Admissions

The first step towards your new college career here at Naugatuck Valley Community College is to complete the admissions process. Don’t worry – we’re here to help you every step of the way. Whether you wish to earn an associate degree or enroll in any of our other programs, we have collected step-by-step information to assist you. 

Become part of the NVCC experience.

NVCC helps make education affordable.

Work towards getting the job of your dreams or start here and transfer to a 4-year college or university through our transfer programs.

Whether you’ll be attending as a full-time student, working professional or would like to engage in our distance learning program, we'll work with you to design an education plan that meets your goals and needs.

We offer tuition payment plansscholarships and a number of financial aid packages to help you take the classes you need – when you need them! See how easy it is to get started today!

Live closer to Danbury?

NVCC's Danbury Campus is another convenient location to help make attending classes easier for you. 

 

Summer 2017

Classes begin June 5. 

Applying to NVCC

Online applications are available for Summer 2017.  To download a paper application visit www.nv.edu/apply  

Registering for classes: 

  • New and transfer students can register for summer courses beginning in April 2017. View our course schedule at my.commnet.edu.

Once you have submitted an application to the College and have received an acceptance letter, you are ready to take the Accuplacer assessment test and register for classes. (All new degree-seeking students are required to meet with an advisor before registering.) Non-degree and transfer students are encouraged to meet with an advisor, as some classes may require advisor permission or acceptance into a special program in order to enroll.

View our START session schedule at www.TimeCenter.com/NVCC to make an appointment with an advisor.

Transfer students who would like to take a course at NVCC which has a prerequisite must send an unofficial transcript to us showing you have met the prerequisite.  Transcripts can be faxed to (203) 596-8766 or emailed to transcripts4admissions@nv.edu. Please include your name, and NVCC student ID number on all communications.

Ready to get started?

These simple steps will guide you through the admissions process.

You can also download all of the important admission and registration information you need in the Summer Credit Enrollment & Admissions Guide (coming soon).

Useful Links

Learn more about paying for college by visiting the Financial Aid Office, Room K513, or the Cashier's Office on the fifth floor of Kinney Hall.

 

Fall 2017

Classes begin August 2017

Applying to NVCC

Applications for Fall 2017 will be available from October 10, 2016 until August 30, 2017 in the Admissions Office and online. Applications received after August 10, 2017 will be considered late and may not be processed in time for fall registration.

New student registration

  • Registration begins April 2017 for new students.

START session dates

(Student Testing Advising Registration and Tuition payments)

Once you have submitted an application to the College and have received an acceptance letter, you are ready to take the Accuplacer assessment test and register for classes. All new degree-seeking students are required to meet with an advisor before registering. Non-degree students are encouraged to meet with an advisor, as some classes may require advisor permission or acceptance into a special program in order to enroll.

For START Session schedule visit www.TimeCenter.com/NVCC

Ready to get started?

These simple steps will guide you through the admissions process.

You can also download all of the important admission and registration information you need in the 2017 Fall Credit Enrollment & Admissions Guide (coming soon).   

Useful Links

Learn more about paying for college by visiting the Financial Aid Office, Room K513, or the Cashier's Office on the fifth floor of Kinney Hall.

 

Winter Intersession 2016

Winter Intersession

Classes begin December 19, 2016.

Registration begins November 8, 2016 for the 2016 Winter Intersession classes at NVCC. Students who are looking to graduate faster, lighten their spring coursework or take advantage of our affordable class prices should register as soon as possible to reserve seating.

Winter Intersession takes place between the fall and spring semesters and allows students to complete coursework in an accelerated format. Most classes are offered online.

This year, classes will be held from Dec. 19 -  Jan. 13.

New students should prepare for registration by applying to the College as a non-degree student.

See what Winter Intersession classes are available. 

Download a Winter Session 2016 Information Sheet. (coming soon)

 

Spring 2017

Classes begin January 19, 2017.


Applying to NVCC

Beginning in September 26, 2016 applications will be accepted for Spring 2017.  Visit www.nv.edu/apply

To apply for the Summer 2017 or Fall 2017 semester click on the appropriate tab above or visit www.nv.edu/apply .  

START session dates

(Student Testing Advising Registration and Tuition payments)

Once you have submitted an application to the College and have received your Net ID, you are ready to take the Accuplacer assessment test and register for classes. Please click on the link below and access the Admissions Checklist to see if your ACT or SAT scores can be used in lieu of the Accupalcer assessment test. All new degree-seeking students are required to meet with an advisor before registering. Non-degree and transfer students are encouraged to meet with an advisor, as some classes may require advisor permission or acceptance into a special program in order to enroll.

