Policy on Husky Cards

Policy Number: 601

Safety and Security

The permanent link for this policy is: https://policies.northeastern.edu/policy601/

I. Purpose and Scope


This policy clarifies eligibility for and use of Northeastern University issued Husky Cards. The Northeastern Husky Card is the official identification card of the university.

II. Definitions



III. Policy


The Husky Card may be issued to students, faculty, staff, alumni, contractors, conference attendees, orientation attendees and others, at the discretion of the university. Any person seeking to obtain a Husky Card must contact the Husky Card Office to request their card.

No person shall have more than one active Husky Card at a time. No person shall use a Husky Card other than their own for any purpose. Any person found using a card other than their own may be subject to discipline up to and including termination. In Canada, violation of this policy my constitute cause for termination. The University may deny the issuance of a Husky Card for any reason it deems necessary.

A non-expired government-issued photo ID, such as a license or passport, must be presented to receive a Husky Card. Cardholders must report lost or stolen cards to Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD). A fee may be assessed to replace a lost or stolen card.

IV. Additional Information


For additional information on the uses of the Husky Card please visit the Husky Card website.

V. Contact Information


Husky Card Office
4 Speare Commons
Speare Hall

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:30AM – 7:00PM
Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Voice: 617.373.8740
Fax: 617.373.8794

General questions: huskycard@neu.edu
Husky lock questions: huskylocks@northeastern.edu

Northeastern University
Husky Card Office
4 Speare Commons
Speare Hall
360 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115-5000


Responsible Office/Department(s)

Husky Card Office

Related Policies

Meal Plan Policy

Library Circulation Policy

Access Policy

Related Procedures





Swipe Card; Access; Meal Plan; Husky Dollars; Dining Dollars; Print Bucks; Laundry Bucks; ID Card; Library

Version History

Last Revision Date: December 18, 2019

Issued: November 1, 2013