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For program-specific guidance, please contact your Graduate Program directly at:

Graduate Program Contacts

Applied Quantitative Methods & Social Analysis:

Criminology and Criminal Justice:




Network Science:

Political Science:

Public Policy and Urban Affairs:


The information below will help you prepare for your studies at Northeastern and will connect you with people who can answer questions about things like billing, housing, and student life.


The Graduate Academic Catalog contains administrative policies, academic curricula, and course descriptions. Please note that individual programs may also have their own handbooks, and students should refer to them for more specific information.

Search for courses and register via the Student Hub portal. If you are unsure of the courses in which to enroll, review the Academic Catalog and consult the Graduate Program Administrator for your program.

Visit the Registrar’s website for detailed class registration instructions.

Carefully review the Registrar’s Office’s Academic Calendar for important dates.

Update your address in the Student Hub portal.

For more information about scholarships and awards available to CSSH students, see the Financial Aid and Awards web page.

If you have an award or scholarship, please note that Student Financial Services posts awards and scholarships to student accounts after the close of registration. In the interim, you should only pay the tuition that you will owe minus your scholarship. If you have questions or concerns please contact

You will receive an e-bill shortly after registering for classes. Students with assistantships or scholarships should pay the balance of what is not covered by the award. Visit the Billing and Payments FAQ  and contact Student Financial Services with any billing questions.

All students are required to sign up for direct depositPlease 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. To pick up your check, bring your Northeastern student identification card to the Student Employment Office at 175 Richards Hall.

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.

Student Financial Services
354 Richards Hall
Support Center

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:

University Health and Counseling Services
135 Forsyth Building
Phone: 617.373.2772
Fax: 617.373.2601

On-campus graduate housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Housing and Residential Life
4 Speare Commons
Phone: 617.373.2814

Off-campus Housing and Support Services provide resources to students who live off-campus or who are looking for off-campus housing.

Off-Campus Student Services
226 Curry Student Center
Phone: 617.373.8480

MyNortheastern is the online portal and central resource for the Northeastern community. Your myNortheastern username and password provide access to key university services tailored to you, including the myNortheastern portal, university networks, and other university systems.


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.


Faculty, staff, and students have access to Office 365 as members of the Northeastern community. Your myNortheastern username followed by @northeastern, [myNortheastern username], is your Office 365 username, and it will be used to access all Office 365 services, including Outlook for email. Go to the Office 365 web page for more information, FAQs, and support.

The Student Hub is a highly personalized and experience-driven platform for Northeastern students with a collection of academic and social tools, applications, and information that they use most often.

Consult your “Open Claim Account” email for unique token to claim and activate account.
Need a token or your token has expired? Contact the IT Service Desk for support

Northeastern is home to more than 300 student organizations. Learn more at Student Communities.

Send official degree-bearing transcripts to:

Email Digital Transcripts to:

Mailing from inside the US 

Northeastern University-College of Social Sciences and Humanities – Applicant ID: XXXXXXX
Graduate Application Processing Center
P.O. Box 1471
Portsmouth, NH 03802 USA

Mailing from Outside of  the US

Northeastern University – Applicant ID: XXXXXXX
Graduate Application Documents
101 Belvidere St. 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02115 USA

Drop Off 101 Belvidere St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115 USA

Visit Resources for Current Graduate Students for links to more graduate-related university resources.

International Student Expertise and Support

The Office of Global Services (OGS) is an active resource to 13,000 international students and scholars from 147 different nations across the world. OGS provides the professional expertise and support you need to maintain compliance through immigration, academic, and your employment experiences—helping you remain a valuable member of the Northeastern community. Sign up for the newsletter to learn about upcoming webinars and events.

Office of Global Services
405 Ell Hall
Phone: 617.373.2310
OGS Support

GSS’s mission is to provide international and non-native English speaking students with high-quality language, academic, and cultural support and to support faculty and staff with professional development in global understanding and intercultural skills.

Global Student Success
101 Belvidere Street
Phone: 617.373.2455