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Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

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


Filed under News, SGA

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


Filed under Featured Story, News

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


Filed under Featured Story, News

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


Filed under Featured Story, News

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


Filed under Featured Story, News

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


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under Featured Story, News

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...

SGA aims to extend grace period for parking tickets

SGA aims to extend grace period for parking tickets

Moe Daniels, Reporter

January 22, 2015


Filed under News

The Student Government Association held the first reading of a resolution last week that aims to extend the grace period for not having a parking pass at NKU from two weeks to three weeks, primarily to help students who receive financial aid. The idea behind this resolution came after people complaine...

Off-campus residents struggle for parking

Off-campus residents struggle for parking

Brody Kenny, Contributor

September 26, 2014


Filed under News

NKU’s newest dorm Northern Terrace has created a major parking issue for the off-campus resident community. The addition of an access drive as well as a green space between the two buildings resulted in a reduction of 31 spaces, Larry Blake, assistant vice president of facilities management, said. Re...

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