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Graduate Housing Services

Find information regarding services offered in our graduate facilities.


For a quarterly fee underground parking is available to Engelhart & McManus residents. To request an underground space at Engelhart or McManus, please visit our Graduate Parking Space Request page 

Surface lot parking is available at Engelhart & Garrett Place apartments (a Northwestern parking permit is required). Please visit the Evanston campus parking website for information about Northwestern parking permits. 


Each apartment is provided a mailbox in the lobby of each residence hall. Apartment keys will open the mailbox. Packages are received and can be picked up at the local desks or Foster-Walker for Garrett Place Apartments. Proper identification must be provided to pick up a package.

When you move out of the building, please update your address in CAESAR in order to assure that your first class mail get to you in a timely manner.

Space Reservation Requests

Space reservations are available for the Engelhart Classroom and the McManus Lounge. To view more information or to make a reservation, please visit our Graduate Housing Space Reservation Request page. 


Laundry machines are available free of charge to residents. Machines are located on the basement level at Engelhart and Garrett Place, and on the first floor of McManus (both North and South ends). 

For more information about laundry, visit our Laundry page. 

Network Connectivity/Wireless

The graduate residence halls have wireless internet access, which is included in the room charge. Most rooms have a deactivated wired Ethernet port. Students in the eSports Club that are interested in having that port activated must request and pay for this service in their room. Students are responsible for both a one-time activation fee and quarterly usage charge for this service. Please email for more information. 


Basic cable television service through Comcast is available at no cost to all residents in Graduate Housing. Each resident must supply their own coax cable cord. A listing of channel numbers is available on our Graduate Housing TV Channel List page.

Maintenance Requests

In the event of an emergency during business hours, please stop by the front desk or call Residential Services (847) 491-5101. 

In the event of an emergency after 8pm, please contact the Graduate Resident Assistant on duty: Engelhart & Garrett Place (847) 815-2441 and McManus (847) 815-2484. 

Front Desks

McManus and Engelhart Halls have a service desk located in the lobby of the 1st floor. Services include package pick-up, check-in/out of apartments, lock-out assistance, and general customer service. More information can be found at our Front Desks page.

Outdoor Playground

Engelhart Hall offers an outdoor playground for children. Please visit the Engelhart office for details and hours of operation.

Additional Information

For more information about our Graduate Residence Halls, please visit our FAQ page.

Who to Contact

Assignment or Billing Questions: Contact Residential Services at or by calling (847) 467-4663. 

Money Lost in Vending Machines: visit the Northwestern Vending services webpage.