Resources for Current Students

The advising resources, forms and documents below are requested most often by undergraduate students in the Department of Computer Science in McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Undergraduate Degree


We have many advising resources, which you can read about here:

  • How to get advice in CS for McCormick and Weinberg Students

    (Students – To access the document linked above, you will be directed to login to Northwestern Microsoft Office 365. At the prompt, enter your email address. You will be redirected to a page where you can login using your netid and password.)

Declaring or Changing a Major or a Minor

To declare a major, or a minor or Dual Degree in computer science, email CS Advising to request an appointment.

Dual Degree

Major and Minor Advising



The following forms can be used by graduate and undergraduate students in the department.