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.

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Tina Favara,  Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs



Tina A Favara, M.Ed.

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

Tina Favara serves as the Dean of Enrollment Services, providing oversight and leadership to seven departments and centers. She graduated from Salem State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies and a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration. Tina holds nearly 15 years of experience in higher education with a focus on Enrollment Services and expertise in the area of Financial Aid. As a product of the Massachusetts public system of higher education, Tina is passionate about student success and specifically students at NECC. On the weekends, you can find Tina spending time with her husband in cold ice-rinks watching her six year old son play hockey. Tina also loves photography, throwing pottery, back-yard farming, and raising chickens.

Jill Palermo

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Enrollment Services
Room: SC 103
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.