Student Success Center
Drop by the Student Success Center (SSC) and learn about resources, services, and programs that can help you succeed both in and out of the classroom.
The Student Success Center can help you with:
At the Student Center, we’ll help you learn how to balance school with work and your personal life, and connect you with resources to help you achieve academic success. Through the use of tools like DegreeWorks, you can monitor your progress toward degree completion and stay focused on your academic goals.
Explore career opportunities and choose an academic program that fits your abilities, interests, skills, and lifestyle. With the help of the Student Success/Job Coach, you can discover career planning tools, explore up-to-date labor statistics and job opening projections, and take advantage of workshops that will help you prepare for your job search.
Find out about academic resources, including the Academic Resource and Tutoring Center, which provides tutoring on many subjects, study groups, and workshops. You will also be introduced to the computer labs and the library.
Classroom Behavior and Expectations
Learn about classroom behaviors and expectations, including:
- Attendance, lateness, and absences
- Homework, exams, and papers
- Participation and behavior
Financial Literacy and Planning
Financial aid can help you pay for the costs of attending NECC including tuition and fees, books, and other costs (room and board, transportation, and personal costs). The SSC will help you learn how you can apply for financial aid. You will also discover the importance of financial life planning and budgeting, and learn about credit, savings, and loans.
Orientation and Engagement
Attending NECC’s new student orientation is a great way to learn about the college, and getting involved with a club, sport, or activity is an excellent way to meet new friends, develop new skills, and succeed at NECC. The SSC staff will provide information on the many opportunities offered at NECC.