Heating Plant - NIU - Facilities Management & Campus Services

Heating Plant


Campus Heating

The NIU Heating Plant is responsible for the overall maintenance of the university's main campus and various satellite campuses relating to the following:

  • Central ventilation, heating, and central air
  • Hot water distribution for heating and steam
  • Chilled water distribution for air conditioning
  • Reverse osmosis water systems

Portable Space Heaters

NIU Facilities Management & Campus Services will permit the use of DAYTON Electric Flat Panel Radiant Heaters (120V), which can be purchased by contacting Central Stores at CentralStoresOrders@wpo.cso.niu.edu or (815) 753-0406.

Please note that portable heaters not authorized by NIU Facilities Management & Campus Services will be removed.

Contact Information

  • East Heating Plant:
    (815) 753-1151
  • West Heating Plant:
    (815) 753-1791

If you need 24 hour Physical Plant emergency services and are unable to contact anyone at the normal telephone numbers, call (815) 753-1151.

For special events, please fill out the Event Support Request form.