Orientation Information

Wildcat Welcome

The Class of 2016 during Wildcat Welcome

New student move-in day is September 11, 2017! Wildcat Welcome begins then: a whole week dedicated to the college transition, advising and course registration for your first quarter, and an overall great opportunity to meet your entire class. Slivka hosts new-student-only events during that time as well, so you’ll get a head start on meeting new people (and the Slivka exec board!) before classes even start! New student information, including information about international students, can be located at http://www.northwestern.edu/orientation.

Important Dates (2017):

May 2 – June 1: Registration for Pre-Orientation Programs

September 7-11 (tentative): International Student Orientation

September 11: New Student Move-in Day

September 11-12: Parent and Family Orientation Programs

September 11-18: Wildcat Welcome

September 19: Fall classes begin

November 10-12: Family Weekend

Parent Programs

Northwestern University has an extensive collection of parent resources on their Orientation page.