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New Student Experience

works to turn this place of buildings into a place of people for our newest community members.

New Student Experience supports undergraduate students as they transition to their first year at Northwestern.

Important Dates

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View all important dates

Visit the Important Dates page for an overview of what the Class of 2025 can anticipate.

Wildcat Welcome

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What is Wildcat Welcome

Learn more about Wildcat Welcome, Northwestern's weeklong new student orientation program which includes academic advising and registration for fall quarter classes.