Graduate Housing Services

Parking and Transportation

For a quarterly fee underground parking is available to Engelhart & McManus residents.  Surface lot parking is available at Engelhart & Garrett Place Apartments (a Northwestern parking permit is required).  To view Northwestern parking rules and regulations along with a variety of useful transportation options, please visit the Northwestern Parking page.  To request an underground space at Engelhart or McManus, please fill out the Graduate Housing Parking Space request form.  Space availability is limited. A Northwestern parking permit is not required for underground parking.  Your request will be answered via email within 2 business days. 


Each apartment is provided a mailbox in the lobby of each residence hall. Apartment keys will open the mailbox. Packages are received and can be picked up at the local desks or Foster-Walker for Garrett Place Apartments. Proper identification must be provided to pick up a package.

When you move out of the building, please complete the mail forwarding form in order to assure that your first class mail gets to you in a timely fashion.


Laundry machines are available free of charge to residents. Machines are located in each apartment building.

Network Connectivity/Wireless

Wired and wireless connections are located throughout the residence halls at no charge to residents.


Basic cable television service through Comcast is available at no cost to all residents in Graduate Housing. Each resident must supply their own coax cable cord. A listing of channel numbers is available on our Graduate Housing TV Channel List page.

Maintenance Requests

Work order submissions for apartment repairs can be submitted to the SchoolDude Work Order website.  When asked for a password, enter “wildcat”.  For instructions on how to use the system, view our instructions page.

  • In the event of an emergency during business hours, please call Residential Services at (847) 491-5150
  • In the event of an emergency after hours, please contact the Graduate Housing Assistant on duty at (847) 815-2484.

Front Desks

McManus and Engelhart Halls have a service desk located in the lobby of the 1st floor. Services include package pick-up, check-in/out of apartments, lock-out assistance, and general customer service. More information can be found at our Neighborhood and Front Desks page.

Outdoor Playground

Engelhart Hall offers an outdoor playground for children. Please visit the Engelhart office for details and hours of operation.

Additional Information

For more information about our Graduate Residence Halls, please visit our FAQ page.

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