Welcome Week at Northeastern is where college life begins. It's the Start of Something Great—the next chapter in your academic career. Check out this event-filled week here!
A celebration of the start of the fall semester for all students featuring music, giveaways, food & drink, entertainment, games, novelties, and a chance to learn more about the student organizations, campus departments and sports & rec teams that make Northeastern a vibrant and special community. Email us in Student Life with questions, comments or ideas about Fall Fest!
An opportunity to showcase all that the Student Center has to offer. Attend this carnival-style event and learn more about the hub of student activities on campus! Check out CSI for more info about this awesome event.
First Pages was established to develop a sense of common knowledge and purpose as students move into their first year at Northeastern University. Started in 2006, the goals of the project are to present a challenging and engaging text which will provide insight into an important issue and bring faculty, administrators, staff, upper-class students and new students together outside of a traditional classroom setting. See what First Pages is all about here!
Hosted formally each fall semester, this is an opportunity for women to explore sorority life on campus and apply to join one of our many national organizations. Learn more about recruitment from our friends in CSI.
An annual weekend for families to visit campus and take part in a variety of campus events including college receptions, special events, and fun excursions in Boston. Find out more about this event-filled weekend here!
A 24-hour city-wide scavenger hunt sponsored by the Resident Student Association, the Husky Hunt is held each fall and involves a series of riddles, crafts and clues that send participants all over the greater Boston area. Connect with RSA to learn more about the Hunt!
A week of activities held each fall that celebrates our great university and typically includes a major speaker or concert, Fan Fest, and hockey games, open to students and alumni. Tweet at us @NUStudentLife to get involved!
An annual winter festival complete with food, entertainment, ice carvings and other seasonal treats. Contact CSI to learn more!
Looking to join an organization for the spring semester? Swing by this event and learn about the multitude of ways you can make your mark on student life. Contact CSI to learn more!
Every January, Northeastern honors the life, legacy and work of one of American history’s most prominent civil rights giants, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The events commemorating Dr. King are also reflections of the Northeastern community’s diversity and inclusiveness through both ongoing dialogue and the showcasing of talent. Email us for more information!
Interfaith Harmony Week is a unique opportunity to celebrate and learn about the rich religious and spiritual diversity at Northeastern University. Our celebration coincides with events across the world as a part of the United Nations’ World Interfaith Harmony Week. Connect with the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service (CSDS) to get involved!
Black History Month at Northeastern aims to provide opportunities for all members of the campus community to make connections, inspire, educate, and celebrate the richness of Black History. Learn more from the staff at the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute.
The Beanpot is an ice hockey tournament among Northeastern, BU, BC and Harvard, held annually since the 1952–53 season (men's). The tournament gives the winner bragging rights over its cross-town rivals. Details can be found at GoNU and the official hockey Beanpot website.
Our annual 'Fat Tuesday' event featuring Contests, Cash Prizes, Live Jazz Band, Mardi Gras Beads & Novelties, King Cakes, New Orleans Specialties & Traditional Fare! Connect with our friends in Dining Services for more info!
Northeastern's annual Relay For Life event is a fundraising event held in cooperation with the American Cancer Society to bring the community together in the fight against cancer. Tweet at Northeastern's Relay planners @NEURelayForLife to get involved!
Each spring, our Fraternity & Sorority Life community unites together in a series of events designed to showcase the talents and contributions of the FSL community members. Connect with our FSL staff for more info!
Hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., this community-wide step showcase has been a part of our NPHC community for decades. Join the community for an event filled with tradition and talent! Find out more here!
Presented by the Council for University Programs (CUP), SpringFest is a week-long program series featuring a major concert, carnivals and lectures by prominent speakers. Join CUP to help plan this and other major events on campus!
At the end of each year, the Student Life Awards are an opportunity to come together as a university community and honor the many contributions that our students and student organizations have made on campus. Contact the Center for Student Involvement for more information!
The Huntington 100 is a prestigious honor awarded to a group of students who are nominated by their peers, faculty and others and who have excelled in various areas across the university. The award aims to elect students who have impressive experience that is aligned with Northeastern’s mission, ideals, values and Academic Plan. Contact Emily Hardman with questions about this award!
Honoring our rainbow graduates each year is an opportunity for the Queer community on campus to come together and celebrate accomplishments and achievements. Connect with the LGBTQA Resource Center for more info!
Senior Week is a week of activities exclusively for the graduating class, in the days leading up to Commencement in May. Check out the Commencement Office for details!
Offering discounted tickets to Boston events, excursions outside of the city and the very popular Keepin’ It Cool free ice cream event, Summester is a great way to cool off and stay involved during the summer months. Contact CSI for more info!
NUterm, an academic option designed just for rising sophomores, gives undergraduates a valuable pathway to customize their own learning experience. Concurrent with the Summer 1 half-semester (May–June) after freshman year, NUterm enables students to earn up to 8 course credits. Find out more here.