General Student Information

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Senior Week

The Senior Class Council 2016 sponsors various educational and social activities throughout the year, with Senior Week 2016 serving as a finale.  


Degree candidates with special needs are asked to contact the AccessibleNU office at 847-467-5530 or email: for arrangements.

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Announcements, Thank-You Notes, and Memorabilia

The Herff Jones Web site offers Northwestern University graduation announcements, custom thank you notes and related memorabilia.

The Norris University Center Bookstore features school spirit merchandise, books and other gift items. For information call 847-491-3990.

The Northwestern Alumni Association also offers special access to high-quality products and class rings.

Northwestern Alumni Association

You may be leaving campus but you will always be a Wildcat. Join the Northwestern Alumni Association to stay part of the Northwestern Community. Being a Wildcat comes with great perks — from automatic NAA membership to a wide range of special benefits, services, and discounts available only to Northwestern alumni. Take advantage of your alumni benefits.

Commencement App

Get the Commencement App and have all the necessary information regarding Commencement weekend at your fingertips.

Download the Northwestern Commencement App:

1. Download the Northwestern Commencement App:

2. When the App is open, select the “NU Commencement 2016” guide.


  • View the entire weekend schedule together or by school tracks.
  • Set up reminders for the ceremonies and events you will attend.
  • Maps, addresses, and directions are only a click away.

Make sure you accept Push Notifications for important updates about regalia pickup, transportation, weather, and more!