Skip to main content
Northwestern University


Use the information here to make academic choices and find support as you progress toward your degree.

To learn about Northwestern’s campus community, see student profiles, and review financial aid information, check out the materials available on the Undergraduate Admissions Office website.


Choose classes and areas of study

Keep track of requirements you'll need to complete for your degree, including the selection of a major.

Resources for new students

First-year students

As an incoming student,  you have a lot of choices to make and tasks to accomplish. Some can be completed in the summer, such as compiling your Student Dossier and taking placement exams or skills assessments relevant to your plans.

Transfer students

Visit our Transfer Student section for the advices and information you'll need for a smooth transition.

Research, study abroad and more

Assistance when you need it

Use these webpages to find resources, answers to your questions and advising from our academic advisers.

Back to top