This information applies to the current academic year and is updated periodically. Graduate programs may have additional requirements. In addition to TGS and program policies, graduate students are subject to and should be aware of University policies pertaining to students.
Failure to read this information does not excuse a student from knowing and complying with its content.
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Northwestern University reserves the right to change without notice any statement contained on this site concerning, but not limited to, rules, policies, tuition, fees, curricula, and courses. Archives of these policies and procedures for each academic year are retained in The Graduate School.