The eastern exterior of the Parking Facility in winter with snow on the ground

In order to keep Northeastern Illinois University’s parking facilities safe and accessible, the following rules are in place on the Main Campus from December through March:

  • Overnight parking in all surface lots is prohibited from 11 p.m. until 6 a.m. seven days a week. Overnight parking is allowed only within the Parking Facility, on Floors 1 through 4, and is subject to the posted Gold and Blue Zone parking restrictions.
  • Floor 5 (the top level) of the Parking Facility is closed. Floors 1 through 4 remain open. Individuals with Green Zone parking permits are permitted to park on Floor 4 when the winter parking rules are in effect. In addition, Green Zone permit holders may park in Lot L between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. All parkers are reminded that certain sections of the Parking Facility are designated for Gold Zone parkers only.

If you have any questions, please contact the Parking Office at (773) 442-5331 or