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

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Welcome to 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.

News & Events

What is happening?

News & Announcements

Benefits & Well-being Fair
2021 Virtual Benefits & Well-being Fair

The 2021 Virtual Benefits & Well-being Fair will be held during the week of October 18. The fair will be a weeklong event with each day covering different aspects of benefits and well-being: Health & Physical Well-being, Retirement & Financial Well-being, Social & Emotional Well-being, as well as Open Enrollment information and WELL resources sessions. 

Open Enrollment is Oct 25 - Nov 12

Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on October 25 and ends at 5 p.m. on November 12. All changes made during this time-period will be effective January 1, 2021. More information regarding plan changes and premiums will be coming mid-October.

Employee quick links

Benefits, workplace essentials and professional development

Explore your benefits, find resources for well-being & managing your career and quick links to the systems you use most.

Careers at Northwestern

Learn more about job opportunities and why employees choose Northwestern