Information for Vendors
Hundreds of businesses participate in the WildCARD Advantage program, which provides special discounts or offers for NU-issued ID Card holders.
Benefits of the Advantage program
- The University's 23,000 students, faculty, staff, spouse/partners, and contracted workers are given increased exposure to your business.
- Your discount will be listed for free on the WildCARD web site, which will include a link to your web site.
- Complimentary window sticker to publicize your participation in the program.
Requirements for Advantage vendors
- Your business must have locations in the Chicagoland area.
- Your discount must be specified in the listing.
- Your staff must be notified of the discount.
- View the NU-issued ID Card of any Northwestern student, faculty, staff, spouse/partner, or contracted worker using the discount.
- Keep your listing current. Inform University Services of any changes to your listing. Vendors will be contacted periodically to update their listing.
- NOTE: We are not currently accepting online businesses unless they have a physical store in the Chicagoland area.
How to join: Fill out the Vendor Application Form and join today.
Identifying an NU-issued ID Card
There are multiple versions of NU-issed ID Cards, which you may see when students, faculty, staff, spouse/partner, part-time/temporary employees, or contracted workers use your discount. View images of the different types of cards.
- We reserve the right to deny applications.
- The WildCARD Advantage Discounts Program is for the personal use of Northwestern University faculty, staff, students, spouse/partners, part-time/temporary employees, and contracted workers, with a valid NU-issued ID Card. The University is not responsible for transactions resulting from the use of its web site and does not promote or endorse any specific business listed.
- Vendors provide all of the information for their individual listings and are responsible for informing the webmaster of any listing changes.