New Student Checklist

Apply for Admission to NCC

Apply Online or submit a paper application package

Submit Supporting Documents

Admissions Office, Room E-106

Immunization Records: Provide proof of immunization against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella if born after 12/31/56 and Varicella (chicken pox) if born after 12/31/79.

Proof of High School Completion: Provide official high school transcripts or diploma, or GED with date of graduation

College Transcripts: If you have attended another college/university and are seeking transfer credits, submit official transcripts in a sealed envelope. An unofficial copy is needed in order to meet with an advisor for class selection and to be waived from the placement test.

SAT/ACT Scores: (if applicable) Submit SAT/ACT scores in order to be waived from the placement test. Please visit the NCC website Placement Test Page for exemptions.

Apply for Financial Aid

If applicable

Go to
Norwalk Community College school code: 001399
Note: You may check your financial aid status on myCommNet.

Schedule a Placement Test

Required for all students

Schedule a placement test
Test may be waived with a college degree, previous college English & Math credit, or SAT/ACT Scores. Check the Placement Test page for exemption criteria.

When steps 1-4 are complete you are ready to meet with an advisor to select , register, and pay for classes

Meet with an Advisor

an advisor will help you organize you class schedule

NEW STUDENTS ONLY: All new first time college students are required to attend a First Year Success Workshop. Schedule your workshop online.

TRANSFER AND RE-ADMIT STUDENTS: Call the Counseling Center at 203-857-7033 or attend a walk-in registration* and advising session.

*Please check Registration Dates for Advisement and Registration dates and times.

Register for Classes

NEW STUDENTS: Register online upon completion of the First Year Success Workshop

TRANSFER AND RE-ADMIT STUDENTS: Register online or bring your signed registration Form to the NCC Records Office (E102)

Pay your Tuition Bill

Online or in-person at the NCC Business Office E103

A form of payment (cash, check, VISA, MC, Financial Aid) is required at time of registration.

Purchase your Books

Bring a copy of your schedule to the NCC Bookstore.
or visit the bookstore online.