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NECC Commencement

Commencement 2017
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Congratulations to the NECC Class of 2017!

This site should include everything you need to know about Northern Essex Community College’s 55th Annual Commencement which will be held on Saturday, May 20 at 11 a.m. under a large white tent on our Haverhill Campus.

Whether you’re a graduating student, a proud family member, college faculty or staff, or a supportive member of the community, this site will provide deadlines, news updates, and general information such as where to park or pick up your cap and gown.

If you have questions, please contact Enrollment Services at 978-556-3700.

Can’t make it? Watch commencement live on HC Media

For the third year, the Commencement ceremony will be streamed live on HC Media. Thanks to HC Media, friends and relatives who can’t attend commencement can watch it live on their computers or mobile devices.

To watch commencement live, on your computer go to the haverhillcommunitytv.org website and click the watch live link in the upper left corner of the home page. You will be able to view the live streamed event, using your computer or mobile device, on channel 22.

After commencement, HC Media has volunteered to make DVD’s of the graduation available for $10.  If you are interested in a copy of the ceremony, please call 978 372-8070 or email info@mediahc.org.

Let’s make this year’s commencement “social”


Join the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook with #NECC2017 with prizes for the best photos! Learn more at the NECC2017 web page.

Plan to attend the reception after commencement

Graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend a reception following commencement featuring refreshments and music by the NECC jazz ensemble.  Graduates will receive a special gift from the NECC Alumni Office and have the opportunity to take special photographs.