Northwestern Football Seating Chart | Ryan Field Seat ViewsRyan Field is located in Evanston, Illinois on the campus of Northwestern Univeristy, and is home to the Northwestern Wildcats football team. It has a capacity of 47,130, and is the only Big Ten stadium that does not have permanent lighting. Ryan Field is located just outside Chicago, making it very popular for Big Ten […]Read More →
Visiting Team Fan Sections
Ryan Field is very close to Chicago and thus very accessible for opposing team supporters. Designated visitor sections are 134, 135, 234, and 235 although fans can be found throughout the stadium at each game.
Ryan Field Section Breakdown
Ryan Field is made up exclusively of numbered sections beginning with 101 to 136 in the lower bowl. The upper section is limited to limited to 13 sections (223-235) on the west side of the stadium. The vast majority of Ryan field has bleacher seating which does not include chair backs. The home team sideline will vary between games, and we suggest contacting the school to confirm which side they will be on for a specific game.
Seat Numbers at Ryan Field
The system for aisle seat numbers at Ryan Field is quite sporadic. All sections start with the lowest number seat on the far left when viewing the section from the field. In each row, the highest and lowest seat numbers are on either aisle. The number of the left aisle seat is typically between 1 and 5 depending on the length of the aisle. The right-hand aisle seats are typically between 22 to 27.
Northwestern Student Sections
Sections 111-113 are reserved for Northwestern Student and a valid WildCard ID is required to gain entry. Tickets in these sections are not available in the secondary market, and the section is General Admission seating for those students.
Premium Seating at Ryan Field
Ryan Field has two premium seating areas. The Box Seats are between rows 18-21 in the lower bowl sections between the 20-yard lines. These seats have chair backs and a great view of the entire field. The Wildcat Den is under the press box and is protected on either side by windscreens. The Den seats have chair backs, radiant heat during colder games, and in-seat waiter service.
Ryan Field Ticket Policy
Sellers must disclose all information that is listed on their tickets. For example, obstructed view seats at Ryan Field would be listed for the buyer to consider (or review) prior to purchase. These notes include information regarding if the Ryan Field seat view is a limited view, side view, obstructed view or anything else pertinent.