Utilities costs vary greatly and depend on usage, how many roommates share the cost, and if any utilities are included in the rent. The following utilities should be contacted and switched over to you, arrange billing information, and confirm start dates prior to moving in. Ask your landlord or property manager which companies currently manage your utilities.



Example of an electric bill:

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Select your provider by selecting one of the logos below. 

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Example of a gas bill:











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Cable TV & Internet

Compare rates by zip code using BroadbandExpert.com or allconnect.com.

Example of a cable TV and/or internet bill:

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Read: Guide to Understanding Your Comcast [Xfinity] Bill.



Cable TV/Internet Combo TV Only Internet Only


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High Speed Internet Service Provider- Click the Starry Logo above to check availability in your building and receive one month free with promo code NEUHOUSING!


Netflix vs. Hulu vs. Amazon Prime

Figure out which service(s) fit your needs. Watch this quick video or read the article.


Students may select a mobile phone package to fit their phone and data needs. International packages may be purchased for calls outside the U.S./Canada.

U.S. service providers include:

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What sort of things are effecting YOUR internet speed?

Gateway Internet offers a comprehensive analysis of the factors that go into speeding up or slowing down your internet




Disclaimer: Off-Campus Housing and Support Services provides information to Northeastern University students, faculty and staff members solely as a courtesy. Northeastern does not endorse any realtors or listers. Northeastern University accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of listings with the office. Contact with persons listed herein must be conducted independently and at your own risk.