Welcome Families & Parents

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Supporting your son or daughter during the more difficult times of his or her career at Northwestern can be stressful. The college experience changes every student, and it is likely to alter your family dynamics as well. Whether this is the first or last of your children to attend college, there are bound to be times when you feel anxious, frustrated, or challenged by a situation that is taking place in your student’s life.

We hope you will help your student find his or her way to us during these times and that you will come to think of us as your partner in helping your student succeed. We have gathered a variety of information for you in this section of our website, and encourage you to call us if you have questions (847)-491-2151.

Helpful Resources for Freshman Parents