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Welcome to the Student Success Hub! Our mission is to provide you with comprehensive support services, academic, and career advising to empower you to maximize your full potential and achieve your academic and career goals. Services are free and available to all students currently enrolled at Northern Essex Community College. Our academic and student support services within the Hub include:

Academic Advising Center

Whether you’re just starting your education, considering transferring to earn your bachelor’s degree, or planning to enter the job market, an advisor can help you create an academic plan and achieve your goals.

Learn more about the Academic Advising Center.

Counseling & Psychology Center

The Counseling & Psychology Center at NECC offers free confidential counseling, crisis evaluations and outreach education to the college community.

Learn more about the Counseling & Psychology Center.

Civic Engagement, Service Learning & Community Resources

Civic Engagement and Service Learning offers students the opportunity to engage with local community projects and issues, including food insecurity, homelessness, disability awareness, working with youth, environmental issues, and more.

Learn more about Civic Engagement, Service Learning & Community Resources.

Academic Placement and Testing Centers

The Academic Placement and Testing Center provides a high quality, professional testing environment for NECC students and residents of the Merrimack Valley and surrounding area.

Learn more about Academic Placement and Testing Centers.

Academic Coaching

Our professional coaches offer one-on-one support to NECC students, and work individually with you to create a personalized plan for you to reach your academic goals.

Learn more about Academic Coaching.

Career Center

NECC’s Career Center helps current students and alumni with all aspects of career exploration and career education. Using technology and personalized one-on-one coaching, our staff can help you with career & major exploration, job search, resume and cover letter development, interview preparation and more.

Learn more about the Career Center.

Tutoring Centers

Tutoring Centers offer free assistance from professional and peer tutors for a broad range of subjects, including writing, ESL, math, science, technology and more.

Learn more about Tutoring Centers.

Center for Accessibility Resources & Services

Center for Accessibility Resources & Services/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services facilitates reasonable accommodations to provide equal access and support services to all of NECC’s programs and activities.

Learn more about Center for Accessibility Resources & Services
Learn more about Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services


The SOAR (Seize Opportunities, Aspire to Rise) program is a student support program created to help you succeed!

SOAR provides opportunities for you to strengthen your academic skills, explore career and transfer options, express your identities, and gain leadership experience. Whether you need help or someone to talk to, we are here for you.

Learn more about SOAR

PACE Program/TRiO Student Support Services

The Pathways to Academic and Career Excellence (PACE) Program at NECC is for first generation college students who meet with federal income guidelines and/or registered with the Learning Accommodations Center.

Learn more about PACE Program/TRiO Student Support Services.

Make the most of the resources available to you at Northern Essex Community College and stop by the Student Success Hub to see how we can assist in enhancing your learning experience!

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