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Department of Administration

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Office of Administration

The Office of Administration is responsible for providing, keeping and maintaining College operational policies and procedures, code compliance, and safety and security on campus. The office oversees all administrative support services and daily operations for the College, including Building Operations and Maintenance, Facilities Administration, and Information Technology, as well as overall coordination of planning, design and construction of capital projects on campus.

Office of Administration

Phone:  617-587-5574

Fax:  617-587-5554



Vice President of Administration

John Curran


Executive Assistant

Tina Sanford


Administrative Assistant Melanie Sharkey  



Building Operations and Maintenance

Building Operations and Maintenance is responsible for facilities maintenance, housekeeping, reception, mail, shipping, function room preparations, audio-visual service & support, after-hours/guest parking permits, and safety and security on campus.

Building Operations and Maintenance

 Phone: 617-587-5578


Manager of Buildings/Grounds and Safety & Security

Tecleab Neguse



Facilities Administration

Facilities Administration manages daily operational systems for the College's telephones, photocopiers, emergency notification, and data networks.  The Office also provides technical support for service contracting, budgeting, safety policies and procedures, and capital projects.

Facilities Services

 Phone: 617-587-5570


Director of Facilites Administration

Rich Dahill



Information Technology 

In 1997, the Department of Information Technology was formed; the department is responsible for providing technical support to the College’s faculty and staff, technical assistance to the NEE clinics and other affiliated clinics and provides student technical support at the College for personal computers and all other connected devices.  

Information Technology

Phone: 617-587-5591


Director of Information Technology

Tony Russo


Desktop Support Barry Belt  
Server Administrator Steve Kleine  



Seller's Café

The Seller's Café is located in the basement of 424 Beacon Street, next to the Library. The Café offers terrific breakfast and lunch cuisine in a cafeteria style setting that is great for eating and study, including a computer area. The Café also offers catering services for meetings and campus events. For more information, please call 617-587-5572

Open Monday through Friday
Hours of Operation:

Breakfast 7:00am – 10:00am
Lunch 11:00am – 2:00pm
Snacks 2:00pm – 3:00pm


College Policies and Procedures

Please contact the Office of Administration at 617-587-5574 with questions regarding any of the policies and procedures listed below.


  • § Information Security Policy
  • § Building Use Hours
  • § College Closing Announcements
  • §Incident Reports
  • § Annual Campus Security Report (Link to US Dept. of Education website.)  Click "Get data for one institution/campus" then Search "New England College of Optometry"
  • Campus Room Reservations
  • Student Event Requests
  • Parking Policy
  • Emergency Plans and Policies
  • Recycling Services
  • Room Descriptions
  • Crime On-Campus
  • Capital Construction Policies
  • Non-Capital Furniture and Equipment Purchasing Policies
  • Health and Safety Plans and Policies
  • Hazardous Material and Communications Plans and Policies
  • Inspections, Permits and Compliance Services