Welcome to Northeastern University—Toronto!
We hope you find this initial information helpful as you prepare to embark on graduate studies at Northeastern. If you have any questions that are not addressed in what follows, please contact [email protected].
New Student Information
The following is important information for you to know before you begin your graduate program at Northeastern during the Winter 2021 graduate quarter, which begins on Tuesday, January 19. Please read this information carefully and follow any instructions that apply to you. We look forward to meeting you soon on the Toronto campus.
Activate Your myNortheastern Account
You will find most functions and services related to your academic experience at Northeastern (e.g. course registration, your course schedule, student accounts, etc.) in the myNortheastern portal under the Self-Service tab. You can also use your myNortheastern account to access your student email account, powered by Office 365. We encourage you to start checking your Northeastern email regularly.
Admitted students should receive information on activating their myNortheastern account by email. If you have not received this information, or if your activation token has expired, please contact our Office of Information Technology Services.
If you are a newly admitted student looking for information or support for your study permit application, please visit the website for the Office of Global Services, in the Getting Started and Canada sections: https://international.northeastern.edu/ogs/
Managing Your Email to Receive Important Communications
It is important that you get into the habit of logging into your myNortheastern account to check your new Northeastern email account. Official communications from the university will always be delivered to your Northeastern email address. In addition to the Outlook platform, your Northeastern email is connected to Office 365 which provides you a whole host of powerful collaboration tools including Teams, OneDrive, Sharepoint, and many more.
All international students at the Toronto campus are required to have comprehensive health insurance. You will need to submit proof of insurance prior to arrival in Canada. Please note that the Ontario Health Insurance Plan is not available for international students studying in the province.
Students are required to purchase a health insurance plan that is comprehensive and provides for the cost of health services, medical treatments, doctor’s visits, and prescriptions. Northeastern University has partnered with Guard Me insurance to provide students with comprehensive, affordable health insurance.
The NU Guard Me insurance policy provides students with 24-hours a day, seven days per week support and a wide range of benefits for emergencies, new and emergent conditions, and medically necessary treatments. Your NU policy has also been designed to cover prescription medication for new and emergent conditions. You can also purchase insurance for your accompanying family members, as they will need to have insurance also.
You will need to purchase this insurance either prior to arrival, or upon arrival, by clicking on this link. You will be required to show proof of insurance to attend the Toronto Campus as an international student.
Husky Student ID Card
All students will be required to display their Husky Student ID card while on campus. You will need your card to access campus as well as an elevator card. If you have not received your Husky Student ID card, you can submit a request for the card to be produced by completing this form.
Work Opportunities On Campus
Due to the relatively small size of our campus, on-campus student jobs are limited. The campus makes every effort to notify eligible students when a position becomes available.
If you are a student in the College of Professional Studies, please contact [email protected] to book an appointment to discuss academic planning, career goals, and course registration.
For general course registration information, advising inquiries or urgent assistance, contact Learner Services at [email protected] or call 1-833-685-3276.
We are committed to ensuring that our students have the most up-to-date, easily accessible information. Please visit the Office of Global Studies FAQ page dedicated to international inquiries for students at the Toronto and Vancouver campuses. On this page, you will find answers to questions related to travel, study permits, health insurance, deferral, quarantine, and other topics.
Need a quiet and comfortable space to study or work on a group assignment? Book your 3-hour study spot on campus. Reservations can be made 7 days in advance using this form. Using the same form, students in the Project Management program can reserve a textbook for use on campus. Key textbooks for our other programs will be added to the library.
Printing and Scanning
You have access to B&W and coloured printers. Scanning is also available. Instructions are available on campus.
Borrow a Laptop or Hotspot
The campus has a limited amount of laptops available for on-campus use. Temporary loans for a laptop or hotspot may be prioritized based on need and will require approval from Evan Clarke, Associate Director of Academic and Student Affairs.
Campus Tour Please check out a virtual tour of the beautiful Toronto campus for students who will not be able to visit the campus or would like to showcase the campus to family and friends.
Connect with Us on Facebook + Twitter
Northeastern University—Toronto has Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts, where we regularly post updates related to Northeastern and Toronto. Follow up and add your own photos with the hashtag #NUTOR to stay connected.
Things To Do in Toronto
Get familiar with the city and all that it has to offer with this Toronto Campus Map. On the map, you will find leisure activities, walk-in clinics, city resources and much more.
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All Things Toronto
Looking to find the best of the city? BlogTO is Toronto’s source for local news and culture, restaurant reviews and event listing.
Northeastern University—Toronto Address
First Canadian Place, 100 King St. West, Suite 4620, Toronto, ON, M5X 1E2. The Toronto campus is on the 46th floor of First Canadian Place. To access the 46th floor, take the elevator marked 44-56 floor in the main lobby. Information on visiting the Toronto campus can be found here.