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Regional Contacts

Helping you navigate the college admission process

Have questions? We're here to help.

When applying to college, families can have questions that span a wide range of topics, from wanting to know more about Northwestern, to the application process, financial aid, and more. We know that the process can appear complex, especially for families going through for the first time, and our office is here to help.

Below, we have outlined some steps to find the information that you are looking for.

Ask General Questions and Inquiries

Have a general question or just want to browse some information? The answers to many common questions are found in our FAQs. If you can't find what you are looking for there, you can always contact our office.

Learn More About Northwestern

Getting a feel for a school can be an incredibly important part of the application process and you can start getting to know us by heading over to our Experience Northwestern page, where you can find upcoming events, a virtual tour, and more! You can also head over to our YouTube channel to dive even deeper into the Northwestern experience.

Contact a Regional Admission Officer

If you have a question that goes beyond the information available above, you are welcome to reach out. We assign points of contact based on geographic regions, which you can find below, along with information about events specifically for students attending school in your area. Also, please note that while we don’t treat demonstrated interest as a tally of touchpoints that carries weight in our review process, we do value our connections with you and are happy to assist.

Find your Region

Our office works in teams that focus on particular geographic regions based on a student's current school (or the last institution attended). Start by finding your region below, then click through to learn more about how to get in touch with a specific admission officer.


The Mid-Atlantic team works most closely with students in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York (excluding Upstate), North Carolina, Pennsylvania (Greater Philadelphia), Virginia and Washington D.C.

Contact the Mid-Atlantic Team


The Midwest team works most closely with students in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Contact the Midwest Team


The Northeast team works most closely with students in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (Upstate), Pennsylvania (excluding Greater Philadelphia), Rhode Island and Vermont.

Contact the Northeast Team

South and Southwest

The South and Southwest team works most closely with students in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Contact the South & Southwest Team


The West team works most closely with students in Alaska, American Samoa, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, the Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Contact the West Team