Northwestern Wildcats Football Gameday Routes & Road Closures

Gameday Routes to Football Parking Lots

From the North (via I-94)

  • Take I-94 East south to Skokie Highway (U.S. 41).
  • Go south on Skokie Highway for two miles.
  • Turn left on Golf Road. Continue on Golf Road approximately four miles. It will turn into Emerson Street.
  • Bear right at the fork in road onto Clark Street.
  • Follow Clark Street through downtown Evanston.
  • Turn left at Chicago Avenue.
  • Continue north on Chicago Avenue for less than a mile and you will reach campus.
  • Use the Northwestern Gameday Map to locate your exact lot.

From the West/Northwest (via I-88, I-90 or I-190)

  • Take I-88, I-90 or I-190 east to I-294 North.
  • Take I-294 North to the Dempster Street exit.
  • Take Dempster Street east for 10 miles through a number of suburbs.
  • Turn left at Chicago Avenue.
  • Continue north on Chicago Avenue for less than a mile and you will reach campus.
  • Use the Northwestern Gameday Map to locate your exact lot.

From the West/Southwest (via I-55 or I-80)

  • Note: If taking I-80, go east to I-55 North
  • Take 1-55 North to I-90/I-94 North.
  • I-90/I-94 will split; bear right at the split and stay on I-94 West.
  • Take I-94 West north to the Dempster Street exit.
  • Take Dempster Street east for five miles.
  • Turn left at Chicago Avenue.
  • Continue north on Chicago Avenue for less than a mile and you will reach campus.
  • Use the Northwestern Gameday Map to locate your exact lot.

From the South/Southeast (via I-94, I-90, I-80 or I-57)

Note: Directions to I-94

  • If taking 1-80, take I-94 North when it splits from I-80 south of Chicago
  • If taking I-57, merge with I-94 North when I-57 ends in south Chicago
  • If taking I-90, merge with I-94 North in south Chicago

Directions from I-94

  • Take I-94 North. I-90/I-94 will split; bear right at the split and stay on I-94 West.
  • Take I-94 West north to the Dempster Street exit.
  • Take Dempster Street east for five miles.
  • Turn left at Chicago Avenue.
  • Continue north on Chicago Avenue for less than a mile and you will reach campus.
  • Use the Northwestern Gameday Map to locate your exact lot.

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References: Northwestern University, NUSports.CSTV.com