24 hours developing innovative solutions for the Northwestern student experience

RedesigNU is a chance for Northwestern students to design web services that make life easier for students. Form teams of between 1 and 6 and execute your vision!

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$6,500 in prizes

Judges' Grand Prize

Judges' Runner-Up

Emerging Underclassman Innovator Award

For the best project submitted by a team where each member is an underclassman.

Students' Choice Grand Prize

Students' Choice Runner-Up

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Anyone currently enrolled in Northwestern, graduate and undergraduate, is able to register.



Create a web application, mobile app, Chrome extension -- whatever you want!


Ethan Romba

Ethan Romba

Neal Sales-Griffin

Neal Sales-Griffin

Judging Criteria

  • Usefulness to students
    Does your project significantly make students' lives easier?
  • Functionality
    How well does it work? Is it easy to use? How complete is it?
  • Visual design
    Is it cohesive and polished?
  • Innovation
    Is the idea something that hasn't been tried before?