New River Community and Technical College is an open-door admissions institution, which means that the College is committed to providing an educational opportunity to all persons regardless of educational background or preparation. The College has established the following guidelines to assist students in complying with established admissions standards of the institution. Refer to Student Types for more specific information.
After you have completed and submitted your general application for admission, you will receive notification that your application is being reviewed. Next, we will
mail your acceptance letter to the address provided on your application and send an email. We will notify you of admission status updates by email throughout the admission process. These updates will include a list of documents needed to complete your admission file. Admission status updates may also include text messages and telephone calls.
All requested documents should be mailed directly from the school or agency to the campus Office of Admissions location you will be attending or sent directly to New River CTC from their electronic service. We will not accept an electronic version of a document or a mailed copy sent from a student or parent as official. If a student choses to pick up an official transcript, it must remain in the school’s sealed envelope to be accepted. Photographs of any document are not accepted.
You will be assigned a New River Student Identification number (ID #) which is included in your admission acceptance letter and email.
|Advanced Technology Center
|Nicholas County Campus
|Greenbrier Valley Campus
|Raleigh County Campus
|Mercer County Campus
Steps to Enrollment for degree or certificate (CAS) seeking students:
- Apply for admission.
- Request to have official transcripts sent (in sealed school envelope) to the New River CTC campus you will attend or sent through the school’s electronic service (where available) to your campus Student Program Advisor. [Admissions staff emails are listed below for electronic delivery use.] Transcripts include:
- official high school transcript requested through the school, online, Board of Education or high school equivalency (GED or TASC) requested through www.diplomasender.com; and
- an official college transcript for each college attended, even if withdrawn (if applicable).
- Submit ACT or SAT scores taken within the past 5 years from date of application or call the Student Success Center location listed below to schedule an appointment to complete your placement test:
|Advanced Technology Center 304.929.5005||Nicholas County Campus 304.883.2465||Greenbrier Valley Campus 304.647.6591||Raleigh County Campus 304.929.5005||Mercer County Campus 304.818.2014|
- Apply for financial aid (FAFSA) online at fafsa.gov. Use school code 039603. [Apply by April 15 to be considered for the WV Higher Education Grant. PLUS, you may also qualify for free tuition via the West Virginia Invests grant. For additional info, visit www.newriver.edu/financial-aid/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.]
- Complete your Student Orientation* online at www.newriver.edu/online-student-orientation-module/. [You will need your Student ID. Online orientation is required to register. Also, plan to attend an on campus orientation.]
- Call your local Student Success Center listed below to schedule an appointment to register for classes once you have submitted:
- Each official college transcripts,** including withdrawn. Unofficial college transcripts may be used for registration purposes only but you must submit official to receive financial aid or loans and to re-enroll. [Email addresses are provided below if your former school plans to make an electronic submission.];
- ACT, SAT or New River CTC Accuplacer test scores or have completed college level math and English; and
- successfully completed and passed Student Orientation online.
- Pay tuition and fees by the last day of registration. [To view the academic calendar with important dates, visit www.newriver.edu/academic-calendar/. Visit www.newriver.edu/student-accounts/ for Business Office contacts, information on paying tuition online and payment options. For tuition and fee information, visit www.newriver.edu/tuition-and-fees/.]
- Purchase your books online at www.newriver.edu/bookstore/.
- Attend classes.
* Transient students, non-degree seeking students and those enrolling as provisional high school students do not have to complete online orientation.
** Not submitting high school or high school equivalency official transcripts will not prevent you from registering for your first semester; however, you will not receive state or federal financial aid until official transcripts are submitted. You will be self-pay. Official transcripts must be submitted by the end of the semester in order to re-enroll.
*** Placement test scores must be within 5 years from current admission.
Statement of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action
New River Community and Technical College does not discriminate in its educational programs or in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or genetic information or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal or state laws, Title VII Human Rights Act of 1964, Title IX Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The office listed below has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies relating to disabilities, sex or other forms of discrimination.
Peter Hoeman, Dean of Student Affairs and Title IX Coordinator
New River Community and Technical College
280 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813