Directions & Parking


Maps & Directions


  • Find out where to park on campus
  • Loading and unloading areas near the bus turnaround are available for hotel guests. Hotel guests will receive a permit at check-in that must be displayed by hanging from the rearview mirror.
  • Pay parking hours are Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Cost is $5 per day for visitors. Bring your receipt to Huskie Books & Gear and get $5.00 off your purchase of $15.00 or more. It’s the same as getting your parking paid for!
  • NIU Departments wishing to pay parking costs for incoming guests should send an e-mail to Be sure to include;
    • Date of the event
    • The name(s) and/or number of people expected
    • What the name of the event is
    • Expected time of arrival for those attending
    • A NIU account number that charges can be billed to
  • For parking related questions, please visit the NIU Parking Office website or call (815) 753-1045.