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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

Learn more about specific work-related coronavirus/COVID-19 information and resources for the Northwestern community

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Human Resources

We support each member of our community

Why Northwestern?

A special place to work.

Northwestern employs professionals who want to make a difference and contribute to one of the world’s premier research and teaching universities. HR helps faculty and staff do their best work through comprehensive benefits and professional support.

Tuition Discounts

See the reduced college tuition benefits available to employees and their dependents.

See tuition benefits

Retirement benefits

Save for retirement through a plan that includes University-matched contributions.

See retirement options

Work/Life Resources

Our resources help you balance work and personal priorities.

We offer programs, services and consultation to help you navigate life's challenges and opportunities.

Working with students to build community and find their passions has helped me find my passion as well. Northwestern admissions recruits some of the brightest minds in the world and working with them has been the highlight of my career.”

Scottie Akines Jr.
Kellogg School of Management
Scottie Akines Jr.

For Current Employees

Workplace essentials and professional development

Find resources for managing your career and quick links to the systems you use most.

News & Events

News & Announcements

Need help? Just askHR: we've got you covered!

askHR is now your primary point of contact for Resources services and support. Visit us today!

COVID-19 Temporary Caregiver Grant

The COVID-19 Temporary Caregiver Grant is intended to help alleviate the unprecedented burdens COVID-19 has imposed on caregivers.

COVID-19 and Campus Updates

Find information and resources for Northwestern's phased return to campus.

Wellness Grants for Physical, Emotional or Financial Wellness

Apply for a grant on behalf of your team, office, department or school this quarter. Applications will be accepted April 5 through April 30.