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OLLI at Northwestern

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OLLI Locations

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers study group sessions on the Evanston and Chicago campuses of Northwestern University.

Chicago Office:

339 East Chicago Avenue
Wieboldt Hall, Room 412
Chicago, IL 60611
phone: 312-503-7881
fax: 312-503-4942

OFFICE HOURS: 9:00am–5:00pm

Evanston Office:

500 Davis Center
Suite 700
Evanston, IL 60201
phone: 847-492-8204
fax: 847-492-8405

OFFICE HOURS: 8:30am–4:30pm

OLLI Staff

Kirsty Montgomery, Director
phone: 847-492-8068

Lisa D'Angelo, Administrative Assistant, Evanston
phone: 847-492-8204

Maurita Gholston, Program Assistant, Chicago
phone: 312-503-7881

Lee Ann Lawlor, Design Associate
phone: 847-492-1653


Visiting OLLI

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Parking Options


Discounted parking is available for up to six hours on the Chicago campus for $7.50 at the Huron-Superior Self-Park garage. Discount tickets may  be picked up from the OLLI office in Chicago Monday to Thursday from Noon to 1:30 p.m. You may pick up three discount tickets at a time. You will pay at the garage (instructions for use below). For more information, contact the OLLI office at 312-503-7881.

Instructions for using Chicago discount parking ticket (self-validation):

  1. Park at the Northwestern University Huron-Superior Self-Park Garage at 222. E. Huron. Enter the lot from E. Huron (one way going west) or E. Superior Street (one way going east).
  2. Take the entry ticket from the machine when you enter the garage and keep it with you.
  3. Obtain a discount ticket from the OLLI office in Chicago Monday to Thursday from Noon to 1:30 p.m, or from the OLLI event you are attending.
  4. Upon returning to the garage, go to the pay station located in any of the elevator lobbies. Insert your entry ticket, followed by your discount ticket.
  5. The total amount due will be shown, and you can pay by cash or credit card. If you have parked in the garage for six hours or less, your total should be $7.50. Your receipt and paid ticket will be returned to you.
  6. Proceed to your vehicle; you have 20 minutes to exit the garage. At the exit, insert your paid ticket into the exit station and the gate arm will automatically be raised.

Parking options include on-street parking, the City of Evanston Church St. Self-Park Garage, the City of Evanston Sherman Plaza Self-Park garage, and the 500 Davis Center Parking garage (entrance on Hinman Ave.). Information on these parking options, including rates and time limits, can be found HERE. For more information, call the OLLI office at 847-492-8204.

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