spring: $115

Spring: 6/30/20

Green Free Free Annual: 08/15/20
Vendor/Service/Construction    no surcharge N/A Annual: $135 One year from date of purchase

Retirees

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee In Office Expiration
Retiree (from NIU) N/A $10 6/30/20

Motorcycles

Type of Permit Fee Online Fee In Office Expiration
Motorcycle Spring $25 $40 6/30/20
AFSCME 1890 Motorcycle Spring $20 $35 6/30/20
Motorcycle Spring Reduced $10 $25 6/30/20

Reduced Motorcycle permits are available to those who have a current year vehicle permit, excluding Green permit holders. Must pay in the Pay lot - $5

Reserved Spaces

Student 

Type of Permit Annual Fall or Spring
Orange $500 no surcharge $274 no surcharge
Yellow $500 no surcharge $274 no surcharge

Faculty/Staff 

Type of Permit Annual
(Monday - Friday
7 a.m. -7 p.m.)
Annual
(All Times)
Red/Blue $810 no surcharge $945 no surcharge

Temporary and Visitor Permits

Temporary permits are available in office only, with no surcharge. Visitor permits are available in office and online, with no surcharge.

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