Admissions and Registration Procedures

New and Returning Students

  1. ADMISSION: Submit a completed NWIC Admission Application to the Office of Admissions, a copy of your high school diploma or equivalent, and a copy of your Tribal certification, Tribal enrollment card, or letter of documentation from your federally recognized Tribe (if applicable). Documentation is necessary to determine resident student status to be eligible for the resident student tuition rate. For residency- related questions, please contact Admissions.
  2. FINANCIAL AID: Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  3. PLACEMENT: New students and transfer students who have not taken college-level Math and/or English are required to take a placement test. Transfer students who have taken college-level Math and/or English are required to submit official transcripts and need to fill out a Transfer Evaluation Request Form.
  4. ADVISING: Meet with your advisor to review placement results and/or transcripts and discuss educational goals to develop an educational plan.
  5. REGISTRATION: Register for classes, pay tuition/fees, and purchase textbooks.

Continuing Students

  1. FINANCIAL AID: Complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov EACH ACADEMIC YEAR and review your financial aid status.
  2. ADVISING: Meet with your advisor quarterly to review your educational and career goal, confirm your courses of study and check on your progress toward graduation.
  3. REGISTRATION: Register for classes, pay tuition/fees, and purchase textbooks.