Student Resources

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On Campus

  • Library: Librarians will help you navigate the resources housed in the Hurst Library as well as those available online.
  • Computer Labs :There are three major computer labs and multiple computer workstations on campus for students’ use including Argue HSC 254, Argue HSC 252, and Hurst Computer Lab.
  • Writing Center: Students can visit the Writing Center to get help with their academic work.
  • Fitness Center: The Eagle Fitness Center is free for NU students! Located on the first floor in the Barton Building. A wide-range of weight training and cardio machines are available for students to use to stay physically fit.
  • The Aerie Coffee Shop: The Aerie is a popular place to eat, study, and meet with friends on campus.
  • The Caf: Most students eat in the on campus cafeteria. Meal plans can be purchased if students live off-campus. A meal plan is included in the price of on-campus housing. There are many healthy and delicious food & drink options available at all meal times.
  • MailroomThe NU mailroom is located in the Barton building, 1F, next to the fitness center.  You can mail parcels from there, pay for international postage, and pick up mailing boxes. If you get a parcel/mail that doesn’t fit in your mail box, you will pick it up from the Mailroom counter. You must bring your NU Photo ID to pick up any package.  If you have your own stamps, you can mail letters from the Pecota mailbox. Mail boxes are located in the Pecota Student Center near the Aerie Cafe.
  • Housing: Resources for Housing on campus and how to apply.
  • Student Financial Services: Learn how to pay your University bills and tuition and make payments.
  • Wellness Center: Northwest University’s Wellness Center is committed to an integrative and holistic approach to healthcare by promoting health and wellness in body, mind, spirit, relationships, and environment. Counseling, medical, nutrition, and wellness resources available.


Bank: Bank of America

International Student Services will help you set up a Bank account when you first arrive at the Bank of America near campus. You will need to deposit at least $25 to open the account. You can have money transferred to that account from home. You can get money out using ATMs, and you can pay out of that account using a Debit card or checks. You need a Debit card for most expenses. Keep your PIN (personal identification number) a secret to protect your money.