Welcome to the International Office

The International Office provides guidance and advising services to Northwestern’s international students and scholars.

We help our international community and hosting Northwestern departments navigate:

  • Student and employment-based visa classifications
  • Institutional policies and federal regulations
  • Adjustment to living and working in the United States

Programming Overview - for a list of programs offered by the IO!

CCIS Programming Overview 

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, Abbot Hall,  Suite 1012

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

Email Address:
intoff@northwestern.edu

Contact an advisor:
Visit our staff directory

NEW Document Shipping with eShipGlobal
Forget your I-20? Need a travel signature?
Step 1: Contact your advisor requesting a new document.
Step 2: Create a shipment within eShipGlobal.
Step 3: The IO will send the document!