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Admissions Process

Admission & Registration Checklist and Timeline for Fall 2018

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  • Talk to a counselor, parent, or trusted adult about your future.
  • Consider Dual Credit when completing you high school graduation plan.
  • Career Technical/Certificate programs are available as Dual Credit
  • Start planning for your future.

All new Dual Credit students must attend a Dual Credit Orientation either face to face at your high school or online . A parent or trusted adult must join you in this activity. Online attendees must print, sign and then submit the Parent/Student Orientation Attendance Form to the high school counselor. The form acknowledges that all parties have participated in an orientation and understand NCTC policies. BE AWARE OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DEADLINE

Take the Student/Parent Orientation

Complete an application at ApplyTexas.org Workshops may be available at your high school. If not, a helpful video and worksheets are available. Apply Texas will send an immediate email that your application has been forwarded to NCTC. If you do not get this email, go back to your application. Additional email/s will follow from NCTC. These important emails contain valuable information: College ID, Password, information on missing documents. Start a college folder and keep on file. BE AWARE OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DEADLINE

The TSI Assessment is NCTC’s preferred test for college readiness. Call and make an appointment for testing. The TSI Assessment may be available at your high school, check with counselor. TSI Pre Activity is required before testing. https://www.tsipreview.com/welcome/NCTC is required before testing. Testing should be completed well in advance of registration. BE AWARE OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DEADLINE

High school/college transcripts and test scores are required prior to registration. Meningitis immunization will be required if attending face to face course/s at an NCTC campus. Check with your school designee on how documents will be submitted. BE AWARE OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DEADLINE

Students may only register for approved courses by their high school counselors. Meet with your counselor or dual credit designee to complete the Student Registration From. There are two options for registering:

  1. Onsite at your high school. Check with your high school counselor for NCTC Dual Credit Registration Day.
  2. Registration by NCTC Coordinator. Schools submit completed registration forms in bulk prior to opening day of registration. Students are registered and schools contacted when this process has been completed. Registering for unapproved courses may result in forfeiture of ALL courses. If you miss your school deadline, you must make an appointment with an NCTC Dual Credit Coordinator and bring all documents to complete your registration.

Unlike high school, college is not free. Students must check their student portal from MyNCTC to determine tuition charges. Understand your school’s policy if the ISD pays your tuition. Payment can be made by phone (940) 668-4200, in person at any campus, or online from My NCTC student services portal. You need your ID and Password to access. Remember, you saved it in your college file!

Apply for NCTC Scholarships. NCTC also provides waivers for students participating in the Federal Lunch Program. Check with your counselor to make sure your name is submitted.

Unlike high school, students are required to buy their own textbook. Check with your high school to determine who is responsible for purchasing books. Textbooks can be expensive so talk with your parents and budget for this expense. You can rent or purchase used copies but these will sell out early. NCTC has bookstores on Flower Mound, Gainesville, and Corinth campuses. You can also purchase books online at http://www.nctc.edu/bookstore/index.html