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Current Students

Our students are talented!  But you already knew that. They are also innovative, inspiring, bold, and some are even a little quirky. Creating, connecting, collaborating in the classroom, the practice room, the studio, inside and outside these walls of our historic campus - it all happens here!

If you're here, then you're good enough.
David AdewumiJazz Trumpet

Student Resources


Orientation 2017

Check out the most up to date information for Orientation. We will keep you posted on forms and deadlines, study materials for exams and full descriptions of the entire Orientation Week. Keep checking back for more.


Academic Calendars

Full academic calendars are available for viewing here.


Office of Student Services

NEC is committed to making the experience of its students as smooth and enjoyable as possible. To further this end, we offer our students a range of services to help them get the most out of their education.


Campus Life

Located right in the heart of Boston, and surrounded by other universities, NEC's campus provides a vibrant urban experience full of opportunities.


Health & Counseling Services

Our priority is the health and wellness of our students. Our mission is to provide student centered care that optimizes student health and enhances academic achievement and performance excellence.


Campus Facilities

We at NEC are extremely proud to announce recent groundbreaking on the new Student Life and Performance Center, a transformative project  that will enhance the student experience by offering common gathering, residential, and performance spaces.


Performance Opportunities

As a student at NEC, you will perform as a soloist and as a member of large and small ensembles. You will also find off-campus performing opportunities through NEC's Community Performances & Partnerships Program and Music Referral Service.


Educational Opportunities

NEC provides students with a multitude of opportunities to further their potential future roles as musician/educators. We provide individualized entry points into the field of education for for both traditional and non-traditional roles.


Tuition & Financial Aid

The NEC Financial Aid staff is committed to providing students with the information needed to make informed decisions about financing programs at NEC.


For College Parents

Keep up with your child as they move through the exciting world of a conservatory education.


Libraries at NEC

NEC holds one of the major music collections in the United States, including over 150,000 volumes of scores, sound & video recordings, and books about music.

Current members of the NEC community with a validated NEC ID may borrow materials from the library collections.

Visitors from outside NEC are welcome to use print materials in the reading room of Spaulding Library or to use audio/visual materials in the Firestone Library.

Explore Libraries at NEC