Plan Your Visit

From the moment you step on our Evanston Campus, you’ll be greeted with the rich history, activity and vibrant energy of our community. We encourage all prospective students to participate in our campus events to experience our unique student life and the differentiating value of a Kellogg MBA.

Arriving on Campus

When you arrive for a campus event, please stop at the Office of Admissions for a visitors pass. The Full-Time MBA Office of Admissions is located at:

Donald P. Jacobs Center
2001 N. Sheridan Rd., 2nd Floor
Evanston, IL  60208
847.491.3308

When to Visit

Summer Schedule
We will offer our summer programming on the following Fridays this summer; July 8th, July 15th, July 22nd, July 29th and August 5th.

Fall Schedule
Offered September 26th through December 2nd on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 

Please note that the campus visit program will NOT be offered on the following dates:
  • Friday, October 7th
  • Friday, October 28th
  • Friday, November 4th 
  • Tuesday, November 15th
  • Monday, November 21st through Friday, November 25th

What to Do

Summer Campus Visit Agenda

11:00am - 11:35am  Information Session
11:45am - 12:45pm  Lunch with Kellogg students 

Note: Self-Guided Tours are available during regular business hours.

Campus Visit Activities

Information Session

Our information session is hosted by an admissions officer. This session will provide you with information about the Kellogg curriculum and academics, global opportunities, student life and the admissions process. 

Lunch with Kellogg Students

Take some time to engage with students over lunch. Kellogg students are eager to chat with you about their experiences and answer any questions you may have. Lunch will be provided. 

Campus Tours (Self-Guided Tours are available over the summer, student led tours will resume on September 26th)
Join us for a tour of the Jacob's center led by a Kellogg student. The tour is focused on providing an in depth view of student life at Kellogg. During the tour you will learn about Kellogg's culture, life in Evanston, academics, housing, interviewing, student organizations and much more. 


Class Visits (Resuming September 26th)
Learn from our distinguished faculty and experience a Kellogg class. A variety of classes are available to match your interests. 

Women's Coffee Chat (Resuming September 26th)
The Women's Business Association, Kellogg's largest student organization, hosts coffee chats to discuss women's initiatives at Kellogg and opportunities available through the student organization.

Where to Stay

Airbnb
Airbnb has listings for rent throughout Evanston and Chicago

Best Western University Plaza
1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.491.6400

Hilton Garden Inn The Hilton
1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.475.6400 or 1.877.STAYHGI

Special rates for the Kellogg community

Hilton Orrington/Evanston
1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 888.677.4648

Janet’s Place B&B
935 Judson Ave., Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: 847.328.8966

North Shore Doubletree Hotel
9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: 847.679.7000

Margarita European Inn
1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.869.2273

Getting Here & Parking

Air
Major airlines fly into both O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O’Hare Airport is approximately 45 minutes from Kellogg and Midway Airport is approximately 60 minutes from Kellogg.

Taxi
Taxi service from both airports can be arranged in advance of your visit for a reduced fare. Pre-arranged rides start at approximately $35 from O’Hare and $50 from Midway. For up-to-date fare information, please contact a taxi service directly.
  • Northshore Cab Company: 847.864.7500
  • American Taxi: 847.255.9600
  • Best Taxi: 847.864.2500

Parking

If you drive to campus, we’re happy to provide a parking permit. Please find a spot on the street and visit the Office of Admissions for a permit to park in a campus lot.

Public Transportation

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) maintains an extensive system of elevated trains (also known as “the L”) and buses throughout Chicago and Evanston. The train stop closest to Kellogg is the Purple Line Foster stop on Church and Davis Streets. The 201 bus departs from the Howard St. terminal and stops on the corner of Foster and Sheridan, directly in front of the Kellogg School.

Be advised, while inexpensive, taking the CTA from the airport can take up to 90 minutes and requires transferring trains.