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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar | Holidays During Semester | Admission Requirements | Tuition & Fees | Student Orientation | General Registration Procedures (Fall & Spring) | Early Registration Procedures for Graduating Candidates (Fall & Spring) | Summer Registration Procedures | GEPDAP Information & Registration Procedures | Course Overload Instructions | Entry to Closed Classes | Add, Drop, & Withdrawal Procedures | Complete Withdrawal Procedures | Academic Advising Contacts


ACADEMIC CALENDAR

December 3, 2014 to January 16, 2015 Online Registration for Ongoing Students Begins

Online registration schedule: Dec. 3-14, 2014 Seniors / Graduating Students / Students with Disabilities
Dec. 15-21, 2014 Juniors / Seniors
Dec. 22-28, 2014 Sophomores / Juniors/Seniors
Dec. 28-Jan. 16, 2014 Open to all ongoing students.
December 5, 2014 Spring 2015 Admission Application Deadline for International Students
January 5, 2015 Student Orientation for International Students
January 5, 2015 Faculty Return for Spring 2015 Semester
January 6, 2015 Student Orientation for New and Readmitted Students (Ongoing NMC students do not need to attend orientation)
9:00AM-12:00PM, Student Center
January 7, 2015 Student Orientation for New and Readmitted Students (Ongoing NMC students do not need to attend orientation)
5:30PM-8:30PM, Student Center
January 8, 2015 Student Orientation for New and Readmitted Students (Ongoing NMC students do not need to attend orientation)
2:00PM-5:00PM, Student Center
January 8, 2015 Registration and Add/Drop Course(s) Day for Students with Disabilities
January 12-16, 2015 Registration for New and Returning Students
January 19, 2015 HOLIDAY – Martin Luther King Day
January 20, 2015 First Day of Classes
January 20-23, 2015 Add/Drop (100% Refund) and Welcome Week
January 30, 2015 Last Day to Withdraw for 80% Refund
February 6, 2015 Last Day to Withdraw for 40% Refund
February 16, 2015 HOLIDAY – Presidents’ Day
March 6, 2015 Last Day to Withdraw from Course(s)
March 24, 2015 HOLIDAY – Commonwealth Covenant Day
March 30 - April 4, 2015 SPRING BREAK
April 3, 2015 HOLIDAY – Good Friday
May 9, 2015 Last Day of Classes
May 11-16, 2015 Final Exam Week
May 16, 2015 Grades Due for Graduation Candidates
May 18, 2015 Grades Due for All Other Students
May 19-20, 2015 Professional Development Days
May 23, 2015 Commencement Exercise

PLACEMENT TEST DATES AND INFO

December 15, 2014 Monday 9:00 AM
December 16, 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM
December 19, 2014 Friday 9:00 PM
December 22, 2014 Monday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
December 23, 2014 Tuesday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
December 24, 2014 Wednesday 9:00 AM
December 26, 2014 Friday 1:00 PM
December 29, 2014 Monday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
December 30, 2014 Thursday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
December 31, 2014 Wednesday 9:00 AM
January 2, 2015 Friday 1:00 PM
January 5, 2015 Monday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
January 6, 2015 Tuesday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
January 7, 2015 Wednesday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
January 8, 2015 Thursday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
January 9, 2015 Friday 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM


Admission & Tuition

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please submit the following to the Office of Admissions and Records. Applications are accepted until the last day of Registration, although applicants are advised to submit their applications in the soonest possible time.

  1. Complete application* with $25 fee ($50 for Nonresident Applicants)
  2. NMC Health Evaluation (PPD Skin Test is required to be updated every two years)
  3. Copy of Valid Photo Identification (valid passport, driver's license, or mayor's card)
  4. Official Certified Transcript from last school attended
    *Required for Readmission also

TUITION & FEES

    APPLICATION (Non refundable)
      Resident - $25
      Nonresident - $50
    PLACEMENT TEST FEES (Non refundable)
      English - $25
      Math - $25
    TUITION
      Resident - $95 Per Credit
      Nonresident - $190 Per Credit
    FLAT FEE FOR ALL STUDENTS
      1-5 Credits - $75
      6-10 Credits - $150
      12 + Credits - $250
    COURSE FEES
      $300 per course for:
      Nursing: NU 105, NU 107, NU 203, NU 207, NU 212
      School of Education: ED 321, ED 435, ED 471, ED 492

Registration Procedures

GENERAL REGISTRATION PROCEDURES (Fall & Spring)

  1. Take English & Math Placement Tests.
    All students are required to take both an English & a Math placement test prior to registering. Math placement results will be reported directly to your advisor.
  2. Obtain English placement slip in Building M, Room 1 (classroom), or Room 01 (Office).
    Students who have an outstanding balance at the Finance Office, the Library or the Curriculum Resource Center must obtain a clearance before they can register for classes.
  3. Fill out registration form with your academic advisor.
    Obtain required signature(s) of the instructor or of the department chair whose department teaches the course. These signatures are required for all English (EN) courses, Language courses, 200-level Physical Education (PE) courses, Further Study (FS) courses, SO 297, MA 151, MA 162, MA 192, and MA 203. Your academic adviser will tell you where to go to get your registration form entered.
  4. Proceed to Building D, Room 1 to complete the registration process and to get your class schedule.

