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The mission of the Northwestern University Division of Student Affairs is to educate students, engage the community, and enrich the Northwestern experience. We pursue our mission through providing learning programs, services, and mentoring to maximize students’ potential; removing barriers to learning; strengthening readiness to learn; and sustaining a safe and healthy Northwestern community.

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Announcements & Events


Julie Payne Kirchmeier
Congratulations to Julie Payne Kirchmeier!
Julie Payne-Kirchmeier has been appointed vice president for Student Affairs, President Morton Schapiro announced today following a nationwide search.

Payne-Kirchmeier had served as interim vice president for Student Affairs since June 1, 2019, after longtime Vice President Patricia Telles-Irvin took a medical leave of absence. Telles-Irvin passed away shortly after. Payne-Kirchmeier, a national leader in student affairs administration, has been at Northwestern since 2012.

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FAO Schwarz Fellowship Virtual Information Session

July 15, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The FAO Schwarz Fellowship is designed for young people interested in leading the change. Our paid, two-year program dev...

Mayo Clinic Resume Writing and Behavioral Interview Skills

July 15, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Are you looking forward to planning for your future career – full of new learning and social adventures? Mayo Clinic wou...

NCA Summer Institute - FINANCE

July 27, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Northwestern Career Advancement invites you to participate in our upcoming Summer Institute - Finance. This is a virtual...

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