Northwestern University


Norris University Center
1999 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Main Line: (847) 491-2300
Dittmor Gallery & NUGalleria: (847) 491-2348
Norris Bookstore: (847) 491-3990

The Norris University Center Student Union sits on a large, grassy area overlooking a large lagoon and is just a bridge away from the landfill peninsula jetting out onto Lake Michigan.

Grab a bite to eat in Willie’s Food Court or Willie’s Too (both on the ground floor), choose from  a variety of foods including burritos, deli sandwiches, salads, crepes, panini’s, stir-fry, sushi and pizza. A Starbucks is also located inside the Union. During the warmer months, tables are set up outside overlooking the lagoon, peninsula and lake.
Hours vary by vendor and season, see website for current hours.

The Norris Center Bookstore
sells all sorts of Wildcat apparel, and also has an authorized Apple Store/Tech Center inside.
Hours vary by season, see website for current hours.

The Dittmar Memorial Gallery is a student run art gallery, rotating exhibits of various contemporary exhibits. Also run by the Dittmar Gallery is NU Galleria, with rotating exhibits of student and recent alumni work.
Dittmar Memorial Gallery: Daily 10am-10pm
Call for current NU Galleria Hours

ARTica Studios offers some different courses open to the public, such as pottery, photography and banner making.
See website for current course schedules.

The Game Room offers Wii, Playstation, Xbox and Billiards, which are all available to the public for a very small fee.
Sun-Thurs, 12:30pm-11pm; Fri-Sat, 12:30pm-11:30pm

Visit Norris Outdoors for bike rental, and equipment rental such as croquet, footballs, volleyball, cross-country skis and snowshoes.

Building hours and vendor hours differ according to season. See website for current schedules.