Student Life

This fitness center features racquetball, indoor track, an indoor soccer field, and 25 yard lap and diving pool, which can be used for classes, competition, or fun.

The Center for Student Involvement encourages and facilitates a broad spectrum of educational and social co-curricular opportunities designed to enhance the experiential learning and holistic development of our students. Through innovative leadership offerings, student organization and fraternity/sorority advisement and employment opportunities, we empower students to be visionary, ethical, culturally competent and responsible members of our global community.

Ranked as one of the best colleges for food in the United States, Northeastern Dining has a lot to offer, from dining in most of the residential dorms to a number of restaurants in the Curry Student Center. Look up menus, hours, and special events on their website.

Fraternity and Sorority Life at Northeastern University is comprised of fraternity men and sorority women dedicated to a lifetime bond of brotherhood and sisterhood under the governing bodies of Interfraternity, Multicultural Greek, National Pan-Hellenic, and Panhellenic councils

Housing and Residential Life can help with any questions regarding University housing. The staff is focused on building a community in the halls and providing educational and social programming.

The Husky Card is the official identification card at Northeastern University and is issued to all students. Students need their Husky Cards to use most of the facilities on campus, such as the library, the gym, dining halls, etc. You can also sign up for a discounted semester Charlie Card to use the T.

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Northeastern boasts a 3-floor state-of-the- art fitness center. It features indoor courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton, a running track, and aerobics studios.

Off Campus Housing and Support Services at Northeastern provides support and education related to off-campus housing, relocation services, renter’s rights knowledge, and community connection.

The bookstore is a one-stop shop for all the essential school supplies. The Northeastern bookstore sells everything ranging from school supplies to stationary and light snacks to NU apparel.

The office posts available jobs on campus on their online portal and also provides students with an option to sign up for job email alerts. The office helps to set up direct deposit for job payments.

If you live on campus, your mail will be handled by the Northeastern. Northeastern University Mail Services has guidelines for mail preparation.

On their site you can find useful information to assist you in your daily commute.

Reprographics is the NU printing service available to all students for all their printing needs. Located conveniently in the Curry Student Center, huskies will have easy access to print papers, projects, posters, and more.

This office engages the Northeastern University community in supporting, understanding, and appreciating the standards for community behavior. OSCCR promotes accountability for actions, encourages responsible decision-making, provides a space for self reflection, and instills the values of integrity and civility.

State-of-the-art squash courts and workout stations are available at this location, which also offers a spectacular view of the Boston skyline.

The Student Government Association serves as the voice of the undergraduate student body. It strives to promote student interests within the University and its surrounding communities in order to enrich education, student life, and the overall Northeastern experience.

Student Financial Services provides advice for students about different payment options, scholarships, loans, and information about tuition and fees.

CCS is a department of the Office of City and Community Affairs at Northeastern University. We facilitate diverse service opportunities for students, staff & faculty to collaborate with local and global communities in an effort to meet mutual goals.

The center supports all Northeastern students in the pursuit and achievement of financial competency and, ultimately, financial independence. Its programming imparts the knowledge and skills needed to make informed, savvy decisions about personal finances.

Northeastern University encourages and expects all members of the community to conduct themselves according to the highest ethical standards. All university-wide policies, except for campus-specific policies, can be found on this university policy webpage. Compliance with university policies is a condition of employment and enrollment at the university.

Academic Support

The DRC helps students receive academic and housing accommodations that enable them to be successful at Northeastern.

Interested in studying abroad or global co-op? Learn about the programs here.

GSS supports international students and non-native English speakers through the International Tutoring Center in which professional tutors focus on all aspects of the English language: reading, pronunciation, presentation, TOEFL, conversation, career prep, and many aspects of writing. Additionally, GSS hosts Language and Culture, Reading, and Writing Workshops as well as a free Listening and Speaking class.

Learn about registering for classes, registration holds, transcript requests, and enrollment verification requests.

During an Academic Skills Advising appointment, you’ll get to meet with a professional staff member, discuss your academic journey, and build on your strengths. You’ll develop a personalized plan for your academic success and leave with tangible strategies to use moving forward. We believe there’s always room to grow academically and encourage you to be proactive about developing good habits.

Information regarding free peer-to-peer instruction in individual or small group sessions for a number of undergraduate courses.

The library at Northeastern is accessible to students 24/7, 365 days a year. The library is for more than borrowing books! Reserve study space, get help with research and citations from the librarians, take a workshop, use the Digital Media Commons lab, use the printers, and more. For more information, read the International Students Library Guide.

Find information about important dates over the semester/term.

Visit the catalog for course descriptions and times.

The Writing Center offers support for all students on course assignments, research papers, cover letters, resumes, theses, or dissertations. Schedule an in-person or online appointment, or view their walk-in hours and additional writing resources.

 

Well-Being

Diversity

The office aspires to distinguish itself as a model of excellence and innovation by developing the fluency necessary for our community to reject discrimination, learn and grow in a diverse, global society.