EARLY REGISTRATION PROCEDURES (Fall & Spring)

For School of Education Seniors and upcoming Spring Graduation Candidates

  1. Get English placement slip from the Languages Department in Building M, Room 1 (classroom), or Room 01 (Office).
  2. Fill out registration form with your academic advisor.
    Obtain required signature(s) of the instructor or the department chair whose department teaches the course. These signatures are required for all English (EN) courses, Language courses, 200-level Physical Education (PE) courses, Further Study (FS) courses, SO 297, MA 151, MA 162, MA 192, and MA 203. Your academic advisor will direct you to where to get your registration entered.
  3. Proceed to the Office of Admissions & Records (OAR) in Building N, Room 3 for registration validation.
  4. Go to the Financial Aid Office (if applicable) in Building N, Room 2.
  5. Go to the Finance Office in Building N, Room 4 to finalize the registration process.

SUMMER REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

  1. Take English & Math Placement Tests.
    All students are required to take both an English & a Math placement test prior to registering. Math placement results will be reported directly to your advisor.
  2. Obtain English placement slip in Building M, Room 1 (classroom), or Room 01 (Office).
  3. Fill out registration form with your academic advisor.
    Obtain required signature(s) of the instructor or of the department chair whose department teaches the course. These signatures are required for all English (EN) courses, Language courses, 200-level Physical Education (PE) courses, Further Study (FS) courses, SO 297, MA 151, MA 162, MA 192, and MA 203. Your academic adviser will tell you where to go to get your registration form entered.
  4. Proceed to Building N, Room 3 to complete the registration process and to get your class schedule.

Any Registration Form not completely processed by the last day of ADD/DROP Week will be voided and course information will be deleted from the system without further notice.

Government Employees Professional Development Assistance Program (GEPDAP)

    The GEPDAP program is geared to provide professional development for qualified government employees who could receive up to 50% off their tuition. Fees, books, and supplies are not discounted. Program benefits are applicable to regular NMC courses only. Benefits do not apply to Community Development Institute course, Outreach Programs, Specialized trainings, proposals, and Memorandum of Understanding/Agreements or other approved contracts. Qualified government employees are those who do not qualify for any grants or scholarship.

    Qualified candidates must bring a copy of their employment verification to show proof of employment in the government. All candidates must be admitted to NMC in an approved degree program. All payments must be made in accordance with Finance Office policies.

    Click here to download a GEPDAP application form.

GEPDAP REGISTRATION PROCEDURES*

    1. All degree-seeking candidates must take the required placement tests and meet with an advisor prior to registering.
    2. All candidates must be admitted to NMC. Upon submission of an admissions application, required documents and payment of the application fee, an acceptance letter will be issued.
    3. All candidates must pay all tuition and fees upon registration.
    4. The fifty percent (50%) GEPDAP tuition rate will be awarded to all qualified candidates. Qualified candidates will have their GEPDAP tuition assistance (50%) applied toward the balance of their account.
    5. All GEPDAP candidates must register according to the dates set forth in the Schedule of Courses published every semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer).

    *All payments must be made in accordance with the college Finance Office policies.

COURSE OVERLOAD INSTRUCTIONS

    Students can register for up to 18 credits with the academic advisor’s approval. Students can register for 19-22 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and submission of a completed Request for Course Overload form which must be approved by both the student’s academic advisor and by the department chair for the student’s program.

ENTRY TO CLOSED CLASSES

    Entry to closed classes are allowed only during Add/Drop week. Beginning on the first day of Add/Drop week, please check your advisor or department administrative manager to obtain an “Entry to Closed Class”¯ form. The Office of Admissions & Records will not allow additional entries to a class that is closed without the approved “Entry to Closed Class”¯ form.


ADD, DROP, & WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES

    Follow these steps if you’d like to add or drop any class from your schedule.

    1. Obtain an Add/Drop Form or a Withdrawal Form from your advisor. (Note: On all Withdrawal from courses after the second week, a “W”¯ will appear on your academic record.)
    2. Have your advisor initial in the appropriate box.
    3. Proceed to the Office of Admissions and Records (Building N, Room 3) for processing and to receive a copy of your new class schedule.
    4. Review your class schedule.
    5. Proceed to the Financial Aid Office (Building N, Room 2) for financial aid award adjustment, if applicable.
    6. Proceed to the NMC Finance Office (Building N, Room 4) for payment.

COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES

  1. Obtain a Complete Withdrawal Form from your advisor or from the Office of Admissions and Records.
  2. Proceed to the Counseling Programs and Services office (Bldg. I) for an informational interview.
  3. Proceed to the Office of Admissions and Records (Room N-3) to have your Complete Withdrawal Form processed.
  4. Proceed to the Financial Aid Office (Room N-2) for financial aid award adjustment, if applicable.
  5. Proceed to the NMC Finance Office (Room N-4) for financial adjustment and final processing.

Academic Advising Contacts

Degree-seeking students need to meet with their advisors prior to and/or during
the advising and registration periods. Non-degree seeking students may proceed
to the Office of Admissions and Records (N-3) to pick up and complete a
registration form. For more information, please visit the
Counseling Programs & Services in Building I or call 234- 5498, ext. 6780 - 6787.

Please click on the links below to obtain department contact information:



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