Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

8:30am - 5:00pm

Closed Friday & Saturday


Northwestern University in Qatar is located in Education City next to Georgetown University near Slope Signal.

Northwestern University in Qatar

Parking, Drop-off, Shuttles

Drop-off is available at the NU-Q north entrance (facing Sidra), located just off the access road.

Visitors and students can park in the nearest lot to NU-Q, located next to the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies building. The lot is about a 5 minute walk to NU-Q.

View parking lot location

NU-Q faculty and staff may park in the car park underneath the NU-Q building. Contact Facilities to get parking access.

Education City Shuttles

Free shuttles run between Education City campus buildings every 5-10 minutes from 6:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. Shuttles run between the Residence Halls and the Recreation Center every 30 minutes.

The shuttle picks up at the north entrance of the NU-Q building. Look for the yellow QF bus.

Employee Shuttles: Residences To/From Campus

A free employee busing program organized by Georgetown University in Qatar runs between various Doha residences and Education City. Shuttle vans pick up at the compound clubhouses and in front of the towers' main entrances.

View shuttle timetable