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NKU provost answers student questions

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Parking, housing, pass/fail, scholarships and more
April 6, 2020

On Monday afternoon, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands sent out a campus-wide email clarifying many of the questions the administration has received about current and future plans for the university in the wake...

‘It’s all about the turnover’: Parking Services sells more passes than spots available

Two cars fighting over a parking space.
November 20, 2019

With 10,734 parking passes issued and only 6,694 parking spots available as of Nov. 14, 2019, finding a parking spot has become a difficult task for NKU students and faculty alike.  “It’s like...

Board of Regents announces new residence hall and new pizzeria

The Board of Regents meeting on September 11th.
The first meeting of the semester brought important announcements
September 12, 2019
On Sept. 11, NKU’s Board of Regents met for their first meeting of the semester. Enrollment and retention rates, plans for a new dorm and a new pizza restaurant coming to the Student Union were some of the topics discussed.

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.
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...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

President Hannah Edelen and Chief Justice Travis Roy give a presentation.
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...

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

NKU Board of Regents voted to increase parking, housing and dining fees.
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
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

Construction workers planting trees that will one day be large by Lot K.
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...

NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall

NKU Regent Dennis Repenning listens to a presentation by Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sue Ott Rowlands (left) during Wednesday's Board of Regents meeting.
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...

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

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

North Connector Road construction to begin next week

In a press release from NKU on Jan. 28, Lot Y and parts of Lots A, G, K and L will be closing Feb. 1. The closure is due to the construction of the North Connector Road.
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...

UPDATED: Parking pass problems continue, lot closes indefinitely

UPDATED: Parking pass problems continue, lot closes indefinitely
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...

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