Digital Resilience at Northeastern University
Northeastern is engaged in extensive COVID-19 outbreak contingency planning to prevent any disruption to student learning and to ensure business and educational continuity across all university operations.
Digital Resilience in Teaching, Learning, and Business
Resources and support are available to help the university community continue work and learning online. The following links provide more information on how online platforms and processes can be leveraged to seamlessly shift operations online. This site will continue to be updated with additional information over time.
Get support for how to build online-ready classrooms using digital platforms.
Lifelong learning continues outside of the classroom. Get all your online learning questions answered.
Working from Alternative Locations
Learn the basics of transitioning day-to-day business responsibilities online.
Support and Training
Learn about university resources and training for staying connected, even when afar.
Digital Resilience News and Updates
Northeastern is accelerating the move to replace Blackboard with Canvas as the university’s next learning management system. All courses will be in Canvas by fall 2020.
Selection from one of four computer options offered under a new, streamlined arrangement is the easiest and most reliable method to quickly acquire, and get working with, a new device.
As Northeastern instructors move to online teaching during these unprecedented times, having access to easy-to-use and familiar technology tools, along with the right resources and support, is as important as ever. For this reason, the university is expanding its service portfolio in support of digital teaching to include Zoom video conferencing.
Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, walk-up technology support at Snell Library on the Boston campus is temporarily suspended. The IT Service Desk continues to provide technology support to Northeastern faculty, students, and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone, email, and chat.
Northeastern University is closely monitoring the current 2019 Novel coronavirus outbreak and university leaders are in constant communication with government and public health agencies on a global scale to learn from and closely follow their recommendations.