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Welcome, Wildcat!

Imagine your future at Northwestern

Your Northwestern Direction

From the moment you get a “Yes” to the moment you say “Yes.”

While there are a few official steps to becoming a Wildcat, the first unofficial one is to show off your purple pride using #NU2027 on social media and then get to know your future friends, classmates, and neighbors. Welcome to the Northwestern family!

Prepare for What's Next

Make yourself at home.

Get to know Northwestern in a way that's right for you! Below, you can find links that highlight different aspects of Northwestern, including your Northwestern community, ways to get connected, and frequently asked questions.

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Explore Northwestern

Dive into your new community by meeting professors and students, browsing classes and discovering campus buildings that will shape your education and your future.

Start Exploring
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Attend Virtual Events

We want to bring the Northwestern experience to you. Join us for virtual events specifically for you and your newly admitted classmates.
Connect With Us
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Ask a question

New students have a lot of questions and we've answered many of them for you. We are also available to respond to new questions and support you as you begin your Northwestern journey.


Find Your Answers

Confirm Your Enrollment

Celebrate! Admission is not just a recognition of what has been done but also an acknowledgment of what is to come. Northwestern would be honored to be a part of your journey.

Join the Class

Northwestern Class of 2025