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An engaged, collaborative, and welcoming community

From being in the heart of the city of Boston with industry at your fingertips to a range of student organizations to engage with peers, as well as collaboration with a network of alumni and industrial professionals, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a welcoming and exciting community, extending from students and faculty to alumni, and industry collaborators.

In the Heart of Boston

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Northeastern offers a campus feel amidst a thriving urban environment. A hotbed of industry and innovation, Boston is an unrivaled learning center with plenty of opportunity for collaboration with business. It is also a historic city and home to over 300,000 college students from around the world. With numerous sights, activities and events, there is always something to do and experience.

Learn About Boston

Student Life

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Civil and Environmental Engineering students enjoy a wide range of opportunities for academic and community involvement, from clubs and competitions to the many attractions of our world-class city.

Student Organizations

Industrial Advisory Board

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is fortunate to have an Industrial Advisory Board. This dedicated group of distinguished civil and environmental engineers advise the department on matters related to research, development, curriculum, cooperative education, student organizations, and other important functions related to our department’s mission.

Industrial Advisory Board

Network of Alumni

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With several thousand alumni spanning a range of careers around the world, the Department of Civil Engineering has an outstanding base of dedicated alumni. The Northeastern University Civil Engineering Alumni Organization (NUCEAO) forms the core of our alumni base and provides a range of support for the department, including providing speakers for the departmental and student organization seminars, mentors for our student activities, and generous donations to our program.

Alumni Community