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Community memberships are available to the Student Recreation Center and Chick Evans Field House. You must present your NIU OneCard to enter both facilities.

Membership Options

Annual: $280

Valid for one year from date of purchase

Summer Semester 2017: $100

May 15 - August 27

One-time NIU OneCard Fee: $5

You must take your membership receipt to the NIU OneCard office within three business days of membership purchase to purchase an NIU OneCard. A new card will cost $5 and can only be purchased with cash or check. The OneCard office also requires a valid photo ID. The OneCard office is open Monday - Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the school year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I purchase a membership for my family, spouse/significant other?

Yes. Memberships are available for spouses, partners in a civil union, domestic partners and/or dependents of community members.

Where can I park when I come to the Student Recreation Center and Chick Evans Field House?

The parking lots in front of both the Student Recreation Center and Chick Evans Field House are for persons with blue and yellow parking passes.

Metered parking spaces are also available at the Student Recreation Center and are designated by large white signs. Anyone can park in the metered parking spots. Fees for metered spots are $.25 per 15 minutes for up to two hours. The meter for the designated spots is located to the left of the front doors of the Student Recreation Center.

Parking along Stadium Drive East is for blue, yellow, and brown permit parking. Lot K, located south of Stadium Drive, is designated for yellow, brown and orange permit parking.

Visit Parking Services for more information and parking maps.