Fall ’20 Entry

Welcome to Husky 101

To say “Welcome to Northeastern” doesn’t quite capture the adventure you’ve begun. Some call it the experience of a lifetime, but we like to say it’s nothing short of amazing here. Your inauguration to life as a Husky begins now, at Husky 101. Take part in a robust schedule of virtual programs, events, and networking that will begin in June and continue strongly through the start of the fall semester. Pre-registration is not required.

Orientation Guide and Student Handbook

Husky 101 Orientation Guide
The Husky 101 Orientation Guide covers everything you need to know and accomplish before starting your first day of classes. Follow the checklist to help stay on track with required tasks!

Student Handbook
Review Northeastern’s Undergraduate Student Handbook and learn about student academic and co-curricular life, conduct, and the responsibilities of students and the University to one another.



Husky 101 Orientation Curricula

Husky 101 is a time for students and families to become more connected to the university. This curricula is designed to introduce you to the campus resources and services that will assist and support you throughout your Northeastern career. A sampling of topics includes: Academics, Residential Life, Campus Safety, Health and Wellness, Dining Services, Student Involvement and Engagement, Student Financial Services, and more!

It is mandatory for all new students to complete the Husky 101 Student Orientation remote curriculum no later than Friday, August 14. Though the Family Orientation curriculum is optional, we highly encourage participation. Check your email for additional details and access instructions.

Husky Connect Student Networking Site

New students have been invited to join Husky Connect, Northeastern’s premier networking site for new students and personalized space for all things Husky 101 Orientation. Continue to connect and engage with classmates by college, geographic region, interests, and more! All program details are posted under the Welcome Center and Events.

Husky 101 Family Transition Panel

Hear from student leaders and family representatives in this informal panel discussion featuring tips and tricks for a successful transition into the Northeastern community.

Northeastern University Police Department Panel

Hear from Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) in this Student and Family Orientation presentation and panel discussion.

My Husky Life Podcast

Each Monday, we release a new podcast featuring candid interviews with a diverse range of student and University leaders, providing a glimpse into Northeastern student life.

Episode 1: Northeastern Journeys and Goals

Episode 2: Your New City, Boston

Episode 3: Northeastern Traditions and Programs

Episode 4: All About Athletics

Episode 5: Getting Involved with Student Life

Episode 6: Huskies Give Back

Episode 7: Huskies Belong

Episode 8: Understanding Academics and Co-op

Episode 9: Wellness Strategies and Resources

The Playlist Project

Every Friday, your Orientation Leaders launch a new playlist filled with the songs YOU love! Check out our Northeastern Student Orientation playlists on Spotify. Happy listening!

Contact Us

If you have questions or need assistance, please email orientation@northeastern.edu and we’ll happily assist you.

Frequently Asked Questions