Do you need to access a computer while you are on campus, take the bus between the Haverhill and Lawrence Campuses, or sign up for NECC Alert to get notified when the college is closed? Check out the links below to get more information on these topics and more.
Looking for local transportation closer to your home? Our resources in the community page may help you locate transportation.
Transportation resources in the Community.
Books and Supplies
Northern Essex Community College has two bookstore locations, one in Haverhill and the other in Lawrence. Here you can find textbooks, books, NECC apparel, t-shirts, gifts, supplies, fan gear, food and more!
Calendars and Schedules
Wondering What’s Going On On-Campus? Explore the NECC event calendar, or individual student life calendars and schedules for sports, career workshops, tutoring schedules, and also the academic calendar and final exams schedule, and community events.
To serve the needs of NECC students, employees and members of our community, professional childcare services are available in both Haverhill and Lawrence for children ages 4 weeks through age 7.
We also have a referral service to help locate child care and family support in the local community.
Both campuses offer open computer labs to current NECC Students, which are staffed by specialists who provide support to students for academic technologies like Blackboard and Microsoft Office, help with printing and scanning, and other general computer & technology questions.
In the event of bad weather or another kind of emergency, NECC may be required to close one or all of its campuses. There are several ways to find out whether the college is closed.
The counseling center at NECC is here to support you.
Food insecurity is a common challenge for college students , and Northern Essex Community College cares about its students and knows hunger can impact academic success. We have several initiatives aimed to help.
In partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank, NECC hosts a free farmer’s market each month during the academic year. All NECC students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take part.
This site should include everything you need to know about Northern Essex Community College’s annual graduation and commencement ceremony.
Catch up on your credits from last semester or get ahead for next semester with NECC’s Winter or Summer Intersession courses.
Laptop Recommendations for Online Learning
Students taking online courses will need a laptop or personal computer (PC) that meets the technological requirements to participate in remote learning. If you already have one that meets the needs of your program, you do not need to purchase another one. If you plan to purchase a computer, there are helpful recommendations..
Learn how to, when and why to get an NECC Photo ID.
Public Safety and Security
Public Safety personnel are on duty 24 hours each day at the Haverhill campus and during operating hours at the Lawrence campus. Learn more about contacting public safety, public safety escorts, campus safety awareness, Title IX, the emergency response plan, flu information, and the care and concern team.
Navigate helps you keep track of your classes, schedule, things you need to do, important events and deadlines, and more.
NECC Student Orientation
Are you new to NECC? Your first step as an incoming student is to complete the mandatory NECC Student Orientation. Orientation is the best way to get acquainted with NECC, prepare for the start of classes, and learn how we can support you along the way.
The Technology help pages have information about logging in to MyNECC, Navigate, and Email. You can also find help with Blackboard.
Need a transcript? Find out how to get one here:
Student Affairs Hours
What time is it open? Check out the Student Affairs Hours page, which has the hours for over 15 offices and organizations at NECC.
Student Support: Resources in the Community
Sometimes “life gets in the way” of your success in college. There are local, community resources that may help you stay on track as a student, including: Shelter and Housing, Family Resources and Child Care, Food Assistance, Financial and Legal Resources, Health Resources, Job Search, Transportation.Print View