Recommended Themes

NU Sites allows you to choose from over 200 themes. Below, find a list of some great themes we recommended:

The Northwestern Branded Theme

If you require a site with Northwestern University branding, you can use the Northwestern (Global) theme. This theme aligns with the branding guidelines set by the Northwestern University department of Global Marketing and Communications, and provides a number of customization tools for making each site a unique Northwestern online experience.

Features of this theme include:

  • Fully Responsive Design
  • Display of Posts Using Photo Feature and Feature Box Modules
  • Dropdown Menu Support
  • PlanIt Purple Events Widget
  • Easy Configuration Using the Customizer
  • Visual Page Builder (requires Divi Builder plugin)

 


Non-Northwestern Themes

  • Divi
    Highly customizable, easy to use, clean design. Our top recommendation.
  • Hitchcock
    A good option for sites with large, eye-catching images.
  • Moesia
  • Syntax
  • Toivo Lite
  • Unit
  • Unite
  • Yuuta
  • Zoomify