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Recruitment Events

Admission representatives are available at the following events and would be glad to meet with you and discuss your interest in optometry.

Open House

We welcome students at all interest levels seeking to learn more about the profession of optometry and about NECO.
At Open House, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet current students, staff, and faculty and hear about what makes NECO’s program unique.
  • Tour our academic and clinical facilities, including the brand new NECO Clinical Training Center.
  • Learn about the admission process and about preparing to be a competitive applicant.
Date Event Hours
June 22, 2018
NECO Admissions Open House
Register for Open House
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM



Virtual Fairs

Date Event Hours
June 12, 2018
Optometry Virtual Fair
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM



College and University Visits

Please check this page in early fall 2019 to see recruitment events for pre-optometry clubs at specific locations. Students who are members of their school's optometry club are welcome to attend the visit and can get event details from the club. Interested students from the area who have graduated or cannot make a particular meeting may be able to set up an individual appointment. All inquiries about event details, individual appointments, or how to invite NECO to your school can be made by contacting