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Map & Directions to Our Apartments for Rent in Dekalb

University Plaza is located near the heart of NIU and only a mile from downtown DeKalb. Often referred to as closer to campus than campus, we are within walking distance to all university buildings. Conveniently snuggled between Annie Glidden and the Village Commons Bookstore, University Plaza offers residents the only student housing apartment of its kind. The Plaza is centrally located to all popular college hangouts. With Rosy's Roadhouse and the popular village commons just a stone's throw away, residents can enjoy the best that DeKalb and the NIU community has to offer.

University Plaza allows residents to enjoy more personal and study time as their commute to class is significantly reduced. On average our residents state that it takes less than 10 minutes on foot from the time they exit our building to the time they are seated and ready to go in class. NIU Huskie Line Bus stops are also conveniently located in order to shuttle students to all popular campus and community locations. Take the Bus out to Sycamore Road to catch a movie at DeKalb's Market Square Cinemas or grab a bite to it at the popular downtown DeKalb O'Leary's on Lincoln Hwy. So, if your priority is location than University Plaza is your destination.

Thank you for inquiring about apartments for rent in Dekalb, IL. Please give us a call, we will be happy to assist you.

University Plaza

Tel:  815-408-9871

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Driving Directions

If traveling from West of DeKalb (Quad Cities region):

  1. Take I-88E east for 90 miles.
  2. Take the exit toward IL-38/IL-23/Annie Glidden Road/DeKalb.
  3. Continue onto DeKalb West Road/S Annie Glidden Road.
  4. Turn right onto Crane Drive to arrive at destination.

If traveling from East of DeKalb (Chicago region):

  1. Take I-88W west, follow signs for West Tollway/Aurora/I-294/South Tollway/Indiana.
  2. Take exit toward IL-38/IL-23/Annie Glidden Road/DeKalb.
  3. Continue onto DeKalb West Road/S Annie Glidden Road.
  4. Turn right onto Crane Drive to arrive at destination.

If traveling from South of DeKalb (Bloomington region):

  1. Take I-59N/I-39N north towards DeKalb.
  2. Take exit 97A for I-88E towards Chicago
  3. Take exit toward IL-38/IL-23/Annie Glidden Road/DeKalb.
  4. Continue onto DeKalb West Road/S Annie Glidden Road.
  5. Turn right onto Crane Drive to arrive at destination.

If traveling from North of DeKalb (Rockford region):

  1. Take I-39S/US-51S south for 14 miles.
  2. Take exit 104 for IL-64 toward Oregon/Sycamore.
  3. Turn left onto IL-64E, take for 13 miles.
  4. Turn right onto Glidden Road, take for 5 miles.
  5. Turn left onto Crane Drive to arrive at destination.
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