Our Explore Northeastern session is a packaged program that includes a 45-minute presentation by an admissions counselor and a 1-hour walking tour of campus. The presentation describes our distinctive academic and experiential programs, and our admission and financial aid process. The campus tour, led by one of our Husky Ambassadors, will show you academic and research areas, a first-year residence hall, and recreation centers.
Explore Northeastern sessions are offered hourly Monday – Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m and running until 3:00 p.m. on weekdays (excluding 12:00 p.m.), and until 11:00 a.m. on Saturdays.
Learn more about Northeastern's transfer application process, criteria for admission, and how transfer credit is evaluated. The program starts at 1:00 p.m. in the Admissions Visitor Center and includes a 45-minute information session followed by a one-hour tour of campus.
Program Dates: November 15, December 13, January 10, February 7, and March 14
The School of Pharmacy will be admitting a limited number of undergraduate transfer students, as well as graduate-entry students into the first professional (P1) year of the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) program, beginning in Fall of 2014. Following the general transfer session join them for an interactive session with pharmacy faculty and staff that will provide prospective transfer/graduate entry students with an overview of the PharmD curriculum and information about how and where to apply. Session offered only following November 15 & December 13 programs. Register Now for the Transfer Session to attend.
In addition to the general campus tours we offer as part of our Explore Northeastern, Inside Northeastern, and Transfer sessions, all visitors have the option to register for the following specialized tours:
International Village Tour
This add-on tour includes an in-depth walk through of International Village (INV), our newest residential complex. INV focuses on the global aspects of the undergraduate experience at Northeastern and is home to our freshmen honors students, faculty-in-residence and more than 1,000 undergraduates including a number of Living/Learning Communities. The tour makes stops throughout the residential complex, including a room. Tours depart from the Visitor Center at 12:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, and at 11:00 a.m. on Saturdays. Register Now!
Athletics & Recreation Tour
Interested in learning more about athletic opportunities at Northeastern? Whether it is discovering your inner athlete, continuing your favorite sport, or learning how you can take advantage of Northeastern's state-of-the-art recreational facilities, the Athletics & Recreation Tour includes an in-depth walk through of the Marino Fitness Center and the Cabot Center. Additionally, you'll see some of Northeastern's hidden gems: an outdoor sand volleyball court and our very own "Green Monstah." Tours depart from the Visitor Center at 12:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, and at 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays. Register Now!
Business Days are special presentations by academic advisors, co-op faculty, and students for prospective freshman who would like to pursue a degree in Business Administration or International Business. These one-hour interactive sessions begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Admissions Visitor Center. Program Dates: September 19, October 18, November 15, and December 13. Register Now!
College of Science Sessions
Join us for a one-hour program designed to highlight Northeastern’s approach to the physical sciences, life sciences, and mathematics. Learn how faculty and students at Northeastern engage in discovery, invention, and innovation to collaborate on research projects aimed at solving global challenges. Hear from representatives from the College of Science as they introduce you to the endless opportunities for varied academic pursuits. The program is held in the Admissions Visitor Center. Program Dates: September 26 (11 a.m.), October 17 (2 p.m.), and November 14 (11 a.m.). Register Now!
Join us for a presentation about opportunities in the field of Computer and Information Science. Learn about the combined majors we offer with business, sciences and arts such as game design and music technology. The program is offered weekly on Mondays at 11:00 a.m. in the Admissions Visitor Center. Following the presentation, you will have an opportunity for a student led tour of the College. Register Now!
Special presentations for students interested in engineering are offered each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. year-round. This program is an opportunity to learn about our academic programs in the College of Engineering, cooperative education, and support services. Tours of the engineering research labs follow. All programs begin at the Admissions Visitor Center and last until approximately 1:30 p.m. Register Now!
First Fridays with the College of Arts, Media and Design
The College of Arts, Media and Design is pleased to offer the first Friday of most months at 11:00 a.m. as an opportunity for you to learn about its distinctive academic programs. In this one-hour program, you’ll hear from a passionate panel of artists, designers, architects, actors, and writers. The presentation will be followed by department talks, where you'll have the chance to interact with department representatives and explore your major of interest in greater depth. Learn how Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design prepares students for their creative industry of choice. Program Dates: September 6, October 4, November 1, and December 6. Register Now!
Health Science Days
Join us for a 45-minute overview presentation highlighting the academic, coop, research, and global opportunities found in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, followed by a 45-minute faculty-led breakout session in your major of interest. Meet current students and academic advisors who will answer your questions and share their experiences as members of the Bouvé community. Bouvé Health Science Day begins in the Admissions Visitor Center. Program Dates: September 20 (11 a.m.), October 4 (1 p.m.), *November 1 (1 p.m., *for high school seniors only), and November 4 (1 p.m.). Register Now!
Social Sciences and Humanities Days
Offered Wednesdays of most months, these one-hour presentations highlight the interdisciplinary approach to education and research within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Meet department representatives, learn how coursework is linked to service and community-based research, and discover opportunities for co-op and global exploration. All programs begin at 1:00 p.m. in the Admissions Visitor Center. Program Dates: October 16, November 13, December 18. Register Now!
Are you a student with multiple academic interests or still trying to determine what degree path is right for you? Join us for a one-hour presentation that explains the benefits of the Program for Undeclared Students and answers commonly asked questions regarding curriculum, transition to a declared major, experiential and global education, co-op opportunities, advising, and more. Presentations are held monthly in the Admissions Visitor Center. Program Dates: September 27 (11 a.m.), October 18 (1 p.m.), November 22 (11 a.m.), and December 6 (1 p.m.). Register Now!
Meet and talk with a college representative and get your program-specific questions answered. Open college drop-in hours run from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Monday and Friday. No registration required. Locations are as follows:
Bouve College of Health Sciences - Office of Student Services in 120 Behrakis Health Sciences Center; an academic advisor will be available to answer questions.
D'Amore-McKim School of Business - 250 Dodge Hall; check in at the front desk.
There are a variety of on and off campus opportunities for you to learn more about the University. For those visiting campus, admissions counselors are available on an informal basis throughout the day in the Admissions Visitor Center to personally meet with students, families, and guidance counselors as part of their visit. Formal evaluative interviews are not required as part of the admission process, and the majority of our applicants do not complete an interview. The Admissions Committee bases admission decisions on the credentials and documents submitted with your application. Should you want to provide additional information to the committee, we encourage you to do so in writing. However, evaluative interviews are offered on a limited basis by invitation to a small number of students based on geographic region, for certain scholarship programs, and at the discretion of the Admissions Committee. Should you be invited for an interview, we encourage you to participate. For more information, call (617) 373-2200.
Group visit programs offered through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are designed for high school and college transfer students from community organizations and schools.
Guidelines: We require groups of 10 or more to submit a visit request at least two weeks in advance. The maximum group size we can accommodate is 50 students. If your group exceeds 50, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your request.
Please email all requests to: email@example.com (allow three business days to review your request)
Please include: The number of students, age/grade range, and a preferred and alternate date and time in your request.
For immediate assistance, please call 617.373.5412.