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Experience Northeastern

Interested in learning more about Northeastern? Schedule an in-person tour of our Boston, Oakland, or London 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. Campus visits are offered year-round.

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Schedule a Visit

Hosted by our admissions team, your campus visit experience will offer a firsthand look at life as a Northeastern student. Make your plans now to come to an in-person information session and campus tour designed to bring you a 360-degree view of the Northeastern experience. Whether you want to come to Boston to check out our 73-acre urban oasis in the heart of “America’s college town,” experience our 135-acre Oakland campus centered in the rich culture and history of the Bay Area, or visit our London campus amid the UK’s most iconic sites, you can use our visit portal to make your plans today. You can also use the portal to register for virtual and group visits.

What to Expect

Information Sessions

This session will offer a high-level overview of Northeastern’s experienced-powered approach to education, the student experience, and the admissions and financial aid process.

Campus Tours

Following the information session is a Husky Ambassador-led tour of our Boston or Oakland campus. These 60-minute tours showcase our academic facilities, university housing, and award-winning green spaces.

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. Please keep an eye on your email for any updates or changes related to your scheduled visit before you come to campus.


Boston tours depart from our Visitor Center located in West Village F at 40 Leon St., Boston, MA. Validated parking is available in the West Village Garage at 30 Leon St. If this garage reaches capacity, overflow parking will become 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 Boston Campus Map (PDF Download)


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.


When you arrive at our campus entrance, you will be greeted by a member of our security staff. You and your guests will be required to present government-issued IDs and share the reason for your visit to be allowed entry.

Visit Oakland Oakland Campus Map (PDF Download)

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 60 minute tour of campus led by one of our tour guides. All groups are required to be accompanied by at least one chaperone per 10 students. 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 have questions about your upcoming visit to one of our campuses, please use email us at the appropriate address:

Note that if you need to cancel or reschedule your tour, follow the link in your confirmation email to do so.