Schedule

Welcome Week is an exciting time on campus. With events planned throughout the week, you will meet your fellow classmates, explore Boston, and learn your way around campus.

This website is an overview of all of the events planned. You should use it to help plan your week. You will find detailed listings of all events, including the mandatory events required for all new students, for your college and for your program. Questions regarding individual programs, dates, times or locations should be directed to the individual sponsor or department. Welcome Week events are for full-time undergraduate students only. Be sure to check our website for daily updates.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3 | SATURDAY, JANUARY 4 | SUNDAY, JANUARY 5 | MONDAY, JANUARY 6 | TUESDAY, JANUARY 7 | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8 | THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 | FRIDAY, JANUARY 10

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3 TOP
University "I AM HERE" Registration 

Registration Available on-line via myNEU through Monday, January 6 at 4:00PM.

6:30-8:00PM Hot Chocolate, S'mores and New Friends
Xhibition Kitchen, Stetson East

Before heading to the comedy show, enjoy hot chocolate and s'mores with some new friends.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

8:00-9:00PM Comedian Hypnotist David Hall
Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall

Get hypnotized! Come see David Hall hypnotize your classmates into being the stars of the show! Tickets are limited and can be picked up at the Welcome Week table located in the Indoor Quad of the Curry.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4 TOP
University "I AM HERE" Registration 

Registration Available on-line via myNEU through Monday, January 6 at 4:00PM.

2:00-4:00PM Women's Basketball vs. Albany
Cabot Center

Support the women's basketball team as the Huskies take on Albany. Students get in free with Husky ID.

Sponsor: Athletics @ 617.373.2672

4:00-6:00PM Skating at the Boston Common Frog Pond
Meet in front of Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall

Enjoy a Beantown tradition in the heart of the city. The Frog Pond offers skate rentals, hot chocolate and a warming area. Please note there will be a minimal charge for skating.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

7:00-9:30PM

Men's Hockey vs. UMass
Matthews Arena

Come watch the Northeastern men’s ice hockey team take on Massachusetts. Tickets are available on myNEU or at the door. Must have Husky ID for admission.

Sponsor: Athletics @ 617.373.2672

7:00-9:00PM

Trip to Boston’s Little Italy
Meet in front of Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall

Meet up with fellow classmates and head to Boston’s North End to enjoy the neighborhood’s rich history and colorful personalities. The final stop will be Mike’s Pastry, renowned for its pastries. Enjoy a cannoli on us! Please bring fare for the subway.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5 TOP
University “I AM HERE” Registration Registration Available on-line via myNEU through Monday, January 6 at 4:00PM.
10:00AM-2:00PM

Welcome Week Information Table
Ell Hall Lobby

Visit our table for information and sign up for the Aquarium and Skywalk Observatory tours taking place today. 

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

12:00-4:00PM

Spend a Day with the Stars
Meet in front of Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall

A great way to meet new friends! Start your day off with lunch in the dining hall and then head downtown to the AMC Theatres for an afternoon at the movies. Movie pass included. Please bring subway fare.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

1:00-4:00PM New England Aquarium
Meet in front of Ell Hall

Right on the water, with the salty smell of the ocean all around it, the New England Aquarium is a spectacular place. The main attraction is the enormous ocean tank that you can look at up close as you walk around it, making your way to the top. There you’ll see sharks, eels, and every kind of fish and ocean life. Tickets are limited and can be picked up at the Welcome Week table located in the lobby of Ell Hall on Sunday, January 5, from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Please bring subway fare.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

2:00-3:30PM

Skywalk Observatory - Prudential Building
Meet in front of Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall

The Skywalk Observatory is Boston’s only sky-high vantage point. It sweeps 360 degree views of Greater Boston and beyond. Tickets are limited and can be picked up at the Welcome Week table located in the lobby of Ell Hall on Sunday, January 5, from 10:00AM-2:00PM.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

3:30-5:30

Find your Class and Dinner
Meet in front of Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall

Not sure where your classes are? We are here to help. Come with us as we do a walking tour of campus, pointing out academic halls. Afterwards enjoy dinner with some new friends. Students will have to use their meal plan. 

