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New Student Success Workshop

FAQs

 

What is the new student success workshop?

The New Student Success Workshop seeks to create a smooth transition into NCC.  In the new student success workshop, students will be introduced to the college and get helpful information about being a college student.  In addition, students will meet one-on-one with a freshmen advisor, choose their courses and learn to utilize the myCommNet system. Upon completion of this workshop, you will be ready to select classes and register for your first semester.



Do I have to attend a new student success workshop?

The New Student Success Workshop is required of all new students who have never attended college before and plan to enroll at NCC full-time.   Full-time status is defined by 12 or more credits.


Part-time new students may attend a New Student Success Workshop or call the Counseling Center, 203-857-7033 for an appointment to meet with a Counselor.


ESL students register with the ESL Department, contact Craig Machado (x7176), E203. ESL department


Student who have attended college before and are transferring to NCC, should contact the Counseling Center, 203-857-7033 for an appointment or attend an open advising/registrations session.  Official transcripts from all of the other colleges attended should be sent to the Admissions Office and a transcript evaluation request form should be filled out in the Counseling Center to officially transfer your credits into NCC.  Please bring an unofficial copy of your college transcript(s) for advising purposes to your appointment.



When will I receive information about the New Student Success Workshop?

Students who are required to take the placement will get information about signing up for the New Student Success Workshop immediately after they have taken the placement test.  Students who are exempt from taking the placement test will receive information about signing up for the workshops from the Admissions Office.



How do I make a reservation for the new student success workshop?

Students will receive information about signing up for the New Student Success Workshop after they have taken the placement test even if they are exempt from placement test, from the Admissions Office.  Sign up for the workshops is done online here.



What should I bring to the new student success workshop?

Students should bring their placement information, a photo id, and a deposit to hold your classes.


If your Financial Aid has been completed and received by NCC, a deposit is not needed.


Be sure that you have submitted your immunizations to the Admissions Office and you have applied for Financial Aid prior to attending a success workshop.