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Save the Date to Celebrate
The Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 16 | 11:00 a.m.

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Regalia| April 6 | NEC Bookstore | 603.428.2220

Beginning April 6, come in or call to order your cap & gown. Pre-pay with vouchers or credit card.

Associates & Bachelors $60 | C.A.G.S. $70 | Masters $68

Diploma Frames

Beautiful frames for diplomas are offered through the NEC Bookstore online and will be shipped to you. Some frames are also available in the bookstore.
$140 Undergraduate & Graduate without gold leaf | $150 with gold leaf
$155 Doctorate

Non-framed diplomas will be mailed following commencement.

Welcome Alumni!
Enjoy a 10% discount at the NEC Bookstore on clothing and gifts.


Members of Campus Safety will be available to direct you to the nearest parking facilities once you arrive at the event. Should you or a guest require handicapped parking, please contact so we can make the necessary arrangements.


Directions and a list of area motels, hotels, and inns can be found here.


The College has engaged a professional photographer who will take photographs of all graduates as they receive their diplomas. Photographs will be available for purchase through the photographer’s website. A link to the photographer’s website, will be available after the ceremony. Those wishing to take their own photographs may do so from their seats or from the designated photography area to the left of the stage. Please make your visit to this area brief so that others may enjoy the same opportunity.

Live streaming of the Commencement will be available for those family and friends who will not be able to attend.


Commencement is traditionally held outdoors on NEC’s beautiful Simon Green. There’s plenty of space and no tickets are necessary. Seating is first come, first served, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the Commencement will be held in the Lee Clement Arena. Guest tickets are required for seating in the arena. Seating is limited. Each graduate is guaranteed 4 guest tickets. For others, a live broadcast will be available in the Field House.

The decision on the Commencement location will be made 48 hours prior to the event and communicated through the College’s website. Details regarding the distribution of rain tickets will be available in the near future.

Other information

  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding your eligibility to graduate please contact the Registrar’s Office about academic credits at, or Student Financial Services at, for any outstanding financial matters.
  • Non-framed diplomas will be mailed following commencement.

Other Commencement questions can be directed to or 603.428.2477.

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