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 2012
  • 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