Additional Programs at NorthwesternAIR seeks to connect faculty with resources and services from across Northwestern that will help to make courses as affordable as possible. Below are additional resources you may be interested in utilizing or sharing with your students.
Books for 'Cats program
The Books for 'Cats program offers eligible entering first-year students the ability to borrow course materials (including textbooks, clickers, access codes, and lab equipment) in over 100 selected introductory courses. Eligible students are identified by the Financial Aid Office, and students receive quarterly email invitations with instructions for participating.
View the full list of 2021/22 Books for Cats courses.
If you have questions about the Books for 'Cats program, contact Lee West, Director of Undergraduate Education, Provost Office (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you have eligibility questions, contact Brian Drabik, Senior Associate Director in Financial Aid at email@example.com.
Visit our FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions about the program.
Free or low-cost printing printing
Associated Student Government funds a $12 printing credit that is applied to all undergraduate student print accounts each year. The funds appear in NUprint, which students can access using their netIDs. Printers that use NUPrint on the Evanston campus are located in the Libraries, Residence Halls, and Norris Center.
In addition, various schools and departments offer free printing to students within those programs. Multicultural Student Affairs offers free printing privileges with a limit of 500 pages per student per quarter. Visit the MSA website to learn more.