Fee Descriptions

All below listed fees are mandatory except for the Northeastern University Health Plan (NUSHP) fee. Students can waive the NUSHP fee through the myNEU portal if they have comparable health plan coverage (please check below for details).

Campus Recreation Fee

This fee is assessed during terms a student is in classes to support and maintain current facilities and the future construction of athletic fields and facilities. In addition, students have the option to gain admission to home athletic events, use the Marino Fitness Center, the SquashBusters athletic facility, and the Cabot Gym (fitness and pool).


International Student Fee

International students are assessed this fee their first term, or upon admission to the University. If a student completes their program and enters a new educational level the student would be assessed the fee the first term of their new educational level.


Student Center Fee

Students pay a student center fee per in-school term to support the Curry Student Center.


Undergraduate Student Fee

The Undergraduate Student Fee supports enrollment related services throughout the student’s first year, including new student orientation and welcome week activities.  Beyond the first year, the fee supports subsequent enrollment services and support in addition to costs related to ongoing communication to students and parents. It is assessed per in-class or study abroad term for undergraduate students.


Student Activity Fee

This student endorsed fee provides support for student organizations, clubs and entertainment events throughout the school year. It is assessed annually for undergraduate students and per term for other student populations. 


Residence Activity Fee

All students living in the residence hall system pay a fee for activities sponsored by the Residence Student Association.


Northeastern University Health Plan (NUSHP) Fee

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires that all students who have matriculated and carry a certain course load or are enrolled in a full-time program have hospital insurance. Students who are covered under a comparable domestic hospital insurance plan may waive the Health Services fee by going to the self-service tab on your myNEU portal.

Costs (Student and Dependents), Effective Dates, and Waiver Dates

Visit Blue Cross Blue Sheild for additional information on the University's Health Plan(NUSHP)

Visit University Health and Counseling Services for information on our Health Center.

Visit the Commonwealth of Massachussetts web site for more infomation on the health insurance requirement. Search "Qship".