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Welcome to your Senior Year Experience! Soon you will be one of Northeastern’s newest alumni. Our team is committed to enhancing your senior year experience, preparing you to join the alumni community, and advancing the university’s mission. As the end of your undergraduate career approaches, there will be many opportunities for you to celebrate your achievements, connect with alumni, give back, and gain valuable knowledge about life after graduation. This is your home for all things #NU2021. 

Questions? Contact your Senior Year Experience Advisor Charles Cormier, BHS’17, at or 617.373.6503.

Connect with your Senior Year Experience on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.


Get Your Exclusive Northeastern Gear

Class of 2021 Shirt

Grab your Class of 2021 shirt today! The shirts are available in both short and long-sleeve, and $5 of your purchase will benefit the area of your choice at Northeastern. Congrats to Erin Wang, Khoury’21, for the winning design!

Northeastern Mask

These reusable, adjustable 100% cotton masks are available in packs of 2 for $12 or 4 for $20. Prices include shipping and a $2 gift per pack to the Northeastern COVID-19 Resilience Fund in support of faculty research.

Northeastern Ring

Celebrate your academic achievement by ordering your official Northeastern University ring. Your ring symbolizes the rigor of your degree and the unique memories that will last a lifetime. It’s your turn to be part of the tradition. The full ring collection is on display at the bookstore.

Goings-on Around Campus

Be There All Season Long

Show your Husky pride and reserve your seat at Matthews for all Northeastern men’s and women’s hockey home games! Put on your Red and Black and get your cutout today!  All proceeds from the cutouts will support all Northeastern University Student Athletes.


$50: Get your custom cutout in Matthews Arena for the entire season
$150: Family Four Pack (Buy 3 get 1 FREE)

Questions? Contact the Howlin’ Huskies Fund at

Howlin ‘ Huskies Rewards App

Keep up with Northeastern Athletics, participate in fun contests, and earn points towards cool prizes through our Howlin’ Huskies Rewards App! Available in both the Apple and Google Play app stores, the Howlin’ Huskies Rewards App gives Northeastern students the chance to get game-day information, exclusive behind-the-scenes content shot by our arena cameras, and the chance to win the semester’s top prize. until it is rectified.

top 5 ways to utilize career design

  1. A new series of remote career coaching labs 
  2. Career Studio drop-in hours for quick questions 
  3. NUworks for posted employment opportunities, as well as other career resources
  4. The Employer Engagement and Career Design site for helpful resources including interview practice, tips for working remotely, and exploratory career guides
  5. Self-paced Canvas modules on designing your career, and crafting cover letters and resumes

2021 SENIOR Year Experience board

The Senior Year Experience Board (SYEB) is a group of undergraduate senior volunteers charged with advising Alumni Relations on the programming, educating peers on philanthropy, and executing meetings and programming throughout the year. The SYEB works with the SYE advisor on all aspects of the SYE to ensure that content and programming is relevant to the students and enhances their experience as seniors.

Legacy campaign

The Legacy Campaign is your chance to leave your mark on Northeastern. It’s your gift, it’s your choice: choose to donate to the area of Northeastern that means the most to you. All senior donors who give a cumulative donation of $20.21 throughout the year will receive an exclusive donor cord for Commencement.


Each spring we sponsor CommencementFest on the eve of Commencement in Centennial Common to celebrate Northeastern’s newest graduates. The evening features decadent food and drinks, interactive activities, photo ops, memories, and much more. And there is one last chance to stroll down College Row to meet with faculty and staff from your college.
All graduating seniors and their families are welcome to attend this memorable night you won’t soon forget.

CommencementFest 2021
Date: Thursday, May 6
Centennial Common

CommencementFest is complimentary but registration is requested. Registration opens April 2021.

compass awards

The Compass Awards Program, our signature student awards program, recognizes exemplary students from the senior class who, during their time on campus, have demonstrated a true dedication to a core set of values: leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, and commitment to Northeastern. Students who display strength in these values demonstrate to us that they are on a path to alumni leadership.

Achieve What’s Next – Start Here

As you look to life after graduation, don’t forget to plan for what’s next. We can help you strengthen your network, continue learning, advance your next big idea, and much more. Get started by taking some of the actions below.


How long does my HuskyMail email work after graduation?

As an alumnus you retain access to HuskyMail and G-Apps (student email, calendar and documents) after graduation unless you request to be removed from the service. If you have an active hold on your account, access to these services may be terminated one year after your graduation date. 

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How long do I have access to the gym?

You will lose access to the gym and recreation facilities immediately. The class of 2020 will have continued access to the facilities until August 31, 2020 upon completing an Alumni Membership Form, which can be accessed through the Campus Recreation portal on myNortheastern or on the campus recreation website.

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How long does my Student Husky Card work after graduation? 

Your Student Husky Cards will be deactivated upon graduation. You will need to sign up for your Alumni Husky Card. 

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How do I get my Alumni Husky Card? What does my Alumni Husky Card do? 

Visit Husky Card Services in 4 Speare Commons during business hours to receive your Alumni Husky Card. Your Alumni Husky Card gives you: 

• access to the Snell Library 

• ability to use Husky Dollars remaining on your account 

• access to the Marino Center — if you sign up for an alumni gym membership.

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Do I have access to NUCareers after graduation?

As an alumnus/a, you are always invited to participate in Employer Engagement and Career Design events and workshops. You also have full access to NUcareers and other online tools that are available to full-time students. Use your myNortheastern username and password to access NUcareers. 

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Can I still take advantage of the resources at Snell Library?

With your Alumni Husky Card, you can visit any Northeastern library during regular service hours and borrow books and videos, or use on-site collections. The Alumni Reading Room is also available to alumni. Alumni also have access to select online library resources, including RefWorks. 

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How can I get job search or resume help?

There are many career resources available to you through various university departments. The Office of Alumni Relations can help connect alumni with the resource that best suits their needs, whether that is to guide them through the next step in your chosen profession, begin your own startup, or reposition yourself in an ever-changing market. 

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How can I meet other Northeastern alumni in my new city?

You can meet other Northeastern alumni through our online directory and mentoring platform, NUsource, by attending events in your city, and getting involved with our local community. 

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What are other benefits of being a Northeastern alumnus/a?

As a Northeastern alumnus/a you qualify for a variety of benefits and services offered by the Office of Alumni Relations in conjunction with key partners. The benefits include deals on travel and hospitality, discounts on auto and home insurance, and many more.

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