Off Campus Housing Resources

While National Louis does not have on-campus housing for students, there are many resources to help you find housing near one of our campuses.

 

Student Housing In Chicago

There are many privately managed residential buildings that serve students who attend Chicago universities. The map and list below highlight some options near our Chicago Campus. Click on the icons to view the specific location of each residence.

 

The Buckingham
59 E. Van Buren St
Chicago, IL 60605
(312)496-6200
info@thebuckinghamchicago.com

The Flats @ East West University
819 Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL  60605
(312)939-0112
theflats@eastwest.edu
 
Fornelli Hall
55 E. Washington St
Chicago, IL  60602
(312)882-0228
info@fornellihall.com
 
Infinite - Chicago
28 E. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL  60604
(312)724-6767
live@chicagoinfinite.com
 
777 South State
2 E. 8th St
Chicago, IL 60605
(312)939-7000
info@777southstate.com
 

 
Want to check out even more spaces? 

Apartment Search Resources

Apartment People - Free apartment finding service in Chicago for over 30 years.  Search online or let their agents help you find what you’re looking for.  Full Service.   

Apartment Solutions - Free apartment finding service in the West and Northwest suburbs.  Full Service.

Apartment Guys of Chicago - Free apartment finding service in Chicago. Full Service.

Apartment Guide- Apartment search site.  Can search by state or metropolitan area nationwide.

Chicago Apartment Finders - Free online apartment search tool.

Dwell Chicago - Free online apartment search tool.

Apartments.com & Chicago Tribune –  Chicago Tribune’s Visual and Classified ads.

Craigslist - Online Classifieds

Direct 2 Housing - The only place you need to find the contact information, 
application process and eligibility criteria â€¨for Supportive Housing options 
in Metro Chicago.

Place of Mine - Chicago off-campus living resource with thousands of listings.

RentOwn.net - Search thousands of rent to own properties today!

Trulia.com - Find available properties For Sale or For Rent and use the tools provided to enhance your search.

Zillow - Search a living database of over 110 million U.S. homes to find the perfect property to buy or rent.

Living Assistance

The Office of Student Life provides referrals to outside social service agencies for students who need assistance with Food, Shelter or other basic needs.  Please call 312-261-3092 for more information.

Chicago Area Resources

Application for Benefits Eligibility - Apply for Food Assistance (SNAP), Cash Assistance (TANF), and Medical Assistance

Direct to Food - This online resource will help you locate the food pantries, soup kitchens, and meal programs closest to you. Direct2Food will also help you determine if you are eligible for further assistance like food stamps and resources for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Direct to Housing - The only place you need to find the contact informationapplication process and eligibility criteria for Supportive Housing options in Metro Chicago.

City of Chicago Community Service Centers - DFSS’ six Community Service Centers are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. On Wednesday, all of the centers are open from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. City residents who need assistance can drop in or schedule an appointment in advance.  They help individuals and families in need access a wide range of resources from shelter, food and clothing to domestic violence assistance, job training/placement and services for the formerly incarcerated. Clients can also get information about rental, utility and other financial assistance programs. The facilities serve as Warming and Cooling Centers during periods of extreme weather. Call 311 for more information.

 

 

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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