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

6:00PM-8:00

Trip to Boston’s Little Italy
Meet in Front of Richards Hall

Meet up with fellow classmates and head to Boston’s North End to enjoy the neighborhood’s rich history and colorful personalities. The final stop will be Mike’s Pastry, renowned for its pastries. Enjoy a cannoli on us! Please bring fare for the subway.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

8:00-10:00PM

First Concert of the Year
afterHOURS, Curry Student Center

Three Day Threshold, Winner of Boston Magazine’s “Best Local Band” has recently performed at The Country Music Hall of Fame and opened for The Avett Brothers and Old Crow Medicine Show. Tonight they take the stage at afterHOURS!

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 6 TOP
CLASSES BEGIN
University "I AM HERE" Registration Registration Available on-line via myNEU through Monday, January 6 at 4:00PM.
8:30AM-4:30PM

Bouvé Academic Advising Walk-in Hours
120 Behrakis

Get answers to last minute advising questions!

Sponsor: Bouvé Office of Student Services @ 617.373.3320

12:00-1:00PM

College of Engineering Welcome Pizza Lunch
206 Egan

Ask questions about the College of Engineering, learn about resources available to you, and get to know your academic advisor and other student services staff members from the College of Engineering.

Sponsor: College of Engineering Undergraduate Student Services; for more information call 617-373-2154

4:00-5:00PM

College of Science NUin Students
206A Mugar Life Science Building

 

Meet and Greet Social with members of the COS Advising team. Student will have an opportunity to come together as a community as well as ask any last minute advising questions.

Food and beverages will be served.

Sponsor: College of Science @ 617.373.2845

6:00-7:00PM

Bouvé Welcome Dinner for NUin Students and Transfer Students
Location TBD

Welcome to Bouve! Join us for a night of dinner and socializing. Come meet other Bouve students, upperclassmen, advisors and faculty. You will have the opportunity to get to know your advisor and other students in your major during our first community event of the semester.  

Sponsor: Bouvé College of Health Sciences @ 617.373.3320

8:00-10:00PM

Movie Night: Fast & Furious 6
afterHOURS, Curry Student Center

Come meet new friends and view the newly released movie Fast & Furious 6, starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7 TOP
8:30AM-4:30PM

Bouvé Academic Advising Walk-in Hours
120 Behrakis

Get answers to last minute advising questions!

Sponsor: Bouvé Office of Student Services @ 617.373.3320

12:00-3:00PM

Know Your Code
Curry Student Center Crossroads table

Do you want the chance to receive a $100 gift card?  OSCCR is holding a contest to see how much you know.  Stop by our table to enter by completing a 2 minute survey.  Learn about the Student Conduct Board and other resources available! You can also enter the contest on-line at www.northeastern.edu/osccr

Sponsor: Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution @ 617.373.4390

1:00-1:30PM

Your Research Partner: The NU Libraries
First Floor, Snell Library Lobby

Take a 30 minute tour of Snell Library. Your one-stop-spot for research support, a place to study, and the Digital Media Commons. Learn how to navigate the service desks, see exciting new collaborative work spaces and technology—including 3D printing! Tours take about 30 minutes and start in the Snell Library lobby on the first floor.

Sponsor: University Libraries @ 617.373.3316

3:00-5:00PM

Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service Open House
203 Ell Hall

Are you looking for a way to continuing living out your faith or spirituality? To learn about the spiritual practices of others? Join us in the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service to learn more about the variety of religious and spiritual groups on campus, and exciting opportunities for dialogue and service learning! We want to hear your stories and help you find your place.

Sponsor: Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service @ 617.373.2728

4:00-5:00PM

College of Science Transfer Students
206A Mugar Life Science Building

Meet and greet social with members of the COS Advising team. Transfer students will have the opportunity to come together as a community and ask any last minute advising questions.

Transfer student alumni are welcome to join. Food and beverages will be served.

