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Congratulations to the NECC Class of 2024!
On these pages, you will find everything you need to know about Northern Essex Community College’s 62nd Annual Commencement.
Caps, Gowns, Hoods
Caps, gowns, hoods are available for purchase at the Haverhill Campus Bookstore from Tuesday, April 16 to Thursday, May 16. Students will be given a name card when picking up their caps and gowns. Graduates will need to have their name card when walking on stage to receive their diploma at the ceremony. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.
- Cap, gown and tassel cost – $36.00
- Honors cords cost – $5.50
Reception to Follow Commencement
Graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend a reception following the commencement ceremony featuring refreshments. Graduates will receive a special gift from the NECC Alumni Office and have the opportunity to take special photographs.
Want to get copies of your Commencement portraits? They are now available by clicking here!
Accommodations, Assistance, or Special Seating
If you or any of your guest require assistance or special seating, please let us know so that we may accommodate you. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-556-3974 by Monday, May 1, 2024.
Thanks to HC Media, friends and relatives who cannot attend the commencement ceremony will be able to watch it live on their computers or mobile devices.
To watch the commencement live, come back here the morning of commencement and visit the live stream. Or, subscribe to NECC’s YouTube channel to be notified when we go live – it’s free!
Live captioning will be provided during commencement. To access live captioning on your smart phone or personal device, a link will be provided closer to commencement.
Celebrate this milestone with us by using the hashtag #NECC2024 to share your photos and stories. Pictures posted with #NECC2024 or emailed to email@example.com by May 27th will be eligible for the Commencement 2024 Photo Contest! Gift baskets will be awarded for:
- Best Family Photo
- Best Graduate Group Shot
- Best Graduation Cap Design
- Best Diploma Post
- Best Photo with a Teacher and Student
Get out there and get creative – show us how you celebrate graduation! Winners will be notified the week of May 27th. Photos may be re-shared on the official NECC social media channels.
Join in the Commencement Countdown or use these Snapchat filters during the celebration to show off your NECC Pride!
Commencement News and Updates
- Student Speaker Nominations
- Faculty & Staff Commencement Attire RSVP