Get Started

Get Started

Be a successful student! Check off these top 10 activities from your to-do list before you start at NSCC:

Get to Know Your Program. Once you've been admitted to a program, plan to attend a Get Started Welcome Event. Meet your instructors, connect with others in your program, and tour your campus.

Know What's Expected of You (PDF 63KB). We all play a role in creating a safe and supportive learning environment. Know what's expected of you and what you can expect from NSCC.

Find Critical Student Information. Identify important dates and deadlines, additional program requirements, how to get credit for previous study, and more.

Get Started Event

Set Goals. Think about what you want to accomplish at NSCC and access supports to help you get there. Student Services staff and your instructors are ready to offer advice and support every step of the way.

Sharpen Your Skills. Brush up on your time management, organization and note-/test-taking skills. Refresh your skills in report writing, researching, math, communication and document reading.

Make a Money Plan. There are lots of financial considerations like tuition, child care, transportation and other living expenses. Map out what you will need to spend during the school year and compare that to the money you've got coming in.

Visit Library Services. Access a wide variety of print and online learning materials, chat with a librarian to assist with your information needs, browse subject guides related to your program of study and more.

Discover NSCC Systems & Tools. Learn how to keep track of your courses, login to NSCCs network, access your email and more!

Get involved. Meet new people, be a part of campus life, and build skills employers will value.

Complete Required Safety Courses. If you're registered in a full-time or part-time program, you need to complete 2 safety courses by the end of the first month!

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For more information or general inquiries, please contact the Student Services Team at a campus near you!
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