President’s Convocation March

Tuesday, September 5

All colleges/programs will walk to Convocation as a group, and then be seated in Matthews Arena together. Please meet at your designated location promptly at 8:45 a.m. Rain or shine. Wear your Convocation T-shirt!

  • College of Arts, Media and Design (Grass area outside of Ryder Hall)
  • D’Amore-McKim School of Business (Krentzman Quad)
  • College of Computer and Information Science (West Village Quad)
  • College of Engineering (Library Quad)
  • College of Social Sciences and Humanities (Centennial Quad)
  • University Programs – Explore Program and General Studies (Robinson Quad)

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the College of Science will walk to Convocation as a group at the conclusion of their College Welcome:

  • Bouvé College of Health Sciences (8:20 a.m., 2nd floor, Ballroom, Curry Student Center)
  • College of Science (8:30 a.m., Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall)

MATTHEWS ARENA POLICY: NO BACKPACKS OR LARGE BAGS. HANDBAGS AND PURSES ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH. WE RECOMMEND THAT ALL BAGS ARE LEFT BEHIND FOR AN EFFICIENT ENTRY INTO THE FACILITY.

Fall Fest ’17

Tuesday, September 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Campus Quads

Immediately following Convocation, come immerse yourself in everything that student life has to offer! Celebrate the start of the fall semester at a FREE festival for all students, featuring music, giveaways, games and novelties! Experience a “taste of Boston,” featuring foods from the Boston Waterfront, North End, Fenway Park, and Chinatown! Fall Fest is the perfect opportunity for you to learn more about the student organizations, campus departments, and sport and rec teams that make Northeastern a vibrant and special community.

Welcome Week Brochure

Download the Welcome Week Brochure, with details on Convocation and Fall Fest ’17!