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Welcome to the 2016 Spring New Student and Returning Student Online Orientation
Transient, Special (non-degree seeking) and those enrolling as Provisional (high school) students are exempt and do not have to take online orientation. Current high school students who are graduating and enrolling as certificate or degree seeking students will need to complete orientation.
Seats will fill quickly! Apply now, receive your welcome letter with Student ID, complete online orientation and make an appointment to register for classes soon!
Steps to Enrollment
Apply for Admission (You will receive an acceptance letter in the mail outlining your next steps).
Apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA)
Sign up and Complete Student Orientation (exemptions listed above)
Register for Classes (Schedule your appointment. Walk-ins will be seen when possible as a cancellation occurs if available. Otherwise, we like to devote our time and attention to YOU and an appointment allows us to focus on you!)
Pay Tuition and Fees
Purchase Books Online
November 16 - SPRING Priority Registration for Fully Admitted Applicants
In order to make an appointment for Priority Registration you must meet the following criteria:
- Submit an Application for Admission and be considered FULLY ADMITTED (admission file complete- applicant has submitted all official transcripts and test scores). Your letter from the Office of Admissions welcoming you lists your admit status.
- Complete a new Application for Admission easch semester if you are a Returning (re-admitted) student, Transient student, Provisional student (current high school) or a Special student (non-degree seeking) prior to your registration appointment with the Office of Admissions. A Transient student must have their completed transient permission form sent to the Office of Admissions on the campus they will attend prior to registration or in hand. A Provisional student must have a completed Provisional Form in hand at the time of registration. Click here for Provisional Form
- Successfully complete online Orientation. Transient, Special (non-degree seeking) and Provisional (high school) students are not required to complete online orientation. Returning (readmitted) students who have completed online Orientation within the last year are also exempt.
Fully admitted students may contact the Office of Admissions on their local campus to schedule an appointment to register after they have successfully completed online orientation. You should complete a career assessment if unsure of your desired major (uncertain of what you are interested in studying) before scheduling an appointment to register for classes. The career assessment is free and offered through the Student Success Center on your local campus. (Contact information provided in online Orientation.) You may also take the Career Assessment online. Check with your Student Success Center today. After Priority Registration ends, all students may register.
During Priority Registration, you will get to choose courses you need for your certificate or degree and not have to worry about all of the closed classes. Don't delay, complete your admission file and make an appointment to register today!
November 30- SPRING Open Registration begins and remains open until last day to register, January 8, 2016
In order to make an appointment to register for classes, you must meet the following criteria:
- Have submitted an Application for Admission
- Complete a new Application for Admission if you are a Returning (re-admitted) student, Transient student, Provisional student (current high school) or Special student (non-degree seeking) prior to your registration appointment with the Office of Admissions. A Transient student must have their completed transient permission form sent to the Office of Admissions on the campus they will attend prior to registration or in hand. A Provisional student must have a completed Provisional Form in hand at the time of registration. Click here for Provisional Form
- Submit all official college transcripts (if applicable) to the Office of Admissions. If you do not have official transcripts turned in, you must submit unofficial transcripts for advising purposes ONLY prior to scheduling a registration appointment. You will still be responsible for submitting official transcripts. Excludes Transient students. Special students may need unofficial transcripts if aplicable in order to meet a pre-requisite requirement for coursework. Current high school students (provisional) who have taken dual credit or college courses should submit unofficial transcripts when necessary to meet select course prerequisite requirements.
- If you have not submitted ACT, SAT or Compass (accepted from a WV public high school) placement test scores or have not passed a college level Math and English course from an accredited college in which New River accepts, you will need to take a placement test. For test scores to be accepted, the test date must be within 5 years from the date of Application for Admission.
- Successfully complete online Orientation. Transient, Special (non-degree seeking) and Provisional (current high school) students are not required to complete online orientation. Returning (readmitted) students who have completed online Orientation within the last year are also exempt. The Office of Admissions will verify completion within the last year in order to schedule readmits.
Conditionally admitted certificate or degree seeking students may schedule an appointment for November 30, 2015 thru January 8, 2016 to register providing they have submitted at least unofficial college transcripts to the Office of Admissions for advising purposes if all official transcripts have not been received. If no college work has been completed, a student must have completed placement testing within the Student Success Center and scores must be entered prior to scheduling an appointment.
Please do not wait until the last day to register- January 8, 2016, as many classes are full (closed) and your financial aid will be delayed as it contingent upon being fully admitted and registered for classes.
If you wish to attend our in seat Spring 2016 Orientation, dates and times will be announced soon. Once dates are posted, you can email or call your campus Office of Admissions to reserve a seat. There will be several dates and times scheduled for your convenience.
Sessions will include the following:
- Informative sessions regarding college success, advising, college procedures, financial aid, and how to order your books.
- Tour the campus and get to know your classroom area, computer lab, student success center, and student lounge areas.
- Learn how to use your personal online My New River student account, access your New River CTC e-mail, and much more!
Greenbrier Valley Campus: (304) 647-6568 Mercer County Campus: (304) 818-2012
Nicholas County Campus: (304) 883-2438 Raleigh County Campus: (304) 929-5475
Advanced Technology Center: (304) 929-3315 Office of Enrollment Services: (304) 929-6720
We hope you are enjoying your fall season and we would like to share the 2015 WV State Travel Guide with you and your family. Click below to view: