Current Students

The graduate programs offered by Northeastern University–Seattle are designed to enable students to build their careers while maintaining their lives. The university’s blend of on-campus and online classes, flexible schedules, and frequent program start dates enable students to pursue their professional goals without sacrificing personal needs and goals.

Our degree programs are designed to allow students to choose from online and hybrid learning options. We make every effort to offer courses in a variety of formats; however, enrollments determine course offerings from term to term. We strongly encourage you to discuss course options with your advisor or the Seattle Assistant Director of Student Services who will be aware of the current courses and format options for your program of study. (*Note: Courses in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business are only available online.)

Student Resources

Northeastern University–Seattle offers a host of resources for students looking to make the most of their graduate studies. Some of these resources are specific to our Seattle Graduate Campus and some are benefits available to any Northeastern University student. Below are ways to enrich your experience and find the tools you need to succeed. Our Campus Guide can also assist in learning more about the Seattle Campus and the resources available.

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Student Events

Current students are encouraged to reference our Student Events Page for upcoming student events and activities.

Consider joining the Seattle Campus Student Events and Activities Council (SEAC)! This student-led council designs and executes events for the Seattle student body, with both on-campus and off-campus events.  For more information, or to get involved, contact Gina Takasugi at or (206) 467-5483.

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Campus Services

Husky ID The Northeastern Husky Card is the official identification card of Northeastern University. Along with identification, the Husky Card is also used for building access, printing, and resource check-out! There is a $25 nonrefundable fee to replace a lost or stolen Husky Card.

  • FALL 2015: Students can walk-in to 225 Terry Ave. during the following times to get their Husky IDs made:
    • Mondays – 10-11:00am
    • Wednesdays – 4–5:00pm
Free Wi-Fi & Technology Checkout For those students looking for a place to work online, the Seattle Graduate Campus offers free Wi-Fi to help enhance the online Northeastern University experience. When on campus, use network: NUWave and log-in using your NU credentials.Need to post an assignment or log on to your course during the day? Utilize our laptop and iPad checkout while on campus. A Husky ID is required in order to check out any computer equipment.
Parking Please refer to the Campus Guide for a list of parking locations and costs.
Group Study Areas Enjoy the benefits of meeting with classmates to work on projects or study together in one of our resource and lounge areas. Students can reserve space for individual study and small group meetings during weekday business hours
Student Access Procedure Students, faculty, alumni, and other visitors can access the campus via the Northeastern University – Seattle entrance located at the corner of Terry Avenue and Republican Street.If you do not have a Husky ID card, one can be made and provided to you on campus. Contact Gina Takasugi in Student Services to make arrangements at:
Printing Students can access the printers set up in 401 and 225 Terry Ave. campus locations.Video Tutorials: Printer installation – Mac and Windows

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Student Services

Career Services University Career Services specializes in helping you figure out which program, career, or job might work best for you, and also in helping you plan and carry out a successful job search, or explore other options. We bring you a wide variety of resources, programs, events, and opportunities to meet employers. Our experienced and enthusiastic staff is eager to help you get where you want to go, throughout your Northeastern career and beyond.
Student Financial Services Student Financial Services is committed to helping you navigate the process of applying for federal financial aid and alternative loans.
myNEU myNEU is an electronic gateway for the Northeastern University community and offers “one stop shopping” for faculty, staff, and enrolled and admitted students. Services are targeted to members of the Northeastern University community by role, providing a personally tailored experience. Campus news and departmental announcements are also accessible via the myNEU Portal.
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Information Technology Services
Information Technology Services at Northeastern University provides central information technology support to over 25,000 students, faculty, and staff who use our secure, high speed connectivity to the Internet through our on-campus network and a host of other services tailored to the online student.
Disability Resources Center Students needing accommodations or services due to a disability are able to access the Disability Resource Center of Northeastern University. There you will find information on the staff, services available, how to contact the DRC for more information and assistance, and forms you will need to access these services.

