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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.

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.

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Jummah (Friday Prayers)

December 14, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Parkes Hall, 1870 Sheridan Road

Jummah (Friday Prayers)

Alice Millar Sunday Service

December 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Road

Christian worship in a broad Protestant tradition led by the Alice Millar Chapel Choir is held most Sundays of the year ...

Winter Recess: NCA Closed

December 24, All Day

Northwestern offices--including Northwestern Career Advancement--will be closed starting Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 for winte...