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Daily Validation

There are several circumstances when it may be possible to have your parking validated for a discounted rate.

Faculty/Staff Parking

Validation Rate: Up to 12 hours of parking for $10.25

Restrictions: The discount will only be honored at Erie Ontario Parking. The discounted parking does not guarantee a parking space.

How to Obtain the Validation:

  1. Park in the eligible garage and obtain a parking ticket.
  2. Present the parking ticket and WildCARD to the University Services Chicago Office (Abbott Hall, Room 100) for validation.
  3. Present the validation and parking ticket with payment to the cashier/pay station at the parking garage.

Evening & Weekend Parking (Kellogg & School of Professional Studies Students)

Validation Rate: $7.50 per evening

Restrictions:

How to Obtain the Validation:

  1. Park in one of the two eligible garages and obtain a parking ticket.
  2. Self-validate your the parking ticket in one of the Wieboldt Hall validation machines, located on the 1st floor Kellogg mailbox room, the 1st floor vestibule off Chicago Avenue, and the 6th floor library.
  3. Present the validation and parking ticket with payment to the cashier/pay station at the parking garage. 

Special Events

Validation Rate: Varies

Restrictions: Only available for departmental events taking place on a weekday evening (after 4:00 pm) or a weekend.

How to Obtain the Validation: The University Services Chicago Office may be able to assist with discounted parking. Contact the office at (312) 503-1103.

NU Patients, Visitors and Guests

Discounted parking validations are available to University departments for distribution to their guests, visitors, research subjects and volunteers.

Validation Rate: Varies

Restrictions:

Discounted Parking Program - Chicago Campus

Discounted parking is available to departments for guests, visitors, research subjects and volunteers to Northwestern University who have a need to park on the Chicago campus. To request discounted parking you must have an active chart string and request the validations through the Discounted Parking Request Form (below).  These requests must come from the Department Heads, students are not eligible to request. 

Note: Employees are not eligible to use these validations. This is a policy violation and eligible for corrective action.

Types of Discounted Parking Available

For Huron Superior Parking (222 E. Huron) or Erie Ontario Parking (321 E. Erie):

For Erie OntarioParking (321 E. Erie):

Additional Guidelines

Parking is not guaranteed. It is on a first come, first served basis.

How to Obtain the Validation: Complete the online Discounted Parking Request Form.

**If you are having trouble accessing this form, please try:

Please contact the Parking Office at 312-503-1103 for additional information.

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