If you are an international student, you will need a visa to study in the USA. Learn what the different types of visas are.

During your time at Northeastern University, it may become necessary to take a non-medical leave of absence. The instructions for taking and returning from one are described below.

With the help of the Stipended Graduate Assistantships (SGA), eligible F-1 and J-1 students are participating in part-time teaching and residence hall duties and performing world-class research.

As a student at Northeastern, you may have the opportunity to participate in an international co-op. If this occurs, you may need approval from the Office of Global Services to work outside the USA.

With Academic Training, eligible J-1 students can deepen their Northeastern experience with employment opportunities that relate to their field of study.

All international students holding an F-1 visa or J-1 visa must check-in at the start of each new program of study. This is a USA government regulation for students to maintain their visa status. At Northeastern University, the Office of Global Services facilitates this online check-in process.

In general, F-1 and J-1 students are required to maintain a full-time enrollment status even in their final academic term. Learn the exception.

Dunkin’ Donuts. Cafe 716. Subway. Qdoba. Punter’s Pub. Discover all the places where J-1 students can and cannot work at on Northeastern’s campus.