Travel & Hospitality

Evanston and ChicagoThe links below should provide you with all the information you’ll need to plan your visit to Evanston.We look forward to seeing you on campus soon.

Maps and Directions 

For travel from downtown Chicago (The Loop) or O’Hare Airport, we advise planning for a travel time of 60 minutes. For travel from Midway airport, we advise planning for a travel time of 75 minutes. Traveling at rush hour or in inclement weather will increase the length of the trip.



During most weeks of on-campus recruiting, valet parking is provided for interviewers from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. If you plan to arrive or leave outside of these times, please contact your Industry Relationship Manager for information.

Events and other visits:

Parking without permits is allowed in most Northwestern lots after 4:00 p.m.


While we recommend staying in Evanston, we recognize that you may have other business during our visit. If you plan to stay outside the Evanston area, please see the information on travel times under the Maps and Directions link.


Evanston has many restaurants — including a wide range of cuisine and prices — to choose from. For detailed information on restaurants with private rooms or presentation space, please see Venues and Caterers.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your Industry Relationship Manager.