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New Student & Family Programs

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

New Student and Family Programs (NSFP) supports undergraduate students as they transition to their first year at Northwestern while partnering with families of all undergraduate students.

Important Dates

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View all important dates

An overview of what early decision students can expect:

  • By February 1, 2020: Early decision students complete items in their Admitted Student Portal
  • January - April 2020: Early decision students receive an email the first Tuesday of each month with Northwestern information, preparing them for May, when summer tasks begin
  • May 2020: Students and their family members receive communication regarding summer tasks and how to get ready for Northwestern

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.