International Student Orientation

orientation break

The Office of Global Services (OGS) offers orientation for new students and their families in the fall and the spring to assist with arrival and settling into Boston. We also encourage Americans residing abroad to attend orientation programming. During the summer months of June, July, and August, the Office of Global Services (OGS) also provides webinars to answer questions about coming to the United States and studying at Northeastern.

Seattle Campus: Please view orientation information here

Undergraduate Students (Boston Campus), Non-CPS

All new undergraduate students must attend the mandatory OGS orientation and the mandatory New Student Orientation when arriving to Northeastern University. These mandatory sessions connect students to their academic advisors, introduce Northeastern University services and programs, and launch your life as a Husky. Please review the dates and schedule before your arrive.

Fall 2016 Schedule

Incoming Freshman Students: It is required to attend both the New Student Orientation and the OGS Orientation

August 30, 2016: Move In Day and Airport Pick Up

 August 31, 2016: OGS International Student and Americans Residing Abroad Orientation

*Students were emailed a session assignment. Please email e.mcclanahan@neu.edu with any questions.

A barbecue will be held from 11am to 2pm on August 31st. Please attend during the time you are NOT in an orientation session.

September 1-2, 2016: New Student Orientation for ALL students. Please email orientation@neu.edu with any questions

September 1, 2016: OGS Parents and Supporters of International Students and Americans Residing Abroad Orientation

*Individuals were emailed a session assignment. Please email e.mcclanahan@neu.edu with any questions.

September 1, 2016: OGS Parents and Supporters of International Students and Americans Residing Abroad Reception. Parents only, registration here.

 

Incoming Transfer Students: It is required to attend both the New Student Orientation and the OGS Orientation

August 31, 2016: New Student Orientation: Transfer Student Orientation

September 1, 2016: OGS International Student and Americans Residing Abroad Orientation, 9am – 1pm, McLeod Suites (Third floor of Curry Student Center)

 

Graduate Students (Boston Campus), Non-CPS

It is mandatory for international graduate students to attend one OGS orientation session, listed below. Please remember to arrive promptly at the beginning of the session.

*Please note: For College of Engineering students, College of Professional Studies (CPS) and LLM students, the OGS session will be part of your college specific orientation. Therefore, you do not need to attend one of the OGS sessions below. Please contact your department directly regarding the date and time of your mandatory department orientation.

Fall 2016 Schedule

August 24th, 2016, 8am-1pm, Behrakis 010: Register here

August 25th, 2016, 8am-1pm, Behrakis 010: Register here

September 1st, 2016, 8am-1pm, Cargill 097: Register here

September 2nd, 2016, 8am-1pm, Cargill 097: Register here

September 6th, 2016, 8am-1pm, Cargill 097: Register here

Graduate Students in the College of Engineering
Please register for one of the sessions below: 

August 29th, 2016, 6:15pm-7:15pm, Blackman Auditorium: Register here

September 9th, 2016, 9:00am-10:00am, Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan Research Center: Register here

September 9th, 2016, 11:00am-12:00pm, Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan Research Center: Register here

September 9th, 2016, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan Research Center: Register here

 

*PLEASE NOTE: We will also be running LIBRARY TOURS for all incoming students. The available sessions are below:

Date: Thursday, August 18
Time: 10am-11am
Location: Snell Library

Date: Friday, August 19
Time: 11am-12pm
Location: Snell Library

Date: Monday, August 22nd
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Snell Library

Date: Tuesday, August 23
Time: 9am-10am
Location: Snell Library 

Date: Wednesday, August 24
Time: 2pm-3pm
Location: Snell Library

Date: Thursday, August 25
Time: 4pm-5pm
Location: Snell Library

Date: Friday, August 26
Time: 10am-11am
Location: Snell Library