The Center is a place students can come to socialize, relax between classes, study, and learn more about opportunities for students who identify as LGBTQA within the Northeastern Community.

Health

UHCS offers top quality counselling and health services to all its students. The UHCS has a seasoned team of board certified nurses, mental health counselors, a psychiatrist, psychologists, and physicians. These services are accessible by all full time students who are enrolled in any health plan.

International student are required by law to have health insurance. NUSHP offers insurance administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

With licensed speech-language and audio pathologists, the Speech- Language and Hearing Center provides students who have hearing and communication challenges with services like assessment, treatment, and counselling.

OPEN provides prevention and education services on the topics of alcohol and other drugs, sexual violence, and sexual health. Subscribe to their newsletter, get access to free birth control, or sign up for the peer education program.

Safety

The Northeastern University campus is in safe hands. The professionals of the NUPD are dedicated to maintaining the campus as a safe and pleasant environment in which to live, work, and study.

This office leads efforts to maintain the University’s compliance with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to anti-discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title IX.

Services to ensure travel safety on and around campus.

SafeZone is a smart phone app that any student or staff member can download and use for free. This App will connect you directly to the Northeastern University Police Department should you need our assistance or emergency support while you are on campus.

NUPD offers FREE self-defense classes to all students, staff, and faculty. There is a basic 2.5hr class and an advanced 5hr course, open to both men and women with Co-ed classes and Female-Only classes being offered.

Northeastern University requires all students, and highly recommends all faculty and staff, to enter their travel itinerary and housing accommodations into “My Travel Plans”, also called the traveler registry.

ViSION is the Violence Support, Intervention and Outreach Network at Northeastern. ViSION brings together a network of campus and community allies focused on providing prevention, response and education for sexual assault and all types of violence.

We Care is a reliable support system to help students during times of difficulty or crisis. We Care also assists departments in developing their own systems to work through student crises.

Graduate Students

As a NU graduate student, you are eligible for subsidized backup childcare through a partnership with Care.com.

View the policies and application for receiving funding to be able to attend conferences, competitions, or other activities that require travel.

GSG works close in liaison with administration, staff, and students alike to improve all aspects of student life.

View the list of reserved spaces across campus for graduate students.

Housing is available for full-time students enrolled in a graduate program at Northeastern. Housing is not guaranteed as space is limited.

The Northeastern PhD Network is an organization designed to build community among PhD students. The Network provides students with support and resources university wide to enhance their educational experience and career preparation.

 

Technology

Information Technology Services

As a university partner in digital empowerment, Information Technology Services advances teaching, learning, and research through collaborative services and secure campus networks for all learners.

Northeastern faculty, staff and students connect with people, places, and devices, all over the world, at anytime. The institution’s networks and network services enable that, providing access to the internet, Northeastern-licensed applications, network shared drives, and network printers. 

Printers are located throughout campus as well as in ITS-managed computer labs. Faculty and staff using computers connected to NUnet or NUwave also have access to networked office printers.

The Northeastern research community have the training and consulting support available to help accelerate their pathways to discovery.

ResNet is Northeastern student’s technical service center that helps with any technical problems related to desktops, laptops, mobile phones, gaming consoles, and much more. Most of the software-related fixes are free, but issues are resolved on a case-by-case basis. ResNet is also a certified Apple and Dell repair center and therefore is able to do warranty and non-warranty service on Apple and Dell computers.

There are several software access methods depending on licensing agreements, your role as a student, faculty or staff member, and computing platforms. While IT manages university licensing agreements and software distribution, you may also have access to additional software provided by your college or department, and in computer labs not managed by IT.

Cultural Life

The center is a welcoming brownstone building that is a gathering place for many students. They host numerous events and offer space for students organizations, study sessions, or socializing.

This center is committed to intellectually, culturally, and socially inspiring students toward excellence, success, and service in a manner that engages the Northeastern community, the urban campus neighbors, and the world.

This center offers programming that focuses on leadership development, socio-cultural experience, alumni involvement, and community outreach through civic engagement and academic support.

The Center for Intercultural Engagement strives to create a community that is inclusive of all populations at Northeastern.

SJRC is a student support office that focuses on social justice causes, conversation, and education. This office supports student groups with related missions and provides a space for dialogue on community issues.

CSDS attends to the spiritual needs of the Northeastern community. Through programs and partnerships, they help students become engaged citizens, peace builders, and leaders who are prepared to tackle pressing global problems. Prayer spaces are also available.

Planning for the Future

The Commencement webpage has all the information you need to apply for graduation, receive your diploma, ceremony schedules, and inviting your families and guests to attend your ceremony.

Get personal assistance with preparing for your job search, through advising appointments in the Career Studio, online guides, the NUcareers database, workshops, and career fairs. You can even get a behind the scenes tour of some of Boston’s top companies through the Husky Trek program.