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Ryan Field
Northwestern Wildcats Seating Guide

Shaded & Covered Seating

Less than 10% of seats at Ryan Field offer some type of shade or cover. Below is a sample of seats that are at least partially covered or shaded at different times of the day. To search for tickets or to find out if your seats are protected from the sun or rain, follow the link for the seat finder.

  • Rows 74 and above in Section 128 are covered

Chairback Seating

Seats in the back of sections 228-230, the Wildcat Den, are the only seats in Ryan Field that have chairback seating.

Visitor Seating

Visitor seating is available in Sections 134-136 and 234-235.

Student Seating

Students from Northwestern have sections 111-113 designated for them.

Recommended Seats for Impressing a Guest

Rows 8+ in Sections 228, 229 and 230

  • Excellent views near the 50 yard line
  • Chairback premium seating with in-seat wait service
  • Good overhead coverage from the Press Box above

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Impressing a Guest.

Highest Rated Seating Zones

  • Lower Level Sideline - - Sideline seating on the lower level is made up of sections with as many as 79 rows, with the largest sections located right a...
  • Lower Level Corner - - Corner seating on the lower level is where you will find both student as well as visitor designated seating at Ryan Field. N...
  • Lower Level Endzone - - Endzone seats at Ryan Field are the same metal bleachers found in all other parts of Ryan Field (except for Club seats). The ...
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Seating Tips & Advice

  • "Chairback Seating is Only Within Club Seats" - All seating at Ryan Field is on metal bleachers. The only chairback seating at Ryan Field is in the Wildcat Den on the 200 Level or in the Box Seats of Sections 106-110 and 127-131.

Seat Ratings & Reviews

  • Section 109, Row 46, Seats 22, 23