Answers to our most frequently asked questions can be found by clicking on the links below. However, if you do not find the answer you are looking for, contact us at 888.NUALUMNI or 617.373.2656, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll provide you with an answer.
The Alumni Community
Who is a member of the Northeastern Alumni Association?
All Northeastern graduates who have received a degree are automatically members of the Alumni Association, free of charge.
What is the online community?
Husky Nation, the Northeastern Alumni Online Community, is a website for alumni offering a suite of services designed to help you make the most of your Northeastern connection. Services include:
- Alumni Directory – Find friends and update your information
- Email Forwarding – Get your @alumni.neu.edu email address
- Alumni Career Center – Search for jobs
- Class Notes – Let classmates know what you’re up to
How do I register for the online community?
To register for Husky Nation, visit the Account Claim Process page to claim your Northeastern login credentials.
- Enter your first name, last name, class year, and NU ID (the nine-digit code from the mailing label of the Northeastern Magazine, at the bottom of emails from the Office of Alumni Relations, or call the Alumni Office at 617.373.2656). If you encounter any problems with your NU ID, send an email that includes your current full name (and your full name as a student, if different), class year, school, and major, to email@example.com.
- Choose your username, password, security question, and security answer.
- Click on the “Continue” button – a web page will show if you have successfully claimed a valid username and password.
- Navigate back to the Husky Nation login page and enter your username and password. If you have any difficulties, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617.373.2656.
Will people be able to view my information in the alumni directory?
Only other registered alumni and current Northeastern University seniors, juniors, and graduate students are able to search the directory. You can control what information is viewable and which remains hidden.
You can choose to hide information by selecting the gray “Edit” buttons for each section, clicking on the boxes in the Hide column for each row of information to the right, and then selecting the “Save” button at the bottom of the page. If a checkbox shows in the box, that row of information will not be displayed for other alumni, only to you.
You may also choose to opt out of the directory (not even your name and degree will be shown) by editing your directory preferences on our Alumni Directory Opt-Out form.
What is the Northeastern Alumni Network app and how does it work?
Available on both the iOS and Android platforms, the application is designed to allow you to locate and securely connect with other members of the Northeastern community in your area and around the world. The app includes a directory integrated with LinkedIn, maps, photos, and more.
I’ve forgotten my online community username and password. How do I retrieve this information?
To obtain your username, go to the Northeastern Identity Manager page, then enter your first name, last name, class year, and NU ID (the nine-digit code located at the bottom of emails from the Office of Alumni Relations, the mailing label of the Alumni Magazine, or call the Alumni Office at 617.373.2656). If you encounter any difficulties, send an email that includes your current full name (and full name as a student, if different), class year, school, and major, to email@example.com.
To reset your password, visit the Forgot your myNEU username? page and enter the appropriate information on the screen. If you have set up your security questions and answers, you will be prompted to supply this information. If not, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 617.373.2656 or firstname.lastname@example.org for help with your password.
Do alumni get email accounts? What is alumni Email Forwarding?
Alumni can sign up for an @alumni.neu.edu email forwarding address via the online community. You must be a registered member to receive an alumni Email Forwarding address. This service provides you with a Northeastern-affiliated address.
Any mail sent to your @alumni.neu.edu address will be forwarded to an email address that you define as part of the setup process.
NOTE: You will need to have another active email address as this is simply a mail forwarding service. This service does not store email. Once forwarded, it is out of the system.
My email address has changed. How do I update my alumni Email Forwarding?
You can update your Email Forwarding by logging into the online community and choosing the Email Forwarding feature.
How do I let the university know about my new address?
You can update your contact information through the Update Your Information form via the online community directory, or you can send an email to email@example.com. If emailing, please include both your old and new contact information. For more information about registering for the online community and updating your contact information, see the complete list of questions above.
How do I send in a class note?
Recently promoted? Newly married? Published? Share the news with your classmates. Submit a class note for publication in the Northeastern University Magazine via the online directory class notes feature or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your year of graduation and school affiliation. Since the alumni magazine is published two times each year, deadlines for notes are about two months prior to the publication date.
I’m not receiving the Northeastern University Magazine. How do I get on the mailing list?
If you are not receiving the magazine, we probably don’t have your correct address. Update your contact information in the online community directory, on our Update Your Information form, or send your current address to email@example.com.
How do I get in touch with former classmates?
How do I find other alumni in my area?
The Northeastern University Online Alumni Directory is the fastest and easiest way to network from anywhere in the world! The online platform combines your LinkedIn profile and information you’ve shared with Northeastern into one powerful tool, allowing you to find Huskies near you and in your industry! Log on today!
Where can I find news stories on Northeastern faculty, alumni, and students?
There are a number of sources available to alumni who want to keep current on Northeastern news including the news@Northeastern daily email.
What events are happening in my area? What’s going on at Northeastern?
If I register for a paid-admission event and can no longer attend due to illness or other commitments, am I eligible for a refund?
Typically, most Office of Alumni Relations events hosted by independent venues are nonrefundable. However, if you have questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 617.373.2656 or toll-free at (888) NUALUMNI (682.5866), or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What continuing education courses are available to alumni?
Northeastern offers many educational opportunities for alumni. In addition to continuing education programs through the College of Professional Studies, the Office of Alumni Relations also offers a lecture series, NU@Noon, and other academically oriented programs. Check out our complete academic and continuing education benefits.
For interested alumni, Northeastern offers tuition discounts of up to 25 percent off select graduate degree and certificate programs. The Double Husky Scholarship is available to all qualified alumni. Visit northeastern.edu/doublehusky for more information.
Where can I find information on career services and networking opportunities?
Our newly launched suite of career-focused programming provides a valuable gateway for alumni to enhance their professional opportunities. Whether you are looking for a job, hoping to move up the corporate ladder, or wishing to network with others in your profession, our Career Strategy programs are a great place to start.
How do I get a copy of my transcript?
The Registrar’s Office handles all transcript requests.
How can I get help finding a job?
The career center section of our Alumni Services and Benefits offers many great resources, including alumni- and recruiter-submitted job postings. Regionally, alumni events provide excellent networking opportunities. You can also search the online directory for alumni working in the field you are interested in to inquire about an informational interview. If you are a seasoned professional able to offer guidance to a fellow graduate, these services offer opportunities to help.
Do alumni have access to the Snell Library? How do I access the library’s online database?
Alumni are invited to borrow materials from the library’s impressive collection, connect from off campus to select online research databases, and partake in award-winning reference and instructional programs. Alumni can log into library services using the same credentials used to access Husky Nation, the alumni online community. Some in-person library services require a Northeastern Alumni ID card, which can be obtained at the Husky Card Office located at 4 Speare Commons. For more information on services available to alumni, visit the University Libraries website.
How do I get involved with Northeastern?
There are many opportunities to be involved through committees, communities, and other programs offered through the Office of Alumni Relations. We welcome your enthusiasm and expertise. Fill out our volunteer interest form to let us know how you’re interested in helping out.
How do I make a donation to Northeastern?
You can make a donation online through our secure online giving form.