About Us

The Office of Student Orientation and Family Programs assists families in making connections with the university and its resources. We’re here to help with a broad spectrum of issues— academic, administrative, and personal. In fact, helping parents and families communicate and connect is the reason our office exists.

We host several events each year, including Family & Friends Weekend. We also provide timely communications on important campus news and events through our website, Facebook, message board, the Family Portal, Tuesday Talks webinars, newsletters, and email.

Partnering with Families

Together, our job is to prepare students for life after college. We partner with families in helping students make the best decisions for themselves. Our goals are to:

⋅ Encourage communication between families and the university
⋅ Use the resources available to guide students in academic and personal decision-making
⋅ Provide a compassionate, caring, and coordinated crisis response

Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us

Office of Student Orientation and Family Programs
101 Ell Hall
617.373.3868 | 800.696.6516
parents@northeastern.edu

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
*Hours vary on holidays and in the case of inclement weather

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The Northeastern Orientation & Family Programs app is your guide to making the most out of your time at Northeastern University. You’ll find this app useful for accessing event schedules, as well as information on travel and attractions.

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