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Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

It just got slightly more expensive to attend NKU. The Board of Regents approved several rate increases, including a 2.8 percent tuition hike, for various goods and services on campus during their March 20 meeting, on par with market changes. In a recommendation for the 2019-2020 academic year...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 12, 2019

On Feb. 11, SGA hosted the directors of university housing and business operations, who both gave presentations. SGA student senate was also excited to vote on a new resolution aimed at extending library hours. Library hour extension Senators Noelle Brooks and Zachary Dichtl presented their resol...

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018

NKU’s Board of Regents approved raising fees for parking passes, housing and meal plans at their Wednesday meeting. The new rates will go into effect next fall. Here’s a breakdown of the new fees.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

What you missed at SGA Feb. 26

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 27, 2018

The Student Government Association heard a presentation on proposed increases in housing, meal plans and parking rates at their Monday meeting.

UPDATE: A greener Lot K nears completeion

UPDATE: A greener Lot K nears completeion

Wayne Gates, Reporter

September 25, 2017

Work on the $2.95 million project is scheduled to be done by the end of this month.  When it is finished, there will be about 100 fewer parking spaces. Some electrical work remains to be completed, as well as landscaping. Small shrubs and trees are being brought in and will be planted in newly created...

NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall

NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 3, 2016

The NKU Board of Regents voted Wednesday to approve the use of land currently occupied by Parking Lot F as a site for a new residence hall. A last-minute addition to the agenda, the issue was one of seven presidential recommendations that were passed in one vote by the board. According to backgroun...

Crowded lots and blocked-in spots: Students’ parking woes

Crowded lots and blocked-in spots: Students’ parking woes

Hannah Hagedorn, Contributor

August 29, 2016

Getting stuck in the parking lot may be every college student’s worst nightmare. But that is exactly what happened when junior Madelyn Neidhardt tried to leave campus the second day of class. The sports business major said someone parked directly behind her, blocking her in and making her late to work. “It ...

North Connector Road construction to begin next week

North Connector Road construction to begin next week

Mackenzie Manley and Nova Sinclare, Assistant News Editor and Contributor

January 28, 2016

A state road project will result in increased traffic and parking times in the coming weeks, according to an NKU press release. All of Lot Y and parts of Lots A, G, K and L will be affected by the North Connector Road project beginning next week. Students, faculty and staff who typically park in those lots are advised to park i...

UPDATED: Parking pass problems continue, lot closes indefinitely

UPDATED: Parking pass problems continue, lot closes indefinitely

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

January 8, 2016

While new systems have been installed in the parking garages, faulty barcodes on parking passes have caused further complications. The masked barcodes will not properly scan, so permit holders must receive a new barcode- a sticker which will be placed on each parking pass. Andy Meeks, director...

UPDATE: Parking struggles continue into semester

Michaela Beechem

September 7, 2015

School has been in session for nearly a month and the parking garages remain open as the new system for the garages still has not been installed. “It is pretty frustrating,” Brittany Murphy, a fourth-year-student, said. “I’ve only been able to park in the garage once since the first week of class...

New parking pass temporarily ineffective for garages

New parking pass temporarily ineffective for garages

Abby Anstead, News Editor

August 13, 2015

Finding a parking spot won’t be the only struggle next week as classes starting at NKU, getting in and out of the garages on campus could also pose a problem for many students, especially those without an old parking pass. NKU is in the process of installing new parking systems in all three parking gara...

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