Frostbite Shuttles

These shuttles operate during the academic year on days with a single-digit temperature, a wind chill factor below zero, or during blizzard conditions.

Shuttle Status:

Frostbite shuttles are not in service.

Please note that the Davis/Oak stop on the Evanston Loop/Frostbite Express route has been temporarily relocated to the south-east corner of Oak/Church. A temporary NU Shuttle sign has been installed on this corner and this stop will be used until further notice.

View the Schedule:

Frostbite Express Schedule

Frostbite Sheridan Schedule

Run Times:

These shuttles run during the academic year on days with a single-digit temperature, wind chill factor below zero, or during blizzard conditions. When in service, they run from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. When the shuttles are running, it will be noted in shuttle status above.

Valid WildCARD or Contractor ID Required:

These shuttles are a free service for NU Students, Faculty and Staff, with presentation of a valid WildCARD. Contractor ID cards are also accepted on the Evanston Loop, Campus Loop, and Frostbite Shuttles.


Frostbite Express Shuttle Stops:

The Frostbite Express follows the Evanston Loop route.

  • Library/Norris Center
  • Fisk Hall
  • Weber Arch
  • Jacobs Center
  • Tech Institute
  • Noyes/Sherman (westbound)
  • Sherman/Simpson
  • Sherman/Emerson
  • Sherman/Clark
  • Davis/Sherman
  • Davis/Oak
  • Maple/Clark
  • Emerson/Maple (westbound)
  • Ridge/Garnett
  • Ridge/Simpson
  • Ridge/Noyes
  • Noyes/Sherman (eastbound)
  • Sheridan/Noyes
  • Sheridan/Foster

Frostbite Sheridan Shuttle Stops:

The Frostbite Sheridan follows the Campus Loop route.

  • Library/Norris
  • Fisk Hall
  • Weber Arch
  • Jacobs Center
  • Tech Institute
  • Patten Gym
  • SPAC
  • Sheridan/Noyes
  • Sheridan/Foster
  • Chicago/Sheridan
  • Chicago/Davis
  • Orrington/Clark

Additional Information:

  • All schedules times are approximate. Timetables and other information on this page are subject to change. University Services makes every effort to post an accurate schedule; however, travel times may change as a result of summer festivities and traffic conditions including road construction and inclement weather. Please allow for extra travel time during these instances.
  • For service updates, call 847-467-5284. The automated message will be updated if a shuttle is operating more than 10 minutes off schedule.
  • For Lost and Found and after-hours dispatch, call 708-474-7474.
  • For all other shuttle questions, contact University Services at 312-503-8129 or shuttle@northwestern.edu

Frostbite Express Shuttle Route

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Frostbite Sheridan Shuttle Route

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Frostbite Shuttles

Frostbite Express times

Frostbite Sheridan times

  • Operates on days with single-digit temperature, wind chill factor below zero, or blizzard conditions
  • Service Updates:
    847-467-5284
  • Lost and Found:
    708-474-7474