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NECC Announces Information Sessions for Student Athletes

Submitted by on July 15, 2019 – 4:21 pm

NECC will host athletic information sessions on July 22 and August 12.

Athletes who are considering college are invited to attend an athletic information session on Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill Campus where they will learn about the college’s varsity sports as well how to get started this fall.

These information sessions will be held on Monday, July 22 from 9:45 am to noon and on Monday, August 12 from 9:45 am to noon.

“These sessions are open to athletes who have attended another college as well as those who are new to college,” said Meredith Gagnon-Dube, NECC Enrollment Services.

At the information session, interested students can learn about enrolling at the college and applying for financial aid, fill out an application, tour the campus, meet with Dan Blair, the college’s athletic director, and tour the Wellness Center.    After the information session, they can stay and complete the Academic Assessment test at noon, if they wish.

Check in begins at 9:45 am in the Behrakis Student Center, 100 Elliott St, Haverhill Room 106.  Those interested are encouraged to sign up in advance by completing this form

For varsity sports, Northern Essex offers baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer and track and field for men and basketball, cross country, softball, track & field, and volleyball for women. Golf and Esports are for men and women.

If you have questions, please contact Meredith Gagnon-Dube at 978 556-3441 or

With campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, Northern Essex Community College offers over 60 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growth.  Each year, close to 8,000 students are enrolled in credit associate degree and certificate programs on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses; and another 2,600 take noncredit workforce development and community education classes on campus, and at businesses and community sites across the Merrimack Valley.  For more information, visit the website at