Directions to DeKalb

From the West

Exit I-88 at Annie Glidden Road.

The eastbound I-88 exit ramp to Annie Glidden Road will be closed for approximately two weeks for barrier wall repair from Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 26. Visitors coming to NIU on I-88 from west of DeKalb should use the Peace Road exit during that time.

From the East

Via I-90: Exit at Rt. 47 South to Rt. 38 West to Annie Glidden Road.

Via I-88: Exit at Annie Glidden Road.

From Midway Airport

Exit north on Cicero Avenue. (IL Rt. 50) to I-55 South (Stevenson Expressway) to I-355 North (North-South Tollway) to I-88 West (East-West Tollway) Exit at Annie Glidden Road.

From O'Hare Airport

Exit I-190 to I-294 South (Tri-State Tollway) to I-88 West (East-West Tollway) to Annie Glidden Road.

From the North or South

Exit I-39 to I-88 East to Annie Glidden Road.

New DeKalb parking ordinances to affect NIU students. Learn about which neighborhoods are affected and how to get a permit.

Google Maps and Directions to Specific Campus Locations

Visitor Parking 
200 Carroll Ave., DeKalb, Ill., 60115 

Barsema Alumni and Visitor Center  
231 N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, Ill., 60115

Note: If you are traveling north on Annie Glidden Road, you cannot turn left at the intersection of Annie Glidden and Stadium Drive. Continue north past the visitor center to the next intersection (Lucinda Avenue) and turn left. Turn left at Stadium Drive East and turn left again at Stadium Drive. 

Convocation Center 
1525 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, Ill., 60115 

Huskie Stadium 
1245 Stadium Drive South, DeKalb, Ill., 60115

Wellness and Literacy Center 
3100 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, Ill., 60115

Enter from Bethany Road between Sycamore Road (Hwy 23) and Aberdeen Court.