Northeastern University is committed to making the campus a safe and pleasant place to live, work, and learn. We offer numerous programs and services aimed at promoting the health and safety of all students, including the following:


University Health and Counseling Services
University Health & Counseling Services is committed to both your physical health and mental wellbeing. We have on-site clinicians including nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, and mental health counselors available in our Health Center in the Forsyth Building. We also have a wealth of specialists in the greater Boston area to provide more in-depth care should you need further evaluation and treatment.


Disability Resource Center
The Disability Resource Center offers support for a wide variety of disabilities including the following:

  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Chronic or degenerative disorders
  • Deaf and hard of hearing
  • Mobility impairment
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Temporary disability
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Vision impairment


Learning Disabilities Program
The Learning Disabilities Program (LDP) is a comprehensive tutorial program for students with learning disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Disorder. The LDP offers intensive, individualized support through twice-weekly, one-on-one meetings with a specialist. The LDP is a fee-for-service program that requires an application and interview.


Public Safety Division
The Public Safety Division oversees the university police department, campus security, fire prevention, the ambulance services, the escort service, on-campus parking, and various crime-prevention activities. The Safety Personal Escort Service provides a door-to-door escort from one on-campus location to another. After receiving your call, university police will dispatch a uniformed officer within 10 to 15 minutes. Northeastern University’s Safety, Security and Fire Safety Annual Information Report includes statistics and policies concerning campus security.