Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education

Accepted Visiting Students Housing

Accepted students are expected to secure housing on their own. On-campus housing is not available.

To help you find housing on your own, we've provided the following resource guide to short-term housing. We do not endorse any of the options listed, and the list is not meant to be exhausted.

  • 3550 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60657
    Cozy, sunny furnished bedroom (twin bed with drawers beneath that can be converted to a king, desk) in a two-bedroom condo with one shared bathroom. Wi-fi and linens included. Centrally located in East Lakeview, with bus stop right outside building (commute to Northwestern Chicago campus is 15-30 minutes door-to-door), a grocery store one block away and the lakefront right across the street. Building amenities (included in rental price) are gym, library, convenience store, dry cleaner, laundry, sundeck, 24-hour door man. Short-term parking (car and bike) may be available at discretion of garage management. One small, shy cat in residence. Female applicants only, please. $800/mo., OBO. Northwestern rotation dates, availability upon request. Contact
  • $900-$1,100 for monthly rental
    Furnished room in a professional home 36 minutes away from Northwestern Medical Hospital via CTA. Housekeeping, wi-fi, utilities and linens all included. Please contact Drew Noble at 773-598-0709 or for more details.  
  • Chicago Getaway Hostel
    International Hostel in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
  • Hostelling International Chicago
    Contact Faye DeJuarez, assistant general manager, at or 312-583-2222.
    Furnished private monthly rentals located in the Gold Coast within walking distance to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Includes a full-size bed, kitchen, cable TV and internet access. Call 312-501-3310 or email
  • Marriott Execustay
    Temporary housing and furnished apartments with a familiar name in downtown Chicago. Contact Susan Carter at or 312-729-5161 (office) or 312-804-0860 (cell).
  • MedBed, Inc.
  • The Rotating Room
    A Harvard medical student created this site so other medical students who are seeking temporary housing for an away rotation or would like to post a temporary housing vacancy can coordinate sublets with other students across the country.
  • Oakwood Corporate Housing
    Temporary furnished apartments near Northwestern Memorial Hospital. A Northwestern University rate is available for studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments. Please contact Megan Callison or 312-894-6517 for more information on availability and pricing.