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30+ departments dealing with all aspects of the student experience

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AccessibleNU

AccessibleNU works to provide students with disabilities a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access and reasonable accommodation.

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Alice Millar Chapel

Alice Millar Chapel is a campus building used for celebrating the life of our community and the momentous occasions, including weddings, commencement ceremonies, world class musical events and other University functions.

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BREATHE

Breathe is a stress management resource, created purposely for Northwestern Undergraduate students, as well as Graduate & Professional students. In Breathe, you will find a variety of guided meditations and breathing practices to help you deal with stress.

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Campus Inclusion and Community

Northwestern cultivates inclusive learning environments through the intentional engagement with difference. Programming and services are provided by Multicultural Student Affairs; Student Enrichment Services; and Social Justice Education.

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Campus Life

Campus Life facilitates transformative experiences with students to explore their potential, engage in community, and contribute toward a more just and equitable world. It includes Fraternity & Sorority Life, Student Organizations & Activities, and Leadership Development & Community Engagement.

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Center for Awareness, Response and Education

CARE is a confidential space for students impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence or stalking, including friends or partners of survivors. CARE works to create a culture of healthy sexuality at Northwestern.

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Commencement

The Commencement Office develops and facilitates the annual Northwestern ceremony where the graduating class is commemorated as a whole. It provides information about the event for graduates and their guests.

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Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS serves as Northwestern's primary mental health service with offices on the Evanston and Chicago campuses. CAPS services include clinical services, educational workshops and consultation with faculty, staff and parents.

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Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is comprised of student service offices: Dean on Call; Off-Campus Life; Respect NU; AccessibleNU; New Student & Family Programs including First-Year Experience; Student Assistance and Support Services; and Student Conduct.

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Fraternity and Sorority Life

Northwestern currently has 46 chapters across four governing councils, and a total membership of more than 3,000 students. Fraternity and Sorority Life provides structure and support to assist students in their fraternity and sorority experience.

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Health Promotion and Wellness

Health Promotion and Wellness is the primary provider of health promotion, education, and prevention programs and services on alcohol, other drugs and wellness issues for Northwestern University students.

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Health Service - Chicago

Northwestern Medicine's department of General Internal Medicine serves Northwestern students enrolled in an NU graduate or professional program on the Chicago Campus. A broad array of outpatient medical services are provided.

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Health Service - Evanston

Evanston's Health Service provides primary medical care, including general medical, sports medicine, women's medicine, radiology and laboratory services, vaccinations, allergy shots and STD testing. After-hours urgent care is also available.

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Leadership Development and Community Engagement

Leadership Development and Community Engagement helps develop of social responsible leaders through community engagement opportunities, leadership training and resources that support these activities.

students performing cultural dance

Multicultural Student Affairs

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.

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New Student and Family Programs

NSFP works with incoming students and their families from the moment they decide to attend Northwestern through the end of their first year. It eases the first-year transition through communication and events such as Wildcat Welcome and Family Weekend.

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Norris University Center

Located at 1999 University Drive, Norris offers spaces, services and guidance for student learning, community engagement and cultural inclusion. It is home to dining options, meeting rooms as well as a bookstore, box office, bank, art gallery and more.

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Northwestern Career Advancement

NCA provides career services for undergraduates, graduate students and alumni, including advising, job and internship search assistance, career assessments, access to employment databases, career fairs and on-campus recruiting.

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NUhelp

NUhelp connects Northwestern students with guidance and assistance on campus. Use this site to share a concern, identify safety and security resources, discover health and wellness programs, and find academic assistance specific to a college/school.

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Off-Campus Life

The Off-Campus Life Office works with students living off campus in both Evanston and Chicago. It addresses student needs related to off-campus living, renter rights, neighbor relations and helps connect these students to the broader campus community.

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Recruit at Northwestern

Northwestern Career Advancement helps employers develop a recruiting strategy, which might include a on-campus recruiting, creation of an internship program or corporate sponsorship, or an event to connect with Northwestern students.

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Religious and Spiritual Life

Religious & Spiritual Life helps students explore Northwestern's rich and diverse religious options. It connects students to worship and involvement opportunities through campus religious centers and religious and spiritual student organizations.

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Residential Services

Residential Services helps build a community environment for students through housing-related services, intentional learning opportunities and residential settings that include residence halls, residential communities and residential colleges.

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Safe Ride

Safe Ride is a free ride-sharing service for members of the Northwestern community. Safe Ride drivers provide rides to and from campus within our Evanston boundaries from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am as an alternative to walking alone after dark.

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Social Justice Education

SJE creates educational opportunities that foster self-exploration, facilitate conversations across difference and support social change on campus. Programs include bystander intervention training, allyship and peer inclusion training, and facilitated dialogue programs.

