Web Resources

The marketing department oversees the development of all Northwestern Engineering-related web communications, including websites, social media accounts, and email newsletters.

The following resources are intended to help representatives of departments, programs, and student groups in building and maintaining these important elements of our brand.

Web-related question? Email the McCormick Web Team.

Website Administration

Cascade User Guides

Staff who are responsible for administering their department or center's websites in the Cascade content management system should consult our guides for maintaining websites in Cascade.


On October 28, Cascade will undergo an upgrade. Although the editing process wil remain consistent with the current vesion of Cascade, the look and feel of the editing environment will change. Please click on the links below to view the Cascade 8 YouTube training videos:

Cascade Access & Training

If you need to schedule a training session to learn how to administer your website using Cascade, contact the IT team via web-updates@mccormick.northwestern.edu. Please include:

  • Name
  • Net ID
  • Department, center, or group
  • The URL for the website you need access to



Cascade office hours are a chance for website admins to stop in and get one-on-one guidance and assistance with current web content questions and plan for upcoming web projects. Due to the upgrade of Cascade on October 28, we will offer additonal Cascade office hours in the coming weeks.

Learn more about office hours