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Visiting Northwestern

A visit to campus is the best way for you to experience Northwestern and get answers to your questions about living and learning here. A range of visit options are available from campus tours and admission information sessions, to school-specific programs and observing classes with current undergraduates and Northwestern faculty.

Your visit starts at the Office of Undergraduate Admission's Segal Visitors Center, located at 1841 Sheridan Road in Evanston, Illinois. The Segal Visitors Center is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. year-round and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on select Saturday mornings from September to April.

  • Plan Your Visit - To make the most of your time on campus, please review all visit options to determine which events are of interest to you.
  • Maps and Directions - From campus maps to directions to campus from area airports and train stations, everything you need to know, including parking recommendations.
  • Northwestern Comes to You - See when a representative from Northwestern may be in your area.
  • Online Resources - Unable to visit campus? You can still get to know Northwestern's campus and community through a number of online resources.