Success Steps: Steps to Start Your Classes #LionProud

Success Steps: Steps to Start Your Classes

Step 1

Complete the application for Admission online at (Note: Select NCTC Gainesville - you will choose your campus of attendance later in the application process)

Step 2

Submit your official transcripts.
(Your previous educational institution can provide them for you)

  • Dual Credit students submit a high school transcript
  • First-time collegeĀ students submit high school transcript with graduation date or GED scores
  • Transfer college students submit all college transcripts
Step 3

Complete the Texas Success Initiative Assessment 2.0 (TSIA2) placement test and submit your scores to the Admissions Office OR check the catalog to see if you are exempt from taking the TSIA2 test!

If testing is required, make arrangements to test at any NCTC Testing Center.

For more info about TSIA2, contact the Admissions Office.

Step 4

Submit bacterial meningitis vaccination.

Students under the age of 22 must provide proof of immunization documentation.

Step 5


If you're a transfer student, you will receive an email from Admissions to your personal email (on file from applying to NCTC) with a link to Transfer 101 Orientation. Please be on the look out for this email, don't forget to check your Junk Mail or Spam folder, and complete Transfer 101. 

Step 6

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships!

You can apply for scholarships through the Scholarship Office or the NCTC Scholarship Portal.
Deadlines: Fall Semester - Apr 15 | Spring Semester - Oct 15

For financial aid, fill out the FAFSA. Use code 003558 to have your financial aid information sent to NCTC.
Priority Dates: Fall Semester - Jun 1 | Spring Semester - Nov 1 | Summer Sessions - Apr 1

Step 7

Check Lion365 for all upcoming semesters and registration info, then contact your Advisor or Success Coach to choose your classes!

Congratulations! You're registered for classes at NCTC!

What's Next?