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Overview of Programs

Engage the perspectives of others in a meaningful dialogue.


Each quarter the Vice President for Student Affairs invites a group of students to her home to speak about their experiences on campus.


RespectNU is a systematic approach to promoting a safe and welcoming campus community for all students at Northwestern University

Northwestern Posse

Northwestern partners with The Posse Foundation to identify students with leadership potential and academic excellence to bring them to the University with their posse for support.

SAW (Summer Academic Workshop)

Northwestern University's Summer Academic Workshop (SAW) is a three-week program designed to equip students with the tools to thrive at Northwestern. Students will earn credit for one (1) English 100 writing course designed to strengthen their writing skills, and gain key insights and resources to help them successfully navigate the university.