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NECC Commencement

Congratulations to the NECC Class of 2016!

This site should include everything you need to know about Northern Essex Community College’s 54th Annual Commencement which will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11 am 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 on HC Media

For the third year, 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. Learn more about how to stream commencement live here.

Let’s make this year’s commencement “social”


Join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram with #NECC2016 with prizes for the best photos! Learn more at www.necc.mass.edu/necc2016.

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.