Lot Rentals

  • Rental requests must be received by Campus Parking Services at least two business days in advance of the event. Requests received less than two business days prior to the event may not be eligible to use a lot rental. If ineligible, visitor permits must be used in lieu of a lot rental.
  • Campus Parking Services needs at least 24 hours notice in order to cancel an event. Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to an event are subject to a charge of 10% of the event's parking fees.
  • Damages done to a parking lot during an event must be paid for by the renter.
  • No rentals may include lots that are enforced at all times and do not include reserve spaces, 15 minute spaces or service reserved spaces.

Please note:

  • There is a minimum charge of three hours for any lot rental.
  • If a three hour rate is lower than $50, then the minimum rate of $50 will apply.

To request a lot rental, please complete the lot rental requisition form or contact us at parking@niu.edu.

Lot rental requisition form

Lot Rental Fee Standards

Based on a cost of $3 per parking space. Effective July 1, 2019. 

Lot (Location)
See Parking Lot Map
Number of Parking Spaces Daily Rate (7 a.m.-5 p.m.) Hourly Rate Minimum Rate
2 (East of Anderson) 135 $405 $40.50 $121.50
3 (South of Music/Art Buildings) 122 $366 $36.60 $109.80
4 (East of Gilbert) 105 $315 $31.50 $94.50
5 (North and East of Campus Life) 214 $642 $64.20 $192.60
10 (South of Lowden Hall) 27 $81 $8.10 $50
11 (North of Montgomery) 17 $51 $5.10 $50
12 (South East of Montgomery) 39 $117 $11.70 $50
14 (East of Lowden Hall) 41 $123 $12.30 $50
15E (North of Recreation Center) 216 $648 $64.80 $194.40
20 (East of Field House) 112 $336 $33.60 $100.80
20D (South of Field House) 45 $135 $13.50 $50
22 (North of Music Building) 11 $33 $3.30 $50
23 (South of Parking Deck) 10 $30 $3 $50
24 (South of Human Resources) 45 $135 $13.50 $50
25 (S/E of Human Resources) 164 $492 $49.20 $147.60
31 (West of Stadium) 45 $135 $13.50 $50
31A (West of Chessick Center) 18 $54 $5.40 $50
31B (East of Chessick Center) 35 $105 $10.50 $50
33 (North of Dorland Building) 32 $96 $9.60 $50
36 (South of Founders Library) 68 $204 $20.40 61.20
38 (South East of Child Care) 103 $309 $30.90 $92.70
40 (East of Engineering) 52 $156 $15.60 $50
41 (South of Faraday) 11 $33 $3.30 $50
43 (West of Family Violence) 20 $60 $6 $50
44 (North of Barsema) 118 $354 $35.40 $106.20
45 (East of Building Services) 28 $84 $8.40 $50
46 (East of NIU Monsanto) 257 $771 $77.10 $231.30
47 (South of NIU Monsanto) 170 $510 $51 $153
48 (Northwest of Parking Deck) 9 $27 $2.70 $50
A (East of Engineering Building) 531 $1593 $159.30 $477.90
C (Northeast of Field House) 261 $783 $78.30 $234.90
CVC (North of Latino Center) 7 $21 $2.10 $50
D (West of Neptune Hall) 44 $132 $13.20 $50
E (South of Anderson) 299 $897 $89.70 $269.10
H/35 (West of Alumni Center) 85 $255 $25.50 $76.50
K (South of Alumni Center) 198 $594 $59.40 $178.20
L (South of Alumni Center) 117 $351 $35.10 $105.30
N1 (North of School of Nursing) 20 $60 $6 $50
NS (East of School of Nursing) 122 $366 $36.60 $109.80
O (Southeast of New Hall) 292 $876 $87.60 $262.80
P (West of Stevenson Hall) 440 $1320 $132 $396
Parking Garage - 1 level (South of Founders Library) 216 $648 $64.80 $194.40
Paylot (West of Founders Library) 167 $501 $50.10 $150.30
PS (Southwest of Stevenson Hall) 207 $621 $62.10 $186.30
S (Southwest of Child Care) 93 $279 $27.90 $83.70
V (East of Engineering) 127 $381 $38.10 $114.30
W (North of Grant Towers) 328 $984 $98.40 $295.20
X (North of New Hall) 325 $975 $97.50 $292.50

Contact Us

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

Office Hours

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