Welcome New Students! Applications for admissions to Napa Valley College are accepted at any time for any future semester. All students must complete the
Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) in order to successfully enroll at NVC. This includes orientation, assessment and an abbreviated educational plan. Students who are enrolling for personal development may complete only Steps 1 and 5: Apply for Admission and Register and Pay for Classes. Please know if you choose this option you will not earn your registration priority. You will have the lowest priority (Priority G) when registering each term.
The following steps are required for all prospective students, who wish to earn priority registration status. This is particularly important for student with goals to obtain a degree, to get a certificate or to transfer.
It pays to Declare Your$elf, so please make sure to provide us your biographical/demographic information under the “Personal Information” section of the application.
Be prepared to declare a major and an educational goal.
Complete the online orientation session at the Online Orientation website. All students must complete an orientation regardless of educational goal or major.
Complete an assessment test in the Testing and Tutoring Center, Room 1764 in Building 1700, to determine the course placements for English and Math classes. No appointment is necessary. Call office or check website for drop-in hours. You must have applied for admission to NVC at least 24 hours prior to testing and bring a picture ID.
All new students must complete an abbreviated (one semester) Ed Plan. New students must declare a major by the completion of 15 units and develop a Comprehensive Education Plan by 30 units. Check Counseling website for drop-in hours. Once you have completed step 4 in the process, you will be eligible for priority registration.
Complete class registration through the WebAdvisor system, available up to midnight before the first day of classes. All students register according to their
A-G priority registration date. Once the class has started, students will need an Add Code from their instructor to register. Late start classes have different registration dates. Please refer to the
Admissions and Records website and select the Priority Registration link.
Payment is due immediately following registration. Students can be dropped for nonpayment. Please refer to the
Pay to Stay website for grace periods. Contact the Cashiers Office at
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