This section provides important resources and links for current McCormick undergraduates.This section provides important resources and links for current McCormick undergraduates.

Undergraduate Student Resources

Browse this section to find useful resources for current McCormick undergraduates. You can also browse current student resources for each academic department to get helpful information related to your major or field.

Prospective undergraduates will find helpful information about McCormick’s programs in our Academics section.

First-Year Students

Welcome new students; resources for your first year at McCormick; expectations by quarter; Engineering First® Coursework; information about the McCormick Advising System; and more

Advising & Registration

Browse information and resources on:

  • advising at McCormick
  • how to identify advisers for upper class students
  • advising for transfer students and study abroad
  • registration procedures
  • administrative resources including registration schedule
  • links to university registrar’s office, CAESAR, and the university advising center
  • frequently asked questions

Additional registration resources include:

Log into the McCormick Advising System

Tutoring Resources

Location and hours of the Tech Tutoring Program and the subjects covered; other tutoring resources at Northwestern

Forms

Download key administrative forms required for successful undergraduate study at McCormick, including:

  • Declaring or changing your major
  • Graduation
  • Credit transfers
  • Curriculum Petitions
  • Specialization and electives
  • Special programs like the Business Enterprise Certificate, Segal Design Certificate, and Departmental Honors

Social Science / Humanities Theme

How to fulfill the Theme Requirement; how to choose and declare your theme; frequently asked questions

Outside the Classroom

How to start or continue a student group; Career Development and University Career Services; Study Abroad and Global McCormick; Personal Development; and more.

Research Opportunities

How to get started on research as an undergraduate; frequently asked questions; summer research programs; available research grants; the McCormick Summer Research Awards; and how to take advantage of the Peer Advising in Research program

Academic Integrity

McCormick’s position and policies on professional integrity and our academic integrity statement

STUDENT PRIZES & AWARDS

Recognitions and awards for undergraduates, including the Dean’s List, fellowships, Latin honors, Gotaas Award, Alumni Award, Eshbach Award and the Mickelson Prize

Professional Standards

Standards and responsibilities of the engineering profession; how to prepare for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam; state licensure; engineering societies and ethics; the Order of the Engineer

MATLAB & COMPUTING RESOURCES

How to purchase and use MATLAB; additional computer resources like McCormick IT, NUIT, smart classrooms, McCormick computing labs, and more

Download the McCormick Student Handbook

Use this handbook as a reference guide during your time at the McCormick School of Engineering. It covers important areas such as:

  • staff contact information
  • your student ID
  • CAESAR
  • academic resources
  • degree requirements
  • course duplicates
  • AP/IB credits
  • P/N grade option
  • advising and registration
  • McCormick policies
  • and more

Current Student Resources by Department