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Low Cost Activities

You don't have to break the bank in order to have fun. Whether it's date night, your hanging out with friends, or looking to meet new friends, there are a lot of opportunities at little or no cost, some are exclusive to Northwestern undergraduates. We've outlined some popular ideas here.

NU Nights

NU Nights is a program that offers late night (10 pm-1 am) programming to Northwestern undergraduates, uniting the campus community through these activities.

Museum Partnerships

All undergraduate Northwestern students enjoy free admission to the Art Institute of Chicago anytime the museum is open to the public. All Wildcard holders (students, faculty, and staff) enjoy free admission to the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago anytime the museum is open to the public.

Block Museum

The Block Museum is Northwestern's art museum. The Block hosts exhibitions; organizes and hosts lectures, symposia, and workshops involving artists, scholars, curators, and critics; and screens classic and contemporary films at its in-house cinema.

Sporting Events

Student have access to all sporting events and should take advantage of the opportunity to show some spirit. Visit for scheduling information.