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Advising Category: Health & Wellness

Women’s Center

The Women’s Center is dedicated to fostering a campus climate that promotes equity and enriches the personal, professional and academic lives of all members of the University community, particularly women students, staff and faculty. Their website is:

Center for Awareness Response and Education (CARE)

The mission of CARE is to create a culture of healthy sexuality at Northwestern University where sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking are not tolerated. CARE is a confidential space for students impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence or stalking, including friends or partners of survivors. Their website is:

Student Assistance and Support Services (SASS)

The Student Assistance & Support Services team assists students by coordinating campus and community resources to promote well-being when dealing with complex issues. SASS members are available to consult with students, faculty, staff, families and community members/providers to determine the best approach for a student’s current situation. Their website is: about-us/our-office/assistance-support

The Office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

The Office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers counseling and support services to students free of charge. They offer a series of workshops dealing with issues that are central concerns of many students, and a stress clinic:

Northwestern University Health Services

Northwestern University Health Services provides medical care to students, and offers health promotion programs to help students develop healthy lifestyles. For information about their range of services and how to make an appointment, visit their website:

NU Help

NUhelp is designed to provide community members with access to university resources and services that serve NU students. You may share a concern for a student, identify safety and security resources, discover health and wellness programs, and find academic assistance specific to a college/school. With support and assistance of the NU Associated Student Government.