Welcome Week 2016

Tips for moving-in. A comprehensive guide to upcoming events. Welcome Week hashtags and social media handles. Whether you’re a first-year student or an upperclassman, here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your first week on campus.

Welcome to Northeastern. Browse this site for the latest photos, videos, stories, and social media content from #NUWelcomeWeek, including our Snapchat feed.

Check the full schedule of events to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Remember to tag your posts with #NUWelcomeWeek so we can share your Welcome Week experience.

Featured Events

Wednesday, Sept. 7: Googa Mooga (7 p.m.)
Thursday, Sept. 8: Public Art Walking Tour (12 noon)
Thursday, Sept. 8: afterHOURS: Dance Party with DJ D’Von (10 p.m.)
Saturday, Sept. 10: Light The Night (8:30 p.m.)

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How to make the most of Welcome Week 2016

Here is a list of must-​​see events and can’t-miss activ­i­ties to help stu­dents get to know campus and usher in the start of the fall semester.

Five expert tips for moving in on campus

Move-​​in day can be stressful, but we have you cov­ered. Here are some insider tips on making the expe­ri­ence as smooth as possible.

Sneak peek at some ‘treasures’ to be found at campus yard sale

Northeastern’s annual Trash2Treasure sale will take place this Sunday at the Curry Stu­dent Center, where a wide variety of donated items will be on sale at reduced prices. Take a look at some of the more unique items that will be available.

A photo tour of Northeastern’s renovated tunnel system

Hard­wired lockers. Wire­less internet. Col­orful maps and wayfinding graphics. Here’s a pic­turesque look at Northeastern’s spruced up tunnel system—one of campus’ hidden gems.

Students, families share the emotions of move-in weekend

Residence halls teemed with activity over Labor Day weekend, as students moved into their residence halls and families said their goodbyes. University staff and volunteers, twin extra-long sheets, and laundry hampers—to help cart students’ belongings into their new rooms—were abundant throughout campus, as was the excitement (or was it nervousness?) of students and families as they began the next chapter of their lives. Here’s what they had to say about the experience.

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