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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!

You can find all our events and more on our monthly ISSI Newsletter. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, click here

November 2015

Tuesday, November 24th 2015

Thanksgiving Lunch
12-2pm, Curry Student Center Ballroom
The International Student and Scholar Institute will be hosting a traditional Thanksgiving lunch! Learn about the history of this holiday, enjoy tasty Thanksgiving food and treats, and meet new friends. Registration required here

Thursday, December 8th 2015

Boston Ballet: The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker is a dazzling holiday tradition. Come enjoy the colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and captivating dance that make up this beloved ballet. Registration required here

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

Move-in Day
Students assigned to on-campus housing will be moving into their dorms on this day. For more information please visit the Northeastern Housing website here

Undergraduate Orientation

Thursday, January 7th- January 8th 2016
Undergraduate Orientation: N.U.in and Freshman Students
This is a mandatory two day orientation program. These are full day programs that begin in the morning and will lead directly into evening social activities. For more information, click here

Thursday, January 7th 2016

Parent/Family Orientation
Parents and family members of transfer and freshman students are invited to participate in the one-day Parent/Family Orientation program. Parent/Family participation is optional, but encouraged.

Thursday, January 8th 2016

Undergraduate Orientation: Transfer Student and Veteran Orientation
This is a mandatory one-day program for transfer students and Veterans. For more information, click here

Friday, January 8th – Friday, January 15th 2016

Welcome Week
Following Orientation students will experience Welcome Week: a week dedicated to new students in which Northeastern provides an array of academic and social programs, and a host of opportunities to explore and experience the campus and community.

Graduate Orientation

Spring Graduate Student Orientation
This is a mandatory program for graduate students starting spring 2016. For more information, click here

Graduate Student Evening Reception, Date TBD
Join the ISSI for a reception to meet fellow graduate students and staff members of the ISSI! Refreshments provided.

Additional Spring Events

February 2016

The month of February is the annual celebration of culture at Northeastern! The ISSI works with student groups from Dubai to Des Moines to host cultural events introducing different cultures to the broader Northeastern community. Check out our Carnevale Facebook for updates and event schedules!

Students are welcome to submit a proposal to run an event during Carnevale. Proposals can be submitted here