The information and links below will help new graduate students prepare for their studies at Northeastern and answer questions related to topics such as billing, housing, and required forms.
Carefully review the Registrar’s Office’s Academic Calendar for important dates.
Update your address in the myNortheastern portal.
You will receive an e-bill shortly after registering for classes. Students with assistantships should pay the balance of what is not covered by the award. Contact Student Financial Services at 617.373.5899 with any billing questions.
All students are now required to sign up for direct deposit, using the Direct Deposit Form. Please note that if you are a Stipended Graduate Assistant (SGA: Teaching or Research), your first stipend may be in the form of a paper check. Bring your Northeastern student identification card to 250 Columbus Place to pick up your check.
U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who will be enrolling in degree programs are eligible to apply for federally sponsored financial aid administered by Northeastern University.
Massachusetts state law requires all students to submit a health report form to the University before beginning their studies.
Please download the form from the University Health and Counseling Services’ (UHCS) website. The form must be returned no later than 30 days prior to the start of classes to the UHCS. Health services will block all students from registering for their second semester if no health form is on file. Any questions concerning the form should be directed to University Health and Counseling Services at:
On-campus graduate housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Northeastern University Housing and Residential Life
4 Speare Commons
Off-campus Housing and Support Services provide resources to students who live off-campus or who are looking for off-campus housing.
Obtain a Husky Card at 4 Speare Commons after registration.
Graduate students are automatically charged for the health plan. Students with comparable Massachusetts required insurance must waive the NUSHP by the deadline established by Student Accounts. Please contact Student Accounts with any questions.
Will you be driving to campus? Student Financial Services in 354 Richards Hall issues parking permits for Northeastern students who wish to commute by car. To obtain a parking decal, students must complete the online parking permit application.
Discounted MBTA passes are available for students who will be commuting by public transportation.
Northeastern is home to more than 400 student organizations. Learn more at studentlife.northeastern.edu.