Global Hub

Global Hub News

The Kellogg School of Management’s Global Hub has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, joining Kresge Centennial Hall as a Northwestern University building to earn the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest green building rating. Opened in March 2017, the Global Hub is the first newly constructed building to earn platinum status and the 12th University building to be LEED certified between the Evanston and Chicago Campuses.

Kellogg Global Hub Information and Policy

The Global Hub is home to Kellogg’s Full-Time MBA students, faculty and support staff. Please see below for more information about building policies and procedures, and details about our dining options and amenities.

General Building Information

Learn more about how the Global Hub transformed from vision to reality, explore the space through a virtual tour and review the building’s hours of operation.
Introduction, History and Features
Hours and Access
Global Hub Map
Evanston Campus Parking
Kellogg Global Hub Delivery Request Form

Scheduling and Reservations

The Global Hub is designed to support education and community building for the Kellogg School of Management and broader Northwestern University communities. The facility is not available for undergraduate functions, personal events (e.g. weddings, birthdays) or corporate activities that are not in support of this objective. All activities, with the exception of companies engaging in recruitment activities, including corporate presentations to Kellogg students, must be charged to the internal chart string account number of the department sponsoring the event.

For reservation requests, please contact Global Hub Scheduling and Planning at or 847.491.7857
For fee information, please contact the Schedule Planning department at

Visit the following pages to learn more about the Global Hub reservation policy and fees.
Reservation Policy
Available Spaces
Reserve a Space
Event Contractor Requirements
Event Standards

Dining and Catering

The Global Hub offers a variety of retail and catered offerings. Please see below for information on retail food and catering.
Gordon's Marketplace & Inspired Grounds Coffee Shop
Liquor Policy


There’s a wide range of amenities offered to students, faculty and staff at the Global Hub, many of which are listed below.
  • Fitness Center
  • Welcome Desk: Located near the front doors of the Kellogg Global Hub in Abbott Pavilion. Hours are Monday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday Closed.
  • Mother’s Room: Located on the lower level in room L065. This room can be scheduled through Scheduling & Planning for guests via an Outlook calendar. For building occupants who will be using the Mother's Room on a regular basis, access can be granted by Scheduling & Planning to the Outlook calendar to make bookings individually. Out of courtesy to other mothers, we ask that all bookings be limited to 30 minutes. Please contact Scheduling & Planning at to make a reservation.
  • Mail Room: Located on the lower level in room L351. To reach the mail room, use the stairwell door on the east side of the building just opposite the LEAD statue. Once inside the stairwell, follow the signs to room L351.
  • Garage Parking: Limited VIP parking is available within the Global Hub. For availability, please contact Facilities at
  • Emporium: Located on the lower level of the Global Hub. The Emporium sells a wide selection of Kellogg items. Hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Vending: Vending machines are located on the lower level of the Global Hub, just west of the Spanish Steps.
  • Coat or Luggage Room: Limited coat and luggage storage is available at the Global Hub. Contact Facilities for more information and availability.
  • Contemplation Room: The Global Hub has a contemplation room available to building occupants and guests. It is located on the second floor in room 2135.

Emergency and Safety

For emergencies, please dial 911. For non-emergencies on the Northwestern campus, please use NUPD's non-emergency line at (847) 491-3456. For additional KGH-specific safety and emergency contacts, please view the document below. 
Global Hub Emergency Contact Information 
The Global Hub has an emergency evacuation plan for when hazardous situations arise. Please view the document below for evacuation routes and safe areas on campus nearby the Global Hub.
Global Hub Emergency Evacuation Plan
The Global Hub is equipped with a number of measures and systems to ensure the safety of all people frequenting the Hub. Please see the documents below for how these systems are implemented.
Global Hub Building Safety Systems
In the event of a tornado, please view the below document and follow the protocols provided. 
NU Emergency Management Link
NU All Hazards Emergency Procedures Flyer

Contact Us

Kellogg Global Hub Facilities
Office LO50

Heath Winborn
Associate Director of Facilities

Dan McCrudden
Senior Director of Facilities

Erika Cisneros
Operations Manager

Betsy Weil
Manager of Schedule and Planning

Report Building Issues

Please use this form to notify Facilities of non-emergency issues that require our attention, including but not limited to lighting outages and custodial issues.

Onboarding, Offboarding and Moves

Changing workspaces? Hiring a new team member? Moving to a new office? Use this form to request assistance from Facilities, KIS and Human Capital teams.

Reserve a Space

Please use the link below to view reservation and scheduling information policy for the Global Hub.