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NECC Announces Special Enrollment Events in Haverhill and Lawrence

Submitted by on June 18, 2014 – 6:55 pm

Northern Essex Community College will host a series of special enrollment events for recent high school graduates and others, who are still considering their college options for the fall.

Admission information sessions will be held on Thursday, June 26, and Wednesday, July 2, both at 5 p.m., in the Behrakis One-Stop Student Services Center, Haverhill, and on Wednesday, June 25, and Thursday, July 3, at 10 a.m. in the Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health and Technology Center, 414 Common St., Lawrence.
Representatives will be available to answer questions on financial aid, NECC programs, and more at the information sessions.
Special registration days and walk-in advising hours will also be available at both locations, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Friday ,noon – 4:30 p.m., June 23 through June 26.

More recent high school graduates are choosing to start at Northern Essex, according to fall 2013 enrollment figures. High school enrollments at Northern Essex were up as follows: Lawrence High School, up 22* Haverhill High School, up 18*; Methuen High School, up 8*; Greater Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical School up 39*; Newburyport High School, up 211*; Pinkerton High School, up 43*; and Andover High School, up 25*.

“It’s all about value and quality,” said Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn. “You can start at Northern Essex and transfer to the college of your choice, saving thousands of dollars on your college education, or prepare for a high demand career.”
Northern Essex offers over 70 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growth. Over 15,000 students ranging from recent high school graduates to workers employed locally attend classes days, evenings, weekends, and summers. Northern Essex is the only state college located in the lower Merrimack Valley Region of Massachusetts. For more information, visit
For more information on these events, please contact NECC enrollment services at 978-556-3700 or