The Cafe

Update: The Garage is not currently accepting reservations for spaces. Please check back for updates.

The Cafe sits at the heart of The Garage, easily accessible to all visitors and residents. It’s a great place to grab a cup of coffee, brainstorm a new idea with a friend, or work on your homework and soak up some of the entrepreneurial energy at The Garage.

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The Conference Room

The Conference Room comfortably seats 10 people. The room is equipped with a polycom and AV screen for sharing presentations or video conferences. All of the walls and the table are dry erase for brainstorming and work sessions.

The Workspace

The Workspace is ideal for large classes and special events up to 100 people. The room can be set up lecture-style, in small work groups, or with rows of chairs. 

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The Makerspace

The Makerspace is where our students experiment and build. Our Makerspace has an AR/VR Lab (Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Lab) and a Prototyping Lab.

Learn more about the AR/VR Lab and staffed hours

Learn more about the Prototyping Lab

Left Brain

Left Brain - the more business-y twin to Right Brain - can comfortably fit 7 people at time at a conference table, making it ideal for team meetings or work sessions.

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Right Brain

Right Brain - the more casual and creative twin to Left Brain - can comfortably seat 4 people. The lounge seating makes it ideal for team creative huddles or casual brainstorming meetings.

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Reserve Space

Northwestern students, faculty and staff can request to reserve the Workspace or Conference Room at The Garage for events, meetings or conferences with an entrepreneurial or innovation focus. Your request will be reviewed and a confirmation will be sent within 2 business days. 

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