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Teaching and Learning

Finding and Creating Community at Northeastern

Seeking safe ways to connect? Communities at Northeastern is a unique social networking destination offering a place to engage and interact with members of the university community, from anywhere, at any time.

Teaching and Learning

Northeastern Wellness Checks Go Mobile

A new mobile app now makes it even more convenient to complete daily wellness checks and other wellness-related activities that have become a routine part of learning and working across Northeastern’s global campuses.

Teaching and Learning

Planning for Northeastern’s Retirement of Blackboard

Northeastern’s Blackboard learning management system will retire on June 30, 2021. Until that date, users can still log in at to view and download content and data from past courses. 

Teaching and Learning

Final Exam Schedules Available in Student Hub Dec. 4

Your final exam schedule will be available in the Student Hub starting Dec. 4. To find your exam schedule: Visit […]


Dr. Spencer R. Pruitt named Associate Vice President of Research Computing

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Cole W. Camplese has named Dr. Spencer R. Pruitt as the first Associate Vice President of Research Computing for Northeastern University.

Digital Workplace

Northeastern’s Services Now Mobile App Makes Getting Tech Support Even Easier

Northeastern’s Services Now Mobile app will expand beyond the Wellness resources today to include Tech Service Portal with an easy and mobile-friendly way to access the services and support the Northeastern community needs

Digital Workplace

Background Basics for Virtual Meetings

In a world full of virtual meetings, backgrounds help us add a little fun, camouflage our clutter, and express our hopes and wishes for someday being able to be somewhere other than our home office.

Digital Workplace

What to do if your meeting gets “bombed” – and how to prevent it in the first place

With virtual meetings comes the risk of uninvited participants causing disruptions. Fortunately, there are guides for how to screen participant access, remove participants, and quickly take control of your audio and visual tools in both Zoom and Microsoft Teams meetings.

Digital Workplace

Harry Hoffman Named Associate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

Harry Hoffman, an exceptional IT leader, has been named associate vice president and chief information security officer (CISO) in the Office of the CIO and Vice President for Information Technology at Northeastern University.


Job Offer or Phishing Attempt?

While it’s always exciting to receive a job offer or an invitation to interview for a position, it’s important to keep an eye out for scams. We’ve outlined some common red flags to lookout for in this post.


Phishing Exercises Strengthen Security Defenses

As phishing attacks grow in sophistication, so does the importance of elevating organizational awareness of these advanced security threats.


Two Rules for Avoiding Phishing Emails

You’re probably familiar with the term “phishing” by now, but do you know how to identify the sender, company and content of your emails before you engage with the content? Do you know how to report a phishing incident?


Staying secure in an evolving world of work

Whether you’re full remote or full commute, here are some reminders for securing your data at home or on the move.

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