of Parking Services is to coordinate all matters relating
to the operation and parking of vehicles on university-owned
property, including the enforcement of regulations.
were established by the Campus Parking Committee of this
university, authorized by the president pursuant to the
authority vested in him by the Board of Trustees, and
have been adopted for your convenience, safety and welfare.
A copy of the NIU Motor Vehicle and Parking Regulations
may be obtained on our website at www.niu.edu/parking.
of parking lots and university-owned streets are reserved
or permit parking Monday through Friday between the hours
of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or otherwise as posted. In
order to park in nonmetered lots and streets during these
reserved hours, a parking permit must be displayed. Parking
permits are color-coded for use in the corresponding color-coded
permits are available for short-term parking or in unusual
for designated areas, are available on a yearly basis
to qualified applicants.
is allowed in designated areas for the time period specified
on the sign. No special identification is required other
than use of the vehicle's emergency flashers.
campus should be directed to our visitor pay-parking
facility located on Carroll Avenue west of Founders Library.
Metered/pay station parking is also available. Campus maps can be
obtained at Parking Services, and can be sent to guests
in advance of their visit. If neither the visitor lot
nor metered/pay station parking areas meet the needs of your guest,
you may contact Parking Services to request a temporary
permit. Please do not assume that tickets issued to guests
will be voided.
conferences, meetings, or special events must include
notifying Campus Parking Services, whether participants
will be arriving by bus or by car. Appropriate arrangements
can then be made with the coordinator of the group to
insure adequate parking and to avoid guests being ticketed.
information about parking or to register your vehicle,
please phone 753-1045 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday on days when the University is open.