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Orientation

Welcome! Your Journey Starts Here.

Congratulations on your admission to Northeastern University! The next step is to enroll. This website provides easy access to all the information you’ll need to help you get there and hit the ground running—so you can get the most from your experience here.

First, activate your Northeastern account, which opens the way to university resources, including the Student Hub and email accounts. The username and password are set up at the time of account claim. To claim a Northeastern student account, click the unique link in the email (valid for 60 days after receipt) to begin the process of claiming the Northeastern online account. If it has been more than 60 days, contact the IT Service Desk.

Orientation is different according to your campus designation.

All Boston and Online learners are encouraged to complete the pre-orientation module to help navigate essential resources, programs, and platforms to chart their Northeastern path to global, research, and experiential opportunities and programs.

Regional Orientation

Regional students are encouraged to attend their campus-specific orientation and the General Student Orientation.

New Student Orientation consists of multiple components, and as a regional student, you are invited to a variety of key orientation sessions:

Winter 2024 Term

Campus Orientation: Thursday Jan 4, 2024

New Student Orientation consists of multiple components, and as a regional student, you are invited to a variety of key orientation sessions:

Winter 2024 Term

Campus Orientation: Wednesday, Jan 3, 8:30am-3:30pm
CPS Orientation: Thursday, Jan 4, 11am-2pm

New Student Orientation consists of multiple components, and as a regional student, you are invited to a variety of key orientation sessions:

Winter 2024 Term

Campus Orientation: Thursday, Jan 4, 1-3pm.
CPS Orientation: Friday, Jan 5, 1-4pm

New Student Orientation consists of multiple components, and as a regional student, you are invited to a variety of key orientation sessions:

Winter 2024 Term

Campus orientation: Wednesday, January 3
CPS Orientation: Wednesday, January 3 12:30pm – 3:00pm ET and Thursday January 4 1-4pm ET

New Student Orientation consists of multiple components, and as a regional student, you are invited to a variety of key orientation sessions:

Winter 2024 Term

Campus Orientation: Monday, Jan 8, Time TBD
CPS Orientation: Friday, Jan 5, 1-4pm

Please check your Northeastern email for further communication on orientation.


New Student Orientation Dates

Graduate Student New Student Orientation
January Start Date: Thursday January 4th and Friday January 5th
Register Now for Graduate Orientation
Graduate Orientation Schedule

Undergraduate New Student Orientation
January Start Date: Friday January 5th and Saturday January 6th
Register Now for Undergraduate Orientation
Undergraduate Orientation Schedule

Undergraduate & Graduate Winter Orientation 2024


Contact Us

If you have questions or need assistance, please email [email protected] and we’ll happily assist you.


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