Faculty Resources
Resources for New Faculty

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Northwestern Faculty Handbook

The faculty handbook provides important resources for new faculty, including information and policies regarding:

  • faculty organization
  • teaching responsibilities
  • scholarly activities
  • appointments
  • tenure
  • records
  • leaves of absence
  • salary payments
  • disciplinary procedures
  • benefits enrollment and retirement
  • insurance
  • and more

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Northwestern Guide for New Faculty

This online resource from the Office of the Provost provides assistance and helpful links for faculty as they get started at Northwestern.

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McCormick Customer Service Center

The Customer Service Center can assist you with relocation, research appointments, visa information, space and safety, lab renovations, and sourcing short-term temporary employees.

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Northwestern Faculty Housing Forum

Northwestern provides an online forum to help connect employees who need housing with people who have housing available.

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Northwestern’s Office of Human Resources can assist you to improve and maintain your balance between work and other areas of your life. This includes:

  • childcare and eldercare
  • tuition reimbursement
  • flexible work options
  • discussion groups and assistance programs
  • community programs
  • retirement planning and benefits