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Welcome Class of 2025!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Northwestern! 

We are thrilled to welcome all of our first-generation college students, lower-income students,(FGLI), and/or Undocumented/DACA students! We are here to help ensure you feel seen and supported throughout your time at Northwestern. Student Enrichment Services, or SES for short, is here to help you as your “first stop shop” at Northwestern. If you have questions about ANYTHING – from how to get connected with other FGLI students to simply figuring out Northwestern - we’re here to help. Contact us through the SES Interest Form and be sure to follow us on Social Media to stay up-to-date with the latest happenings in the FGLI Community at Northwestern! 

We also encourage you to check out our entire website and follow us on social media, but we want to call your attention to a couple key supports and resources:

SES Kits & Bits Pickup

Monday & Tuesday, September 13th & 14th | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Wildcat Welcome Centers

SES is partnering with New Student Experience (NSE) this year to welcome you to campus. Pick up your Welcome Kit and get your Northwestern questions answered at the "First Stop Shop" for First-Gen, Lower-Income, and/or UnDACAmented students. You can find us at both Welcome Center locations on North and South Campus. Drop by either location to pick up a Kit that has free items to help you get settled into your residence hall, including brand-new towels, t-shirts, a Passion Planner, and a SES water bottle while supplies last. All FGLI and/or UnDACAmented students are eligible to pick up one Kit. All of this is made available through generous donor support. 

Being FGLI at Northwestern: A Virtual Panel Discussion

Thursday, September 16th | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Zoom

This panel will share their stories and experiences as FGLI and/or UnDACAmented students at Northwestern and explore ways that students can take advantage of important resources across campus. All attendees will be entered into a raffle to win 1 of 15 comforter sets! 

RSVP link: 



Quest+/SES Ice Cream Social 

Monday, September 20th | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Deering Meadow

Join us at Deering Meadow to learn about Northwestern's only student group focused on supporting FGLI and/or UnDACAmented undergraduates. All students are welcome! Did we mention there's ice cream (dairy filled and dairy-free)?

RSVP here: