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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
Closed daily for lunch: 1:45-2:45pm

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


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Parking Options


Discounted parking is available for up to six hours on the Chicago campus for $9 at the Huron-Superior Self-Park garage with a validated parking ticket. You can validate your parking ticket using the self-validation machine located outside the OLLI office in Wieboldt Hall, Room 412. The machine is available Monday-Thursday between 9am and 5pm ONLY. 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 (222. E. Huron) no earlier than 8am.
  2. You will receive a parking ticket from the machine when you enter the garage. Keep it with you.
  3. Validate your parking ticket using the machine located outside the OLLI office in Wieboldt Hall, Room 412, Monday-Thursday between 9am and 5pm ONLY.
  4. When you return to the garage, go to a pay station (located in any of the garage elevator lobbies). Insert your validated parking ticket.
  5. Pay the discounted amount due (cash or credit card). For six hours or less the amount due will be $9.*
  6. Take the paid parking ticket and receipt from the machine and proceed to your car. You have 20 minutes to exit the garage once you have paid. You must exit the garage no later than 5:15pm.

*NOTE: If the pay station does not accept your parking ticket or validation parking pass, or fails to give you the correct discount, press 'Cancel'. Take your validated parking ticket and receipt (if you have one) to the customer service office near the exit of the Huron-Superior Self-Park Garage for assistance.



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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