Welcome to NEC! | Next Steps for On Campus Change of Status Students

Next Steps
• Receive Your I-20
• F-1 Visa Approval
NEC Email and myNEC Access
• Course Registration
Pay Your Tuition
• COVID-19 Vaccine
• Make Your Travel Plans
• Find Housing and Accommodations
• Virtual Tour of NEC ​​

We're so happy you're joining us! Please see the next steps below.

Receive your "Weclome to NEC!" Email

Receive your Change of Status I-20

  • Your I-20 will be emailed to you by the International Advising Office.
    • Please allow up to 2 weeks to receive your I-20.
    • Be sure to monitor your junk and spam folders.

F1 Status Approval

  • Email your Admission Counselor when your F-1 Student status is approved or if you need to defer your admission to a future term. Otherwise, your SEVIS record will be canceled within 21 days after a missed program start.
  • Once your Change of Status is approved, you are required by regulation to begin in the next immediately term. 
NEC Email and myNEC access
  • Once your visa has been approved, your admission counselor will send your NEC log in information, including NEC Student ID and email account.
  • This can take up to 3 business days after we receive notification that your F-1 Visa has been approved.
  • Contact HelpDesk@nec.edu for technical issues.
  • Check your email regularly and be sure you can log into MyNEC, your NEC email and Blackboard.​
Course Registration
  • Academic Advising will register your first class closer to the program start.
  • Students cannot register themselves for their first term. Please be patient. 
  • Be sure to monitor your NEC email address, Academic Advising will email you with your NEC email with your class schedule and important information about orientation.​
  • Please contact studentservices_gps@nec.edu with questions.   

Pay Your Tuition 
  • You can only pay your tuition after you have been registered for classes.
  • Payment is due by 4PM EST the Friday before your term starts.
    • Log into MyNEC using your NEC email address and password:
      • Go to Student Services and Financial Aid
      • Online Account
      • Make a Payment
  • Contact Student Financial Services with any questions at SFS@nec.edu or 603-428-2226.
COVID​-19 Vaccine

Make Your Travel Plans
  • You must be on campus, in Henniker, New Hampshire by your program start. 
  • You must be present for orientation and the first class.  If you cannot arrive by the orientation, you can request a deferral of your admission to the next term before you arrive in the US  

Find Housing and Accomodations

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus
See below for an aerial view of our beautiful Henniker campus in the Fall!

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