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Apply for an NECC Scholarship. Last year over 200 awards were given out, and you can still qualify for a scholarship even if you receive Financial Aid. MORE

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Commencement 2019

Congratulations Graduates!

Northern Essex Community College will hold its 57th Annual Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 18, at 11:00 am

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Join the President's Running Club

Run or Walk Every Monday

Join other NECC students, faculty, and staff along with President Lane Glenn, and “Run the Campus” this Spring! MORE

NECC Knight Gear

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Clothing for all sizes from infants to adults, cozy blankets, aprons, golf accessories, duffle bags, totes, backpacks, and much more. Free shipping on orders of $50 or more through Feb. 11, 2019. MORE

NECC Launches Food Initiatives

Because you should be thinking about your next assignment not your next meal, we have several free food initiatives in place. NECC takes food security for our students seriously.

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Set up an appointment with your advisor to make sure you're registering for the right classes. Then register for summer and fall classes.
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Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make earning your college degree a reality. There are many types of aid you can receive, and it can help pay for tuition and fees, books, and other personal costs.
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Classes with Free Textbooks

Are you frustrated by the high costs of textbooks? Now you can choose from forty NECC courses that don’t use traditional textbooks, but instead use free Open Educational Resources (OER).
Free Text Book Classes

Get Ahead and Stay Ahead

Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships are a great way to help defray your college costs. They can help cover the cost of tuition, books and supplies, health insurance and more.

Get Ahead in a Tough Class

Get free assistance with your courses from friendly professional and peer tutors on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses.
Tutoring Center

Research Resources

Writing a research paper? Whether you are an on-campus or online student, the NECC libraries provide curriculum based research resources for every program the College offers.
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Stressed Out?

Life is full of challenges and it is normal for you, or someone you care about, to need help from others to overcome unfamiliar situations or difficult circumstances. The counseling center is here to provide that help.
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Last Day of Classes Before Final Exams

May 6, 2019 is the last day of classes before the final exams for the spring semester.

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Final Exams Begin

May 7 to May 13, 2019 is the final exams period for the spring semester, full semester, classes.

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Final Exams for Session II Tuesday and Thursday Classes

May 9, 2019 is the final exams day for the spring session II Tuesday and Thursday classes.

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Make-Up Day for Final Exams

May 13, 2019 is the make-up day for the spring semester day classes.

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President's Running Club

The President’s Running Club will meet weekly during the Fall semester, and EVERYONE is invited to participate.

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Incoming Freshman Scholarship Deadline

Reduce Your College Debt. Apply for an NECC Incoming Freshman Scholarship!

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NECC General Scholarship Deadline

NECC Current Students, Would You Like to Reduce Your College Debt? Apply for an NECC General Scholarship!

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