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Check in with other Wildcats, share your experiences and stay connected to the Northwestern community.

COVID-19 has changed how we learn and work, how we connect with each other, and how we go about our daily lives. While we are scattered across the country and globe and cannot be together on campus, technology can bridge the physical distance between us. 

Use this page as a resource for joining virtual gatherings and events, finding new ways to engage and more.

How Our Community is Helping

Northwestern is contributing to the fight against COVID-19 and making an impact. In times of crisis, our community of faculty, students, staff and friends alike pull together to make a difference.

What's Happening

Participate in virtual gatherings, meetings, lectures and more, from home.

Featured Event

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Northwestern’s 162nd Commencement

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be the keynote speaker at the virtual ceremony, which will take place on June 19 at 11:00 a.m. central time. The ceremony will be live-streamed Commencement website and recorded. 

Events

Aug
19
2020
Vietnam After The War: Globalization and Youth Identity
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1975 marks the Fall of Saigon as the last American troops left South Vietnam and the country was united by Vietnam’s Com...
Aug
24
2020
Lavender Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bi-weekly virtual meetup for trans, non-binary, and queer staff, faculty, and students to connect and build community.  ...
Aug
25
2020
CLEAN 2020 Virtual Summit - Lessons-learned in Managing Risk and Tools & Strategies for Confident Operations
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
August 25: Lessons-learned in Managing Risk and Tools & Strategies for Confident Operations Bridging the gap between pro...

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Connect through Virtual Art Experiences

With the power to inspire, heal and transform, much of the world’s greatest art has emerged out of adversity. Experience the arts and connect with our community from home.

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Our Community Response

Read about how our community is answering and supporting the fight against COVID-19.

MORE CORONAVIRUS NEWS

Support for our Community

Northwestern offices are offering a variety of resources to navigate learning and working remotely.

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