Welcome to the quintessential college town.
Bordered by a Great Lake and an international city, our Evanston campus's 250 acres are home to architecturally significant classroom spaces, cutting-edge labs and studios and more than a dozen libraries. Use these pages as a guide to getting around campus.
Easily accessible from both O'Hare and Midway airports.
Find driving directions and a number of public transit options.
CTA "El" train
The Evanston campus is on the CTA Purple Line and is close to the Davis, Foster and Noyes stops.
The Foster and Noyes stops are both two and a half blocks west of Sheridan Road.
CTA bus service
- #147 runs from Michigan Avenue to Foster Street in Chicago and then along Sheridan to Howard Station.
- #22 also runs to the Howard Station from the Loop on Clark Street.
- #201 runs from the Howard Station along Ridge Avenue to Davis Street and then continues north on Sheridan Road to Evanston Hospital and Ryan Field.
Metra has frequent service to Evanston from Chicago and the northern suburbs on the Union Pacific/North Line.
View the complete schedule the Union Pacific/North Line on the Metra website.
Visit our Driving Directions page
for instructions from the north (via I-94), the west/northwest (via I-88, I-90 or I-190), the west/southwest (via I-55 or I-80) or from the south/southeast (via I-94, I-90, I-80 or I-57).
Start at the Segal Visitors Center, 1841 Sheridan Road.
Open on weekdays and select Saturday mornings.
Walk, bike, drive or take a shuttle around our campus. Using these tools can help you navigate.
Tours and Information Sessions
Try student life on for size.
Prospective students can attend an information session, take a student-led tour, sit in a class and even shadow a current student for the day. Back to top