Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Admissions

Admitted Students

Below is a list of all mandatory tasks required for all incoming medical students. Please complete these tasks by the specified dates. Further information can be found in our FAQs for Admitted Students. A PDF version is also available: Things To Do List for the Class of 2021.

Before Arrival Week

Admission and Matriculation Requirements

Curriculum Requirements

Please Note: IT Requirements below added to this page on June 14th

Windows System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional or higher
  • Minimum 4 gb of RAM
  • 300 mb of free hard drive space

Mac System Requirements

  • OS X 10.8 or higher
  • Minimum 4 gb of RAM
  • 200 mb of free hard drive space
Linux is not supported for email compliance.
To ensure compliance with IT security policies, Feinberg School of Medicine requires that all personally-owned devices have software called BigFix installed.  More information and the software is available here: BigFix

Special Events

Breakaway Retreat is a class trip for medical students that takes place during orientation week. The one-day event incorporates leadership development, team building, and personal development activities.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 How do I accept an offer of admission?

Upon receiving an offer of acceptance from the Feinberg School of Medicine, please login to our Secure Applicant website and enter your decision. Once you have entered your “accept” decision, we will reserve your seat in the incoming class.

Secure Applicant Website: https://medicalapp.northwestern.edu/

 Where do I send my transcript(s)?

MD Students

MD Students submit transcripts to the Office of Medical Student Admissions:

Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Office of Medical Student Admissions
303 East Chicago Avenue
Morton Building 1-606
Chicago, IL  60611-3008
Attn:  Peggy Balthazar-Griffin 

HPME Students

HPME Students submit transcripts to the Office of the Honors Program in Medical Education:

Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Honors Program in Medical Education
303 East Chicago Avenue
Ward Building 1-003
Chicago, IL  60611-3008
Attn:  Nicole Fancher

MSTP Students

MSTP Students submit transcripts to the Medical Scientist Training Program Office:

Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Medical Scientist Training Program
303 East Chicago Avenue
Morton Building 1-670
Chicago, IL  60611-3008
Attn:  Marisa Olivia Davis

 What is a NetID?

Your NetID is your electronic identity at Northwestern University. The most common format of a NetID is a combination of three letters (often related to your name) and three numbers.

 How do I complete the Health Entrance Requirements?

The ADMISSION HEALTH RECORD FORM can be downloaded from the Northwestern University Health Service Chicago Campus page. Submit the Admission Health Record and proof of immunizations by June 15th to:

Northwestern University Health Service
Health Information Management Services
633 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60208-4000

Students that have questions regarding health entrance requirements should contact Linda Daniels, Coordinator for Student Support Services, at: l-daniels2@northwestern.edu or (312) 503-0434 or Lisa Teel, Manager of Health Information Management Services at: l-teel@northwestern.edu or (847) 491-2203.

More FAQs

Contacts

Peggy Balthazar-Griffin
Admitted Students General Questions
312-503-8206

Allison Matricaria
General Questions
312-503-8978

Cynthia Gonzalez
Financial Aid

Linda Daniels
Admissions Health Records, Student Disability, CTA

Jennifer Langland
Founder's Day