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College Navigators are Here to Help!

You will have access to the College Navigators to help guide you from orientation throughout your time at NECC.  You are invited to start your college journey with a College Navigator and receive help getting on your path to success..

College Navigators Can Help You:

  • Complete college paperwork on time and correctly so you can get on your way
  • Become familiar with the campuses, and how to get around on any of them
  • Get connected with faculty and other students in your academic program
  • Learn about student life at NECC, including athletics, clubs, and special events
  • Access student support services like tutoring and technology help
  • Get answers to pretty much anything else you have questions about!

Need help getting started in online learning?

Visit the Online Learning Hub!  If you still have questions, contact a College Navigator.

Meet the College Navigators

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Julio Ortiz, M.S.

College Navigator (Se habla español)

Lawrence Campus – Dimitry (L) Building

Email: jortiz@necc.mass.edu

Text: 978-355-7973

Background

New York City native

NECC alumni

Enjoys basketball and weightlifting

IT background and will help any students interested in that field

Believes community and a sense of belonging greatly impacts student success

Favorite thing about NECC

Being able to help students discover their reasons for embarking on an academic journey, and assisting them with acquiring the skills to complete that journey.

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Noelia Figuereo, M.Ed.

College Navigator (Se habla español)

Haverhill Campus – Student Center (SC)

Email: nfiguereo@necc.mass.edu

Text: 978-420-4101

Background

Raised in Haverhill, MA

Dominican roots

Former student-athlete and NECC alumni

Believes academic and athletic support were her gateway to success

Passionate about community service, social justice, and global human rights

Favorite thing about NECC

Being able to use her background in diverse non-profit mental health and wellness organizations to help NECC students overcome personal and academic barriers.

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Tiffany Esmerio, M.Ed.

Coordinator of Orientation and Student Transitions

Haverhill Campus – Student Center (SC)

Email: tesmerio@necc.mass.edu

Text: 978-386-9649

Background

California native

First-generation student

NECC Art Club Advisor

Military spouse, familiar with the challenges military members and dependents face attending college

Favorite thing about NECC

Being able to help diverse NECC students discover their passions, access resources, and achieve their academic goals, while having some fun along the way!

Contact Us

Contact the College Navigtors

Students have access to the College Navigators from orientation through their first semester at NECC. If you have any questions or need assistance, contact them below and they are happy to help get you answers or connect you to resources!

College Navigators are available for in-person and virtual Zoom meetings, and by email, text, and Navigate messaging, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (6:00 PM on Wednesdays) in both Haverhill and Lawrence.

In-Person or Virtual Meeting Requests
  • Email a College Navigator (listed below) and include your name and available days/times
  • Or, schedule an appointment through the Navigate App
College Navigators

Julio Ortiz
Lawrence Campus – Dimitry Building (L154)
Email: jortiz@necc.mass.edu
Text: 978-355-7973

Noelia Figuereo
Haverhill Campus – Student Center (SC118)
Email: nfiguereo@necc.mass.edu
Text: 978-420-4101

General Questions:

Email: orientation@necc.mass.edu

View video on the NECC YouTube Channel.

Get Connected! Using Navigate

Learn how to access the Navigate app, customize your settings, schedule appointments and familiarize yourself with additional features such as the Major Explorer, Schedule Planner, and more!

View video on the NECC YouTube Channel.

Get Connected! Using Technology at NECC

Learn how to log into your myNECC portal, student email, Blackboard, DegreeWorks, and how to sign up for NECC alerts.

 

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