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Insurance and Liability


Northwestern has no legal responsibility to cover the loss or damage to items of personal property caused by residents or by occurrences such as flood, weather, or mechanical related events which occur in university owned property or on its grounds prior to, during, or subsequent to the period of the housing contract. Residents are encouraged to carry appropriate insurance to cover such losses.

Property Insurance

Northwestern University strongly encourages you to invest in additional property insurance for your student’s belongings. Please consider the following: