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Cultural Events
Attend a seminar on setting up your banking account or learn Ballroom Dance. Try a yoga session or enjoy a major concert featuring a world-renowned performer. Celebrate cultural diversity during the University’s two-month-long Carnevale celebration. Your academic pursuits and life experience at Northeastern will be enriched and shaped by the activities you choose, the clubs you join, and the life-long friends you make at Northeastern. So get involved. Contribute. Experience. And enjoy!

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September 2015


September 5th – September 12th

Welcome Week
The University plans several different events and activities to welcome new students and welcome returning students to campus.

Wednesday, September 9th

Society of Women Engineers Luncheon for First Year International Students
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: 440 Curry

This will be an opportunity for first year international students to learn more about the Society of Women Engineers.

Saturday, September 12th

Strawbery Banke Museum
Time: Bus leaves Northeastern to Portsmouth, New Hampshire at 9am and leaves the Museum at 4pm
Location: 50 Forsyth Street, Chicken Lou’s

Have fun learning about architecture, heritage plants and foodways, traditional crafts and the tools, clothing and collections families used for everyday life in this waterfront neighborhood, 1695 through 1954 when the site was saved from urban renewal.

Explore heritage gardens, historic buildings and crafts, preservation programs, hands-on activities, the stories told by costumed role-players, traditional crafts and the changing exhibits that offer hours of fun and discovery.

Register Here

Saturday, September 12th

Bus Trip to Ikea and Target for Graduate Students
Time: Bus leaves Northeastern at 8am and leaves Target at 4pm
Location: 50 Forsyth Street, Chicken Lou’s

Graduate students looking to furnish their apartments can take a trip to Ikea and Target in Stoughton, Mass.

Register Here

Monday, September 14th

International Graduate Student Barbecue
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: The Science Quad

Please join your fellow international classmates for an American style barbecue in the Science Quad. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options will be available