Find out what’s open, closed over winter break at Northeastern’s Boston campus

Campus is seen covered in snow after a March 2018. storm. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Here’s a guide to the hours of operation for Snell Library, Curry Student Center, and other university services, offices, and buildings.

Campus recreation

The Marino Center is closed until Wednesday, Jan. 2, as the university makes improvements to the facility, including reconditioning floor surfaces, repairing lockers, painting, and reorganizing and upgrading some workout equipment.

The Badger and Rosen SquashBusters facility will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, but will otherwise be open over the winter break with varying hours. Visit the Campus Recreation website for a complete list of hours of operation.

Dining halls

Some campus dining and retail locations are open on Friday, Dec. 21. All locations, with the exception of Levine Marketplace, will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 22 through Tuesday, Jan. 1. Levine Marketplace will also be closed on Dec. 24 and 25.

Visit the Northeastern Dining website for a complete list of hours of operation.

Snell Library

Library and printing services will close at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, and the building—including the Information Technology Services help and information desk—will close at 6 p.m. The building will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 2, and library services will resume at 8 a.m.

Throughout the break, the ITS service desk will monitor and respond to inquiries that are submitted by voicemail (617.373.4357), by email (, and through the service portal. Information Technology Service’s online chat and ResNet services will be closed over the break.

Curry Student Center

The Curry Student Center is open on Friday, Dec. 21 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The center will then close until Wednesday, Jan. 2.

The Northeastern bookstore will be be open on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and from Wednesday Dec. 26 through Friday, Dec. 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What’s Poppin’

The What’s Poppin’ space on Huntington Avenue is closed until the first day of spring semester classes, on Monday, Jan. 7.


The men’s basketball team will play three consecutive home games at Matthews Arena over the next week-and-a-half. The Huskies will face St. Bonaventure on Friday, Dec. 21 at noon,  Drexel on Dec. 28, and Delaware on Dec. 30.

Women’s basketball will host Maine on Saturday, Dec. 22 at noon, Elon on Friday, Jan. 4, and William & Mary on Jan. 6. All three games will be played at Cabot Center.

Student Financial Services

The office will be open on Friday, Dec. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Dec. 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The office will reopen with regular hours on Jan. 2.

Resident Mail Services

The ResMail mailrooms located in Speare Hall and Columbus Place will be open on Friday, Dec. 21 and Saturday Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The mailrooms will be open from Wednesday Dec. 26 to Saturday Jan 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2.  

Northeastern’s graduate campuses

The university’s regional campuses in Seattle, Toronto, Silicon Valley, and Charlotte, North Carolina will be closed during the winter break.