Northwestern Mobile

At a Glance

The Northwestern University suite of mobile applications delivers on-demand, real-time mobile access to University information, including news and events, campus maps and images, library resources, and the online directory.

The University's Northwestern Mobile app is available for use on the most common mobile platforms. Currently, applications are available for the iPhone®, iPod touch®, Android devices, and other Web-enabled mobile devices.

Features include:

  • News – Get the latest news from all campuses
  • Events – Check out listings from PlanIt Purple
  • Maps – Search for Northwestern buildings by name and pinpoint them on the map
  • Directory – Look up Northwestern faculty, staff and students, store contact information, and use your mobile device to connect via e-mail or phone
  • Library – Search the library catalog by title, author or keyword, and check availability
  • Athletics – Choose your sport to find Northwestern Wildcats sports news, schedules, and scores

Get Northwestern Mobile

iPhone or iPod touch: To install the Northwestern Mobile app on your iPhone or iPod touch, visit the iTunes App Store and search for "Northwestern" – then click on "Install" (or "Free App" if you're accessing the App Store from your synced computer). Note: You must install iPhone OS 5.0 or higher. Visit Northwestern Mobile Quick Reference for more information.

Android Devices: To install the Northwestern Mobile app on your Android-based phone or tablet, visit Google Play from your device and search for "Northwestern". Then, click on the Northwestern app published by Northwestern University and select Install.

Other mobile devices: To access the Northwestern mobile website on any other Web-enabled device, visit on your device browser. 

We want your feedback!

To give us feedback about the Northwestern Mobile, contact the NUIT Support Center. You can also leave a review on the Northwestern page in the iTunes App Store.

Additional Information

Support Contacts

Support Contact:

IT Support Center
Central service desk for students, faculty, and staff.
847-491-4357 (1-HELP)
Submit a Support Request