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Sports Medicine

Northwestern University Health Service Sports Medicine cares for student musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and sports injuries, along with diagnosing and managing concussions. It is the healthcare provider for club sports and works with performing artists with physical injuries.

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Student Affairs Assessment & Planning

This office coordinates Student Affairs assessment to identify student needs, measure student satisfaction, assess outcomes and monitor the campus climate. The data is analyzed, collected and reported for use by Northwestern departments, faculty and staff.

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Student Affairs Information Technology

Student Affairs Information Technology provides IT services to Student Affairs departments, including computer and software support, technology acquisition, application development, system maintenance and training in a variety of applications.

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Student Affairs Marketing

The SAM team uses integrated marketing communication to communicate the events, opportunities and promotions for Student Affairs departments. This includes digital communication as well as the creation of print and promotional materials.

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Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct coordinates the student conduct system, including the formal student disciplinary processes. It works with students who involved in campus conduct matters and trains the Northwestern community about expectations.

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Student Enrichment Services

SES supports students who are among the first in their families to attend college and/or are from low-income backgrounds. The office provides a variety of resources and programs to enhance these students' academic, personal and professional growth.

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Student Health Insurance

Health Insurance is a requirement for all degree seeking students at Northwestern University. The Student Health Insurance office is here to assist students in making appropriate insurance selections for their health care needs.

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Student Organization and Activities

Student Organizations and Activities engages students in involvement opportunities that build a sense of belonging and community at Northwestern University. It supports, advises, and trains students and their organizations.

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Commencement

The Commencement Office develops and facilitates the annual Northwestern ceremony where the graduating class is commemorated as a whole. It provides information about the event for graduates and their guests.

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Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is comprised of student service offices: Dean on Call; Off-Campus Life; Respect NU; AccessibleNU; New Student & Family Programs including First-Year Experience; Student Assistance and Support Services; and Student Conduct.

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Norris University Center

Located at 1999 University Drive, Norris offers spaces, services and guidance for student learning, community engagement and cultural inclusion. It is home to dining options, meeting rooms as well as a bookstore, box office, bank, art gallery and more.

woman giving presentation

Student Affairs Assessment & Planning

This office coordinates Student Affairs assessment to identify student needs, measure student satisfaction, assess outcomes and monitor the campus climate. The data is analyzed, collected and reported for use by Northwestern departments, faculty and staff.

two people talking in front of a computer

Student Affairs Information Technology

Student Affairs Information Technology provides IT services to Student Affairs departments, including computer and software support, technology acquisition, application development, system maintenance and training in a variety of applications.

members of sam at a meeting

Student Affairs Marketing

The SAM team uses integrated marketing communication to communicate the events, opportunities and promotions for Student Affairs departments. This includes digital communication as well as the creation of print and promotional materials.

student biking through the arch

Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct coordinates the student conduct system, including the formal student disciplinary processes. It works with students who involved in campus conduct matters and trains the Northwestern community about expectations.

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Norris University Center

Located at 1999 University Drive, Norris offers spaces, services and guidance for student learning, community engagement and cultural inclusion. It is home to dining options, meeting rooms as well as a bookstore, box office, bank, art gallery and more.

student greeting a company representative

Northwestern Career Advancement

NCA provides career services for undergraduates, graduate students and alumni, including advising, job and internship search assistance, career assessments, access to employment databases, career fairs and on-campus recruiting.

recruitment officers presenting to students

Recruit at Northwestern

Northwestern Career Advancement helps employers develop a recruiting strategy, which might include a on-campus recruiting, creation of an internship program or corporate sponsorship, or an event to connect with Northwestern students.

accessibility brochure

AccessibleNU

AccessibleNU works to provide students with disabilities a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access and reasonable accommodation.

Sammy, the BREATHE mascot, listening to BREATHE

BREATHE

Breathe is a stress management resource, created purposely for Northwestern Undergraduate students, as well as Graduate & Professional students. In Breathe, you will find a variety of guided meditations and breathing practices to help you deal with stress.

student

Center for Awareness, Response and Education

CARE is a confidential space for students impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence or stalking, including friends or partners of survivors. CARE works to create a culture of healthy sexuality at Northwestern.

students

Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS serves as Northwestern's primary mental health service with offices on the Evanston and Chicago campuses. CAPS services include clinical services, educational workshops and consultation with faculty, staff and parents.

clinic

Health Promotion and Wellness

Health Promotion and Wellness is the primary provider of health promotion, education, and prevention programs and services on alcohol, other drugs and wellness issues for Northwestern University students.

Chicago buildings

Health Service - Chicago

Northwestern Medicine's department of General Internal Medicine serves Northwestern students enrolled in an NU graduate or professional program on the Chicago Campus. A broad array of outpatient medical services are provided.

girl kneels in front of medicine shelf

Health Service - Evanston

Evanston's Health Service provides primary medical care, including general medical, sports medicine, women's medicine, radiology and laboratory services, vaccinations, allergy shots and STD testing. After-hours urgent care is also available.

