Student Affairs is continuing to offer space and support for individual students and small groups who might benefit from discussion about this week’s political events. Our goals are to bring people together and promote discussion around the many and varied feelings and responses to this week’s events.

Staff in many offices continue to have individual and group conversations with students who need and want to talk.  We are here to support students and help them process at the following centers and offices:

Asian-American Center, 109 Hemenway Street

Center for Intercultural Engagement, 144 Curry Student Center

John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, 40 Leon Street (West Village F)

Latino/a Cultural Center, 104 Forsyth Street

LGBTQA Center, 328 Curry Student Center

Office of Global Services 405 Ell Hall

University Health & Counseling Services, Forsyth Building, 1st floor

We Care, 104 Ell Hall


Additionally, the following programs will be open to the Northeastern community:

Thursday, November 10 & Friday, November 11

Post-election gathering for Muslim students, Sacred Space, 200 Ell Hall

The Islamic Society of Northeastern University (ISNU) will provide an unstructured safe space for Muslims regardless of political stance. Tea, movies, board games, and optional dialogue to process and voice thoughts and reactions. For more information and times, contact ISNU president Osmaan Shahid at <>

Friday, November 11:

Office of Global Services Open House/Discussion time, 11:00am -1:00pm

Staff members and global student mentors will be on hand to welcome international students who wish to come in and talk. Refreshments will be served.

Interfaith Pause for Peace, Sacred Space, 200 Ell Hall, 12:00 – 12:30pm.

Gather, reflect, connect.  A weekly offering focused on the post-election climate. The format will include a time of welcome, silent prayer and meditation, and an opportunity for individuals to share feelings, reflection, and prayer requests. People of all religions and none are most welcome.

Sticky Rice Project Workshop: Fighting Anti-Muslim Violence

Northeastern Crossing, 1175 Tremont Street, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Sponsored by the Asian American Resource Workshop

Tuesday, November 15 (5:30-6:30 pm in CSDS Reflection Room in Ell Hall) and
Wednesday November 16 (12:00 -1:00 pm in Sacred Space in Ell Hall):
Storytelling for Social Change: Global Citizenship Project (GCP) post-election workshop;

In this much-needed time to come together – to acknowledge wounds, to speak our truths and take action – your story matters most. What will drive you? How are you needed? What will we do together? In this final GCP workshop of the semester, learn a powerful and engaging storytelling technique and practice your vision stand among an affirming audience.

Wednesday, November 16:

Where Do We Go From Here? A Post-Election Leadership Roundtable

John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, 40 Leon Street (WVF). 6:00 – 9:00pm
Reflections on Election 2016 – Myra Kraft Open Classroom, West Village F 20, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Sponsored By: School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Friday, November 18:
The New Architecture of American Politics, 1:00 pm
Sponsored By: School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Additional opportunities from the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service:

Spiritual Advisors and staff from the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service are available to meet with students, faculty, and staff one-on-one or in small groups, today (Thursday, November 10) and Monday-Friday of next week. Email for more information.

Daily guided Meditation and Mindfulness sessions in the Sacred Space offered to help manage stress. See for full schedule. Guided meditations are available online as well.

Selected weekly meetings of CSDS-affiliated spiritual, religious, humanist groups will focus on post-election climate. See for full schedule and contact student leaders and Spiritual Advisors.  Thursday evening offerings in the Sacred Space include the Lutheran-Episcopal Campus Ministry at 5:45 and Unitarian Universalists at 7:30. All are welcome.

The La Fe Latino/a group of Intervarsity Multiethnic Christian Fellowship will meet Thursday, November 10 at 6:00 pm in the LSCC.

Chabad’s Shabbat services will be held on Friday, November 11 at 6:15pm in the Sacred Space, followed by dinner at 7:00 at 173 St. Botolph Street, #1. Rabbi Mendy and Mussy Posner will be available to students.