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About the Department

On Northwestern University’s Evanston campus, nestled alongside Lake Michigan, the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences provides a close-knit, collegial atmosphere for undergraduate and graduate study. Students enjoy intimate access to our internationally renowned faculty. Recognized with teaching awards and medals from professional organizations like GSA and AGU, our faculty creates a supportive and collaborative atmosphere where research and teaching are pursued at the forefront of earth and planetary sciences. To learn more about our department, undergraduate and graduate programs, people, analytical facilities, and more, please explore our website, download our annual newsletter Epicenters, or contact us.

Contact Us


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech F374
Evanston, IL 60208-3130

Using Northwestern University’s Interactive Campus Map, select the Evanston campus, and enter Technological Institute. To find our offices, use the Tech Room Finder. We are located in the F-Wing on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors.