You are classified as a curricular student when you declare a
major, that is, when you are admitted to a curriculum of the
College. You must be a high school graduate, have earned a
General Educational Development (GED) diploma, have completed
an approved developmental program, or have been otherwise determined
qualified for admission. Your academic file must contain all
of the information required for admission to the College. A
curricular student may be either a full-time or part-time student
working toward completion of a certificate or associate degree
at the College.
If you have not requested admission to a curriculum or developmental
program, you may still register for courses by identifying
your reason for enrolling at NVCC. You may be classified as
a non-curricular student under one of the following circumstances:
Upgrading employment skills for your present job.
Developing skills for a new job.
Exploring a new career. You may be undecided about a
career goal or an occupational choice. If you are changing
one educational objective to another, you are expected
to declare another objective prior to completing 30 credit
Personal satisfaction or for general knowledge.
Transient student. You may be enrolled at NVCC while
maintaining primary enrollment with another college
Non-degree transfer student. You may be enrolled
at NVCC to take only a certain number of courses
another college or university prior to completing
the graduation requirements
of a specific curriculum at NVCC.
High school student. You must have special permission
from NVCC and your principal to enroll at the
General or curricula requirements pending. You
may not have met all of the general or specific
stated in the College Catalog but may be
the College to take courses for one semester
only, with approval
Restricted enrollment. You may meet admission
requirements of a specific curriculum but
be temporarily denied
entry because of an enrollment limitation.
You may enroll in
while waiting for entry into your chosen
curriculum, with approval of the College.
You are considered a full-time student if you are enrolled in
12 or more credits of course work in a semester or summer session.
You are considered a part-time student if you are enrolled in
fewer than 12 credits of course work in a semester or summer