Use these webpages to navigate life at Northwestern.
In addition, please review the Faculty Work/Life and Family Resources brochure for further information on work/life-related policies, relocation resources, family support programs and benefits and personal well-being assistance.
A Message from the Provost"Northwestern is committed to ensuring that new and continuing faculty members have the information and resources they need to acclimate to Northwestern and succeed in their careers. The Offices of the Provost and of Work/Life and Family Resources can help all faculty navigate life's opportunities and challenges for you to be your best at work and at home. From the Faculty Family Leave Policy and childcare and eldercare benefits to the Faculty Wellness Program, our policies and resources support faculty excellence, career satisfaction and well-being."
Taking Care of Your Family
In addition to family leave for childbearing, adoption and childrearing, Northwestern offers a variety of family support programs to help with finding childcare, schools and backup care. Learn more.
Living a More Healthy Life
Northwestern’s Faculty Wellness Program offers assistance to full-time faculty members who are experiencing difficulties in their professional or personal lives. Learn more.
Living and Working in Evanston, Chicago and the Surrounding Area
Resources include information on housing, transportation, and living in the Chicago and Evanston areas. Learn more.
Learn about specific accommodation resources available for faculty members with disabilities and how the Office of Equity supports all individuals with disabilities. Learn more.