Student Life

Friends of Feinberg

With a population of nearly 3 million, Chicago is the cultural, industrial and commercial center of the Midwest. The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Oceanarium, and Adler Planetarium — a few of the city's nationally known museums — draw millions of visitors each year. Those who enjoy the performing arts have many options too, including the world-famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and numerous theater groups. Chicago's universities and colleges stimulate cultural creativity and appreciation. Art in all its forms—music, dance, drama, painting, sculpture—is part of the Chicago scene.

For recreation, entertainment, and sheer enjoyment, Chicago provides a wide range of extraordinary opportunities. Major league baseball, professional basketball, football, and hockey, and any number of collegiate sporting events, attract thousands of enthusiastic spectators. Winter and summer recreation areas for skiing, jogging, hiking, swimming, sailing, playing tennis, and golfing are located in the many parks of the city and surrounding area.

Learn more about student life at Feinberg

Life Ambassadors Program

Communicate directly with Feinberg medical students.

Friends of Feinberg Newsletter

Student e-newsletter about life at Feinberg.

Student Organizations

Feinberg has a wide variety of organizations for medical students to join.

Diversity at Feinberg

We strive to further achieve our mission to have a campus environment of belonging and inclusion for all.


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Campus Safety

As provided by the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, now known as the Jeanne Cleary Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, you are entitled to request and receive a copy of Northwestern University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.  This report includes statistics for the previous 3 years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus.  The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies on drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, fire safety and other matters.  You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Northwestern University Police Department Deputy Chief at (847) 491-3256. 

About Feinberg 

Voices of Feinberg

Student Voices Video

Hear firsthand from students what makes the Feinberg School of Medicine a unique environment to become a well-rounded physician and/or researcher, as well as a leader in the medical community. Watch the video video

Slice of Life: In Vivo

In Vivo 2013

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine students presented in mid-November the In Vivo sketch-comedy show:  "Office Space, MD," based on the movie "Office Space." View the 2013 In Vivo photo gallery on Flickr.

Online Store

Visit our online store of official Feinberg and Northwestern Medicine merchandise.

This page last updated Jan 23, 2014

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