Accessibility

Public Transportation

The Northwestern Chicago Campus is in close proximity to numerous Chicago Transit Authority bus routes and is near Red, Brown and Purple line train stops (the “El”).

Pace Paratransit Service operates to the Chicago campus from metropolitan and suburban Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties and is available to people with disabilities who live on or near a fixed route.

To plan your trip via these public transportation options, or for more information, see the Regional Transportation Authority website.

Accessible Entrances

The main entrances to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) are all wheelchair-accessible.

The following Northwestern University buildings are also wheelchair-accessible. Power-assisted doors indicated with PAD:

  • 222 East Superior Street, main entrance
  • 680 North Lake Shore Drive, main entrance
  • Abbott Hall, 710 North Lake Shore Drive
    • North entrance (PAD)
    • South entrance (PAD)
  • Arthur Rubloff Building, 375 East Chicago Avenue
    • North entrance (PAD; ramp to the right of entrance)
    • South entrance (PAD; enter through Robert McCormcick Hall)
  • Galter Carriage House, 215 East Chicago Avenue, north entrance (PAD)
  • Jennings Pavilion, 707 Fairbanks Court, main entrance
  • Lake Shore Center, 850 North Lake Shore Drive, northwest entrance near parking garage
  • Levy Mayer Hall, 375 East Chicago Avenue, north entrance
  • McGaw Pavilion, 250 East Huron Street, south entrance (PAD)
  • Montgomery Ward Memorial Building, 303 East Chicago Avenue, main entrance
  • Morton Medical Research Building, 310 East Superior Street, main entrance
    • Olson Pavilion, 710 North Fairbanks Court
    • South entrance (enter through McGaw Pavilion; PAD)
    • East entrance (PAD)
  • Passavant Pavilion, 303 East Superior Street, main entrance
  • Robert McCormick Hall, 350 East Superior Street, south entrance (PAD)
  • Stone Pavilion, 320 East Huron Street, main entrance
  • Tarry Research and Education Building, 300 East Superior Street, south entrance/main entrance (PAD)
  • University Police, 211 East Superior Street, main entrance
  • Wesley Pavilion, 250 East Superior Street, main entrance
  • Wieboldt Hall, 393 East Chicago Avenue,
    • North entrance (no PAD; elevator is down the main hall and to the right)
    • South entrance (no PAD; elevator is down the main hall and to the left)
  • Worcester House, 244 East Pearson Street, south entrance (PAD)

The following parking garages are wheelchair accessible:

  • Huron Superior Parking, 222 East Huron Street
  • Erie Ontario Parking, 321 East Erie Street