Please Note: Parking on the Chicago campus is at capacity and most lots are now operating on a waitlist procedure. Please contact the Chicago Parking Services Office for additional details.
Parking permits are required at all times for all faculty, staff, student, and emeriti utilizing parking in any campus lots or garages on the Northwestern University Chicago campus.
Student permits must be purchased in person through the Chicago Parking Services Office. Student permits are available for purchase beginning in mid-September each year. Permits are sold to students on an annual or academic year basis. All new student commuters require their school administrator's approval before applying for a permit. Student permit parking is charged to your student account.
Contractor permits must be purchased through ABM Parking at the Erie Ontario Parking Garage Office. Please contact the garage manager, 312-503-7253, for pricing, billing, and availability.
Types of Permits
The following types of permits are available to eligible individuals:
- Faculty/Staff Annual Commuter Permit
- Emeriti Permit
- Student Commuter Permit
- Evening and Weekend Permit
- Weekend Annual Permit
- Motorcycle Annual Permit
- Ryan Field Permit