New Student IT Guide


Shopping for a new laptop, or bringing your own?

Your laptop should meet the minimum specifications.
Check out computer vendors that provide educational discounts (Apple, DELL

Get Started: Before your First Day of Class

* It is not recommended that you connect to other wireless networks on campus such as Guest-Northwestern (instructions intended for visitors), or Device-Northwestern (administrative access only).

Get Ahead: Additional Resources

OneDrive: Install and sign into the App for Microsoft cloud-based storage available to NU students through Northwestern's Office 365.