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Division of Student Affairs

Full partners in the student learning experience

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.

Northwestern Career Advancement

Apply for SIGP 2019

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Apply February 11 - Thursday, April 4

The Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP) provides a stipend for Northwestern undergraduate students participating in unpaid internships and offers career development support to enrich learning opportunities as students engage in their summer experiences.

Meet Patricia Telles-Irvin

Vice President of Student Affairs

Patricia Telles Irvin Speaking
Dr. Patricia Telles-Irvin is the Vice President for Student Affairs at Northwestern University. Her responsibilities include providing leadership for the Division of Student Affairs to accomplish its goal of being full partners in the student learning experience.

About the VP of Student Affairs

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs Photo Gallery

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Family Weekend was October 26-28, 2018 and we covered several events. Visit our Student Affairs Photo Gallery to see all the fun and excitement from the weekend!

Announcements & Events

From the Student Blog

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Sustained Dialogue Program Gives Students an Opportunity to Learn from Each Other

Seize those last-minute opportunities by using the available resources on Northwestern career services and searching through the right databases.

More from the Blog


Soup & Substance

February 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Parkes Hall, 1870 Sheridan Road

Each Wednesday beginning February 6 | 12-1pm in Parkes 120 Participants gather over a simple meal of soup and bread whil...

NCA Express Advising

February 20, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
University Library, 1970 Campus Drive

NCA offers express advising to provide career-related assistance on a drop-in basis, with no appointment required. A typ...

Latinx Community Gathering - February

February 20, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
1936 Sheridan Road, 1936 Sheridan Road

Every month, MSA hosts a community gathering for Latinx students and student organizations to make connections and discu...