All Northwestern students are members of the larger Evanston community. We are proud of the campus-city partnership that exists within our community. Students should have a good understanding of the City of Evanston ordinances and codes which can be found on the City of Evanston's website.
Northwestern University has jurisdiction over conduct that occurs “in the off-campus residence of any University student or on any street or area contiguous thereto or on premises subject to the jurisdiction of University Police, whether on or off University property”.
- Disturbing the Peace Ordinance
- Housing Ordinances (Occupancy of Dwellings Unites, Residential Landlord and Tenants Ordinance, and Evanston Property Maintenance Routine Inspection Process)
- Nuisance Premise Ordinanc
- Parties and Social Hosting (Noise Prohibited, Consumption of Alcohol, Age Restrictions, Sales to Minors, Public Nudity, and Social Host Law Ordinances)