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Northeast Consortium of Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (NECCUM)

Take Courses at Nine Colleges While a Student at NECC!

Is there a class you are interested in taking that Northern Essex doesn’t offer or that doesn’t fit in with your schedule? Would you like to take a class at the college you are transferring to while still a student at NECC? Then check out the Northeast Consortium of Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (NECCUM).

With NECCUM, You Can:

  • Take a course (and use the library) at one of eleven private and public colleges in the region.
  • Pay Northern Essex Community College tuition (fees for class-related materials are paid to the institution where you take the course).
  • Automatically receive grades and credits which become part of your record.

Join the hundreds of NECC students who have taken advantage of this great program! Contact your advisor or the Student Success Hub to learn more.

NECCUM Member Institutions and Eligibility

NECCUM Member Institutions

NECCUM Member Institutions

  • Cambridge College
  • Endicott College
  • Gordon College
  • Merrimack College
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Montserrat College of Art
  • North Shore Community College
  • Northern Essex Community College
  • Regis North
  • Salem State College
  • University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Eligibility for Participation

Eligibility for Participation

  • Must have completed at least 12 credits at NECC and have a 2.0 GPA
  • Must be in a major/program
  • Must be registered in at least two courses at NECC during the NECCUM semester
  • Not allowed to take more than two courses each semester at the host college (UMASS Lowell, Merrimack, Middlesex etc.)
  • Must meet all prerequisite requirements for NECCUM courses
  • Must complete the NECCUM Registration form with an advisor in the Student Success Hub
  • First semester students are excluded from participating in NECCUM (except ROTC)
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