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

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Winter Recess 2020

Winter Recess refers to the closing of the University’s academic and administrative offices between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. This years Winter Recess days are, Monday, December 28, Tuesday, December 29 and Wednesday, December 30. Memberships

A variety of caregiver resources are available for parent and senior & adult caregiver benefits-eligible employees. Consider utilizing services and resources when you find yourself in need of assistance.

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 through December 4, 2020.


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