Sponsor: College of Science @ 617.373.2845

5:00-7:00PM

Taste of Boston
Xhibition Kitchen, Stetson East

Come experience a ‘taste’ of Boston at the Xhibition Kitchen!  We’re serving up some traditional Boston Dishes! Come meet your fellow classmates and get excited about your new city!

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

10:00PM-12:00AM

Anaheim Ducks vs. Boston Bruins
afterHOURS, Curry Student Center

Join us in afterHOURS and cheer for the Boston Bruins!

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8 TOP
8:30AM-4:30PM

Bouvé Academic Advising Walk-in Hours
120 Behrakis

Get answers to last minute advising questions!

Sponsor: Bouvé Office of Student Services @ 617.373.3320

9:00-10:30AM Health-N-You Scavenger Hunt

Join UHCS for a Health-N-You Scavenger Hunt! Using a map posted on our blog, you'll weave through the Northeastern tunnels, stopping at marked health and wellness offices on-campus. Giveaways and treats. Tweet photos of you and your friends @NU_UHCS along the route for a chance to win a prize!

Sponsor: University Health and Counseling Services @ 617.373.2772

10:30-11:00AM Your Research Partner: The NU Libraries
First Floor, Snell Library Lobby

Take a 30 minute tour of Snell Library. Your one-stop-spot for research support, a place to study, and the Digital Media Commons. Learn how to navigate the service desks, see exciting new collaborative work spaces and technology—including 3D printing! Tours take about 30 minutes and start in the Snell Library lobby on the first floor.

Sponsor: University Libraries @ 617.373.3316

11:00AM-12:00PM

Introducing Scholar OneSearch at the NU Libraries
Second Floor, Snell Library Digital Media Commons

Drop in at Circle 1 (on your left when you enter the DMC) for a quick introduction to Scholar OneSearch, the library catalog, article search tool and more! The sessions follow the library tour.

Sponsor: University Libraries @ 617.373.3316

12:00-3:00PM ResHall Carnival
Indoor Quad, Curry Student Center

Spend a fun afternoon with RSA, learning about what items are and are not allowed in the residence halls.  Games and prizes.

Sponsor: Resident Student Association; for more information call Center for Student Involvement @ 617.373.2642

3:00 - 4:30PM

Open House for College of Arts, Media and Design
100 Meserve Hall

Join CAMD academic advisors and co-op coordinators for an open house during Northeastern University’s Welcome Week. Check out your peers’ artwork from various Dialogues and the new home of CAMD Academic Advising and Cooperative Education, while enjoying hot cocoa and cookies!

Sponsor: College of Arts, Media and Design @ 617.373.3682

3:30-5:00PM

Open House for New Off-Campus Students
226 Curry Student Center

Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate with Off Campus Student Services. Meet other off-campus Huskies, our Community Ambassadors and learn more about your neighborhood. Attendees get a free tote.

We look forward to meeting you!

Sponsor: Off Campus Student Services @ 617.373.8480

5:30-6:30PM

D'Amore-McKim School of Business - Basketball Pre-Game Welcome
Solomon Court (Cabot Physical Education Center)

Come meet your classmates and challenge them on the court!  Games, music, food and prizes!  Free t-shirts to the first 100 students and tickets for all to the Men’s Basketball game at 7PM in Matthews Arena.  Must have student ID to enter.

Sponsor: D’Amore-McKim School of Business @ 617.373.3270

5:45-7:15PM

College of Computer & Information Science Welcome
366 West Village H

Meet other new CCIS students and your CCIS P@P Network mentor.  Learn about CCIS clubs and how to get involved. Refreshments served.

Sponsor: College of Computer & Information Science @ 617.373.2642

7:00-8:30PM

Dippin' Dogs
70 St. Stephen Street

Love puppies? Love Dip 'n Dots? Come to Hillel for both! Enjoy a night of ice cream and furry friends while learning about animals in Judaism.

Sponsor: Hillel House @ 617.373.3937

7:00-9:00PM

Men's Basketball vs. University North Carolina Wilmington
Matthews Arena

Come experience the N Zone student section and cheer on your Huskies! Tickets are available on myNEU or at the door. Must have Husky ID for admission.

