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Alumni Benefits

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

To ensure that you receive the latest news on alumni events, special offers, and more, please update your info by emailing alumni@necmusicedu.

Campus and Community

To request your free, personalized ID card stop by the Institutional Advancement Office at 295 Huntington Ave., Suite 301 (Above Music Espresso), or contact us at (617) 585-1175, and we'll gladly mail your ID card to you.

NEC Library Privileges

Complete access to NEC Libraries with your Alumni ID card and a refundable $30 deposit.

Career Support through Entrepreneurial Musicianship

- One-on-one advising in person and via Skype
- On-campus and online career development workshops

Free access to Bridge

All NEC alumni have free access to our job database Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection.

Services and Discounts


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 Eileen Pereira for login details.


$25/year membership (normally $75) + discounted driving

Liberty Mutual

Call your local office, 1-800-835-0894, or visit Liberty Mutual to learn more or get a free quote. Client #115029.

Clarion Associates, Inc.

Discounted instrument insurance. 

MusicPro Insurance

Discounted instrument insurance.

Drive Data Recovery

In addition to 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. Phone: 1-866-315-3282

By alumni, for alumni

Hire Notes

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! 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!"

Kate Lemmon

Kate L Photography

Kate Lemmon 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).

Barton Cane

Precision gouged, shaped, and profiled bassoon cane, founded by David Threatte ’01. 10% off any online order. Use the coupon code NECALUM.