Listed below are various resources to help international students to become involved in campus life.
- The Office of Admissions' Campus Life page focuses on freshmen or any other students new to campus.
- The International Student and Scholar Handbook, published by Northwestern's Office of International Student and Scholar Services, covers basics such as where to buy groceries, how to get involved in the community, and many more important pieces of information.
Northwestern University has a unique system of residential life. In all Northwestern residence halls, there will be a Resident Assistant (RA) to assist you and answer your questions. RAs are undergraduate students who are employed by the university to maintain safety and promote hall community. They are a great resource and are always happy to talk with you
Visit the Residential Services website for additional information about moving in, living with a roommate, resolving conflicts, and submitting a maintenance request.
Campus traditions say a lot about a school. Fight songs, mascots and landmarks are part of understanding the personality of a university. What do a boulder, an armadillo, and marshmallows say about Northwestern? Find out more on the Office of Admissions' Northwestern Traditions blog.
Joining a student club helps explore interests and helps find new friends. The Wildcat Connection site lists all the student groups on campus. Students who are new to the campus should watch for student activity fairs where clubs are showcased and members are excited to welcome other interested students.