Find Safety Resources with NUhelp

Find Safety Resources with NUhelp

Blue lights, neighborhood desks, police… these are all common safety features at universities around the country, but do you really know how to find or use Northwestern’s safety features? Lucky for you, the NUhelp app has an option specifically for connecting with University resources and staying safe at Northwestern. The Safety feature provides links to descriptions of safety resources all around campus.

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Find and Use Resources Through NUhelp

Find and Use Resources Through NUhelp

Have you ever been unsure of where to find a resource on campus? Has there ever been a time when you didn’t know where to look for help? Luckily, the NUhelp app consolidates all of this information with the Resources feature. Find and share information on Northwestern’s many health resources, including AccessibleNU and Northwestern Recreation, on the NUhelp app!

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2017 Dillo Day Guide to Res. Hall Guests

2017 Dillo Day Guide to Res. Hall Guests

It’s almost time for the highlight of spring quarter – Dillo weekend. You’ve invited your best pal from back home to come visit and enjoy the music and fun with you. But wait...what do you need to do to make sure they have a happy and healthy stay in your res hall room? Don’t worry, we’ve put together a handy guide of all the necessary steps below.

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Earth Month May be Over, But You Can Still be "Green"

Earth Month May be Over, But You Can Still be "Green"

The month of April was designated as Earth Month, revolving around the main event on April 22, so being “green” was a big topic of conversation. Northwestern provides ample resources to the University community and works hard to make sure campus operates sustainably year-round, but it amped up the programming during Earth Month. 

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Five Things To Remember When Throwing a Safe Darty

Five Things To Remember When Throwing a Safe Darty

Goodbye, harsh winter winds and freezing Chicago air! Hello, lovely spring breeze and warm Chicago sun! Now that the weather has finally taken a turn for the better, it’s time to enjoy the outdoors and start throwing some darties, amiright? For those of us unfamiliar with the term, a “darty” is a party thrown in the daytime. It’s an increasingly common trend that makes the most of the nice weather, but before you get too carried away, here are 5+ things to remember when throwing a safe darty.

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Health Care Deciphered: Patient Advocacy Coordinators are Here to Help

Health Care Deciphered: Patient Advocacy Coordinators are Here to Help

The health care system is nothing if not confusing. Learning to navigate the health care system on our own, many of us for the first time, can be a huge challenge. Luckily for us, Health Services has introduced a Patient Support Services program to help make sense of it all.

Director of Health Services Brian Druley lead the charge with developing this unique program. Druley’s vision centered on one thing: integrating student learning into the health services process. To accomplish this goal, the department instituted Patient Advocacy Coordinators at both the Evanston and Chicago campuses.

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Destress and Decompress with CAPS Spring Stress Clinics

Destress and Decompress with CAPS Spring Stress Clinics

CAPS at Northwestern offers resources to help manage stress beyond clinical appointments and consulting. Sign-ups are now available for Stress Management Clinics during spring quarter. These Stress Management Clinics deal with a variety of issues and coping techniques surrounding stress and are available to all Northwestern community members free of charge.

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Northwestern's New Meal Plan Options, Explained

Northwestern's New Meal Plan Options, Explained

Keeping ourselves fed while also trying to get good grades, have a social life, and save money can be difficult. With this in mind, Northwestern has done research and conducted focus groups in order to make their meal plan options better for its students. These changes, including the introduction of a new plan called the Open Access Plan, will improve price, access, and flexibility for students on the university’s meal plans.

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