Kellogg School Global Hub
2211 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60208
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The Kellogg School Global Hub
Located on Northwestern University's Evanston Campus, the Kellogg School's Global Hub is a 415,000-square foot building featuring fluid space designed to build community and empower a new era of business leaders in the 21st century.
With views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline, the Global Hub features spaces designed to support various scales of collaboration and learning. The heart of the building is Gies Plaza, a 6,000 square-foot space featuring Spanish steps supporting various types of teamwork and gathering. Located directly above is the Global Hub's Faculty Summit, a 9,000-square foot atrium fostering and empowering discussion and connection between Kellogg's world-leading research and practitioner faculty. Located on the second floor is the White Auditorium, a 6,600-square foot space for seating up to 350 people.
Featuring 15 high-tech classrooms, the Global Hub offers telepresence capabilities, as well as the flexibility to change in order to support different types of learning. The Galvin Design wing features space for innovators and designers to collaborate, and also houses the Levy Entrepreneurship Studio, a creative workspace where student entrepreneurs discover, test and launch new businesses.
The Global Hub is home to Kellogg's Full-Time MBA Program.
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Evanston, the first in a string of North Shore Chicago suburbs, stretches along four miles of Lake Michigan. A truly “urban suburb,” Evanston includes residential neighborhoods, parks, business districts, beaches and recreational facilities. The city is just a short train ride away from downtown Chicago.
Most Kellogg School students live in Evanston, which maintains thriving shops, restaurants, movie theaters and art galleries, while some commute to classes from nearby Chicago. Chicago's public transit system is extensive and far-reaching, with many bus and train stops throughout both cities.
James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-2800
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The James L. Allen Center
Located on the western shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Evanston campus, the James L. Allen Center is the home of Kellogg School's Executive Education non-degree programs and Executive MBA Program. Designed and managed exclusively to support the school's degree and non-degree executive programs, the Allen Center hosts more than 5,000 executives annually to one or more of the School's 140 executive programs. For complete information on the Allen Center, please visit the Executive Education Web site.
With more than 3.5 million volumes, Northwestern University Library is one of the largest university libraries in the United States. Other libraries on the Evanston campus often used by Kellogg students are the Mathematics Library and the Seeley G. Mudd Science and Engineering Library.
Information Technology Services
A robust and constantly expanding infrastructure gives students the technological tools they need to complete coursework and stay connected. On campus, students access the Kellogg network through both wireless and wired Internet connections. Our computing labs provide students with specialized software and peripheral resources for their laptops, including printers, large-screen monitors and scanners.
The school's intranet site offers a wealth of resources helpful for classroom work and extracurricular activities. Incoming students can take advantage of Web-based preparatory courses in math, accounting, microeconomics and statistics.
Sports and Recreation
Northwestern University's location along the shores of Lake Michigan makes it an ideal setting for recreational sports such as swimming, sailing, beach volleyball, jogging, and cycling. The Kellogg Student Association coordinates a number of intramural sports, including basketball, floor hockey, broomball, volleyball, indoor soccer and softball. Kellogg School teams compete against other MBA programs in soccer, rugby and ice hockey. Northwestern University also offers sports leagues that compete at the club level.
Students have free access to several Northwestern University sports facilities. The Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Dellora A. and Lester J. Norris Aquatics Center house racquetball courts, squash courts, an indoor track, courts for tennis and basketball, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a weight room, and a sun deck.
Patten Gymnasium has basketball and volleyball courts, weight and gymnastics rooms, and a golf center. Blomquist Recreation Center, located across the street from the Jacobs Center, offers basketball, floor hockey and volleyball courts as well as cardiovascular and weight machines. Nearby Ryan Field hosts Northwestern football and soccer games. Softball diamonds and tennis courts are located around campus. Northwestern maintains its own beach, just a short walk from the Jacobs Center. Sailing lessons are conducted at the Northwestern University boathouse, and boats may be borrowed upon certification from the Sailing Club.
The university maintains a health service for students on the Evanston campus. All full-time students are eligible to use the outpatient services without additional cost. Full information is provided in the Student Health Service Information Bulletin, which is sent to all new students prior to enrollment. For a fee, spouses of students may also elect to be covered by this plan.
The McManus Living-Learning Center, just three blocks from the Jacobs Center, is an apartment complex exclusively for Kellogg School students. It houses a wonderful community for international and domestic students, and their partners and children. Fully furnished or unfurnished studio, twin studio and two-bedroom apartments accommodate 250 single students; 50 one-bedroom apartments are available for couples, and 15 two-bedroom apartments are available for families. The center also contains group study rooms, computer labs, exercise facilities, a game room, an underground parking garage and a lounge area. More information regarding on-campus housing is available on the Student Housing Web Site.
From modern high-rises to elegant apartments with Victorian-era details, Evanston has a variety of private apartment choices. An excellent public transportation system of buses and light rail enables students to live in Evanston, Chicago or nearby suburbs and commute to classes conveniently. Once students are admitted, additional resources for finding housing are available. More information about housing is available on the Northwestern University's graduate housing Web Site.
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