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UPDATE: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 16, 2020

As the Northwestern community works to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the university has limited on-campus activity. All OLLI staff have been instructed to work remotely. OLLI staff will continue to be available by email during our normal office hours, however the OLLI offices on each campus are now closed until further notice.

To reach OLLI staff please email or submit a ticket through the OLLI Help Desk. Please be patient, we will reply as quickly as we can.

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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:

Currently Closed (see note above)
339 East Chicago Avenue
Wieboldt Hall, Room 412
Chicago, IL 60611

OFFICE HOURS: 9:00am–5:00pm

Evanston Office:

Currently Closed (see note above)
500 Davis Center
Suite 700
Evanston, IL 60201

OFFICE HOURS: 8:30am–4:30pm

OLLI Staff

Kari Fagin, Director

Lisa D'Angelo, Administrative Assistant, Evanston

Lee Ann Lawlor, Design Associate


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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

Instructions for using Chicago's parking validation machine– Click Here.
FAQs regarding Chicago' parking validation – Click Here. 


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

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