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The Knights’ Student Wellness Pledge

At NECC, we want to do everything we can to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff. The Knights’ Pledge is NECC’s student wellness pledge. To support our return to campus efforts, we are asking all NECC students to participate, and agree to the terms of the wellness pledge. Please review the pledge below and agree to the terms by providing your name, email address, phone number and the date in the form at the bottom of the page

As a student at Northern Essex Community College, I pledge to:

Protect and show care for myself by:

  • abiding by the current NECC mask policy
  • washing my hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • supplementing hand washing with hand sanitizer
  • avoiding touching my eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • monitoring myself for any symptoms of the virus
  • calling the doctor if cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, or muscle weakness, persist
  • complying with social distancing guidelines

Protect and show care for others by:

  • maintaining appropriate social distancing at least 6 feet from other people
  • covering mouth and nose with a tissue or the inside of my elbow when sneezing or coughing
  • adhering to occupancy limitations, not gather in groups and avoiding of crowded places
  • staying home if I feel ill or if I have been exposed to someone with a positive COVID-19 test
  • being positive and helpful to anyone around who may be in need of support

Protect and show care for the NECC community by:

  • adhering to the colleges public health practices, policies and procedures for COVID-19
  • quarantining and isolating, as needed, to prevent the spread of the virus
  • following directions on instructional signs placed around campus
  • cleaning up after myself and following disinfection protocols for frequently touched surfaces
  • encouraging others, in a thoughtful way, to comply with NECC protocols and guidelines


The college will use your Northern Essex email address as its primary means of communicating with you. In the event that contact tracing is necessary, please provide a secondary email address and telephone number that may be used to contact you. This information will only be used in the event of a positive contact with COVID19.

Northern Essex Community College is committed to providing equal access to students with documented disabilities. Please contact the Learning Accommodations Center (LA Center) or Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) to engage in a confidential discussion about accommodations and services.

By submitting the form below you agree to the The Knights’ Student Wellness Pledge.

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