Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy Faculty and Staff Resources

Faculty & Staff Resources

Quick access to some key "how-to" information commonly needed by members of the School of Education and Social Policy community. 


Information about daily operations and working in Annenberg and other SESP facilities, including:
  • Buildings
  • Reserving a Classroom or Meeting Room
  • Space Assignment
  • Making a Building Service Request
  • Moving
  • Keys, Phones
  • Building Maps

Technology Services

Information about computing resources available, how to get started, and how to get help, including:
  • Printing, Copying, Scanning
  • Software
  • IT Purchasing
  • Onboarding Forms
  • Learning Spaces
  • Open a Help Desk Ticket

Business & Administration

Information concerning budgets, purchasing and human resource administration, including:
  • Budget Statements
  • Travel and Entertainment
  • How to Buy and How to Fly
  • Copy and Printing Codes
  • Contracts
  • Hiring Temporary or Student Employees
  • Payroll Deadlines

Teaching Support

Information for instructors and instructional support staff, including:
  • Ordering Books
  • Classroom and Technology Support
  • Creating and Scheduling Courses
  • TA Assignments
  • Grading and Change of Grades
  • Deadlines and Academic Calendar

Research Support

Information about research administration and support in SESP and key policies, including:
  • Human Subjects/IRB
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Training
  • Research Support in SESP
  • Proposal Checklist
  • International Travel
  • Purchasing Equipment with Research Funds
  • Research Data Stewardship Guidelines


Information about getting the word out, including:
  • News Announcements and Press Releases
  • Publications
  • Stationery and Electronic Stationery
  • Your Web Profile
  • Website Requests
  • Northwestern Identity and Logo
  • Northwestern Style Guide

Directory & Committees

Information to help navigate the administrative offices and personnel, including:
  • Directory
  • Executive Committee
  • Faculty Committee List

Policies & Guidelines

Northwestern University resources and policy guidelines and other help can be found here.
  • Office of the Provost Policies Website
  • Northwestern Faculty Handbook
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • University Policy Website
  • Guidelines for Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Review
  • NU Human Resources Site

New to SESP?

Welcome! It’s not all you’ll need to know but a few key things to get started, including:
  • How to Create Your Web Profile
  • Phones
  • Keys
  • Office Supplies
  • Onboarding Forms

Wellness Resources

SESP is dedicated to caring for our students, faculty, and staff beyond their academic pursuits. Here you will find:
  • Resources for Students
  • Resources for Faculty & Staff
  • Additional University Resources
Faculty Profiles

Core Faculty Profiles

A faculty profile page can be created using NU Sites, a website publishing platform built in WordPress. If you are a new faculty member and need an
NU Site created email with your request. To make changes to your current faculty profile page login to NU Sites.
Download the NU Sites training guide here.