Frequently Asked Questions


Here is helpful information for admitted students.

I have been accepted at NCC. Now what do I do?

Congratulations! Please review your acceptance packet and review our visa information page.

How can I apply to live on campus?

Please visit our Housing & Residence Life website. You need to log in to Workday before you can apply to live on campus.

How do I register for classes at NCC?

You will receive information about placement testing and registration to your NCC student email account.

Where is my student ID number and login information?

Your student ID number and login information were emailed to your student email account. Use this information to log in to Workday and your student email account.

When can I enter the U.S.?

Check your Form I-20 for the "Earliest Admission Date".

Where should I put my immigration documents while traveling?

Always keep your original immigration documents with you while traveling, including your passport, student visa, I-20 or DS-2019, I-94 (only required for re-entering the U.S.), NCC acceptance letter, and financial information showing proof of necessary funds to cover tuition and living expenses. 

Is orientation mandatory? 

Yes, orientation is mandatory for all international students. During orientation, you will take placement tests, register for classes, receive important information about campus resources, and meet faculty, staff, and other international students. Please review our orientation page.

Is health insurance mandatory?

Health insurance is required for all F-1 international students at NCC. Visiting a doctor or hospital can be very expensive in the United States, so the college has selected an affordable and comprehensive health insurance plan. Visit our Health Insurance page to enroll in the LewerMark insurance plan for international students.

What should I bring from home? 

Please bring original immigration documents in your carryon bag. Students should also bring:

  • U.S. dollars or cash in your currency to exchange upon arrival 
  • Electrical outlet and plug converter (the U.S. uses 120 V and has type A and type B electrical plugs)

Additionally, if you are living on campus you will need: