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Life at Medill

At Medill, you’ll join a supportive community nurtured by our Office of Student Life and caring faculty and staff whose goal is to help you create your future.

Join our community

You'll find dozens of ways to get involved at Medill and take advantage of all that Northwestern has to offer.

  • Participate in and lead one of our student committees
  • Attend speaker and mixer events at Medill Chicago
  • Get in the spirit and cheer on your Big10 team at a sporting event
  • Network with Medill alumni at Medill Chicago

Our Office of Student Life will help you connect to your community and have fun while preparing for your career and achieving your goals.

Student committees

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Student Leadership Committee

Student Leadership Committee members plan and promote extracurricular activities and networking events for IMC students.

Learn more about the Student Leadership Committee
Group of IMC talentQ student leaders at the annual talentQ Expo


TalentQ hosts a variety of networking events, workshops, speaking engagements and more that provide industry connections and exposure for students. You can become a co-leader of the talentQ committee to help plan and execute these events.

Learn more about the talentQ committee

Office of Student Life

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Medill’s Office of Student Life is where community starts.

Tap into our team's expertise to maximize your Medill experience from orientation to graduation. Our team loves helping students succeed. We are your primary resource for information on registration and degree progress as well as Medill and Northwestern opportunities and services.


Learn more about the Office of Student Life