Check out the schedule for Family & Friends Weekend

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Join us for a campus experience sprinkled with Boston attractions. Fall is a beautiful time to visit campus and most importantly, spend time and reconnect with your student.

Friday, October 22-Sunday, October 24, 2021

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COVID-19 Guidance

Daily COVID-19 Dashboard

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Fully in-person, Northeastern keeps COVID-19 under control

“As a community, Northeastern has really set an example for the country in terms of what success looks like,” says Neil Maniar, director of the master of public health program at Northeastern.
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A guide for everything you need to know about our safe campus

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Northeastern University and Mills College finalize historic merger

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Northeastern University and Mills College finalize historic merger

The merger will bring Mills College and its distinctive mission focused on access, equity, social justice, and women’s leadership into Northeastern’s global network, which includes campuses across North America and in London, England.
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‘Together we have an opportunity to create something truly unique in higher education’

Message from President Joseph E. Aoun: "We aspire to build a comprehensive, bicoastal university that leverages the complementary strengths of Mills and Northeastern for the benefit of students and society."
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Mills College students and faculty were optimistic that the merger with Northeastern will allow Mills's focus on women's leadership and racial and gender equality to continue. Photo by Ruby Wallau for Mills College

At Mills College, excitement and relief over merger with Northeastern

Annalise Totten, a second-year biochemistry and molecular biology major at Mills, is looking forward to tapping into Northeastern’s global co-op network. A Mills dean added: The merger “breathed new life” into the college.
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Student Life

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‘We are going to have a full experience here at Northeastern’

See video highlights from Convocation 2021, where incoming students were urged by President Joseph E. Aoun to “Explore. Everybody is an explorer.”
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Undergraduates enjoy a warm, in-person Fall Fest welcome

New and returning Northeastern undergraduates—thrilled to be kicking off their university experience in person—navigated a packed Boston campus Monday where they could learn more about sports clubs, student organizations, and university departments while noshing on free M&M cookies and popcorn.
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Give a (quiet) cheer for library’s expanded capacity and hours

Northeastern’s busy library has expanded its seating this semester, making room for 3,000 students to study on their own or collaborate with colleagues. It has also returned to pre-pandemic hours so that students, staff, and faculty can access the four-story building 24 hours a day.
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COVID-19 has been hard on our mental health. Here are some ways to keep practicing mindfulness and resilience.

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Student Group Spotlight

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

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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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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NUPD Advisory Board

The NUPD Advisory Board’s mission is to guide, inform, and strengthen NUPD’s relationship with the community—both within and outside Northeastern.

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Dates to Remember

Sep 28

Last day to drop a fall class without a W grade

Oct 01

Last day to file a Final Exam Conflict Form for fall classes

Oct 25

Spring class offerings posted on web

Nov 15

First day of spring class registration for continuing students

Nov 24

First day of Thanksgiving recess, no classes

Nov 29

Classes resume

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11/05/2020 BOSTON, MA. - Zeynep Gul, who studies architecture, works in the dining tent outside West Village on Northeastern’s Boston campus on Nov. 5, 2020. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Study Spaces On Campus

Students can use this tool to find a safe space to study, participate in remote classes, and collaborate.

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24/7 Mental Health Support

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

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5 years, 2 degrees

Northeastern’s PlusOne programs allow undergraduates to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years—and still take advantage of Northeastern’s signature experiential opportunities.

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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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.

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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