Northeastern University College of EngineeringStudent Services

Graduate School of Engineering

 April 2015
Message from the Student Services Team

It may be hard to believe, but winter is finally over! We hope you enjoyed the record breaking season and are ready for the return of what we hope is a colorful spring!


We are excited to introduce a new member of the Student Services Team! Priyanka Bishnoi joined the Graduate School of Engineering earlier this year. She graduated from the University of Southern California with an MS in Electrical Engineering. Priyanka previoulsy worked as an engineer and a consultant and brings along with her years of industry experience.  She enjoys working with students to help them achieve their academic and professional goals.

FA15reg Fall 2015 Course Registration

Priority Registration

When:  April 10, 2015

Who : PhD students and MS students with a minimum 20SH of coursework


General Registration

When: April 13, 2015

Who: MS students with less than 20SH of courseworkof coursework  April 13, 2015. 


The Registrar's office emailed you a registration ticket., please check your husky email for more information. The Spring 2015 catalog is now available on MyNEU. 


Before you register for your courses, we recommend you set up a meeting with your Academic Advisor to discuss your class choices. This will give you the opportunity to check in with your advisor and ensure that you are taking courses properly aligned with your goals and program requirements. The program requirements, for your term of entry, can be found,in the Graduate Catalog for your year of entry.


If courses you are interested in carry a registration restriction, complete an Override Registration Request Form. Please read all instructions on the form to ensure it is complete before submitting it to our office. We can process most override forms prior to registration opening so, please submit your Override Registration Request Form. 

Graduation Graduation

May 2015 Commencement
The application to graduate on May 8, 2015 is now closed. If you have not yet applied to graduate, please contact us to complete a Late Graduation Form. 

August 2015 Conferral
Students planning to graduate in August 2015 can continue to apply to graduate via their MyNEU account.
Please note that the Commencement office will try to accommodate late applicants, but guest ticket availability cannot be guaranteed.

Incorrect Expected Graduation date
If your Expected Graduation Date is incorrect in your record, inform us via our new Student Services Center. We will update it for you.

Graduation Thesis and Dissertation


GSE Student Services has created a "COE Guide to the Preparation and Submission of Thesies and Dissertations".  This document describes the steps needed to prepare to graduate with a Thesis or Dissertation.


Submission deadline: 5PM on April 5, 2015
Students submitting their Thesis or Dissertation after this date will be required to register for Thesis/Dissertation Continuation in the Summer 2015 term (if planning to graduate in August) or in Fall 2015 (if planning to graduate in January 2016). Tuition is charged at 1 semester hour for this course.

Publishing Deadline: Midnight on May 2, 2015

Once final approval and a signature from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School has been received,Theses and Dissertations must be published using the ProQuest Publishing system by the deadline in order to qualify for the May degree conferral.

Hold Registration Hold

A registration hold on your account will prevent you from registering for Fall 2015 courses. Please check your account and address any holds you may see. 

SGA recipients: Please contact your financial advisor if your tuition waiver has not been posted yet.  

Events Upcoming Events

Class of 2015 Graduate Engineering and Student Awards Ceremony 
May 5, 2015, 5-7pm.
Eligible students will received an invitation  to attend the very first COE Graduate Ceremony and can RSVP here for the event. Tickets are required and limited, so sign up early. We look forward to celebrating the day with you!


GSE Spring Picnic

April 17, 2015,12-2pm in Fenway Center.
Please RSVP now here.


Finals Coffee Breaks

2pm daily from 4/28-5/1 in 130 Snell

News COE in the News

MIE Associate Professor Carol Livermore-Clifford was featured in Boston Magazine for her ideas of using origami techniques to create 3D organ tissues.

Funding Funding and Professional Opportunities 

2015 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program

More information and eligibility requirements available here. Application deadline: April 17, 2015


Data Science Fellowship Opportunities The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares Masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier summer and fall sessions, we will be holding a winter postdoc fellowship.More information is available here.


