Welcome to the International Office

The International Office provides advising services and supportive programs to Northwestern’s international students and scholars.  Read more about our mission, vision & values

Northwestern International Office is coming to India, China, and South Korea in Summer 2016: Learn More!

Contact Us

Visit Us:
Employees and visitors by appointment only.
Students can use our walk-in hours. Walk-In hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-1pm and 2-4pm. No appointment necessary.

Evanston Campus: 630 Dartmouth Place

Chicago Campus: 710 N. Lake Shore Drive (Abbott Hall Suite 305)

Phone: 847-491-5613 | Fax: 847-556-6006

Email Address:

Contact an advisor:
Visit our staff directory

NEW Document Shipping with eShipGlobal
Forget your I-20? Need a travel signature? Got mail at IO?
Step 1: Contact your advisor requesting a new document.
Step 2: Create a shipment within eShipGlobal. Specify document type (Ex: I-20, EAD card, receipt notice, etc.)
Step 3: The IO will send the document!

Northwestern in India, China, and South Korea - Register TODAY!

News & Events

Evanston/Chicago IO Closed: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Admitted for Summer/Fall 2016?  Submit your I-20/DS-2019 Request

Register for our Fall 2016 orientations!

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STEM Extension OPT Updates!

J-1 Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
J-1 Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM