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Welcome Veterans, Service Persons and Family Members!

Thank you for your service! We’re committed to help you achieve your goals. We have Veterans’ Centers on both the Haverhill and Lawrence Campuses, a dedicated full-time veteran and military services coordinator, and a military-specific new-student orientation. 

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60 Programs Approved for Your VA Educational Benefits

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College Credit for Your Military Service

Success Story

Alumni and Veteran, Nicole Catanzaro, smiles at the camera

Nicole Catanzaro

When 25-year-old Army National Guard veteran Nicole Catanzaro enrolled at NECC, transfer was already on her mind. It was important that her engineering science degree transfer easily into a bachelor’s program at a four-year institution. It did.

Read Nicole’s story.

View video on the NECC YouTube Channel.


Public two-year institutions are 66% more likely to have programs specifically designed for military veterans


Military-connected students
use GI Bill® and other
benefits at NECC

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

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