Your First Year

When you become a member of the School of Communication Class of 2023, you can expect a world-class education in communication arts and sciences, a wealth of opportunities in student theatre, media, government, and organizations, and to meet new friends from all over the country and the world. You can also expect a lot of help getting settled in:

Wildcat Welcome 2019

Academic Advising in the School of Communication

Your academic advisor is a member of your major department’s faculty whose primary role is to support and guide you through your educational career. The school’s academic advising team maintains a website advising.soc.northwestern.edu/ where you can review your major and program requirements, learn more about curricular offerings such as modules, and find answers to commonly asked academic questions. Take some time to review the First Year Focus section for your department to preview the types of courses you will be taking during your first year.

Welcome to the School of Communication

Welcome party: Join us at the Annual School of Communication Welcome Picnic! You’ll get the chance to meet up with your Class of 2023 peers as well as upperclassmen, graduate students, faculty, and staff from the SoC. Watch your Northwestern email for more details.