View the START schedule at: www.timecenter.com/nvcc 

View the Testing schedule at: https://www.timecenter.com/nvcctest/

Getting started

Apply to NVCC  - These simple steps will guide you through the admissions process.

You can also download all of the important admission and registration information you need in the 2017 Spring Credit Enrollment & Admissions Guide .   


Useful Links

Learn more about paying for college by visiting the Financial Aid Office, Room K513, or the Cashier's Office on the fifth floor of Kinney Hall.

Mission Statement

The Office of Admissions is committed to promoting the concept and benefits of the community college to all members of our service region. We address the abilities, needs and expectations of prospective students as they seek to enter the College. We provide:

  • Equal access to all prospective students seeking education, training, and lifelong learning.
  • Excellent service regarding requests for information and access to services.
  • Clear and accurate communication about our services, processes, academic programs and co-curricular opportunities.
  • Efficient and supportive processes to ensure all applicants have the opportunity to become registered students.

The Office of Admissions is dedicated to the recruitment of underrepresented groups of students that reflect Connecticut’s multicultural diversity. All services are provided in an efficient, timely and student-centered manner. We are dedicated to maximizing new student enrollment and access.

Title IX/Section 504
Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination

Naugatuck Valley Community College will take steps to assure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the College’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Annual Public Notice of Nondiscrimination
Naugatuck Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or genetic information in its programs and activities.  In addition, the College does not discriminate in employment on the additional basis of veteran status or criminal record. 

NVCC offers associate in art and associate in science degrees in more than 50 disciplines, including:  accounting, aviation, business, computer information systems, computer science and technology, engineering and technology, fine arts, dance, music, theater and digital arts, health careers, hospitality management, and human services as well as general studies, humanities, and liberal arts and sciences.  In addition, credit and non-credit certificate programs focusing on developing occupational skills are offered.  

Admission to the college is open to high school graduates upon submission of a completed college admissions application accompanied by official high school diploma or equivalency or college transcripts or diploma, payment of the application fee and proof of immunization.   Courses are generally open to anyone with an interest in a subject area.  Some programs of study have additional admissions requirements.

The following individual has been designated to handle nondiscrimination policies regarding disability policies:  Robert Divjak, Director of Facilities/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Room C216, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8235.   The following individual has been designated to handle nondiscrimination policies regarding sex discrimination as well as other forms of prohibited discrimination:  Jacquie Swanson, Associate Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, Room K704, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8043.

Anuncio Público Anual Antidiscriminatorio

Naugatuck Valley Community College prohíbe toda discriminación por razones de raza, color, creencias religiosas, edad, género, identidad o expresión sexual, nacionalidad, estado civil, ascendencia, historia presente o pasada de incapacidad mental o física, problemas de aprendizaje, preferencia sexual, información genética, en sus programas o actividades. Adicionalmente el colegio no discrimina individuos por razones pertinentes a la categoría de veteranos o historia criminal.

NVCC ofrece programas de asociados en artes y ciencias en más de 50 disciplinas incluyendo: contabilidad, aviación, administración de empresas, ciencias en computadores y sistemas, tecnología en computadores, ingeniería y tecnología, artes, danza, música, teatro y artes digitales, carreras en el área de la salud, administración en hotelería y turismo, servicios sociales, como también estudios generales, humanidades y artes. Adicionalmente, programas de certificado con y sin créditos que se enfocan en áreas ocupacionales.

La admisión al college está disponible  para estudiantes de escuela secundaria después de que hayan completado y pagado una solicitud de admisiones y entregado copia del diploma o de las transcripciones demostrando que han finalizado todos los estudios de escuela secundaria. Adicionalmente se requiere prueba de inmunización. Todas las clases están generalmente disponibles para cualquier persona que esté interesada en un área específica. Algunos programas académicos tienen requisitos adicionales de admisión.

Las siguientes personas han sido designadas a manejar  la política antidiscriminatoria pertinente a políticas de impedimentos: Robert Divjak, Director of Facilities/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Room C216, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8235.  Las siguientes personas han sido designadas a manejar la política pertinente a discriminación sexual y otras formas de discriminación prohibida. Jacquie Swanson, Associate Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, Room K704, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8043.