Graduate Housing Services

Parking and Transportation

For a quarterly fee underground parking is available to Engelhart & McManus residents.  Surface lot parking is available at Engelhart & Garrett Place Apartments (a Northwestern parking permit is required).  To view Northwestern parking rules and regulations along with a variety of useful transportation options, please visit the Northwestern Parking page.  To request an underground space at Engelhart or McManus, please fill out the Graduate Housing Parking Space request form.  Space availability is limited. A Northwestern parking permit is not required for underground parking.  Your request will be answered via email within 2 business days. 

Mail

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 complete the mail forwarding form in order to assure that your first class mail gets to you in a timely fashion.

Space Reservation Requests

In addition to the general Space Reservation Policy, requests for space in graduate housing must adhere to the following:

  • The Engelhart Classroom is only available for Engelhart residents and the McManus Lounge is only available to those affiliated with Kellogg.
  • All University and Residential Services policies apply to events in these spaces, and the resident/sponsor of event is responsible for all guests.
  • For housekeeping services and cleanup in excess of normal use, a $50.00 per hour charge will be applied to the account of the person who made the reservation.
    • If trash cans become full from your event, please bring excess garbage to:
      • Engelhart - nearest trash room or exterior dumpster
      • McManus - dumpsters located in the alley
  • McManus Specifics:
    • Reservation of the lounge does not guarantee exclusive use; please be mindful to share the space with others during your event.
    • Alcohol is only to be served by a Kellogg bartender and is otherwise not permitted in the space. (Alcohol is not allowed in the Engelhart Classroom.)
    • Propping doors is not permitted.  You need to monitor the entrance of McManus or attendees need to get their Wildcards activated for the main entrance and lounge entrance only at the Student Affairs office in the Global Hub.

In order to make a reservation, please fill out the Graduate Housing Space Reservation request form at least two business days in advance of the requested date and time.

Laundry

Laundry machines are available free of charge to residents. Machines are located in each apartment building.

Network Connectivity/Wireless

Wired and wireless connections are located throughout the residence halls at no charge to residents. Net ID and password are needed for log-in.

Television

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

Work order submissions for apartment repairs can be submitted to the SchoolDude Work Order website.  When asked for a password, enter “wildcat”.  For instructions on how to use the system, view our instructions page.

  • In the event of an emergency during business hours, please call Residential Services at (847) 491-5150
  • In the event of an emergency after hours, please contact the Graduate Housing Assistant on duty at (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 Neighborhood and 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.

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