Visit Day for Admitted Prospective PhD's

Monday April 3, 2017
Third Floor
School of Managment Building
2211 Campus Drive

This event is designed for students who have been admitted to the program and wish to visit the campus.

Schedule (will be posted)

Please make sure that you let our Graduate Program Coordinator, Mercedes Thomas, know if you are coming to the visit day.

Directions to the Campus


All accommodations listed are within a short walking distance of campus. Don't forget to ask for the Northwestern University or student rate, and mention that you are visiting for the Northwestern University Department of Economics Prospective Graduate Visit Day. At many hotels you can get a room with two beds and share the cost with another prospective student. However, the number of hosts is limited and prospective students should contact us early to avoid disappointment.

In addition to these hotels, we can arrange for you to be hosted by, and stay with, one of our current graduate students. Hosts are limited, so if you are interested in this, please e-mail our Graduate Program Coordinator, Mercedes Thomas.

Hilton Garden Inn (Evanston)
1818 Maple Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Rate: $159/night + 13.5% tax
Complimentary internet access in guest rooms 
Located 1.0 miles west of Department (20 minute walk)

Holiday Inn Chicago North - Evanston
1501 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Rate: $xxx/night + 13.5% tax
Located 1.2 miles south of Department (25 minute walk)

The Homestead
1625 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Rate: $99/night + 13.5% tax
Complimentary internet access in guest rooms 
Breakfast included
Located a 0.9 miles south of Department (18 minute walk)

Margarita European Inn
1566 Oak Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Rates: $179/night +13.5% tax (one bed), $209 + 13.5% tax (two beds)
Located 1.4 mile west of Department (30 minute walk)

HI Chicago - The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel
24 East Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60605
Rates: $34/night +16.4% tax (dorm room), $119/night + tax 16.4% (private room)
Located in downtown Chicago (40 minute train ride to Evanston)

Be sure to mention that you are attending an event at Northwestern University to obtain the best rate.