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Registrar's Office

The Registrar's Office provides administrative support and services for students, faculty, and administrators of University of Northwestern. We can help you with class schedules, final exam information, common forms, and much more.

The Registrar's Office helps students successfully achieve completion of their graduation requirements or other educational endeavors.

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Registration Deadlines

Traditional Undergraduate:   Fall 2020

Class Schedule

See the class schedule for detailed course offering information about past, current, and upcoming semesters/sessions.

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Final Exam Schedule

Traditional Undergraduate:  Fall 2020


Degree and Enrollment Verification

University of Northwestern has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide degree and enrollment verification. 


National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171


Full details on all commencement activities.

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Watch Commencement Videos

Browse the archive of commencement ceremonies.

Commencement Videos

Credit by Examination

Credit for selected courses may be secured by students who demonstrate competency by means of scores on standardized exams.

Credit by Examination

DSST Testing

DSST tests help you earn credit for things people might learn in nontraditional ways, such as on the job or through a hobby. DSST tests cover over 30 subject areas.

DSST Testing


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. Get a basic understanding of the rules.


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