NUhelp app displayed on phone

NUhelp

NUhelp connects Northwestern students with guidance and assistance on campus. Use this site to share a concern, identify safety and security resources, discover health and wellness programs, and find academic assistance specific to a college/school.

man examining xray scans

Sports Medicine

Northwestern University Health Service Sports Medicine cares for student musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and sports injuries, along with diagnosing and managing concussions. It is the healthcare provider for club sports and works with performing artists with physical injuries.

one-on-one health insurance appointment

Student Health Insurance

Health Insurance is a requirement for all degree seeking students at Northwestern University. The Student Health Insurance office is here to assist students in making appropriate insurance selections for their health care needs.

group of students

Campus Inclusion and Community

Northwestern cultivates inclusive learning environments through the intentional engagement with difference. Programming and services are provided by Multicultural Student Affairs; Student Enrichment Services; and Social Justice Education.

students performing cultural dance

Multicultural Student Affairs

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.

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Social Justice Education

SJE creates educational opportunities that foster self-exploration, facilitate conversations across difference and support social change on campus. Programs include bystander intervention training, allyship and peer inclusion training, and facilitated dialogue programs.

t-shirt that says "first generation college student"

Student Enrichment Services

SES supports students who are among the first in their families to attend college and/or are from low-income backgrounds. The office provides a variety of resources and programs to enhance these students' academic, personal and professional growth.

greek students walking out of Norris Center

Campus Life

Campus Life facilitates transformative experiences with students to explore their potential, engage in community, and contribute toward a more just and equitable world. It includes Fraternity & Sorority Life, Student Organizations & Activities, and Leadership Development & Community Engagement.

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Fraternity and Sorority Life

Northwestern currently has 46 chapters across four governing councils, and a total membership of more than 3,000 students. Fraternity and Sorority Life provides structure and support to assist students in their fraternity and sorority experience.

three smiling students cooperating

Leadership Development and Community Engagement

Leadership Development and Community Engagement helps develop of social responsible leaders through community engagement opportunities, leadership training and resources that support these activities.

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Norris University Center

Located at 1999 University Drive, Norris offers spaces, services and guidance for student learning, community engagement and cultural inclusion. It is home to dining options, meeting rooms as well as a bookstore, box office, bank, art gallery and more.

student organization representative talking to students

Student Organization and Activities

Student Organizations and Activities engages students in involvement opportunities that build a sense of belonging and community at Northwestern University. It supports, advises, and trains students and their organizations.

accessibility brochure

AccessibleNU

AccessibleNU works to provide students with disabilities a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access and reasonable accommodation.

Alice Millar chapel

Alice Millar Chapel

Alice Millar Chapel is a campus building used for celebrating the life of our community and the momentous occasions, including weddings, commencement ceremonies, world class musical events and other University functions.

Sammy, the BREATHE mascot, listening to BREATHE

BREATHE

Breathe is a stress management resource, created purposely for Northwestern Undergraduate students, as well as Graduate & Professional students. In Breathe, you will find a variety of guided meditations and breathing practices to help you deal with stress.

greek students walking out of Norris Center

Campus Life

Campus Life facilitates transformative experiences with students to explore their potential, engage in community, and contribute toward a more just and equitable world. It includes Fraternity & Sorority Life, Student Organizations & Activities, and Leadership Development & Community Engagement.

pa group marching through the arch

New Student and Family Programs

NSFP works with incoming students and their families from the moment they decide to attend Northwestern through the end of their first year. It eases the first-year transition through communication and events such as Wildcat Welcome and Family Weekend.

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Norris University Center

Located at 1999 University Drive, Norris offers spaces, services and guidance for student learning, community engagement and cultural inclusion. It is home to dining options, meeting rooms as well as a bookstore, box office, bank, art gallery and more.

picture of the front porches of a block of houses

Off-Campus Life

The Off-Campus Life Office works with students living off campus in both Evanston and Chicago. It addresses student needs related to off-campus living, renter rights, neighbor relations and helps connect these students to the broader campus community.

choir members

Religious and Spiritual Life

Religious & Spiritual Life helps students explore Northwestern's rich and diverse religious options. It connects students to worship and involvement opportunities through campus religious centers and religious and spiritual student organizations.

residential assistants moving furniture

Residential Services

Residential Services helps build a community environment for students through housing-related services, intentional learning opportunities and residential settings that include residence halls, residential communities and residential colleges.

safe ride car

Safe Ride

Safe Ride is a free ride-sharing service for members of the Northwestern community. Safe Ride drivers provide rides to and from campus within our Evanston boundaries from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am as an alternative to walking alone after dark.