Below are answers to frequently asked questions about orientation as well as the schedule.
The key contact in your department will register you for orientation. You will receive a confirmation email from Human Resources Management with directions and more information about the session. You will also receive a reminder email the week prior.
Orientation is offered biweekly on Mondays and runs from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm. The following topics are covered:
Orientation takes place in the Alumni Center in Columbus Place located at 716 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA, 02120. Once inside the building, please proceed to the 6th floor. Please access the Maps & Directions link under “About” on the Northeastern website for directions.
Northeastern is easily accessible by public transportation, both rail and MBTA. There are also bike racks on campus. If it is your first day and you will be driving, please follow these instructions for parking.
For more information on all commuter options, visit the Commuting Services Website.
Please let the HRM Customer Service Center, 617.373.2230, and your hiring manager know that you will not be able to attend. Please also make sure to reschedule for another orientation session.
Northeastern strives for a professional dress code. It is our recommendation that you follow the specific policies of your area and review them with your manager during your first week. As the campus tour is a part of orientation, you may want to wear good walking shoes.
Please check Northeastern’s website. There will also be announcements on the local TV stations. If orientation is canceled, we will reschedule it and notify you of the new date.
Your offer letter indicates how to schedule your orientation. The schedule for the next months is below.
|Mon. Jan. 25||Alumni Center|
|Mon. Feb. 8||Alumni Center|
|Mon. Feb. 22||Alumni Center|
|Mon. March 7||Alumni Center|
|Mon. March 21||Alumni Center|
|Mon. April 4||Alumni Center|
|Mon. April 25||Alumni Center|
|Mon. May 9||Alumni Center|
|Mon. May 23||Alumni Center|