Student Services Center

The Depot, Northwestern's Student Services Center, provides high-quality, professional, seamless service to students in their non-academic functions of university life so that each student is better able to maintain the primary focus of being a student.
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The Depot serves as a one-stop to help guide students as they interact with campus services.  Students are encouraged to start here with their questions about how to navigate life at Northwestern.

Location: First Floor, Billy Graham Community Life Commons

Contact:  651-286-7422


Public Safety

Obtain your Student ID card, which serves as your go-to for building access, purchasing meals, scanning into chapel, and more.  You can also apply for a parking permit if you are eligible.  

Financial Aid

Understand the details of your FAFSA, loans, scholarships, and grants. 

Student Accounts

Learn how to access your account, make payments, authorize other users, and other information.


Understand our dining services and how your meal plan works. 


Access your housing assignments, roommate arrangements, and all other housing-related items.  

IT HelpDesk

24/7 support for any technical issues and requests like trouble with logging into your account, network access, and access to your student e-mail. 

Student Communications

Receive relevant and consolidated information on important dates, deadlines, events, and other opportunities through The Depot student newsletter. 

Commuter Services

Find information about lockers, parking permits, and other opportunities. 

Campus locations and navigation

Know what to look for and where to go. 

New Students

Once admitted, this page will help in your transition to campus. 

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