• http://www.northwestern.edu/fm/projects/current/construction/visitor-center.html
    Click to read the Chicago Tribune article about the Segal Visitors Center.
  • Abbott
    The Center for Communication and Health is the first unit to take up residence on the School of Communication’s Chicago campus.
  • http://www.northwestern.edu/fm/projects/current/construction/new-kellogg-building.html
    New Kellogg state-of-the-art facility comes to Evanston campus.
  • http://www.northwestern.edu/fm/projects/current/construction/music-school.html
    The new Music & Communication building will house a choral rehearsal room and library, an opera rehearsal room/black box theater and a 400-seat recital hall.
  • Lakefront Athletic Complex
    An environment where athletes will have the ability to both train and compete at the highest level.


Cook Hall – Ventilation shutdown
Starting Friday, December 19, 2014, at 11:30 p.m. through Saturday, December 19, 2014, 3:00 p.m., there will be a ventilation shutdown (outdoor air supply and fume hood exhaust) in Cook Hall’s "Middle" zone. This is to allow for servicing and maintenance of the outdoor air supply fan system.
Before leaving on Friday, December 19, 2014, fume hood users are advised to close sashes and cover containers of fume-generating substances. For details contact Paul Zint at 847-815-4693.
FMIT has moved!
Facilities Management Information Technology (FMIT) manages the technology needs of the FM staff. This includes landline phones, smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers. They set up new users, upgrade exising users, and troubleshoot problems.
Their offices are now located on the 2nd floor of 2020 Ridge Ave. Stop by and say hello.
(Gifts accepted.)
FM Newsletter
Better than a visit from Santa!
The 2014 Winter edition of the FM newsletter is now available online. [Click here]
Comments on this issue or ideas/articles for upcoming issues can be sent to fmnewsletter@northwestern.edu.
The walls come tumbling down
Phase 1 of the Kresge Hall renovation involves interior abatement and demolition, as well as relocation and separation of mechanical systems servicing both Kresge and Crowe Hall.
[Watch the video.]
FMIT Help Desk
If your computer has "issues" and needs "help" give FMIT a call. One of our specially trained "analysts" will be glad to assist.
Call (847) 491-2744 or visit our webpage for lifesaving IT tips.
Movement in Music
Construction of a new building to accommodate the School of Music and the School of Communication began in June 2012. How's it going?
Click here to see a time lapse video of the construction progress.
Deering Library renovation wins architectural award
When the Northwestern University Library was completed in 1970, it closed off the entrance to the attached 1930s Deering Library.
Kresge construction alters space availability
For your convenience, FMO has created a visual catalog of all Evanston Campus Registrar controlled classrooms. This allows users to take a look at spaces prior to making room reservations. We think this is not only convenient but also...classy. New "swing" spaces have been added in light of the Kresge rennovation project.
Click here to view Classroom Catalog.
Feinberg vision get clearer
Northwestern has selected Chicago architecture firm Perkins+Will to design the University’s new biomedical research building on the site of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital. Take a look a some of the interior and exterior plans
Landmark status for NU buildings
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks approved landmark status for three Gothic Revival buildings on Northwestern University's Chicago Campus. Read more...
The Evanston Parking Office has moved to 1841 Sheridan Road, inside the new Visitor Center garage. Customer parking is located across the street from the garage entrance, in the small parking lot north of Fisk Hall. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Kellogg construction closes bike paths
Construction on the new Kellogg School of Management buidling has caused the closing of some bike and pedestrian paths. Click here for detailed map.
lynda.com comes to NU
lynda.com is an online library of current and engaging video tutorials/courses on software, design, and business skills. To learn more, we suggest that you watch the introductory movie about the service, and watch How to use lynda.com. To create a lynda.com profile and learn more about the service, go to www.northwestern.edu/lynda and enter your NetID and NetID password for access.
Conversations on Innovation
On November, 19, 2014, FM Project Manager (PM) Tom Arey participated in a McCormick School of Engineering "conversation" about Design and Construction at Weibolt Hall on NU's Chicago Campus. Arey, is the PM for Kellogg's new Global Hub, currently under construction, with anticipated completion in 2016, which will combine the physical and virtual in unpresidented ways. The five-story lakefront education center captures the spirit and energy of Kellogg's unique approach to community building.
NU Shuttle service
For affordable and convenient transportation to and from Midway and O’Hare, check out AirHop shuttle options at: nuairhop.com
For information on all of Northwestern’s shuttles, visit: shuttle.northwestern.edu.

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