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University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) offers comprehensive medical and behavioral health services on campus and through a network of off-campus specialists and hospitals. All full-time undergraduates, including those on co-op, may receive care at UHCS.

Northeastern University Student Health Plan (NUSHP) 
All Northeastern students are required to have health insurance and are automatically enrolled and billed for the Northeastern University Student Health Plan upon matriculation (January for students). Students who prefer to not utilize this health insurance plan must complete an insurance waiver found on their myNEU portal. Waiver deadlines and insurance plan details >>

Disability Services
Northeastern University and the Disability Resource Center (DRC) are committed to providing disability services that enable students who qualify under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act to participate fully in the activities of the university.

DRC Services and Accommodations
To receive accommodations through the DRC, students must provide appropriate documentation that demonstrates a current substantially limiting disability. Students must provide this information directly to the DRC even if they have previously submitted documentation to Accommodations are provided based on an evaluation of the information provided by students and their clinicians, on a case-by-case basis. These services are available for, but not limited to, students with the following diagnoses:

  • Learning disabilities and/or ADHD
  • Asperger’s Syndrome and related disorders
  • Chronic or Degenerative Disorders
  • Hearing Loss
  • Mobility Impairments
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury
  • Vision Impairment

Examples of accommodations include:

  • Exam Accommodations
  • Note-taking Services
  • Alternate Format Materials
  • Assistive Technology
  • Disability-related Academic Advising and Advocacy
  • Communication Access

Registering with the Disability Resource Center
Students should provide documentation to the DRC at their earliest convenience to allow for sufficient time for review. After the documentation has been reviewed, a disability specialist will contact the student regarding appropriate next steps. If you have questions regarding disabilities or the resources available, please contact the DRC directly:

Disability Resource Center
20 Dodge Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
617.373.2675 (voice)
617.373.2730 (TTY)
617.373.7800 (fax)

Please note: Students requiring services and accommodations for the fall semester, must contact the Office directly at or 617.373.6447.

Learning Disabilities Program
In addition to the free services offered at the DRC, the Learning Disabilities Program (LDP) offers a comprehensive program. It best serves students with learning disabilities and ADHD who would like additional, individualized support and who are committed to improving their academic skills, better understanding their disability, and becoming more effective learners.

The LDP program is a fee-based service. Students must apply for admission by completing the program application form. Interested students are invited to contact the Learning Disabilities Program directly at 617.373.4525.