Global Student Success

GSS has been recognized by The Center for Global Education at UCLA and NAFSA.

Global Student Success (GSS) supports the success of international students at Northeastern University.  We offer services to students, faculty and staff.

ITC Listening and Speaking Class Faculty and Staff Developmental Webinar
International Tutoring Center
  • The International Tutoring Center (ITC) offers high-quality English language instruction through tutoring appointments. It also offers Language and Culture Workshops, Reading Workshops, and NU TOEFL Skills & Strategies Workshops.
Listening and Speaking Classes
  • These classes provide listening and speaking practice for students to improve their pronunciation, listening, and speaking skills.
Faculty and Staff Professional Development

The GSS webinars focus on ways to better serve our international student population.

About GSS

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Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide:

  • International students with high-quality language, academic and cultural support
  • Faculty and staff with professional development in global understanding and intercultural skills

Core Values
Our core values provide the foundation of our work, shape our culture, and reflect our commitment to you.

  • Integrity: We promise to provide honest and fair services.
  • Quality: We create and deliver excellent support and services for positive impact.
  • Respect: We treat everyone with dignity and care.
 Upcoming Workshops

Summer Workshop Schedule 

Boston’s Revolutionary War and Freedom Trail, Friday, July 28, 1-3 p.m.

Free MFA Exhibition Tour—Alfred Stieglitz & Modern America, Friday, August 4, 4-5 p.m.

View Recorded Workshops


   Meet the GSS Team
  • Whitney Wotkyns, Director
  • Jay Ryan, Student Support Specialist
  • Zirui Yan, Student Support Coordinator

   Contact Information

Phone: 617.373.2455
Office: Global Student Success
101 Belvidere Street
Boston, MA 02115
Office Map
Office hours:
Monday to Friday,
8:30am - 4:30pm EST