Directions & Parking


2014 Huskie Football Parking Map

DeKalb, Illinois is located approximately 65 miles west of downtown Chicago and is 63 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport and 69 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport.

NIU Athletics facilities, including the Jeffrey & Kimberly Yordon Center, Kenneth & Ellen Chessick Practice Center, Huskie Stadium (football), the NIU Convocation Center (men's and women's basketball, volleyball, gymnastics and wrestling), Mary M. Bell Softball Field, Ralph McKinzie Baseball Field, Huskie Tennis Courts and the NIU Soccer & Track Complex are located on the west end of the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb.

Basketball & Volleyball Parking

There is no charge for parking in the Convocation Center parking lots (available in lots C1, C2 and C3 above) for NIU Athletics events (men's and women's basketball, volleyball, wrestling and gymnastics) held in the Convocation Center.

Addresses (DeKalb, Illinois, 60115)
Huskie Stadium: 1245 Stadium Drive South
NIU Convocation Center: 1525 West Lincoln Highway
Ralph McKinzie Field: 1200 Stadium Drive North
Mary M. Bell Field: 270 Stadium Drive East
NIU Soccer & Track Complex: 325 Stadium Drive West

General Directions to Athletics Facilities

From the West
From I-90: Exit onto State Route 20 East. From 20 East, take SR 47 South to SR 38. Take SR 38 West approximately 15 miles to DeKalb. From I-88: Take Exit 92--Annie Glidden Road (toll) and go north two miles. From Glidden Rd. take SR 38 (Lincoln Highway) west to athletic facilities.

From the East
From I-90: Exit onto SR 47 South. Take SR 38 West approximately 15 miles to DeKalb. From I-88: Take Exit 92--Annie Glidden Road (toll) and go north two miles. From Glidden Rd. take SR 38 (Lincoln Highway) west to athletic facilities.

From the South
From I-39: Exit I-39 to I-88 East. Travel I-88 East to Exit 92--Annie Glidden Road (toll) and go north two miles. From Glidden Rd. take SR 38 (Lincoln Highway) west to athletic facilities. From SR 23: Travel north to SR 38 (intersection of 4th St. and Lincoln Highway in DeKalb). Turn left (West) on SR 38 and continue past the main entrance to campus, past Annie Glidden Rd.

From the North
From I-39: Exit I-39 to I-88 East. Travel I-88 East to Exit 92--Annie Glidden Road (toll) and go north two miles. From Glidden Rd. take SR 38(Lincoln Highway) west to athletic facilities. From SR 23: Travel north to SR 38 (intersection of 4th St. and Lincoln Highway in DeKalb). Turn left (West) on SR 38 and continue past the main entrance to campus, past Annie Glidden Rd.

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