New to Northeastern

Welcome to Northeastern University! The quick-start guides below will walk you through taking charge of your electronic life as part of the Northeastern community.


Information Technology Services is dedicated to supporting your experience at the university by providing technology assistance and guidance. We encourage you to visit the ITS Help and Information desk on the second floor of Snell Library, or contact the ITS Service by phone at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or email at

1. Set up your online account

At Northeastern, you have a core online account that reflects your role at Northeastern and provides the necessary level of access to networks, applications, and other resources.

2. Read the Appropriate Use Policy

Reading this policy will help you to learn about the terms and conditions for using Northeastern’s information systems. This policy applies to any and all users of these resources, both authorized and unauthorized.

3. Explore the resources available to you through the myNortheastern portal

Within the myNortheastern Portal, you can access important announcements, billing options, student coursework, Space Scheduling Tools, and much more!