Plan Your Visit

From the moment you step on our Evanston Campus you’ll be greeted with the rich history, activity, and vibrant energy of our community. We encourage all prospective students to participate in our campus events to experience our unique student life and the differentiating value of a Kellogg MBA.

Arriving on Campus

The Full-Time MBA Office of Admissions is located at:

Kellogg Global Hub
2211 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL  60208

847.491.3308

When to Visit

To participate in a Campus Visit experience, please complete the online registration form.

WINTER SCHEDULE

We will host winter visitors starting on January 6, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Visit activities correspond to the academic calendar, and may vary by day.

Please note that visits will not be offered on the following dates:
• January 20, 2020
• January 31, 2020
If you are unable to visit during our Campus Visit program, you are welcome to stop by our office during business hours which are 8:30 AM to 5 PM CST Monday through Friday.

Campus Visit Agenda

Time Event
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Admissions Information Session
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Tour of Global Hub
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Kellogg Students
(Lunch not provided)

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Tour of Global Hub
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM 
Financial Aid Chat
(Offered on Mondays and Fridays only)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM 
WBA Coffee Chat
(Offered on Mondays and Fridays only)

What to Do

CLASS VISITS
Attend a real time class with a Kellogg student! Spend 90 minutes learning from our distinguished faculty in classes such as Business Analytics, Strategy, Organization, and Marketing Management.

We offer classes at 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM. Visitors may sign up for classes upon arrival to the admissions office. Please be present in the admissions lobby a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the start of class. Spots are limited and are offered on a first come first serve basis.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION SESSION
Learn more about Kellogg from an admissions officer! This session will provide you with a general overview of the Kellogg curriculum, global opportunities, Career Management Center services, student culture and admissions application information. We highly recommend this session for visitors in the early stages of their MBA research.  

TOUR OF GLOBAL HUB
Join a Kellogg student for a tour of the Global Hub! The tour is focused on providing an in depth view of student life at Kellogg. During the tour, you will learn about Kellogg’s academics, culture, interviewing, student organizations, housing, living in Evanston, and much more from the student perspective! 

LUNCH WITH KELLOGG STUDENTS
Try the lunch options available to Kellogg students in our cafeteria, or bring your own lunch! Kellogg students will join you for lunch to share their Kellogg experiences and answer any of your questions. 

FINANCIAL AID CHAT (Monday and Friday)
The Financial Aid team hosts coffee chats to discuss the best options for financing your MBA at Kellogg.

WBA COFFEE CHAT (Monday and Friday)
The Women’s Business Association (WBA), one of Kellogg’s largest student organizations, hosts coffee chats to discuss women’s initiatives at Kellogg and opportunities available through the student organization.

Where to Stay

Airbnb
Airbnb has listings for rent throughout Evanston and Chicago

Hilton Garden Inn The Hilton
1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.475.6400 or 1.877.STAYHGI

Hilton Orrington/Evanston
1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 888.677.4648

Holiday Inn Chicago: North-Evanston
1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.491.6400

Hyatt House Chicago/Evanston
1515 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.864.2300

Margarita European Inn
1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.869.2273

North Shore Doubletree Hotel
9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: 847.679.7000

Getting Here & Parking

Air
Major airlines fly into both O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O’Hare Airport is approximately 45 minutes from Kellogg and Midway Airport is approximately 60 minutes from Kellogg, but you may want to allow more time for traffic.

Private Transportation Services
Taxi services from both airports can be arranged in advance of your visit for a reduced fare. Pre-arranged rides start at approximately $35 from O’Hare and $50 from Midway. For up-to-date fare information, please contact a taxi service directly. 
For drop off at the Global Hub enter the address 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208.

Parking 
We are happy to provide a parking permit for visitors that drive to campus. Upon arriving, park at either the South Campus Parking Garage (1847 Campus Drive) or the North Campus Parking Garage (2311 North Campus Drive.) The North Campus Parking Garage is closer to the Global Hub. Before leaving campus make sure to ask the staff for a validated parking ticket to exit the garage.

Public Transportation

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) maintains an extensive system of elevated trains (also known as “the L”) and buses throughout Chicago and Evanston. Be advised that while inexpensive, taking the CTA from the airport can take up to 90 minutes and requires transferring trains. 

The train that runs through Evanston is the Purple Line. The closest stops to Kellogg are the Foster and Noyes Street stops. Both are about a 15 minute walk to the Global Hub.

The closest bus stop to Kellogg is the 201 bus stop on Lincoln and Sheridan. The 201 Route begins at the Howard St. Terminal and makes several pick-ups and drop-offs in Evanston.