GitHub provides hosting for git repositories and other services and tools for software development teams.

Northwestern's GitHub account provides the following benefits for all GitHub organizations associated with Northwestern University:

  • Unlimited public and private hosted git repositories
  • GitHub Pages and Wikis
  • Access to a shared pool of GitHub Actions minutes
  • Other benefits as outlined on the GitHub website

To take advantage of these benefits a GitHub organization must be associated with the Northwestern enterprise account.


Available to

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff



There is no cost to use GitHub under Northwestern's enterprise account.


How to Request Service

Click the "Request Service" button to the right.
Request either a new organization or your existing GitHub organization be enrolled in the Northwestern account. For new organizations, you must also provide your GitHub username.


Support Resources

  • Organizations enrolled in the Northwestern account have access to the GitHub support portal to request support from GitHub.
GitHub Login Request Service


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