Student Game Day Shuttle

Northwestern's Student Game Day Shuttle provides free roundtrip service from the Evanston campus to Ryan Field for select football and men's basketball games.

Before football games: Shuttles start running 4 hours before game time and will arrive approximately every 12 minutes.

Before men's basketball games: Shuttles start running 1.5 hours before game time and will arrive approximately every 12 minutes.

During the games: Shuttles will run approximately every 30 minutes throughout the game.
After the games: Shuttles will provide continuous load-and-go service for up to 1 hour after the game is over.

View the shuttle route on the Student Game Day Shuttle Flyer (PDF)

Pick-Up Locations (Look for the white shuttle buses!)

  • Sherman/Noyes
  • Sherman/Simpson
  • Sherman/Emerson
  • Clark/Burger King
  • Weber Arch
  • Jacobs Center
  • Tech Institute
  • Patten Gym
  • Ryan Field

Football Games

  • Saturday, Sep. 5 vs. Stanford
  • Saturday, Sep. 12 vs. Eastern Illinois    
  • Saturday, Sep. 26 vs. Ball State
  • Saturday, Oct. 3 vs. Minnesota
  • Saturday, Oct. 17 vs. Iowa (Homecoming)
  • Saturday, Nov. 7 vs. Penn State (Family Weekend)
  • Saturday, Nov. 14 vs. Purdue

Men's Basketball Games

  • Friday, Nov. 13 vs. UMass-Lowell
  • Wednesday, Nov. 18 vs. Fairfield
  • Friday, Nov. 20 vs. Columbia
  • Saturday, Nov. 28 vs. New Orleans
  • Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. SIU Edwardsville
  • Sunday, Dec. 13 vs. Chicago State
  • Tuesday, Dec. 15 vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • Monday, Dec. 21 vs. Sacred Heart
  • Sunday, Dec. 27 vs. Loyola (Md.)
  • Saturday, Jan. 6 vs. Maryland
  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 vs. Ohio State
  • Tuesday, Jan. 12 vs. Wisconsin
  • Saturday, Jan. 16 vs. Penn State
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 vs. Michigan State
  • Thursday, Feb. 4 vs. Minnesota
  • Saturday, Feb. 13 vs. Illinois
  • Saturday, Feb. 27 vs. Rutgers
  • Sunday, Mar. 6 vs. Nebraska

This shuttle is intended for student use only. Faculty, staff, and the public may ride the shuttle offered by NU Athletics.