Graduate Program Area

Student Services and Resources

Find important information and helpful links to student resources available at Northwestern University. View complete information including phone numbers, office locations and emails on the Student Services page. Additionally, full information regarding class registration and student accounts can be found on CAESAR.

About Graduate Student Advising

The SPS staff is available to assist you throughout your education at Northwestern University. Students should contact an adviser for help with:

  • Selecting your courses and degree planning
  • Guidance on academic policies and procedures
  • Identifying and recommendation of resources at SPS and Northwestern
  • Assistance in career planning
  • Planning your capstone project

Reaching an SPS Adviser

Please contact the academic advising team or the adviser for your program by email for assistance or to schedule an appointment.

Area Adviser Email Phone Number
General Questions Advising Team spsacademicadvising@northwestern.edu
Creative Writing (MA and MFA) Howie Kantoff
h-kantoff@northwestern.edu 312-503-3116
Information Systems Advising Team
spsacademicadvising@northwestern.edu
Liberal Studies Howie Kantoff
h-kantoff@northwestern.edu 312-503-3116
Literature Howie Kantoff h-kantoff@northwestern.edu 312-503-3116
Medical/Health Informatics Advising Team spsacademicadvising@northwestern.edu
Predictive Analytics (last names A-N) Katie McInnis
MSPA-advising@northwestern.edu 312-503-4363
Predictive Analytics (last names O-Z) Jigbie Aguirre MSPA-advising@northwestern.edu 312-503-2683
Public Policy and Administration Caitlin Baker caitlin.baker@northwestern.edu 312-503-1537
Regulatory Compliance (QARS and CRRA) Advising Team spsacademicadvising@northwestern.edu
Sports Administration Jigbie Aguirre jigbie.aguirre@northwestern.edu 312-503-2683
Compliments or complaints can be directed to the advising manager, Sean Kavanaugh (sean.kavanaugh@northwestern.edu, 312-503-2819).

Links to University Resources

As an SPS student, the following Northwestern University resources are available to you. Visit the links at the right for more detailed information about each of these topics. If you have questions, please contact the SPS Office of Student Services.