There are many great opportunities available to you if you want to get involved at Northern. A variety of clubs and organizations are on campus that you can join, chief among them is the Student Senate. There also are a number of activities that you could attend. Your student handbook will have all of these activities listed as well as the Northern website, so make sure to come to as many as you can!
I hope this information helps you at Northern. The best advice that I could give you to get the most out of your experience at Northern is to get involved, join a club, come to some activities, make some new friends, and introduce yourself to the people in your classes. If you do these things, you will find that you always have something to do and are more successful in your classes. Finally, always know that there are people to help you with any problems you may face during your first year. There are tutors to help you with your classes and Student Senate will help if you have any issues with the conditions at Northern. I hope your first year at Northern is fantastic and that you learn a lot, but above all: Have Fun!!