Welcome to Kellogg
We look forward to welcoming you to campus and will do our best between now and then to ensure you are fully prepared for your exchange term.
Over the next few months, you will receive detailed information on visas, housing and course registration. We understand you are eager to plan your stay and are looking forward to welcoming you to campus. Please note, however, that onboarding takes a little time. Rest assured you will receive all necessary information with ample time to prepare. We appreciate your patience!
|Fall Term Exchange: September–December||Winter Term Exchange: January–March||Spring Term Exchange: April–June|
|Visas||Early July||Early October||Early January|
|Course selection||Mid-July||Early November||Mid-February|
All exchange students coming to Kellogg are required to attend a mandatory orientation session, which will take place before classes begin. It is highly recommended that you arrive a few days prior to the orientation session in order to get acclimated to Evanston and settled into your living arrangements before classes start.
Orientation dates for Academic Year 2019–2020
- Fall Term: Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
- Winter Term: Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
- Spring Term: Friday, March 27, 2020
Discover what you need to apply for your visa.
Incoming Exchange Students have a variety of housing options to choose from.
Classes and registration
As an incoming exchange student, you will select your courses during an exclusive pre-registration period.
All incoming full-time international students will be enrolled in Northwestern University’s Aetna health insurance plan.
Opportunities for involvement on campus range from social events to student conferences to sporting events.
JV and family resources
Partners at Kellogg are referred to as Joint Ventures (JV), and they are an important part of the Kellogg community.