Nashua Community College has basic needs resources available to students on-campus, online – such as with the telehealth benefit, and through community partners.

Transportation

  •          Free Bus Transportation: Students may ride the Nashua Transit System (NTS) buses for FREE with a campus ID. View bus routes and schedules.

    ·        Ride Shares: The NCC app has a “ride share” feature for students looking to carpool with peers

    ·       Bike Users: NCC has bike racks on the East and South sides of campus for bike users

    ·        Need an emergency gas card? Please contact Amy Vazifdar of the Student Support Team, [email protected]

Food Access and Food Insecurity

  • Café 505 is the campus cafeteria open Monday – Thursday, 7:30 AM – 2 PM. Student Life supports one free meal per week for all students, rotating between weekdays. Check the weekly student calendar for details.
  • NCC has an on-campus food pantry in Room 100A supported by donations and managed by the Student Support team – [email protected]
  • The Student Support team is also in contact with a variety of community partners if students and their families would like help getting connected with additional resources regarding food insecurity

Housing and Housing Insecurity

Dorm Housing in Lowell, Mass. 

Housing is available for students just over the border in nearby Lowell, Massachusetts. Called the Edge Merrimack River https://livewelledge.com/ (978-455-5220 ), the housing offers roommate matching services and a choice of individually leased one, two, and four-bedroom floor plans with separate keyed bedrooms, modern stylistic finishes, and gourmet kitchens. Apartments are fully furnished and include all utilities except electricity. Edge Merrimack River also has amenities on site such as private study rooms, a clubhouse with games, and fitness center.

Affordable Housing and Emergency Housing

Our Student Support Team is also in contact with community partners dedicated to finding affordable housing for local residents. Additional support is available for youth 26 years old and younger.

Please contact our Student Support team for details, [email protected]

Clothing/Professional Attire Assistance

NCC has a collection of professional attire on campus, please contact the Student Support Team to browse the selection.

Childcare

NCC and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua have partnered to offer NCC parents & caregivers the opportunity to sign their 4th – 12th grade students up for aftercare at the Boys & Girls Club starting Spring 2024.

Click here to learn more about this opportunity. 

Contact Jayleen Aleman, NCC Adult Education Coordinator, for more information: (603) 578-8953 or [email protected]

Early Childhood Education Students

The ECE classes delivered by NCC that take place at the Merrimack YMCA include on-site childcare for participating students. Please contact ECE Program Coordinator Lisa Furman for details, [email protected]

Lactation Room

Room 168 in Streeter Hall, first floor. 

Resources for Veterans

Va Student Counselor and Veteran Certifying Official

Corrina Jordan

 [email protected]

578.8900 x1679

  • Certification of GI Bill® Benefits
  • Academic Advising for students utilizing GI Bill® Benefits

Services for non-native speakers of English who are taking ESOL courses

ESOL Program, Dept. of Multicultural Engagement

Prof. Elizabeth Berry 
 603.578.6912
 [email protected]

Accessibility Services

  • Accessibility Services – Provides resources and reasonable accommodations to students with documented disabilities.

Accessibility Services Coordinator

Jodi Leah Quinn
 (603) 578-8996
[email protected]
Room 130-C

Career Services

Career Coach

  • Helps find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.
  • Find civilian careers related to military occupation.
  • Resume building.

College Central Network

  • Search and apply to local and national job opportunities.
  • Create and upload resume and career portfolio to make available to employers.
  • Access event announcements, career advise documents, Podcasts, videos, and articles.

Mental Health

Nashua Community College students get 3 FREE 50-minute teletherapy sessions and 2 FREE Wellbeing Workshops. Try it out! Register through the CCSNH Okta Portal https://portal.ccsnh.edu/ or at www.bettermynd.com.

Technology

Need a computer for class? Check out the Laptop Loaner program for students. 

LGBTQA+ Community

Nashua Community College has a Student Club run by LGBTQA+ students, the GSA (Gender and Sexual Identity Affirmation Club). Spring 2024 meeting times/location TBD. Contact Club Advisor Tina Forbes, [email protected] for more information.

Additional Community Resources

SNAP: The SNAP Program is about good nutrition and health. It provides eligible people with benefits to buy food items at grocery stores, farmers markets and other approved food retailers.

WIC: If you are pregnant or have young children up to the age of 5, you may be eligible for the WIC Nutrition Program. The New Hampshire Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) provides nutrition education and nutritious foods to help keep pregnant women, new mothers, infants and preschool children healthy and strong.

NH Bureau of Family Assistance: The Bureau of Family Assistance (BFA) administers programs and services for eligible NH residents by providing financial, medical, food & nutritional assistance, help with child care costs and emergency help to obtain and keep safe housing.

Addiction/Recovery Support: Nashua addiction resources are available at: www.addictions.com/rehabs/new-hampshire/nashua.
This resource is available for people struggling to find help with addiction and substance misuse disorder. The website offers self-help, mental health, and substance abuse resources that cater to individuals at any phase of their recovery journey as well as links to local treatment options like peer support groups and treatment centers.
Rehab Partner websites:

211: 211 NH is the connection for New Hampshire residents to the most up to date resources they need from specially trained Information and Referral Specialists. 211 NH is available 24 hours, 365 days a year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available. For those outside of New Hampshire, call 1.866.444.4211.

Dial 211 or visit http://www.211nh.org/

Are you interested in donating to help support the needs of NCC students?

Please consider making a contribution to the NCC Annual Fund today!  You can make a gift online or US mail a check to 505 Amherst Street, Nashua, NH 03063  and note “NCC Annual Fund.” 

Questions?  Contact Tim Allison, Executive Director at Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges, [email protected]