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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event at NECC.

The following information is designed to help you reserve your space and plan your upcoming event. Please review our Rental Requirements below. To begin the event reservation process, please complete our Event Planning Request Form.

Rental Requirements

Renting Space

Renting Space

Please Review the Requirements for Renting a Room

  • If the room you request is available on the specified date and time, you will receive a confirmation from the Director of Auxiliary Services.
  • A $100 non-refundable deposit is due within ten business days of the confirmation. (Please note, if the deposit is not received within ten business days, the room will be released.)
  • Upon receipt of your $100 non-refundable deposit, you will receive an Event Agreement (PDF) which must be signed and returned to the Director of Auxiliary Services within ten business days.
  • Full payment and a final guest count must be received seven business days prior to your event.
  • If food is being served, please select one of NECC’s approved caterers. Once you have selected a caterer, please inform the Director of Auxiliary Services of your choice by email:
  • The host of the event is responsible for accommodating sign language interpreting, access and food related allergy requests.
  • All events are considered on a case by case basis. Depending on the date, time, activity, and attendance extra charges may be added at the discretion of Northern Essex Community College.
  • For questions about catering, serving alcohol or if you require media services or special set-up, please contact an NECC Director of Auxiliary Services at
Requesting Alcohol

Requesting Alcohol

Procedure for Requesting Alcohol at an Event

If you are requesting alcohol for an event you must have a confirmation from the Director of Auxiliary Services that space has been reserved, along with a $100 non-refundable deposit and a signed Event Agreement (PDF) and Alcohol Request Form (PDF).

Please review our Alcohol Policy for events here.

Costs & Fees

Costs & Fees

The Additional Fees Below will be Charged in Addition to the Room Rental Rates

  • Gold resin chiavari chair (JPG) with cream vinyl chair pad: $4.00
  • Grill: $100/day, includes propane
  • IT Fees: Overtime charged at $75/hour, minimum 4 hours
  • Maintenance: Overtime charged at $75/hour, minimum 4 hours
  • Public Safety detail, a rate of $75/hour, minimum 4 hours
  • City Fire, EMT and Police details are $75/hour, minimum 4 hours and go to 8 hours minimum after 4 hours
  • External Users: Staging $50/piece (4ftx8ft)
  • External Users: $100 to apply for one-day alcohol license and attend License Commission meeting (this is in addition to the cost of the alcohol license)

Submit Your Request

Event Planning Request Form

Event Planning Request Form

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For more information or to reserve rental space or facilities at NECC please contact Allison Gagne, Director of Auxiliary Services at 978-556-3964 or e-mail: For general inquiries please send an e-mail to:

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