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Campus Resources for Students

The following campus resources include offices, programs, and opportunities that enhance student learning. These resources may be shared with students and included in course syllabi.

Books for Cats

A program that provides options for students for help paying for books, supplies, and other materials.

Center for Awareness, Response, and Education (CARE)

CARE is a confidential space for students impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence or stalking, including friends or partners of survivors.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling services are available for free to all full-time undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

Digital Learning

A program that provides options for students to help pay for books, supplies, and other materials.

Global Learning Office (GLO)

GLO offers credit-bearing study abroad, exchange, research, and academic internship opportunities for Northwestern University undergraduate students. Through 150 programs in 50 countries, we offer a wide variety of program structures, lengths, and terms and academic focuses to meet students’ diverse needs and goals.

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA)

NCA fosters excellence in career development, preparation, and professional opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and alumni by providing comprehensive services and programming and by promoting strong partnerships with employers, academic departments, and the university community.

Office of FGLI Initiatives

The Office of FGLI Initiatives leads campus collaboration on strategies and policies that support undergraduate students who identify as first-generation and/or lower-income. They offer programs, services, and resources.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

OER offers free teaching materials intended to be widely distributed and modified to fit the particular needs of instructors. Some examples of OER include textbooks, websites, presentations, syllabi, and lesson plans.

Student Enrichment Services (SES)

SES partners with FGLI students (pronounced figly) who are first-generation, lower-income, and/or DACA/Undocumented. SES works with these students to foster identity development, navigate campus resources, and build community.

The Writing Place

Northwestern's center for peer writing consultations, the Writing Place offers free in-person and online appointments for undergraduates and graduate students.

Title IX

Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in all university programs and activities, including, but not limited to, admissions, recruiting, financial aid, academic programs, student services, counseling and guidance, discipline, class assignment, grading, recreation, athletics, housing, and employment. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are forms of sex discrimination prohibited, as is retaliation against people for making or participating in complaints of sex discrimination.