Student Resources

The following are some of the many resources available to you as a student of Northeastern. From advisor support, to one of the largest university libraries in Boston, to computing resources, these services and programs will help you advance in your educational goals.


As an entering freshman, you are paired with an academic advisor in your field of study who will guide you through the process of choosing appropriate courses and areas of interest.

Library Services

Snell Library has web and other network-based resources, including the Northeastern University Libraries Information System (NULIS), which provides access to the library’s online catalog and other databases and services.

Snell Library features:

  • One million volumes, 2.3 million microforms, and current subscriptions to more than 8,200 serials and newspapers
  • 23,000 audio, video, and software titles
  • The Digital Media Commons, which features data-analysis, media-editing, and creative software centers as well as laptop checkout, walk-in technical support, instructional workshops, and a 3D printing facility
  • The CyberCafe, a coffee bar with wireless Internet access

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General access computer labs provide free access to hundreds of PCs, Macs, and laptops in Snell Library and the Curry Student Center. Residence Hall Network (ResNet) provides high-speed network access to all students living in Northeastern-owned residence halls.

Northeastern Bookstore

This is your source for textbooks, school supplies, apparel, and more.

Writing Center

Writing Center tutors are experienced graduate students and writing teachers who work with students on every aspect of the writing process, including conceptualizing, planning, researching, organizing, drafting, revising, and editing.

Academic Resources

The MyNortheastern Academic Guide provides all the necessary resources for academic assistance, including advising, tutoring, special resources, and more.

Undergraduate Academic Catalog

The Academic Catalog is the central source for course descriptions along with admissions information and important policies for undergraduate students.

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