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Activate your NetID to get started

About a week after you receive your decision, you will receive an email with your Northwestern NetID, which is used to create your Northwestern email account and log into CAESAR, Northwestern's online portal for student services. Your Northwestern email is how Medill will communicate with you, so it's important to start using your NetID and email as soon as you can.

Accept your offer of admission

We're delighted you've chosen Medill. To accept your spot in the class, submit a non-refundable $500 tuition deposit by August 15, 2019. 

Complete your to-do list

  • Apply for federal financial aid
  • Complete new student Canvas orientation modules
  • Submit official transcript and test scores (30 days prior to enrollment)
  • Review hardware and software requirements

Learn more about these to-do items


Connect with your admissions officer

Contact Ryan Hays
Connect with your class, faculty and staff

Join the IMC Online Canvas student portal with your NetID