Key Resources


A jump into the start of your journey at Northeastern University!

The staff at OGS is so happy to help you prepare to arrive on Northeastern’s campus in September! OGS serves over 16,000 international students in the Northeastern community; we are committed to your success at NU.

As the summer progresses be certain to check your Husky email and read carefully any email sent by OGS as we send out important information to this address.  Below you can find videos of various topics that will help you to get started with your journey to Northeastern!

Topics include:

  • I-20 request process
  • Your suitcase: what to bring and what to buy here
  • Key contacts to know on campus
  • Student life and opportunities for involvement
  • U.S. classroom culture
  • Housing responsibilities
  • Health insurance requirements
  • Safety on campus

Make sure to check out the FAQ’s if you still have questions after watching the videos.

Video: Information for Graduate Students

Video: Information for Undergraduate Students

Video: Academic Culture in the U.S.

Video: Student Life at Northeastern

Video: Avoiding Scams

Video: Off-campus Housing

Video: Regional Campus - Seattle

Video: Regional Campus - San Francisco Bay Area