Evanston Loop Shuttle

The Evanston Loop Shuttle connects the campus with the Davis St. CTA & Metra stations and west of campus.

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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

Download the PDF schedule

Dates of Operation

The Evanston Loop Shuttle operates during the academic year, with limited service during Thanksgiving Vacation and Spring Break: 

  • 2014: Sept. 15–Dec. 12
  • 2015: Jan. 3–June 12

Shuttle Stops

  • Library/Norris Center
  • Fisk Hall
  • Weber Arch
  • Jacobs Center
  • Tech Institute
  • Noyes L Station
  • Ridge/Civic Center
  • Ridge/Reserve Apartments
  • Emerson/Maple
  • Sherman/Clark
  • Davis/Sherman
  • Davis/Oak
  • Maple/Clark
  • Sherman/Emerson
  • Sherman/Foster
  • Sherman/Noyes
  • Sheridan/Noyes
  • Sheridan/Foster

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Valid WildCARD or ID Required

This shuttle is a free service for NU Students, Faculty, and Staff with presentation of a valid WildCARD. Garrett-Evangelical ID cards and NU ID cards for Contractors, Student Spouse/Partners, and Temp/Part-Time Employees are also accepted.

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.

Evanston Loop

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

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  • Operates in the evening and early morning hours
  • Operates during the academic year
  • Service Updates:
    847-467-5284
  • Lost and Found:
    708-474-7474
  • NU Shuttle Tracker