Admissions and Records Services
ADMISSION TO THE COLLEGE
It is to your advantage to complete and submit the Application for Admission early. Once the application has been processed and you have been admitted you will be able register for classes. For additional information see the Admission to the College section from the College Catalog.
APPLYING FOR IN-STATE RATES
All applicants for admission to Northern Virginia Community College, who are claiming entitlement to in-state tuition privileges, are required by the Code of Virginia, 23-7.4, to complete an Application for Virginia In-State Tuition Rates form. For additional information see the In-State Tuition Eligibility and Domicile Requirements sections from the College Catalog or review the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia web site at: http://www.schev.edu/
Enrollment Verification may be released, with your written request and signature, by completing the Student Permission for Release of Enrollment Verification form. Information concerning full or part-time enrollment for the upcoming semester will be released after the late registration and add/drop period. Please allow 10 working days for action on your request.
EVALUATION OF TRANSCRIPTS
You must complete the Request for Evaluation to have official transcripts and/or training documentation evaluated for transfer credit. You may use the Request For Incoming Transcripts form for requesting all documentation. All documentation must be received by the Admissions and Records Office directly from the originating institution or agency. No hand-carried documents will be accepted. For additional information see the Transfer Credit and Advanced Standing section from the College Catalog.
GRADUATIONEach student anticipating graduation must complete the Application for Graduation and submit the signed application to the Admissions and Records Office of their home campus by the specified deadline for each semester. Degrees and certificates are issued at the end of each semester. The college commencement ceremony is held once a year in May. If you are graduating in the Summer, Fall, or Spring semester you are invited to attend the commencement ceremony. Graduation announcements, caps and gowns will be available for purchase at each campus bookstore. You will be notified about the ceremony by the College Marketing and Public Affairs Office during the Spring semester. Please follow the instructions below to apply for graduation. Please follow the instructions below to apply for graduation:
DEADLINE DATES FOR GRADUATION APPLICATION
For additional information see the Graduation Requirements section from the College Catalog.
Student Visa Information (F-1/M-1). NVCC is authorized by the United State Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to enroll non-immigrant international students. Admissions offices must comply fully with federal law and regulations regarding admission of non-immigrant students and issuance of I-20 forms for student visas (F-1/M-1).
You must be in the United States at the time of your application to the College. NVCC is unable to offer housing or other support services to our students and therefore does not admit students to our credit programs directly from other countries.
The availability of non-credit English As A Second Language (ESL) programs varies by campus. You should contact the Continuing Education Office at the campus of your choice for information about these programs and procedures for requesting an I-20 for ESL study.
For additional information see the International Students section from the College Catalog.
OFFICIAL NVCC TRANSCRIPTS
A NVCC transcript of your academic record may be issued from the Office of Admissions and Records upon receipt of your written permission and signature. You may submit the Request For Official Transcript at least 10 working days before a transcript is needed. You may also submit a request in person, by mail or fax to (703) 878-5692. For additional information see the Transcripts section from the College Catalog.
STUDENT RECORD INFORMATION
Last Updated 03/31/04