Computer Science


Congratulations, CS Class of 2020

Northwestern CS Virtual Graduation

A warm farewell and welcome to our CS alumni community

Watch a message to the Class of 2020 from Peter and Adrienne Barris Chair of Computer Science Samir Khuller.

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CS Virtual Reception

Celebrate with professors, family, and graduates

The CS Class of 2020 is invited to join a virtual reception on June 19 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. CDT, hosted via the web application Gather.Town. CS faculty will be there to greet you and your guests and to wish you congratulations. Mingle with fellow graduates and celebrate becoming part of the Northwestern Engineering alumni community.

Gather.Town requires Chrome or Firefox browsers, but no software needs to be installed.

Instructions and password were emailed to graduates. If you have questions, please email Chris Riesbeck.

Note: The door marked "Grad Ceremony" is the Photo Booth. Only enter when you and a group wants to take a screenshot. If you enter by accident and can’t get out, just refresh your browser page.

Join the Virtual Reception

Honors and Awards

Recognizing the accomplishments of our students, faculty, and staff

Student Awards

  • Student Hero: Alayna Richmond and Anna Deng
  • Outstanding Peer Mentor: Charlotte Jones (Spring quarter); Anna Deng (Winter quarter); Daniel Birnbaum (Fall quarter)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant: Florian Schiffers (Spring quarter); Kaiyu Hou (Winter quarter); Lief Rasmussen (Fall quarter)

Faculty Awards

  • Instructor of the Year: Steve Tarzia and Sarah Van Wart
  • Faculty Service Award: Robby Findler and Jennie Rogers
  • Best Research Mentor: Marcelo Worsley

Staff Awards

  • Staff Hero: Melissa Duong


Celebrate with us on social media

Connect with fellow graduates by sharing your memories tagged with #NUCS2020 and #NU2020.

Click on a link below to see what's happening on the #NUCS2020 hashtag.