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Registration for Summer Workshops Now Available

May 01, 2014 | Registration is now available for this summer’s workplace learning workshops offered through the Learning & Organization Development division. Highlights include a new partnership with, offering NU staff, faculty and students unlimited access to online courses at no additional cost. Read More

Introducing the New Staff Handbook

February 04, 2014 | The Office of Human Resources is pleased to introduce a new Staff Handbook effective February 1, 2014. This Handbook contains newly updated policy and program information that defines the responsibilities of staff members and the University’s commitments to the staff of Northwestern University. Each staff member (including Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Associates, and Faculty Librarians) is required to attest within the Self Service Portal by February 28 that he or she has received the new Staff Handbook. Read More

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The Office of Human Resources provides transformational leadership, advice and support on Northwestern University workplace matters to achieve excellence in the recruitment, development and retention of talent for an inclusive academic community.