OPEN Mission Statement

The Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern provides prevention and education services on the topics of alcohol and other drugs, sexual violence, and sexual health. We seek to provide supportive, accessible and non-judgmental services to students as well as to engage our community on wellness-related topics.

e-Checkup To Go: Alcohol

All incoming students are required to take the electronic Checkup To Go for alcohol

Please click here to begin the program and continue to follow the instructions you received in the email.


We are now operating on summer walk-in hours:

Sexual Violence Resource Center  OPEN office
106 St. Stephen street 307 Ell Hall
Tuesday – Thursday Monday – Friday
2:00pm – 5:00pm 8:30am – 5:00pm

Alternative meeting times can be scheduled by email or phone 617-373-4459

Resource for Parents:

Parent Handbook for Talking with College Students About Alcohol

Learn more about the most recent science and research on marijuana:

10 Things to Know About Marijuana

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Sexual Violence Resource Center

A Confidential Resource for Survivors

The Sexual Violence Resource Center is a space for Northeastern students affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation or abuse, domestic violence, and/or stalking. We serve students who have been affected personally (recently or in the past) and those who are looking for resources to support others.

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Alcohol and Other Drug Check-ins

Individual, Group or Online

Discuss your alcohol and/or other drug use, receive personalized feedback, and develop strategies to help you make informed decisions. Services are free, confidential and non-judgmental.

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Frisky Husky

Free Safer Sex Supplies

OPEN’s Frisky Husky program provides free and discreet delivery of sexual health supplies to Northeastern students living on our Boston campus.

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Request a presentation

For Students, Faculty, or Staff

OPEN offers customized and interactive presentations on topics related to sexual violence, consent, bystander intervention, alcohol, marijuana & other drugs.

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Husky to Husky

Peer Educators

Husky to Husky’s mission is to educate the Northeastern community on a range of wellness topics including: mental health, domestic violence, and alcohol toxicity. Peer educators work to bridge the gap between students and services with the goal of increasing access and availability.

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