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Campus Amenities

Campus Amenities

Campus Amenities

You can balance your studies with all that Northwestern has to offer – from sports and recreationto cultural opportunities on campus ranging from music, theater, and dance.

Sports and Recreation

Whether you like to watch sports, participate in a sports league, take sailing lessons, or get a good workout, there are many opportunities at Northwestern!
As part of the “Big Ten Conference,” you can cheer our sports teams on the playing field. If you don’t want to sit on the sidelines, Northwestern offers sports leagues that compete at the club level and has several sports facilities that are free for students.
At Kellogg our PhD students have free access to the fitness center, located on the lower level of our new building, which is equipped with free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, and more! Just a short walk from Kellogg, the Sports and Aquatic Center (SPAC) offers racquetball/squash courts, an indoor track, courts for tennis and basketball, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a weight room, a sun deck, and a large, sandy beach right on Lake Michigan!

Cultural Opportunities on Campus

As one of the world’s leading centers for training professionals in the performing arts, Northwestern University attracts great talent to its music and theater venues, and everyone benefits. Northwestern's Bienen School of Music brings in world-recognized musical acts of every genre, and the Wirtz Center for the Performing Artsoffers theatrical, musical and dance performances by students and renowned professionals. The Block Museum of Art presents several exhibits annually in addition to its permanent art collection.Many programs and events offer student discounts.


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