Graduate & Law On-Campus Housing
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There are no proctors or card-activated entry access points in leased properties. Security is maintained via key access to apartment buildings and the individual apartment.
Students are prohibited from subleasing any housing space owned or sponsored by the University. Students found guilty of entering into these sorts of arrangements face immediate judicial action and suspension of housing privileges at Northeastern University. Anyone found unlawfully residing in a university-owned or -sponsored facility is guilty of trespassing and subject to immediate eviction.
All apartments include a phone line serviced by Verizon. Building owners/managers have different policies in each building concerning the way in which additional phone lines may be added. If you wish to add telephone lines, this will be at your own expense.
Furnishings, Communications and Services
Each leased apartment is furnished with a bed, dresser, desk and chair for each resident plus a kitchen table and chairs.
All apartments have at least one cable TV connection. Beginning in fall 2006, Leased Properties residents receive a student discount on their Comcast service. When contacting Comcast to establish service, leased properties, residents must identify themselves as Northeastern students in order to receive the discount. (768 Columbus is equipped with HuskyCable)
Internet and E-mail
You may access Northeastern's email and Internet program through your modem and a telephone line or cable internet service. ResNet connections are not available in leased properties. (768 Columbus is equipped with ResNet)
Most leased properties have laundry facilities located in their basements, where you will also usually find trash receptacles. In addition, if something needs repair or you have concerns about the facility, you can complete a Work Request Form on-line at www.workreq.neu.edu.
Lock-outs and Lost Keys
Students are responsible for carrying their apartment keys at all times. If you are locked out, go to the Residence Security Office at 4 Speare Hall. Students who experience repeated lockouts are assessed a fee.
The United Postal Service (USPS) delivers mail to locked mailboxes at all leased properties. The service is similar to what you would receive if you were living off campus. Please make sure your name appears clearly on your mailbox or you will not receive mail.
General inquiries may be made to the Cashier's/Parking Office, 617-373-2366 (voice).Handicapped Parking (HP) is available campus-wide for students with various disabilities.
For health and humanitarian reasons, pets other than fish and Seeing EyeTM or service animals are not allowed in any housing facility owned or leased by the University. Fish may be maintained in student rooms in containers with a maximum volume equal to or less than 25 gallons.
Types of Apartments
The following descriptions will help illustrate what housing options are available. All Northeastern apartments include utilities. Internet, telephone, and cable are not included in Studio Apartments and Economy Apartments.
Studio Apartment - A single studio apartment with a kitchenette and bathroom.
Economy single bedroom - A single bedroom in a shared apartment with a kitchen and bathroom and no common living area.
Enhanced single bedroom with no living room - A single bedroom in a shared, new, or renovated apartment with a kitchen and bathroom but no common living area.
Residence Hall Accessibility
To make living on campus an option for law and law students who have disabilities, are Deaf/hard of hearing, or have chronic medical conditions, we have incorporated features in three apartment buildings. Please note that although these buildings accommodate Law, graduate, and Undergraduate students (sophomore through seniors), your individual apartment will not include roommates who are undergraduate students.