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GETTING TO EVANSTON
Evanston Campus Information

Taxi from O'Hare / Midway Airport

Preferred Taxi Service
    American Taxi : 847-255-9600
        From the airport (O'Hare or Midway) call 847-255-9600 as soon as you deplane.
        The company will text you with your taxi number. (Please only take that taxi.)
        Taxis are waiting in a nearby lot and will proceed to the terminal to meet you for pick-up.
        Please ask for the flat rate to Evanston.
                - O'Hare to Evanston about 30 minutes (1 hour during rush hours)
                - Midway to Evanston about 45 minutes (1.5 hours during rush hours)

STAYING IN EVANSTON AND NAVIGATION

Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel
1818 Maple Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Phone 1-847-475-6400
Fax 1-847-475-6460
Directions to Northwestern / CIERA


Hilton Orrington

1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Phone 1-847-866-8700
Fax 1-847-866-8724
Directions to Northwestern / CIERA
Northwestern University Information & Campus Map

    The main campus is located in Evanston, Illinois, about 20 minutes north of downtown Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan.
    Campus Map

CIERA at Northwestern

    See the main CIERA web site and let us know if there are specific people that you
    would like to meet during your visit.
    We host several different research events, which you could find here.

Location of CIERA
    CIERA is located on the Second floor of the F wing in the Technological Institute.
     Directions to The Technological Institute
     Map to CIERA
     Map of CIERA Offices
     Directions from Hilton Garden
     Directions from Hilton Orrington

Parking for Visitors

8:00 am 4:00 pm
North Campus Garage
Enter the garage and park. If your visit to CIERA is covered, please see a staff member for a pre-paid exit voucher. Otherwise, please pay at the garage kiosk or exit lane upon exiting. More information about garage parking.

Surface Lots
If your visit to CIERA is covered, please contact CIERA or call 847-491-8646 at least two weeks before your visit. A permit will be mailed to you.
Look for a lot that allows the Yellow Visitor Parking Permit. The closest surface lot is directly across from Tech, south of Noyes St.

After 4:00 pm
All campus parking, including garages and surface lots, is free with no visitor permit required after 4:00 pm and on weekends.

WHILE YOU ARE HERE

Free Guest Wireless Access

    Access is free for seven days, then registration is required each additional day, as needed.
    For more information, find out how to get connected here.

Current Weather in Evanston, IL

Places to Eat

On Campus
Norris Ground Level Many à la carte choices
Allen Center Quality buffet dining. Reservation recommended.
Tech Express Prepackaged lunch and snack items

Possible Points of Interest on Campus Map
Off Campus
Oceanique French-American style seafood restaurant
The Stained Glass Wine Bar and Bistro
Boltwood Upscale American fine-dining

More Restaurants in Downtown Evanston
HOW TO GET REIMBURSED FOR YOUR TRIP

Reimbursements

    Fill out Visitor's Travel and Expense Form
    Send pdf of completed form and copies of all receipts to:

        ciera@northwestern.edu
        OR
        CIERA / Department of Physics & Astronomy
        2145 Sheridan Road
        Evanston, IL 60208-3112