Northwestern University Library, with more than 3.5 million volumes, is one of the largest university libraries in the United States. Other libraries on the Evanston campus often used by management students are the Mathematics Library and the Seeley G. Mudd Science and Engineering Library.
Information Technology Services
A robust and constantly expanding infrastructure gives students the technological tools they need to complete their coursework and participate in extracurricular activities. On campus, students access the Kellogg network through both wireless and wired Internet connections. The Kellogg School’s computing labs provide students with specialized software and peripheral resources for their laptops, including printers, large-screen monitors and scanners.
The school’s intranet site offers a wealth of resources helpful for classroom work, collaborative learning and extracurricular activities. Incoming students can take advantage of Web-based preparatory courses in math, accounting, microeconomics and statistics.
Kellogg offers full technical support for computer hardware and software programs used by business school students.
Sports and Recreation
Northwestern University’s location along the shores of Lake Michigan makes it an ideal setting for recreational sports such as swimming, sailing, beach volleyball, jogging, in-line skating and cycling. The Kellogg Student Association coordinates participation in a number of intramural sports, including basketball, floor hockey, broomball, volleyball, indoor soccer and softball. Kellogg teams compete against other MBA programs in soccer, rugby and ice hockey. Northwestern University also offers sports leagues that compete at the club level.
Northwestern University has numerous sports facilities that are free for students. The Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Dellora A. and Lester J. Norris Aquatics Center house racquetball courts, squash courts, an indoor track, courts for tennis and basketball, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a weight room and a sun deck.
Patten Gymnasium has basketball and volleyball courts, weight and gymnastics rooms, and a golf center. Blomquist Recreation Center, located across the street from the Jacobs Center, offers basketball, floor hockey and volleyball courts, as well as aerobics classes. Nearby Ryan Field hosts Northwestern University football games. Softball diamonds and tennis courts are located around campus. Northwestern maintains its own beach, just a short walk from the Jacobs Center. Sailing lessons are conducted at the Northwestern University boathouse, and boats may be borrowed upon certification from the Sailing Club.
Northwestern university maintains a health service for students on the Evanston campus. All full-time students are eligible to use the outpatient services without additional cost. For a fee, spouses of students may also elect to be covered by this plan.
Cultural opportunities on campus
Northwestern's Pick Staiger concert hall brings in world-recognized musical acts of every genre, the Block Museum of Art presents several exhibits annually in addition to its permanent art collection, and the Theatre & Interpretation Center offers theatrical, musical and dance performances by students and renowned professionals.