All NEC Alumni are considered members of the Alumni Association and are entitled to special benefits, both on campus and through partner organizations.

NEC Alumni ID CardTo request your free, personalized ID card stop by the Office of Alumni Relations at 295 Huntington Ave., Suite 301 (Above Music Espresso), or contact us at (617) 585-1125 and we'll gladly mail your ID card to you.

To ensure that you receive the latest news on alumni events, special offers, and more, please update your info by clicking here, and to view the alumni directory, click here.

Alumni Association benefits include:

  • Library Privileges
    Complete access to Spaulding and Firestone Libraries with your Alumni ID card and a refundable $30 deposit.
  • Free Access to our job database Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection.
  • Career Support through Entrepreneurial Musicianship
    - One-on-one advising in person and via Skype
    - On-campus career development workshops
    - Music Referral Service access for 3 years post-graduation
  • Ability to add your own concerts and events to the Alumni Events Calendar
  • Exclusive Offers for "A Feast of Music," the After Party "A Taste of Music," and other Special Events
  • Discounted Auto, Home, and Renter's Insurance through Liberty Mutual
    Call your local office, 1-800-835-0894, or visit Liberty Mutual to learn more or get a free quote. Client #115029. Massachusetts residents call Sandra Moloney at (508) 238-4414 ext. 52445.
  • Zipcar: $25/year membership (normally $75) + discounted driving
    Go to to sign up now!
  • Hotel Discounts
    Simply go to Academic Ambassadors and register to receive a discount at these hotels nationwide.
    We also have a special rate with The Colonnade Hotel just down the street from NEC.

    NEC has partnered with HotelStorm to bring exclusive hotel discounts to our alumni community. Simply search the website for your favorite destinations – whether business or leisure – and you'll save up to 55% over other online travel agencies. Contact Emily Eng for login details.
  • Tempo Cases Discounts
    - 15% off the AnyCase Device, a small, lightweight, and extremely powerful GPS tracking device that lets you track and monitor your valuable instrument with incredible accuracy.
    - $1365 off the Prodigy Violin Case, which has a fully integrated GPS tracking system and automatically controls its own internal temperature and humidity levels (in both dry and humid environments) without using any water or chemicals.  It also has a waterproof external LCD screen that displays the internal climate conditions, climate control mode, battery level and safety messages in real time.
  • Kate Lemmon (of Kate L Photography) specializes in vibrant headshots and promo photos. As a 2012 graduate of NEC, she understands and loves working with fellow musicians. With the booking of a headshot session, NEC alumni receive an extra high-resolution digital file (valued at $50).
  • Music Minus Pain helps you play without limitations of pain and other physical issues. Visit the website for a free consultation to discover how you can play more comfortably, prevent injury, and breathe more freely. In addition, NEC Alumni receive an exclusive 25% discount on workshops or private coaching.
    From Dr. Lea Pearson ’78: "As a professional musician, I played in pain for 30 years. Only by learning how my body is designed to work (Body Mapping) was I able to discover and uncover the habits that were causing pain. I am passionate about helping others to recover their own ability to play the way they dream!"
  • Barton Cane: precision gouged, shaped, and profiled bassoon cane, founded by David Threatte ’01.

    10% off any online order. Go to and use the coupon code NECALUM.
  • Hire Notes: The Musicians' Booking Platform
    Using Hire Notes, it takes you just a couple minutes to coordinate a performance. We guarantee on-time payment from your gig patron. Made by Shaheen Lavie-Rouse '12 and Alex Barstow '12. Free to use for NEC Alumni!
    Hire Notes Logo
    Click here to sign up.

    From Emileigh Vandiver '10, '12 M.M., '13 G.D: "As a freelancing musician, Hire Notes is exactly what I need when I'm contracting gigs. It establishes legitimacy and confidence between myself and the patron, and I will never be unpaid for performances that I’ve given. I highly recommend we all start using it!"
    Contact Shaheen at if you have any questions.
  • Drive Data Recovery

    Drive Data Recovery is the nation's leader in data recovery services with a network of 73 facilities staffed with expert technicians dedicated to helping you get your life back on track when you think your data is lost forever. We are experts in recovering data from desktop/laptop hard drives and SSD's, RAID arrays, servers, mobile phones, tablets and USB storage devices.
    Discount Offer:
    In addition to our standard no-cost evaluation/diagnostic service, first-time clients will receive a 15% discount on data recovery services when they mention NEC-DATA in person, on the phone or via the ‘get help form’ on our website. We’re proud to be a member of the community, and are happy to share our expertise!

    Phone: 1-866-315-3282