Visitors to Northwestern
To start a Visitor Request, click on the “Visitors to Northwestern” button below.
To start a Visitor Request that is an emergency that requires someone to visit campus immediately and the standard 48 hour request process cannot be utilized, click on the “Emergency Visitors to Northwestern” button below.
There are many reasons why people who aren’t faculty, staff, or students of Northwestern may need to visit campus. To help with the University’s contact tracing efforts and ensure those with potential COVID-19 symptoms stay home, Northwestern requires visitors to register at least 48 hours prior to reporting to campus, receive approval, and to complete a daily health survey for each day they are on campus. For more information regarding this, please see the COVID-19 Visitors Policy.
Please note, if you are visiting our Chicago campus, the Chicago Department of Public Health has issued a mandatory 14-day quarantine if you are traveling from certain states.
- For answers to frequently-asked questions, view our FAQ page.