Event Resources
Northwestern San Francisco Campus Events

Northwestern has an educational space in downtown San Francisco. The Suite 1800 space is a collaboration between the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science — a true example of the intersection of disciplines.

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Who Can Use the Space

Previous use of this space has included: the Bay Area Immersion course for McCormick and Medill students, executive education courses, and industry and alumni events hosted by various McCormick programs.

Space Oversight

San Francisco Suite 1800 is under the direction of the Provost Office and there are two on-site, full-time Northwestern staff managing operations.

Food and Beverages

If food and beverage will be served, please follow the standard McCormick event contract review process and submit the Northwestern Event Rider, COI and contract in advance to Jeffrey Song in the McCormick Customer Service Center, jeffrey.song@northwestern.edu. You may not proceed without the COI and Northwestern Event Rider signed and on file, especially if serving alcohol.

How to Reserve the Space

1. Submit a Completed Pre-Event Reservation Form

Submit a completed program reservation form for advance approval of any course offering or event. If your request involves a class/course offerings, the appropriate McCormick dean will review. All activities held within the San Francisco space will be reviewed by McCormick Administration and managed by Jennifer Carland, Project Coordinator. Please email jennifer.carland@northwestern.edu with any questions or concerns.

2. Receive an Approval Email

Once the request is approved by McCormick Administration, you will be contacted regarding the next steps. A written approval letter will be provided to you, which is needed to complete Step 3.

Fill out program reservation form

3. Register for a Space in the San Francisco Office

NU Room Reservation System

4. Wait to Receive a Confirmation From the Northwestern San Francisco Office

You will receive a confirmation that you have successfully reserved the space via the Northwestern RES system. Please wait for this confirmation before proceeding with your event plans.

After the Event

The post-event form should be submitted within two weeks following the event.

Post-event evaluation form