Adjunct Connector Toolkit

Getting Started

Academic Divisions

E-Mail Policy 

Blackboard Training – CIT (Center for Instructional Technology)

Photo IDs

Parking Decals

Campus Map

Room Access

  • Regular classes: Call Security
  • Computer labs:  Call IT (help desk). You may apply for digital ID for faster access-you will have to create a ticket with the help desk each semester to specify which computer lab rooms you’ll need access to.
  • To find out if you will need an ID for your assigned computer lab, click on this link
  • Login as you do for your email access. If your classroom is highlighted, you will need an ID for access.
  • If you already have an ID you can activate it for your current rooms by clicking on this link
  • If you don’t have an ID, please visit the Service Desk in Lawrence – L237 or in Haverhill – A341 to sign up. If you have any questions please contact the IT Service Desk at 978-556-3111.

Mail Boxes 

All faculty are given a mailbox.  Please check with your Department Administrative Assistant to find out where yours is located. 

Text Alerts

Sign up for Text Alerts

Setting Up Courses


Required DCE content checklist

Departmental suggestions – Departments may suggest items to be added onto the syllabus in addition to the required DCE checklist.  

Submission date

Your syllabus should be turned into your Division Admin by the end of first week of classes. 

Core Academic Skills Intensive Course

Courses that fall under this category 

Course content requirements

Please articulate in your syllabus the “Intended Student Learning Outcomes” for the appropriate Intensive Course, which is found in the application.

Core skills rubric

Book Orders

There are three ways to submit a book adoption:

  • An instructor can go to the Bookstore Website, and scroll down to the bottom of the page and under FACULTY SERVICES click Online Adoptions.  As a new user fill in all of the information required.  The “store password” is 1338.
  • Call the Bookstore at 978-556-3999 and ask for Brenda, Leslie or Ray.  We will take the information over the phone.
  • An instructor can email the Bookstore or the store manager at

You may check the your course materials listing on Bookstore’s Textbook and Course Materials Website. Your department will be able to advise on when book adoptions are due.

Making Copies

Contact: Haverhill Campus E159B. Email Steve DiLeo at

  • Large copy orders use this form
  • Small individual copying will need a copier code specific to your department. To receive your code contact your department Administrative Assistant or Steve DiLeo.

Final Exam Requirements

The date and time of your final exam must be articulated in your syllabus. 
It is college policy and practice for all credit courses to have a final class on the date and at the time listed on the final exam schedule.

Class Roster

Your roster is found in Self Service Banner. You can access SSB by logging into My NECC.

SSB is found under Faculty & Staff Frequently Used Tools. Click on Faculty/Advisor tab, then Class List


Blackboard is the Learning Management System used at NECC to facilitate teaching and learning. In addition to its use for online teaching, BB is a fantastic tool to supplement face-to-face classes.

  • Email Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) to help set up your BB shell and provide further training

Academic Calendar

Learning Accommodation

You may receive a LA form from a student during the first week of school.
These are confidential disclosures and agreement discussing the specific needs of each student. Each student works with a counselor in the Learning Accommodations Center who will be your point of contact. 

Required Reporting


The Financial Aid office must receive a No-Show/Non-Participation (NS/NP) to confirm a student’s participation. You will receive an email with instructions from the Registrar’s office prior to the due dates. Dates are always posted on the Academic Calendar
NECC abides by federal and state regulations to adjust financial aid for students according to these NP rosters.


The Starfish Early Success program is an early alert tool to identify academic concerns. Progress surveys are issued twice a semester. You will be notified by email by the Starfish staff. Starfish surveys can be accessed through MyNECC under Faculty and Staff Frequently Used Tools.  
More information can be found at Starfish Resources.

Final Grades

Final grades are due after the end of final exam period. Dates are listed on the Academic Calendar.

Class Cancellations

NECC asks faculty to notify students and your Division Administrative Assistants when they will miss class due to illness, weather, or emergency.
-After 4:00pm, you may call Public Safety to place a note on the classroom door to notify students. Faculty are required to make up missed classes or provide alternative assignments.

In event of class cancellation or school closing, you are encouraged to use Blackboard to remotely manage your class. For more information, see Weather-Proofing Your Course

Course Requirements

Every semester faculty are required to submit their syllabi to their Division for approval. Distant learning courses (online courses) are also required to submit a Distant Education Course Interaction Plan. Distance-Education-Course-Interaction-Plan-Form-DE-2



Public Safety

Human Resources

Employee Self-Service (direct online access to payroll)

Mass Community College Council (MCCC) Union

Center for Professional Development

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services 

Atomic Learning

  • Atomic Learning is an academic resource providing videos for professional development and classroom use. This can be accessed through MyNECC.



Identifying and Responding to Distressed Students

Actions and Resources for Resolving Student Issues

Shared Office Spaces

Haverhill Campus

Photocopier in E168 (reprographics) open until 6:30pm
Photocopier in B205

Faculty lounge with digital lock-please contact Sharon McDermott or one of the adjunct fellows for code

Photocopier in 104A–faculty teaching in Opportunity work will be given a 4-digit access code to 104A to get access to 104B

Lawrence Campus

Dimitri in L100-Behind security desk (currently under construction)
Photocopier in L100 (additional copier in Mailroom-behind Cafe)

Amesbury St. Building – Lower level
Photocopier near Math Lab

Riverwalk – LRW418, 420
Computers, docking stations and copier access


Student Toolkit