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Experience Northeastern

Interested in learning more about Northeastern? Schedule an in-person tour of our Boston or Oakland campus! If you are 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

Hosted by our admissions team, your campus visit experience will offer a firsthand look at life as a Northeastern Student. Join us to learn more about our experience-powered approach to education and have your questions answered.

Visit Boston

Visit Boston

Our Boston campus is an urban oasis in the heart of "America's College Town." Cutting edge classrooms, research centers, and studios are interspersed with award-winning green space and community resources. With vibrant, year-round student life and close proximity to all the city has to offer, our east coast home is an excellent place to pursue an experience-powered education.

Visit Oakland

Visit Oakland

Our campus in Oakland, California offers endless opportunities for experiential learning. Situated in one of the most diverse communities in the country, students can experience the rich culture and history of the Bay Area. Oakland is also connected to the region's buzzing ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship, from startups and nonprofits to global technology giants.

What to Expect

Information Sessions

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.

Campus Tours

Tours of our Boston and Oakland campuses showcase our academic facilities, university housing, and award-winning green space. These tours take about 45 to 60 minutes.

COVID-19 Policy

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. 

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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

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.

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Oakland

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

Questions?

If you have questions about your upcoming visit, please email us at visitorcenter@northeastern.edu. Note that if you need to cancel or reschedule your tour, follow the link in your confirmation email to do so.

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 visitorcenter@northeastern.edu.