Faculty & Staff

November 1, 2016

Upcoming Financial Aid Processing Deadlines for Winter 2017

Academic programs who would like their students to be paid for winter 2017 at the end of December must meet the deadlines listed on this page.

October 31, 2016

Fall 2016 Graduation Deadlines

Fall (December) 2016 graduation and filing deadlines are fast approaching. Please take the time to check with your December 2016 candidates, review their files, and note the important steps that you all need to take leading up to December 2016 graduation.

October 31, 2016

Presidential Fellowship Nomination Deadline

As a reminder, nominations for the Presidential Fellowship, TGS’s most prestigious award, are due Monday, November 28, 2016.

October 4, 2016

Presidential Fellows Nomination Deadline November 28

I write to remind you that the deadline for submission of Presidential Fellowship nominations is Monday, November 28, 2016.

September 12, 2016

Director of Graduate Study Meeting - Fall Quarter 2016

The fall quarter DGS meeting will be held on October 13, 2016 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

July 26, 2016

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Entry Deadline August 31

As we approach the end of the 2016 fiscal year, the deadline to have all funding entered into SES for fiscal year 2016 (aid year 2016) managed by TGS, including University Fellowships, Graduate Assistantships, RAS, and other special funding, is Friday, August 12, 2016, so these expenses are allocated in the appropriate fiscal year.

July 26, 2016

Upcoming TGS Financial Aid Processing Deadlines and Key Dates for Fall 2016

Academic programs that want their students to register by the first billing in June, and be paid on the first pay date at the end of June.

July 25, 2016

TGS's Admissions and Recruitment System Demos and Trainings

We are pleased to inform you that, ahead of the launch of TGS’s Admission and Recruitment system (CollegeNET), our new application and review platform, on September 6, we will host the following open houses and training dates.

June 28, 2016

Multi-factor Authentication at Northwestern: Password, Proof, Access

A change is coming to the way the Northwestern community logs in to several campus-wide systems to help protect University data and your personal information.

June 23, 2016

TGS Releases New Student Guide

This guide is for academic programs to customize and distribute to newly enrolling students.

June 7, 2016

CollegeNET Open House Sessions for Faculty and Staff

The Graduate School will transition to CollegeNET, our new application and review platform, for the 2016-17 application season and beyond, in early September.

April 29, 2016

Tuition Rates for 2016-17

The following are The Graduate School’s (TGS) tuition rates, Research Assistant Scholarship (RAS), health insurance premium, and student Activity Fee for 2016-17.

April 26, 2016

Submit Activity Fee Waiver Requests by June 1

Beginning on June 1, TGS will begin processing Activity Fee waivers up to 3 quarters (or 9 months) retroactively.

March 23, 2016

Director of Graduate Study Meeting - Spring Quarter 2016

The spring quarter DGS meeting will be held on April 14, 2016 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

March 23, 2016

Save the Date for The Graduate School New Student Orientation 2016

A detailed schedule of activities will be available at a later date

February 26, 2016

Spring Quarter begins on Tuesday, March 29

Monday classes will be held on Tuesday, March 29 for most Evanston campus schools.

January 26, 2016

Northwestern Career Services Offers Resources for Students

NCA offers advising, counseling, and more to support Northwestern graduate students