Allen CenterThe National Medal of Science Symposium will be held in the James L. Allen Center on Northwestern University's Evanston Campus. 

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Parking for off-campus visitors is available just north of the Allen Center, exactly east of the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Norris Aquatics Center. Visitors should pull up to the front entrance of the Allen Center to receive a parking permit for the lot. There is no visitor parking in front of the Allen Center or in the lots directly adjacent. After picking up a permit at the Allen Center front door, visitors should drive straight ahead turn right to reach the designated lot.