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Meet Medill

The best way to learn about our graduate programs is to interact with our students, faculty and staff. Visit us in Evanston or Chicago to see our students in action. Meet us at a conference or campus near you or watch a recorded information session whenever you like. We'll continue to update this page as more events are added. We hope to see you soon.

Visit Days

Visit Days are half or full-day events hosted in Evanston and/or Chicago, where you can see the program first-hand, meet faculty, current students and alumni, tour the campus and talk with admissions team members. It's a great way to get a feel for the IMC program and ask any questions you may have.

Date/Time Location Details
Thursday, Nov. 16 Evanston and Chicago Info and RSVP

Information sessions

Attending an in-person or online information session is a great way to learn more about the IMC Full-Time program. You'll meet faculty, current students or alumni who can answer your questions about how our programs can help you achieve your career goals. You'll also hear from our admissions team about the application process.

Date/Time Location Details
Monday, Oct. 23, 6-8 p.m. San Francisco, CA Info and RSVP
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. Los Angeles, CA Info and RSVP
Thursday, Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. Dallas, TX Info and RSVP
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 5-7 p.m. Evanston, IL For current Northwestern undergraduate IMC Certificate students. Info and RSVP

Webcasts

Webcasts are delivered online and focus on various topics related to the IMC program. Webcasts are recorded for delayed viewing.

There are currently no upcoming webcasts. View a pre-recorded session:


Conferences and events

We are attending these conferences and other events in the next few months. We hope to see you there.

Date/Time Description Location
Tuesday, Oct. 24 Michigan State University Graduate and Law School Fair East Lansing, MI
Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 24-25 Chicago Digital Summit Chicago, IL
Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 25-29 ACP/CMA National College Media Convention Dallas, TX
Friday, Nov. 10 National Association of African American Honors Programs Annual Conference Atlanta, GA
Saturday, Nov. 11 Midwest Graduate and Professional School Summit West Lafayette, IN

On-the-road informational interviews

We will also be hosting informational interviews in the following cities. Sign up below to participate in one of these in-person interviews to learn more about the IMC program. Please note that formal admissions interviews are by invitation only once we have reviewed your application.

Date/Time Location Details
Sunday-Monday, October 22-23 San Francisco, CA Info and RSVP
Monday-Tuesday, October 23-24 East Lansing, MI Info and RSVP
Tuesday, October 24 Los Angeles, CA Info and RSVP
Wednesday-Friday, October 25-27 Washington, D.C. Info and RSVP

Campus visit

Visiting our Evanston or Chicago campus is one of the best ways to get a feel for our program and community.

Campus visits give you the opportunity to talk to an admissions director, sit in on a class, meet a faculty member and/or take a tour of our facilities. We strongly encourage you to visit campus to get a distinct feel for what your time at Medill would be like.

Plan your visit

To arrange a visit, contact Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Tatyana RodriguezWhen arranging a visit, please indicate what areas of the program interest you and your availability.

Arriving on campus

The Medill Office of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid is located at:

1845 Sheridan Road
Fisk Hall Suite 104
Evanston, IL 60208

Where to stay

Airbnb
Airbnb has listings for rent throughout Evanston and Chicago

Hyatt House
1515 Chicago Ave., Evanston, 847-864-2300

Holiday Inn
1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston, 847-491-6400

Hilton Garden Inn
1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, 847-475-6400 or 1-877-STAYHGI

Hilton Orrington
1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, 888-677-4648

Margarita European Inn
1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, 847-869-2273

Getting here

Air
Many major airlines fly into both O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O’Hare is approximately 45 minutes from the Evanston campus, and Midway is approximately 60 minutes away. However, travel times can vary depending on traffic.

Public Transportation
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) purple line runs to Evanston. Both the O’Hare and Midway Airports have CTA lines that connect to the purple line.

Taxi
Please contact a taxi service directly to handle your transportation.

Parking
If you drive to Medill for your visit, please coordinate with the Admissions Office so we can provide you with a parking pass for the lot attached to the Segal Visitor Center. Most on-street parking in Evanston is restricted to a two-hour time limit.