Freezing on the way to class? Northeastern has underground tunnels.

Northeastern‘s underground tunnel system is a hidden gem, one that is particularly useful when you‘re looking to escape the cold and avoid the snow and rain while making your way across campus.

Here, we provide a digital tour of the tunnel system and highlight how to easily navigate between various buildings to find food, labs, and a variety of university resources.

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Curry Student Center to Ell Hall

One of the primary entrances to the tunnel system can be found next to the entrance to Northeastern’s Bookstore. A key painted on the wall to the left of the tunnel’s entryway lists the 11 buildings you can reach by traversing the 16,705-square-foot underground network: Cabot Gym; Churchill Hall; the Curry Student Center; Dodge Hall; Ell Hall; Forsyth Hall; Hayden Hall; Mugar Hall; Richards Hall; Snell Library; and Snell Engineering.

Food options in Curry Student Center above:

  • Sweet Tomatoes Pizza
  • Kigo
  • Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen
  • West End Eatery
  • On The Go
  • Afterhours/Starbucks

Dodge Hall to Cabot Gym

In the tunnels

  • Campus Phone
  • Copy Center


  • Dunkin Donuts (by Hayden/Richards exit)
  • Gym/pool etc. (Cabot)
  • Chicken Lou’s (Cabot)

Hayden Hall to Snell Library

In the tunnels


Center for Engineering


  • Center for Family Business (Hayden)
  • Argo Tea (Snell Library)

Churchill Hall to Forsyth Hall to Snell Engineering

In the tunnels

  • Recycling center
  • Seismic Lab


  • Bank of America ATM (Forsyth)
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