Sponsor: Athletics @ 617.373.2672

7:30-8:30PM

The First NULife of the Semester
Catholic Student Center, 77 St. Stephen Street

Join NULife for our weekly meeting discuss Catholic topics and get to know members of your community.

Sponsor: Catholic Student Association @ 617.373.5964

8:00-10:00PM

Game Night
afterHOURS, Curry Student Center

Come meet new friends and play some popular board games.

Sponsor: afterHOURS, Curry Student Center @ 617.373.2642

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9

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11:00-11:30AM

Your Research Partner: The NU Libraries
First Floor, Snell Library

Take a 30 minute tour of Snell Library. Your one-stop spot for research support, a place to study, and the Digital Media Commons. Learn how to navigate the service desks, see exciting new collaborative work spaces and technology—including 3D printing! Tours take about 30 minutes and start in the Snell Library lobby on the first floor.

Sponsor: University Libraries @ 617.373.3316

12:00-1:00PM

Introducing Scholar OneSearch at the NU Libraries
Second Floor, Snell Library Digital Media Commons

Drop in at Circle 1 (on your left when you enter the DMC) for an quick introduction to Scholar OneSearch, the library catalog, article search tool and more! The sessions follow the library tour.

Sponsor: University Libraries @ 617.373.3316

3:00-4:30PM

CAMD Academic Advising & Cooperative Education Open House

100 Meserve Hall

Come enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and have an afternoon snack break to meet your Academic Advisor and Co-op Coordinator in the College. You can also pick up your college T-shirt at this time.

6:00-7:30PM

Speed Meeting - Transfer Students Only
333 Curry Student Center

Transfer students come spend the evening mixing and mingling with other new Huskies at the NU Transfer Student Org's 2nd Annual Speed Meeting event!  Bring a token from your last school and get a new club t-shirt! Pizza and other goodies will be served.  Hope to see you there!

Sponsor: Northeastern University Transfer Student Organization; for more information call 617.373.3868

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10 TOP
8:30AM-4:30PM

Bouvé Academic Advising Walk-in Hours
120 Behrakis

Get answers to last minute advising questions!

Sponsor: Bouvé Office of Student Services @ 617.373.3320

11:45AM-1:00PM College of Social Sciences and Humanities New Student Welcome
Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan Research Center

New Student Welcome with Dean Uta G. Poigner, Faculty Advisors, and Academic Advisors.

Sponsor: College of Social Sciences and Humanities @ 617.373.3117

12:00-12:30PM Your Research Partner: The NU Libraries
First Floor, Snell Library Lobby 

Take a 30 minute tour of Snell Library. Your one-stop spot for research support, a place to study, and the Digital Media Commons. Learn how to navigate the service desks, see exciting new collaborative work spaces and technology—including 3D printing! Tours take about 30 minutes and start in the Snell Library lobby on the first floor.

Sponsor: University Libraries @ 617.373.3316

12:30-1:30PM

Introducing Scholar OneSearch at the NU Libraries
Second Floor, Snell Library Digital Media Commons

Drop in at Circle 1 (on your left when you enter the DMC) for an quick introduction to Scholar OneSearch, the library catalog, article search tool and more! The sessions follow the library tour.

Sponsor: University Libraries @ 617.373.3316

6:00-8:00PM

Shabbat Services and Dinner

Welcome back, Huskies! Come to Hillel at 6pm for services and at 7pm enjoy a free, kosher dinner. Bring your friends along and get ready to meet many new ones!

Sponsor: Hillel House @ 617.373.3937

6:30-9:30PM

Spend an evening with the Stars
Meet in front of Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall

A great way to meet new friends! Movie pass included. Please bring subware fare.

Sponsor: New Student Orientation @ 617.373.3868

7:00-9:00PM

Outing to the Frog Pond Skating Rink
Meet at the Catholic Center, 68 St. Stephen Street

Join us for the first social event of the semester.  It is a great event for beginners and experts alike!

Sponsor: Catholic Student Association @ 617.373.8964