Congratulations on your acceptance into Northeastern University! Below are commonly asked questions about Husky 101 Orientation during the acceptance and enrollment cycle.

Orientation gives you a taste of your new life as a Husky. This mandatory program introduces you and your family to the university and will provide you with the resources and tools to help you successfully transition into the Northeastern student community as well as Boston. Students

Enrolled students have 3 components to their Orientation experience. Each Orientation provides timely transition information and resources specific to each stage of your participation in the program:

1. Virtual Orientation hosted by The Program: Orientation is designed to introduce you to policies and procedures and increase your familiarity with England, Ireland, and Boston. Content includes culture acclimation, safety and security, policies, academic advising, goal-setting, and team-building.

2. On-site Orientation hosted by The Program: The On-site Orientation acclimates you to your destination university/college ( England and Ireland only).

3. Husky 101 Orientation hosted by the Office of Student Orientation: Husky 101 provides you with the opportunity to learn more about Northeastern’s community, resources and services, campus involvement and engagement, as well as confirm your spring classes. You’ll enjoy reuniting with your classmates!

Spring ’21 Orientation Dates (subject to change) students attend the First-Year Student Orientation.

  • Wednesday, January 6: Move-in for those who are assigned on-campus housing
  • Wednesday, January 6: Transfer Student Orientation; Mandatory
  • Thursday, January 7: Family Orientation; Optional
  • Thursday, January 7 – Friday, January 8: First-Year Student Orientation; Mandatory

Frequently Asked Questions

This information is to provide you with an understanding of the Husky 101 Spring Orientation process, and to assist you with preliminary planning.