Afternoon with the Undergraduate Schools

Date: Friday, October 19
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Varies
Tickets: This event does not require tickets

Join the undergraduate schools on Friday afternoon once you arrive to campus to learn more about the academic experience at Northwestern. The session location and content varies by undergraduate school. There are designated meeting locations in Norris University Center for those who wish to be guided to the academic event by a student leader; student guides will leave the meeting locations for the academic school at 1:15 p.m.

  • Bienen School of Music (BSM)
    • Family members are invited to attend afternoon ensemble rehearsals that will be taking place in lieu of a formal program at this time. You will find rehearsal information below for you to drop-in as you wish.
    • Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble
      • 12:30-1:50 p.m., Friday, October 19
      • Location: Music Administration Building Room 109
    • Baroque Music Ensemble
      • 12:15-1:45 p.m., Friday, October 19
      • Location: Parkes Hall Room 034
    • University Chorale
      • 2-3:20 p.m., Friday, October 19
      • Location: Music Administration Building Room 109
    • Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra
      • 2:10-4:10 p.m., Friday, October 19
      • Location: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall Stage
    • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
      • 2:10-3 p.m., Friday, October 19
      • Location: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall Rehearsal Room
    • University Singers
      • 3:30-4:50 p.m., Friday, October 19
      • Location: Music Administration Building Room 109
    • Jazz Orchestra
      • 4:30-6 p.m., Friday, October 19
      • Location: Regenstein Hall Room 011
  • McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (MEAS)
    • Meeting location: Northwestern Room 202, Norris
    • Event location: Ryan Auditorium, Technological Institute
    • This event will include a welcome from Dean Carr, short student presentation, and a Q&A session for family members
  • Medill School of Journalism
    • Meeting location: Wildcat Room 101, Norris
    • Event location: McCormick Tribune Center (MTC) 3-119
    • This event will include a brief presentation and discussion with select faculty and staff members
  • School of Communication (SoC)
    • Meeting location: Big Ten Room 104, Norris
    • Event location: Wallis Theatre, Arts Circle Drive
    • The Dean will speak briefly while family members will have the opportunity to mingle with select faculty and staff members
  • School of Education and Social Policy (SESP)
    • Meeting location: Arch Room 206, Norris
    • Event location: Student Life office, first floor of Annenberg Hall
    • Join SESP for an open house and conversation with select faculty and staff members
  • Weinberg College of Arts and Science (WCAS)
    • Meeting location: McCormick Auditorium (first floor), Norris
    • Event location: Harris Hall Room 108
    • Join Dean Sarah Mangelsdorf and her colleagues for refreshments and conversation. In preparation, we invite you to read two recent articles written by Northwestern President Morton Schapiro:
      1. Give Colleges More Credit: Doomsayers are wrong. America's higher-education model isn't broken.
      2. Grounding the Helicopter Parent