University Benefits

Alumni ID card

Just by showing your Northeastern alumni photo ID card you are entitled to savings across campus. You’ll save 10 percent on Husky apparel and gift items in the bookstore and receive discounted access to three outstanding fitness facilities on campus. Plus, your ID card serves as a library card, providing access to the university’s vast collection of books and periodicals as well as online research databases, even from the comfort of your own home. Alumni ID cards are available free of charge from Husky Card Services at 4 Speare Commons.

Career Development

Join the thousands of alumni who access Northeastern University’s top-notch career development online or on campus.

Online Alumni Directory

The online alumni directory, available through the Husky Nation tab, helps you find former classmates and friends in just a few clicks! Search over 210,000 alumni records by name, college, degree, year of graduation, hometown, and employer. To sign in as a new user, you will need the nine-digit NU ID number from your Northeastern University Alumni Magazine mailing label. If you don't have this number, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 617.373.2656.


View job postings from top employers. Post an open position at your company. Alumni Career Center is a search tool for alumni that taps into job postings exclusive to Northeastern and other top schools and the wide range of Northeastern alumni who have volunteered to become Career Mentors.

To sign in as a new user, you will need the nine-digit NU ID number from your Northeastern University Magazine mailing label. If you don't have this number, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 617.373.2656.

Department of Career Development

Career Development offers lifetime career services to alumni. If you are searching for a new job, considering a career change, or contending with a challenging work issue, an experienced career coach can help you define goals and create a strategy to meet them.

Resume and cover letter reviews and interview preparation are also available. Phone appointments are available if you are not in the Boston area. Visit Career Development for more information.

Transcripts & Diplomas

Official copies of your transcripts must be requested online. Go to Northeastern University Registrar’s web page at Please note: There is a five dollar charge per copy requested in addition to any express delivery charges.
  1. Select Academic Records on the left side tab
  2. Click on Transcript Request
  3. On following page select Transcript Request for Former Students
  4. The next pages will ask for your general information in order to provide your transcript
Replacement diplomas are available for $50. You may obtain a replacement diploma by contacting the Commencement Office at 617.373.4098.

Gym Membership

Stay in shape and save money! For an annual fee of $435 (as of August 2009), Northeastern alumni have access to three outstanding facilities: Marino Recreation Center, Cabot Physical Education Center, and Badger and Rosen Squashbusters Facilities. Alumni over the age of 65 receive a half-price membership rate.

For the most up-to-date information on alumni gym memberships and to join, visit the Campus Recreation Web site or contact them at 617.373.4433.


Alumni are invited to borrow materials from the library's impressive collection, connect from off-campus to various online research databases, and take part in award-winning reference and instruction programs and the Meet the Author series. Some library services require that you have an NU Alumni ID card, available from the Registrar's Office in 120 Hayden Hall. For more information on library services available to alumni, and how to take advantage of them, visit the University Libraries Web site.