Pre-Arrival Communication

New to NU Newsletter

New to NU is a monthly newsletter for new international students. Information in New to NU will help you prepare to leave home and arrive in Evanston/Chicago.

International Student & Scholar Handbook

Read the handbook here

Updated in 2018, the handbook provides information for new and current international students, scholars and families, including:

  • life in the US (banks, cell phones, driving, grocery shopping, fun local activities and more) 
  • campus resources
  • advice from current students
  • family and school resources

CANVAS Classroom

The IO uses CANVAS, Northwestern's Learning Management System, to provide important information, orientation schedule updates, handouts, discussion boards and more!  Watch for an email inviting all new students to CANVAS in Spring 2018!