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Congratulations to the NECC Class of 2019!

This site should include everything you need to know about Northern Essex Community College’s 57th Annual Commencement which will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. under a large white tent on our Haverhill Campus.

Whether you’re a graduating student, a proud family member, college faculty or staff, or a supportive member of the community, this site will provide deadlines, news updates, and general information such as where to park or pick up your cap and gown.

If you have questions, please contact Enrollment Services at 978-556-3700.

Can’t Make It? Watch Commencement Live!

Thanks to our friends at HC Media, there will be two ways to watch the commencement ceremony on your computer or mobile device.

For the first time, commencement will be on Facebook Live.  Just like HC Media’s Facebook page and you’ll receive a notification when the ceremony goes live.

If you don’t have Facebook, HC Media will be live streaming commencement so you can watch it live on your computer or mobile devices   To watch commencement live, go to the website and click the watch live link in the upper right corner of the home page. You will be able to view the live streamed event on channel 22.

After commencement, HC Media has volunteered to make DVD’s of the graduation available for $10.  If you are interested in a copy of the ceremony, please call 978 372-8070 or email

Let’s Make This Year’s Commencement “Social”


Share your photos and stories on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and win prizes!  Details here.

Plan to Attend the Reception After Commencement

Graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend a reception following commencement featuring refreshments and music by the NECC jazz ensemble.  Graduates will receive a special gift from the NECC Alumni Office and have the opportunity to take special photographs.

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