Evanston and Campus Loop Shuttles

The Evanston Loop Shuttle operates between the campus and downtown Evanston. The Campus Loop connects the northern and southern ends of campus.

View the Evanston Loop Schedule:

The Evanston Loop Shuttle operates daily from 6:00 pm to 3:08 am during the academic year.

Sunday through Wednesday schedule

Thursday through Saturday schedule

View the Campus Loop Schedule:

The Campus Loop Shuttle operates daily from 9:00 pm to 3:16 am during daylight savings time, and 6:00 pm to 3:16 am during standard time. The driver breaks from 7:53 pm to 8:30 pm. It operates during the academic year.

Campus Loop Schedule

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Valid WildCARD or Contractor ID Required:

This shuttle is a free service for NU Students, Faculty and Staff, with presentation of a valid WildCARD. Contractor IDs are also accepted on the Evanston Loop, Campus Loop, and Frostbite Express.

Run Times:

These shuttles run during the academic year, which includes the following dates:

  • September 16, 2013 – November 27, 2013
  • December 1, 2013 – December 13, 2013
  • January 4, 2014 – March 21, 2014
  • March 30, 2014 - June 13, 2014

These shuttles do not run on University holidays: November 28-29, 2013; December 24-25, 31, 2013; January 1, 2014; January 20, 2014; May 26, 2014.

Evanston Loop Route Stops:

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

Campus Loop Route Stops:

  • Library/Norris
  • Fisk Hall
  • Weber Arch
  • Jacobs Center
  • Tech Institute
  • Patten Gym
  • Henry Crown Sports Pavilion
  • Sheridan/Lincoln
  • 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.
  • All other shuttle questions, contact University Services at 312-503-8129 or shuttle@northwestern.edu.
  • PDF version of the route map and schedule: Student Shuttle Brochure (pdf)

Evanston Loop Route Map:


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Campus Loop Route Map:

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Evanston Loop
Campus Loop

Ev. Loop Sun-Wed times
Ev. Loop Thu-Sat times

Campus Loop times

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  • Operates in the evening and early morning hours
  • Operates during the academic year
  • Valid WildCARD or Contractor ID required
  • Service Updates:
  • Lost and Found:
  • NU Shuttle Tracker