More detailed visitor information along with various maps are available on Northwestern University's web page. Please go directly to the URL http://www.northwestern.edu/campus/visiting.


To Northwestern from O'Hare Airport

To Campus

  • Follow signs "To City" out of O'Hare.
  • Get on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) heading NORTH.
  • Exit at Dempster St. heading EAST.
  • After about 10 miles, turn left (north) on Chicago Ave.
  • Campus begins about 1 mile on, where Chicago Ave. merges with Sheridan Rd.

To Parking Lot

  • When Chicago Ave. merges with Sheridan Rd., you will see campus buildings on the left and right. Keep traveling north on Sheridan Rd.
  • After several blocks, the Technological Institute (a huge stone building) will be on your right.
  • On the left, at the corner of Sheridan Rd. and Noyes St., will be a parking lot. Park in the visitors' section of this lot.

To ECE Department Office

  • From the parking lot, cross Sheridan Rd. and enter the Technological Institute building through the main doors.
  • Take stairs to the right of main entrance up two floors.
  • Turn left as you come off the stairs and the ECE office is within 5 to 10 steps (Rm L359, phone: 847-491-5410).

To Prem Kumar's Office

  • From the parking lot, cross Sheridan Rd. and enter the Technological Institute building through the main doors.
  • Take stairs to the right of main entrance up two floors.
  • Turn right as you come off the stairs and then left along the perpendicular corridor.
  • Prof. Kumar's office is on the right, room M392 (phone: 847-491-4128).

To O'Hare Airport from Northwestern

  • Take Chicago Ave. south to Dempster St.
  • Turn right (west) onto Dempster St.
  • After about 10 miles, get on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) heading SOUTH.
  • Follow signs "To O'Hare."

Prem Kumar