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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

students marching through the arch
May 2019

This is the month you'll receive the details on what you need to do and know over the summer. A few items you'll be getting in May 2019:

  • Purple Prep- A book you'll receive the week of May 13 that outlines what you need to do and know over the summer (an important read, to say the least)
  • March to the Arch emails- This monthly email gives you more info and updates on items you need to be completing that month that you see listed out in Purple Prep
  • Online checklist- A personalized checklist so that you can keep up with items you have accomplished and know what you still have to do 

Pre-Orientation Programs (POP)

POP students at CATalyst
Register for Pre-Orientation Programs

Learn why over 200 incoming students choose to participate in one of the 3 experiences before Wildcat Welcome; registration is now open and closes on June 11!