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Academic Resources

Graduate Catalog The Graduate Catalog contains Northeastern University’s primary statements about student academic life, conduct, and the responsibilities of students and the university to one another, as authorized by the president or the Board of Trustees. Students in the College of Professional Studies may obtain a copy of the CPS Student Handbook here.
Academic Calendar Trying to plan your year? The university academic calendar provides information you need to stay on track with your degree.
Course Catalog The Course Catalog is a basic resource on academic courses Northeastern University has to offer. (Please note this is for basic informational purposes only as Northeastern University–Seattle only offers select programs through its campus.)
Advising Our Academic Support Specialist, located at the Seattle Graduate Campus. She is available to help with your course planning to build a schedule that keeps you on target to achieve your goals while also maintaining balance in your personal and professional life.
Writing Center – Mobile Consulting The Writing Center is made up of Northeastern University writing instructors, graduate students, and undergraduate students studying composition theory, literature, and technical/professional writing. The Writing Center offers online consulting for any level writer. We work with graduate students from all academic disciplines, speakers of other languages as well as native speakers of English, and weak, average, and strong writers.
Northeastern University Library The Northeastern University Library is at the hub of campus intellectual life. Resources include over 900,000 print volumes; 206,500 e-books; and 70,225 electronic journals. InterLibrary loan is also available for collections in our Boston Library.
Free Online Tutoring SMARTHINKING (PDF) provides live academic help from real people when you need it, how you need it, from people you can trust. For hours of service, depending upon your school, you may have access to help in the following subjects and skills:

  • Math (Available up to 24/7)
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Accounting, Managerial
  • Accounting, Financial
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Spanish
Student Grievances Northeastern University has processes and resources to ensure that students’ grievances are treated with respect and addressed in a fair and professional manner. Both formal and informal means to resolve issues are available. Students may contact the Seattle campus staff – Associate Dean – for assistance, as well as consulting the university website for information on academic policies and procedures, and the university ombuds.University OmbudsUniversity RegistrarGraduate Catalog /Handbook – Academic Policies & Procedures (pg. 18-35)
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Health Insurance

Private Health Insurance Options

Stay on your parent’s insurance
  • Under the Affordable Care Act, if a parent’s plan covers children, they may keep the student on their health insurance policy until you turn 26 years old.
COBRA for students
  • Students age 26 and older who are no longer eligible for coverage under a parent’s health insurance plan may be eligible for COBRA. There are other categories that may make individuals eligible for 18 to 36 months of COBRA.  For more information about COBRA, see the U.S. Department of Labor’s FAQs.

Short-term Health Insurance

This type of non-renewable and relatively inexpensive plan provides coverage ranging 30 days to six months. This can be useful if you are in a job transition, you do not have access to COBRA rights, or you are visiting from another country.

Individual Health Insurance Coverage for Students In the State of Washington
  • Through the Washington Healthplanfinder – An online marketplace where you can compare plans and get help paying your premium, depending on your income.  The Washington Health Benefit Exchange, established as part of National Health Care Reform, provides an online marketplace for students to compare low-cost medical insurance options. The Washington State exchange program also offers Washington Apple Health (Washington States’ Medicaid program) and tax credits to help offset student health insurance costs.
  • Directly from a health insurance company – Additional health plans are available outside of the Washington Healthplanfinder, but if you buy directly from an insurance company, you won’t get help paying your premium.
    The Insurance Commissioner’s Office has responsibility for regulating all insurance business in Washington under the authority granted by the insurance laws of this state. Learn more at
  • Specific information of purchasing individual insurance is available at:
  • Short term individual health plans can be found through the Washington Healthplanfinder and from companies such as

University Libraries

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Additional Information for College of Engineering or Computer Science Students

Students participating in the MS Computer Science or MS Computer Science ALIGN degree programs should view additional student information available on the College of Computer and Information Science website.

Students joining the Graduate School of Engineering (in either the MS Information Systems or MS Engineering Management programs) can view additional student information before your program begins.

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