Transfer Into NCC
Transfer Credit Evaluation
The Academic Counseling Center is available to assist you in the transfer in process. To have your credits evaluated from another college, please follow the following procedures.
- Your application must be submitted to the Admissions Office or be a NCC student prior to requesting a transcript evaluation.
- Fill out a Transcript Evaluation Request.
- New Students: Have your official transcript(s) sent directly to the Admissions Office.
- Continuing/Returning Students: Have your official transcript(s) sent directly to the Records Office.
Once the official transcript(s) are received, your transfer credits will be evaluated and submitted to the Records Office for data entry onto your NCC transcript. Transfer credits may be seen on your myCommnet account. Please bring a student copy of your transcript(s) for course advising purposes only.
Assessment of Prior Learning
Norwalk Community College recognizes there are many ways to learn, for example: self-study, on the job courses, military instruction, reading and/or travel. NCC wishes to award you credit, or advanced placement, for what you already know. The following identifies ways we are prepared to consider college credit for what you have already learned.
- Transfer college credits to your NCC records
- Transfer college credits earned at college outside the USA to your NCC records by clearing them through the World Education Service
- Transfer credits for courses you took in the military
- Demonstrate mastery of a subject by passing a CLEP (College Level Exam Program) Test
- Credits awarded for AP (Advancement Placement) Exams
- Meet with the appropriate NCC Department Chair or Coordinator for courses for which there is no corresponding CLEP or AP tests
- Prepare a Credit for Life Experience (CLE) portfolio substantiating what you have learned
- Ask if a professional credential you have earned is eligible for college credits