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Get ready for an NU\Start and mark your calendars to join faculty, staff, current students and fellow classmates for any or all of these virtual live sessions!

In addition to the events listed below, you can connect with current students over Zoom. View the Connect with Other Wildcats page for more information.

Past Events

May
19
2021
Campus Life

Admitted Transfer Student Panel

6:00 PM Online

If you missed the first panel or simply want to keep engaging with fellow Wildcats, come and get your questions answered from current Northwestern students who also transferred into our Wildcat community! Not only will you hear first-hand from students who were in your shoes, but it'll also be a great opportunity to meet fellow admitted transfer students!

May
3
2021
Campus Life

Admitted Transfer Student Panel

6:30 PM Online

Come and get your questions answered from current Northwestern students who also transferred into our Wildcat community! Not only will you hear first-hand from students who were in your shoes, but it'll also be a great opportunity to meet fellow admitted transfer students!

Apr
26
2021
Residential Experience

Class of 2025 Housing Expo

6:00 PM Online

Invitations will be sent to your email from "Norris Event Management <no-reply@hopin.com>" so check your spam folder if you haven't seen it in your inbox. 

6:00 - 6:30 PM CDT: an overview presentation of living on campus, the housing assignments process, and dining
6:30 - 7:00 PM CDT: topical Q&A sessions with campus representatives who can field your questions
6:30 - 7:30 PM CDT: booths hosted by student, staff, and faculty leaders of our various residential communities, including our residential areas, residential colleges, and GREEN House

Watch a playlist of recorded videos here.

Apr
26
2021
Applied Learning

Online Young Alumni Panel

6:00 PM Online

This hour-long panel will feature a group of recent Northwestern alumni who will be answering your questions about Northwestern, their transitions from students to alumni, and their experiences since graduating.

Watch recording here.

Apr
22
2021
Applied Learning

Dialogue with the Dean

6:30 PM Online

Join School of Communication Dean E. Patrick Johnson for a conversation with Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the Department of Information Studies where she serves as the Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry. This is part of series of conversations with emerging and established communicators who are advancing the futures of their fields, challenging paradigms, and promoting social justice.

Registration required.

Apr
20
2021

2021 NAA International Alumni Panel

6:00 PM Online

The Northwestern Alumni Association (NAA) invites members of Northwestern's international student community to join alumni panelists and special guests for the 2021 NAA International Alumni Panel. 

Date: 4/20/2021
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDT
Location: Virtual - Zoom

Register here.

Apr
18
2021
Classroom Experience

Global Wildcat Chat: Academics

8:00 PM Online

Join our international student ambassadors, the Global Wildcats, for a discussion surrounding academics at Northwestern. We’ll discuss navigating the six-school system, majors, minors, certificates, choosing classes, scheduling, and more!

Apr
18
2021
Classroom Experience

Global Wildcat Chat: Academics

9:00 AM Online

Join our international student ambassadors, the Global Wildcats, for a discussion surrounding academics at Northwestern. We’ll discuss navigating the six-school system, majors, minors, certificates, choosing classes, scheduling, and more!

Apr
15
2021
Applied Learning

Spring 2021 Startup Matchmaking

6:00 PM Online

Tune in to watch current student entrepreneurs make their startup pitches and learn about how to get involved with new ventures at The Garage at Northwestern.

Apr
14
2021
Classroom Experience

Conversation with the President

7:30 PM Online

We welcome the newest members of our Wildcat family to listen to our university president, Morton "Morty" Schapiro, talk about his time at Northwestern and invite you to ask him all those burning questions on your mind!

Apr
12
2021
Campus Life

'Cat Conversation: Peace & Justice

6:00 PM Online

Come & engage with current staff and students as they discuss ways that our Northwestern community works to make the world a more peaceful & just place to live and learn!

Apr
7
2021
Applied Learning

Introduction to Undergraduate Research

6:00 PM Online

Listen to our Director in the Office of Undergraduate Research speak about the many opportunities avaible to our students throughout their undergraduate years to participate in a variety of research on campus, Chicago, the country, or the globe!

Watch recording here.

Apr
6
2021
Classroom Experience

Roads to Business

6:30 PM Online

Learn from faculty, staff, and current students about the many ways students are able to pursue the training they need to get a successful start in the business world.

Watch recording here.

Apr
3
2021
Classroom Experience

Academic Welcome: Bienen School of Music

2:00 PM Online

Join your fellow BSM classmates as you hear first-hand from faculty, advisors, and current students about the many academic opportunities that await you!

Registration required.

Apr
3
2021
Classroom Experience

Academic Welcome: School of Communication

1:00 PM Online

Join your fellow SoC classmates as you hear first-hand from faculty, advisors, and current students about the many academic opportunities that await you!

Registration required.

Apr
3
2021
Classroom Experience

Academic Welcome: School of Education and Social Policy

1:00 PM Online

Join your fellow SESP classmates as you hear first-hand from faculty, advisors, and current students about the many academic opportunities that await you!

Registration required.

Apr
3
2021
Classroom Experience

Academic Welcome: Weinberg College of Arts and Science

1:00 PM Online

Join your fellow WCAS classmates as you hear first-hand from faculty, advisors, and current students about the many academic opportunities that await you!

Registration required.

Apr
1
2021
Identity & Inclusion

Community and Inclusion at Northwestern

5:30 PM Online

Join us for a panel where we share what resources are available to live and thrive within our diverse and inclusive Wildcat Community. Panelists will include Brian Drabik, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Financial Aid, Kourtney Cockrell, Director of Student Enrichment Services (SES), Alejandro Magaña, Associate Director of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA). Paul Compton from Undergraduate Admissions will host this panel and there will be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the program.

Watch recording here.

Mar
30
2021
Campus Life

Spring Quarter Student Activities Fair

7:00 PM Online

Meet representatives from student organizations looking to grow their membership and meet the newest members of the Northwestern community.

Spring term tends to mark leadership transition time for many organizations. For others, groups recruit generally. More information will be available soon on SOA Social Media.

Event is free and hosted on Wildcat Connection, Northwestern's student organization directory platform.

When the org fair is live, students can visit the Wildcat Connection home page and view a directory of all participating organizations and click links to learn more about the group and enter a livechat (Zoom Meeting, Google Hangout, etc.)

Mar
29
2021
Residential Experience

The Residential Experience

6:00 PM Online

Join Residential Services, Northwestern Dining, and current students to learn about what it's really like to live on campus. We’ll even tour a residential area! From live-in faculty to late-night dining, the residential experience is uniquely Northwestern.

Watch recording here.

Mar
28
2021
Campus Life

Admitted Student Regional Welcomes

7:30 AM Online

Celebrate your acceptance to Northwestern with fellow admitted students, current students, alumni, and your regional admission team!

International Region @ 7:30 AM CDT
Mid-Atlantic Region @ 3 PM CDT
Northeast Region @ 3 PM CDT
Illinois Region @ 5 PM CDT
Midwest Region @ 5 PM CDT
South X Southwest Region @ 6 PM CDT
West Region @ 6 PM CDT

No registration required. If you're unsure which regional event you should attend, click here for more information.