Additional Funding Resources

You can find additional funding opportunities on our fellowship Webpage.

Boston Happening in Boston 


Use those last cool days to plan a fun filled Spring!


Free (or almost free) Activities

A Few Ideas

SSteam Your Student Services Team


Don't miss important updates: like us on Facebook or follow us on
Twitter @GSEStudentSrvc. 

A friendly reminder that the University and our office will always use your husky email address to contact you. If you do not monitor your husky email address regularly, we recommend you set up forwarding to an email account you do check on a regular basis. 

Safety Stay Safe 

Safety Escort Service - University Police provides an overnight escort shuttle service to student residences within 1.5 miles of campus.  In response to an increase use of this service, effective immediately, the first shuttle will leave at 7PM followed by another at 8PM.  From 8PM - 4AM there will be shuttle runs at the :00 and :30 mark of each hour.  After 4AM the shuttle will then run hourly until dawn (about 7AM).  Shuttles leave from Snell Library.  For additional information, consult the Campus Police Website.


Career Career Development 


The Career Development Office offers a wide variety of amazing resources to help you better prepare for internship and job search. 


Resources targeted towards Graduate Students are detailed here. You will find resources and support for Academic or Industry jobs as well as Post-doc positions ranging from resumé building and interview skills to networking.


International students will find resources specific to their needs here. Visit Career Development and learn how to build a resumé targeted towards the American job market.


Find out about career and internship fairs taking place this term here.


There are many more resources available to you, so don't hesitate to take advantage of them to better prepare for the job market and make the most of your NEU experience. Visit the Career Development Website for more information. 


Resources Resources 


We all need a little help sometimes! Never hesitate to reach out to us with your questions. We will do our best to direct you in the appropriate direction. 



Want to take control of your finances? Visit Thrive, the Center for Financial Independence, offering workshops and seminars. 


Looking to move? Contact the Off-Campus Student Services office for advice and resources to help you find the perfect home. 


New in the country and looking to improve your written and spoken English skills? Visit the Global Student Success Website and sign up for a variety of workshops and tutoring open to all NU students.


Writing your thesis, dissertation or a mid-term paper and need to refresh your research skills? The library offers in-person or online support to help you deliver a stellar paper.



Feeling blue and not sure who to talk to? Want to talk to a professional about something that is on your mind? Contact University Health and Counseling Services with your questions and they will direct you to the right person. Group Counseling is also available. More information available here.


Are you experiencing challenges outside the classroom that are affecting your academic performance? Reach out to We Care for support and customized solutions.


As you exercise your brain, remember to exercise your body too! Campus Recreation is your fitness solution.


The International Student and Scholar Institute (ISSI) offers many resources to international students and organizes multicultural events throughout the academic year



The Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service offers a safe environment for the soul. 

Northeastern University Main campus blooming in the Spring.
In This Issue

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Contact Us: 


Visit our new Student Services Center: Click on the "Email Us" link on the bottom right. 


Walk-in Hours:

Monday-Frida 2-4pm in 130Snell. Please sign in when you arrive


Make an Appointment: 

Request an appointment using our online scheduling system available here. 

New Students:
GSE Policies and Academic Procedures
2) Submit your electronic signature verifying you have read the policies

Important dates:   
  • 4/10/15: Fall 2015 Priority Registration opens
  • 4/13/15: Fall 2015 General Registration opens 
  • 4/20/15: Patriots Day. GSE offices closed
  • 4/25/15:Last day of Spring 2015 classes
  • 4/27/15:  First day of finals for Spring 2015
  • 5/2/15: Last day of Spring 2015 finals
  • 5/5/15: Grades available on MyNEU
  • 5/5/15: Class of 2015 Graduate Engineering and Students Awards Ceremony
  • 5/8/15: NU Commencement
  • 5/11/15: First day of Full Summer and Summer 1 classes