Evanston EMBA — Twice Monthly Program

Kellogg Executive MBA campus located in Evanston, close to nearby Chicago

World-class amenities minutes from Chicago.

Kellogg’s Evanston, Illinois EMBA campus is located just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, a vibrant, world-class city with rich international ties. The campus is home to Northwestern University’s James L. Allen Center, a state-of-the-art education center that accommodates living and learning for executive students.

Perched on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Allen Center is designed to support your academic needs and while ensuring your personal comfort. It features 150 guest rooms, eight technology-enabled classrooms, dozens of study group rooms and several dining rooms, providing an educational experience that’s both convenient and fully immersive. Students attending the Evanston campus take classes every other week, beginning Friday afternoon and ending Saturday evening, or, approximately once per quarter on Sunday afternoon.

Key benefits

  • Live and learn at the James L. Allen Center, an executive education center that supports your educational needs while providing the amenities of a full-service hotel
  • Take advantage of classrooms and study-group rooms equipped with advanced technology and resource areas with 24-hour access
  • Engage in informal interactions with faculty and students through common areas, lounges and dining rooms
  • Enjoy close proximity to downtown Chicago and its world-renowned commercial, entertainment and cultural centers
  • Receive concierge services at the front desk, dine on international cuisine prepared by our head chef (which include accommodations to dietary restrictions) and access fitness rooms and snack rooms 24/7
  • Stay on Northwestern University’s lakefront campus, which includes access to university facilities, such as the 95,000-square-foot Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Norris Aquatic Center
  • Students traveling from long distances may be eligible for free lodging on Thursday evenings (application required)
  • Travel to the Miami campus and around the world for elective courses

Sample EMBA calendar

Evanston classes are typically held Friday afternoon through Saturday evening with occasional Sunday classes. As class weekend schedules will differ depending on the electives you take, second year schedules are not available. Class dates and times are subject to change.

*denotes weekends with Sunday classes.

September 2022 Start Calendar (sample schedule - will be updated when Fall 2023 dates are confirmed)

Orientation Week
Taking place at our Miami Campus
August 29th - September 3rd

Class in session
September 16th - September 17th
Class in session
September 30th - October 1st
Class in session
October 14th - October 15th
Class in session
October 28th - October 29th
Class in session
November 11th - November 12th
Class in session*
January 6th - January 8th
Class in session*
January 20th - January 22nd
Class in session*
February 3rd - February 5th
Class in session*
February 17th - February 19th
Class in session*
March 3rd - March 5th
Class in session
April 7th - April 8th
Class in session*
April 21st - April 23rd
Class in session*
May 5th - May 7th
Class in session*
May 19th - May 21st
Class in session
June 2nd - June 4th
Intensive Week
June 21st - June 25th

January 2023 Start Calendar

Orientation Week 

Taking place at our Miami Campus


January 4th - January 8th

Class in session
January 20th - January 22nd
Class in session
February 3rd - February 5th
Class in session
February 17th - February 18th
Class in session
March 3rd - March 4th
Class in session
March 17th - March 18th
Class in session
April 7th - April 8th
Class in session
April 21st - April 22nd
Class in session
May 5th - May 7th
Class in session
May 19th - May 21st
Intensive Week
June 21st - June 25th

Contact the Evanston campus

Evanston campus — Kellogg Executive MBA Program

Evanston: An ideal location for learning only minutes from Chicago.

The Evanston campus is just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Ill. and O’Hare International Airport.

2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois, 60208

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