Enrollment Services

The Enrollment Services Team at Northern Essex Community College is committed to student success and is comprised of the following areas: Admissions, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services, Financial Aid, International Students, Learning Accommodations, Registrar & Welcome Express Services, and Veterans Services. The staff who make up each department within the Enrollment Services division are trained and dedicated to assisting students as they consider NECC, as they register for courses, and as they progress throughout their college experience.


Jennifer Mezquita

Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
Room: SC103A
Phone: 978-556-3720
Email: jmezquita@necc.mass.edu


Jill Palermo

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Enrollment Services
Room: SC103
Phone 978-556-3735
Email: jpalermo@necc.mass.edu

With over 10 years of experience at NECC, Jill enjoys her work in Enrollment Services. Her career began with the Welcome Express in 2005 before moving to Admissions & Recruitment in 2008. Jill now serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Enrollment Services. As an integral member of the Enrollment Services Team, Jill is a first point of contact for many of our new and returning students. She loves helping students along their journey from the first day on campus to graduation. In her spare time, Jill can be found near the ocean or lake, spending time with family and friends, and living life to the fullest.