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Important Announcements

Fall Bikes need to be returned on or before December 4, 2014 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays.
Return your bike on time and receive no Late Fee’s.

Spring Bikes are available for check out on January 22, 2015 starting at 7:30 a.m. through 1:30 a.m. on a first come first serve basis, with a return date of on or before April 27, 2015. 

Annual Parking permits are still available but it may be less costly to purchase a temporary parking permit (which are only available in the office) and then purchase a Spring permit on or after December 8. 2014.

Spring or Spring/ Summer Student permits go on sale December 8, 2014 on both the Web-site and in the Office.

There is a limited amount of Student Reserves available for spring semester call the Office for more information 815-753-1045.

Hours: Parking Service office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fall Student Parking Permits are still available on the website or in the office, although a temporary permit for Fall maybe more economical at this time. Temporary permits are only available in the Office. Check with campus parking for your permit needs at 815-753-1045.

Annual Student Reserve Permits – Students interested in a reserved space, for the 2014-2015, year may call the Parking Services office at 815-753-1045.

A Bike "Fix-It" Station has been added to the new bicycle parking area on the north side of Campus Parking Services. The Fix-It Station contains tools such as wrenches, Allen (hex key) wrenches, screwdrivers, and an air pump. There are also 12 bike loops located near the bicycle Fix-It Station.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Campus Parking at 815-753-1045 or parking@niu.edu. We are happy to help!

Parking Lot Closures

Please see Construction and Lot Closings.

Holmes Student Center Bus Turnaround is now closed to through traffic

The only vehicles allowed in the bus turnaround are those utilizing service vehicle parking, handicapped parking, HSC Hotel parking, and the HSC catering van. Those needing to utilize the Holmes Student Center's services may utilize 15-minute parking spaces in Lot D, utilize the Huskie Bus service, pay parking meters in Lot D or Lot 5 (Campus Life Building), or pay to park in the visitor pay lot. Please feel free to contact us at 815-753-1045 or parking@niu.edu if you need assistance locating alternative parking areas.

Please note that parking regulations are enforced even when classes are not in session

Some parking regulations are enforced when the University is closed (including reserved spaces, handicapped spaces, 15 minute spaces, and "at all times" lots). Any specific questions about enforcement over breaks please contact Campus Parking Services. (815) 753-1045 or parking@niu.edu.