Your First 30 Days


During your first days and months at Northeastern you will meet with many people—your department head or manager, colleagues from your college, department and/or division, as well as students, faculty members, and staff across the different campuses. Please familiarize yourself with the different programs, colleges, and campuses. To keep your finger on the university’s pulse, read news@Northeastern, which comes out daily.

The start of your career at Northeastern is an exciting time. There are many opportunities—open lectures by experts in their fields, student presentations, cultural and athletic events—for you to participate in the life of the university. We encourage you to become fully engaged in the Northeastern community.


You will participate in orientation during your first weeks. Orientation provides an overview of:

To sign up for orientation, if you are in:

Resources and Training

To help you get started, we’ve compiled a Resources and Training section that provides a wide range of resources. Some of the resources are required for everyone, others are specific to particular roles at Northeastern.  Consultation with your department head or manager will help you identify the resources and training essential for your work.

The New Hire Checklist will help you keep track of the important “to do’s” in your first 30 days.

For more information, please contact Human Resources Management, 617.373.2230 M-F, 8am - 5pm EST or via email at