24/7 Mental Health Support

Your student can access confidential, 24/7 mental health support through Find@Northeastern.

Student Group Spotlight

Discover a new student group each Wednesday on Northeastern’s Instagram.

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Students Emily Bonnet and Terrance Dumoulin enjoy lunch inside the Renaissance themed dining tent on the Boston campus. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Dining with Michelangelo and Raphael

The Italian Renaissance master painters provide ambience to one of six tents on the Boston campus that have undergone a total makeover. Instead of bland white walls, each tent has been outfitted with a different theme. “The whole idea is to have the tents be very relaxing, very welcoming, and to attract the community to enjoy them,” says Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern.
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11/18/20 - BOSTON, MA:  Students draw with chalk and paint as part of the Art Project hosted by the Office of Global Services and the Mural Club on Centennial Common on Nov. 18, 2020. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

Get Involved!

Home to nearly 400 student organizations, Northeastern offers endless opportunities for your student to get involved.
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COVID-19 Testing

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Holiday Travel – Returning to Campus

Upon return to campus, all students must:

  • Complete a COVID-19 test at the Cabot Testing Center on arrival and quarantine until their first negative test result. Students must stay in their room except to pick up food, get testing or medical care, or use shared hall bathrooms or showers.
  • Wait for a second negative test to resume in-person classes.

The safest option for all is to forego travel at this time. If you must travel, we strongly recommend finishing your courses and exams remotely. Your faculty will fully support you as you finish the term.

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Our campus is open and safe

Students are on campus, classes are in session, and residence halls are occupied. Our robust COVID-19 testing operation, constant cleaning and sanitization, and comprehensive public health guidelines are in place to keep your student safe.

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5 years, 2 degrees

Northeastern’s 4+1 Accelerated Bachelor/Graduate Degree Programs allow students to earn both an undergraduate and graduate degree in five years via an accelerated format.

03/19/19 - SALT LAKE CITY, UT. - The Northeastern University Men's Basketball team arrive at the Salt Lake City airport for the NCAA Tournament on March 19, 2019. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

International Travel

The Northeastern Travel Support Network promotes safety beyond the Boston campus with 24/7 international emergency assistance.

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Marine biology student Jeriyla Kamau-Weng is a research extraordinaire in Northeastern’s College of Science. She has turned off specific genes in the zebrafish and studied the muscles and breathing mechanisms of the spotted ratfish. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

She studies fish that look like zebras and rats to better understand the ocean’s ecology

Marine biology student Jeriyla Kamau-Weng has conducted gene knockout experiments in zebrafish and studied the muscles and breathing mechanisms of spotted ratfish. This fall, she’s launching a peer-mentoring program for students in the Marine and Environmental Sciences Department while participating in the #BlackInSTEM movement on Twitter.
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09/28/20 - BOSTON, MA. - Students Colin Keil, who studies computer science and Zhiyong Zhang, who studies electrical and computer engineering work on a robot in the ISEC building on Sept. 28, 2020. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate students can participate in research and creative endeavors across the disciplines at Northeastern through The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.

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Having secured its second overall esports title, and the first since elevating the team to varsity status, the Huskies are on their way to cementing their status as a collegiate powerhouse. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Northeastern esports wins national championship in Hearthstone

The Huskies overcame deficits in back-to-back rounds on their way to victory in the Tespa Hearthstone Varsity Invitational, notching their second overall esports title, and first since the university elevated the esports team to varsity status.
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What being back on campus means to these students

Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, sat down with six students to talk about their Northeastern experience, how they balance social life with safety, and why they chose to return to the Boston campus this fall.

Third-year nursing students Hannah Terry, Yuchen Zhang, and Susan Dawson are serving co-ops at Massachusetts General Hospital during the pandemic. They are among the 50 Northeastern students who are on co-op at Boston-area hospitals. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

They chose to stay and fight

At a time when many of us are being advised to keep our distance, dozens of Northeastern nursing students are serving co-ops at Boston hospitals during the public health crisis. Here are three of their stories.
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September 18, 2014 - Tessine Murji, right, SSH'18, and Selbe Van Winkle, centre, SSH'18, speak to Katryna Gouin, S'15, who did a co-op abroad where she taught biology at the International School of Bremen in Germany.

Co-op & Career Resources

Set your child up for career success with Northeastern’s cornerstone experiential learning program – cooperative education (co-op).

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11/14/17 - BOSTON, MA. - Students play games at Campus Crossroads as a part of International Education Week on Nov. 14, 2017. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Resources for International Families

Is your student new to the United States? The Office of Global Services is here to help with visa applications, documentation, employment opportunities, and student support.

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Jessica Slevin, who studies conservation science at Northeastern, carries bamboo sticks, a palm tree, and a banana tree to plant. Photo by Hiroko Tanaka for Northeastern University

In the rainforest of Costa Rica, students learn permaculture and regenerative agroforestry

Jessica Slevin pushes a wheelbarrow full of farming equipment along a muddy jungle trail. She is among a half-dozen Northeastern students doing co-ops at a farm nestled in the mountainous rainforest 25 miles southwest of San Jose.
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01/27/16 - BOSTON, MA. -The Northeastern Police department interacts with the Northeastern community on Jan. 27, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University


Northeastern University Police Department

The Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) is a full-service, accredited police agency that provides 24-hour support to the Northeastern community at home and abroad.

Emergency: 617.373.3333
Non-emergency: 617.373.2121
International: +1.857.214.5332

Northeastern student SeungYeop Kang, left, disinfects a table before eating with Deev Patel inside the outdoor dining tent by Speare Hall. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

New outdoor dining takes picnicking to a new level

This year, dining halls have moved outdoors — and the socially-distanced food services look different than ever before. Cheeseburgers remain popular regardless of where they are eaten.
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09/21/20 - BOSTON: Students eat on campus following healthy distancing guidelines on Sept. 21, 2020. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

Campus Resources

Housing and Residential Life

Whether your child is living on campus, off campus, or around the world, Housing and Residential Life offers an array of resources, support, and guidance.

Dining Services

Where can your student eat on campus and around the city? Northeastern Dining has a full list of campus eateries, meal plan information, and resources for students with food allergies.

Parking and Transportation

Purchase campus parking passes, access discounted MBTA and Zip Car rates, and view bicycle storage and repair stations through Northeastern Commuting Services.

Financial Services

Create a financial plan that makes sense for your family’s unique financial circumstances with Northeastern’s financial aid resources and scholarship opportunities.

Student Employment

Your child can earn money, gain work experience, and expand their network while attending classes through our Student Employment opportunities.

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Mental Health and Wellness Resources

University Health and Counseling Services

Students can access medical and mental health services, telehealth appointments, flu shots, and support groups through the University Health and Counseling Services.

Map of open spaces in Boston

Stay safe and social at these open spaces across Boston

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A piece of the MBTA subway map

Getting around the city on the MBTA


Dates to Remember

Dec 09

Last day of fall classes

Dec 11

First day of final exams for fall classes

Dec 18

Last day of final exams

Nov 22

Grades for fall classes on myNortheastern

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