Local Campus Resources

Northeastern University–San Francisco, Silicon Valley has a host of resources for students looking to make the most of their graduate studies. Some of these resources are specific to our SF and Silicon Valley campuses. This page details those tools and resources below.

Please check the Boston Campus Resources page for resources that you have access to across our global network as a #huskyforlife.

The Silicon Valley Campus Guide and San Francisco Campus Guide are great starting points.

Student Services

The Student Services and Student Ambassador Team are here to help you have the best experience possible as a learner on our SF and Silicon Valley campuses. If you need assistance with anything related to the student experience, please feel free to contact Hing Potter, Assistant Director of Student Services, at h.potter@northeastern.edu.

This website showcases the many ways we support the learner experience. Check out our frequently occuring events, longer term programs, Student Interest Groups (SIGs), and other services. If you think of something that would make your experience better, feel free to come talk to us any time.


Wi-Fi and Technology Checkout

Wi-Fi Access
The Silicon Valley campus offers fast wi-fi to all Northeastern students. When on campus, use the network “NUWave” and log in using your Northeastern credentials.

Students at the San Francisco campus should use the WeWork WiFi with assigned WeWork credentials.

Equipment Checkout

Campus Operations at San Francisco and Silicon Valley may have chargers available for on-campus use only. For additional equipment needs beyond this for class, please connect with your college advisor director.


San Francisco and Silicon Valley campuses have printers available to all Northeastern students. As members of the Northeastern community, students receive a $120 credit on their Husky Cards at the beginning of each academic year. This credit can be used at the color and black and white printers. This annual credit does not roll over from year to year, and when your balance hits $0, the printing system will default to using Husky Dollars. Learn more here.

Click to view printer installation instructional video for Mac or for PC.

Group Study Areas

Enjoy the benefits of meeting with classmates to work on projects or study in open resource and lounge areas of our campuses.

Students at the Silicon Valley Campus can reserve space for individual study and small group meetings using the touch screen in front of the study room on the 10th floor (4 N 2nd Street building). Study rooms on the 10th floor of the 75 E Santa Clara Street building are available on a first come basis.

The San Francisco campus has access to WeWork co-working spaces as well as our university student lounge space. WeWork desks and meeting rooms can be reserved on the WeWork mobile app. WeWork also offers private phone booths for personal calls or video meetings, available on a first come basis.

Campus Amenities

On the Silicon Valley campus, students have access to the amenities center in the basement of 75 E. Santa Clara Street, across the walkway from our campus, which includes:

  • Fitness center
  • Game room with arcade games and gaming consoles
  • Bike lab storage
  • Basketball court
  • Putting green
  • Ping pong table
  • Outdoor patio with lounge seating
  • Privacy phonebooths
  • Huddle study spaces

On the SF campus, students have access to:

  • Kitchens and lounges on various floors
  • Frequent community social events
  • A Mother’s room
  • A Wellness room
  • An 11th floor outdoor patio with lounge seating
  • Gender-inclusive restrooms
  • Bike storage
  • Fitness center
  • Meeting rooms

Career Development & Experiential Learning

Career Development supports San Francisco and Silicon Valley students scholars in preparation for career and professional areas. This includes support with creating and updating your resume and professional online profiles, enhancing your personal brand to highlight individual achievements and projects, and hosting events with alumni, employers, and people working in industry. The Career Development team works closely with the regional and national Partnerships teams to share opportunities for internships/co-ops and full time jobs.

For individual support, you can email the Career Development team, attend drop-in office hours (no appointment needed) at either the SV or SF campus, or book a 1:1 appointment.

Global Learner Support

Global Learner Support (GLS) serves all students, scholars, faculty, and staff across Northeastern University’s global campus network. Our mission is to provide learners with high-quality language, cultural, and academic support while promoting the development of intercultural competence and global understanding.  GLS hosts a variety of workshops and cultural activities and offers 1:1 tutorials in the areas of academic and professional writing, APA/MLA citation, academic presentations, English conversation, & TOEFL/IELTS preparation.  To make a tutoring appointment, please visit our website. You may also contact us at globallearnersupport@northeastern.edu  

International Student Services

The Office of Global Services is committed to being an active resource to the university’s community of international students, scholars, and their families. OGS provides professional expertise and support from the time of admission to beyond graduation.

San Francisco and Silicon Valley students needing support with issues regarding F-1 student status, I-20 requests, travel, EAD cards, and other international status related questions or concerns, please email ogssfsv@northeastern.edu.

Local Libraries

The Silicon Valley area has two public library systems. Both the San Jose Public Library and Santa Clara County Library District also offer a number of services available to members, including books, DVDs, and music rentals, print services, study and research space, and author events.

The San Francisco area has one main library system, San Francisco Public Library. The Main Library is the resource center for the entire San Francisco Public Library system and the libraries of Northern California.

Get started by getting your library card and visiting your community library.

Northeastern’s Library Services has also created SF and Silicon Valley specific library home pages for Northeastern Library resources:

You can learn more about Northeastern’s Library on the Boston Based Resources page.

Covered California Healthcare Marketplace

Covered California is California’s official healthcare marketplace where you can compare plans and receive financial assistance based on your income and family size.

The California Department of Insurance has responsibility for regulating all insurance business in California under the authority granted by the insurance laws of this state.