Interested in learning more about Northeastern? Schedule an in-person tour of our Boston or Oakland campus! Attending an upcoming tour? Please review this page carefully for location-specific information regarding arrival, parking, and other helpful tips to prepare for your visit.
Schedule a Visit
Register for an in-person information session and tour of our Boston or Oakland campus.
Led by admissions staff and a current student Husky Ambassador, your visit will provide you and your family with a firsthand look at life as a Northeastern student. Your information session will be 30 minutes long, and campus tours take 45-60 minutes.
Guests visiting our campus are expected to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but are not required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative test. For more information about our COVID-19 policies for events, click here.
Interested in requesting a group tour for your school or organization? Scroll down for additional details.
Arrival and Parking
Both our Boston and Oakland campuses are located in busy urban areas. Whether you are driving, using a ride share service, or taking public transit, we encourage you to plan ahead for traffic and other slowdowns. Thank you for doing your best to arrive on time for your scheduled campus visit.
Boston tours depart from our Visitor Center located in West Village F at 40 Leon St., Boston, MA. Note that from September 12 through September 30, weekday tours will depart from the Raytheon Ampitheater in the Egan Research Center. Validated parking is available in the West Village Garage at 30 Leon St. If this garage reaches capacity, overflow parking is available in the Columbus Garage at 795 Columbus Ave. Please bring your ticket to the Visitor Center for validation during check-in.
If you are arriving using a ride share provider such as Uber or Lyft, we recommend entering 40 Leon St. as your destination. If you plan to use public transit, please visit the city of Boston’s MBTA website for the latest service updates and plan accordingly.Visit Boston
All visitors enter our Oakland campus through the main gate at 5000 Macarthur Blvd., Oakland, CA. When you arrive, check in with security at the main entrance and let them know you are visiting for an admissions tour. They will provide you with additional parking and arrival instructions. Tours begin at our Visitor Center located in Lisser Hall, and free parking is available along Richards Road as you drive into campus. Additional parking is also available behind Cowell Hall.
If you are arriving using a ride share provider such as Uber or Lyft, we recommend entering 5000 Macarthur Blvd. as your destination. If you plan to use public transit, please visit the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) website for the latest service updates and plan accordingly.Visit Oakland
School, community-based organization, or other group visits
We welcome group tour requests for high schools, community-based organizations, or other groups of 10-50 visitors. The visit will consist of a tour of campus led by one of our tour guides. All groups are required to be accompanied by a chaperone. These visits must be approved by Admissions staff and further details regarding the visit will be provided upon tour request approval. Please note: Group visit requests must be made at least two weeks in advance and are not available on weekends. If you are interested in booking a group tour, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What to Expect
All campus visits begin with a 30-minute information session hosted by a member of our admissions staff. This session will offer a high-level overview of Northeastern’s experienced-powered approach to education and admissions process.
Tours of our Boston and Oakland campuses showcase our academic facilities, university housing, and award-winning green space. We encourage guests to check the weather and dress accordingly.
If you have questions about your upcoming visit, please email us at email@example.com. Note that if you need to cancel or reschedule your tour, follow the link in your confirmation email to do so.
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