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Web Style Guide

Northwestern University's web style guide exists to facilitate consistency and usability and to promote standardized University branding across websites University-wide.

Official Version



This web style guide has been organized in sections that apply to various roles in the website creation/management process. These roles may or may not overlap in a given individual's responsibilities.


Any web document that represents Northwestern University or its official units, programs, departments, or schools is expected to follow this web style guide.

Web Style Guide Sections