What are workshops?

Workshops meet throughout the semester and cover a variety of subjects, going in-depth to help students understand and adapt to their new surroundings. All GSS workshops are free to attend with online registration.

Workshop offerings

Coding in English (available online)
Join experienced student volunteers for sessions focused on coding, tech interviews, and code walks.

Reading Workshops (Boston)
Practice your reading skills and receive instruction to improve your critical reading skills. You can attend one or more of these workshops.

Writing Workshops (Boston)
Become a better writer by learning the art of writing. These workshops cover six different aspects of writing. Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to bring a piece of writing they are working on to each workshop.

Language & Culture Workshops (Boston and online)
These workshops cover English language skills, American culture, and general tips for academic success. Space is limited, so please make sure you register in advance.

Recorded Workshops (video tutorials)
On-demand tutorials covering some of our most requested topics.

How to sign up / create an account

Register for an account by clicking here and following these steps.

1. Click on “First visit? Click here to register.”

2. Follow the instructions to create an account username and password using your Husky email address.

3. Log in with your username and password.

4. Select the service from the drop-down menu.

5. Click on a time that works for you.

6. Complete the registration form and click on “save appointment.”

Once you click on “save appointment,” an email notification will be sent to you. You’ll also receive a reminder 24 hours before your appointment and you can sign up for text message alerts.

Policies

No-Show Policy

1. The account will be locked once three no-shows have been accumulated. Students will need to email GSS to reopen the account.

2. The account will be locked again when a fourth no-show has been accumulated. The student will need to make an appointment with GSS staff to review GSS no-show policies and discuss the further usage of GSS services. After the meeting, the account will be opened.

3. The account will be locked again when the fifth no-show has been accumulated. The student will need to make an appointment with GSS staff again. After the meeting, the account will remain locked for three months and then will be opened again.

Questions? Email Global Student Success at globalss@northeastern.edu. (Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)