International Scholar Resources

The information contained in this section of the IO website is meant to help scholars who will be coming to NU, as well as those who are currently here and working/researching.

This information is subject to change as regulations and resources may be revised on a frequent basis.

As international scholars, we invite you to use this information to help in your arrival to and duration at Northwestern. Please notify the IO if you feel we are missing any vital information regarding trends and newly discovered resources that could benefit the greater international scholar population at Northwestern.

Contact your assigned International Scholar Advisor

General Resources

Social Security
Driver's License
English as a Second Language at NU
Housing Resources
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

J1 Scholar Specific Resources:

Department of State "Welcome Brochure"
Pre-Arrival Information "The Exchange"
Post Arrival Information "You're here...Now what?"
J-1 Orientation Presentation

H-1B/E-3 Scholar Specific Resources:

Pre-Arrival Information "Relocation Resources"
Post Arrival Information "You're here...Now what?"

Other updates and reminders for International Scholars will be listed here.