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Identity & Inclusion

Identity-Based Resources

Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)

Multicultural Student Affairs enriches the cultural experience of Northwestern through leadership and education programming; providing opportunities for community engagement and identity expression; and assisting students in navigating the University.

MSA Website

MSA oversees Northwestern's affinity spaces:

The Black House
1914 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Multicultural Center (MCC)
1936 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Gender & Sexuality Resource Center
Norris University Center
1999 Campus Drive
Third Floor
Evanston, IL 60208

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance

The Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance works to create a culture of access, belonging and accountability for all Northwestern community members. That includes supporting those impacted by discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. 

1800 Sherman Avenue
Suite 4500
Evanston, IL 60201

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance Website

Office of the Ombudsperson

Sarah Klaper, Northwestern's Ombudsperson, is a confidential, impartial, informal and independent resource for navigating life at Northwestern.

555 Clark St.
Suite 209
Evanston, IL 60208

Office of the Ombudsperson Website

Religious & Spiritual Life

Religious & Spiritual Life supports the quest for meaning and purpose through exploration, practice, and growth in our religiously diverse and inclusive communities.

Northwestern Religious & Spiritual Center
Parkes Hall
1870 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Religious & Spiritual Life Website

Campus Religious Centers

University Chaplains

Student Enrichment Services (SES)

SES partners with first-generation, lower-income, and DACA/undocumented students to foster identity development, navigate campus resources, and build community.

Foster Walker
1927 Orrington
House 6
Evanston, IL 60208

SES Website