Welcome New Students!
Applications for admission to Napa Valley College are accepted at any time for any future semester. All Students must complete the 5-Steps to Enroll 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 a student with goals to obtain a degree, to get a certificate or to transfer.
Complete the online Application for Admission by selecting the “Enroll Now” link at
. Be prepared to choose an educational goal and program of study.
You will receive a “Welcome to NVC” email and a second email with information about your student ID and how to sign on to MyNVC Mini Portal (mynvc.napavalley.edu
) to set up your WebAdvisor account first.
Complete the online orientation session on MyNVC Mini-Portal. Click on the Canvas Online link and you will land at the sign in page. You will sign in using your NVC username and password. If you have problems logging in to the orientation or navigating its content, please contact the Welcome Center, by phone at (707) 256-7215 or by email
WelcomeCenter@napavalley.edu. All students must complete an online orientation, regardless of educational goal or major.
Determine your English and math placement by completing the online
NVC Placement Tools. Obtain a copy of your high school transcript so you are prepared to answer questions about your high school performance. Please contact the Testing and Tutoring Center at (707) 256-7437 or by email
firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
All new students must complete an abbreviated (one semester) Ed Plan. New first year students
must declare a major by the completion of 15 units and develop a Comprehensive Education
Plan by 30 units. Check the Counseling website for drop-in hours.
Students with IEPs and 504 Plans should contact the DSPS Office at (707) 256-7345 or at
Complete online class registration through the Student Planning and/or 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 to request an Add Code from their instructor to register. Late-start classes have different registration dates. Please refer to the Admissions and Records website (www.napavalley.edu/admissions).
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 (707) 256-7188.
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