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Graduate looking at camera wearing mask while sitting with other graduates

Congratulations to the NECC Class of 2022!

When? Saturday, May 14 at 11:00 AM. Graduates are asked to arrive at 10 AM to check in.
Where?  Haverhill Campus under a large white tent in the quadrangle next to the gymnasium at the Haverhill Campus.
Questions? Contact Enrollment Services at 978-556-3700

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Graduation Academic Requirements

Graduation Petition Form May and August Petitions are due by March 31, 2022; email to

Caps, Gowns, and Hoods

Caps, gowns and hoods, are available for pick-up at the Haverhill Campus Bookstore, from Monday, April 11 to Thursday, May 12. Students will be given an NECC Graduate yard sign and a lanyard name card (that will serve as the student ticket and will be needed when processing across the stage). Graduates will also receive a hood that must be returned after the ceremony.

Please Note: Guests will NOT need a ticket to attend the ceremony. Students will need to bring their lanyard name card that will serve as a ticket.

Cap, gown, and tassel cost – $36.00
Honors cords cost – $5.50

Plan to Attend the Reception After Commencement

Graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend a reception with music and refreshments following the commencement ceremony. Graduates will receive a special gift from the NECC Alumni Office and have the opportunity to take special photographs to commemorate the day.

Graduate Photos

Elizabeth Hockmeyer-Williams, E-lluminations will be photographing graduates as they receive their diplomas and as they exit the stage. Information will be mailed to the home address of all potential graduates. There are several package options available to choose from.

For additional information or questions, contact Elizabeth Hockmeyer-Williams E-lluminations at or 978-378-4660.

Accommodations, Assistance, or Special Seating

If you or any of your guests require assistance or special seating, please let us know so that we may accommodate you. Contact or 978-556-3974 by Monday, May 2, 2022.

Can’t Make it? Watch Commencement Live on HC Media

The Commencement ceremony will be streamed live on HC Media. Thanks to HC Media, friends and relatives who can’t attend commencement can watch it live on their computers or mobile devices.

To watch commencement live, on your computer go to the HC Media’s website and hover over the watch live link in the upper right corner of the home page. You will be able to view the live streamed event, using your computer or mobile device, 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” – #NECC2022

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