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Summer and Fall 2020 Open Registration begins Monday, April 20

Welcome to New River CTC! Here you will find registration criteria and information on scheduling a telephone advising appointment.

If you are planning to major in a select admit program such as Medical Laboratory Technician, Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic or Practical Nursing, please let us know, and we will refer you to the department in order to schedule your classes once you have met the criteria for registration.

Monday, April 20– New student and readmitted student Open Registration begins for those who meet registration criteria. We will be advising students by telephone appointment.

Registration Day Events

9 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at each location to be announced

No appointment is needed for these special event dates. If certificate or degree seeking, you must have completed online orientation and have official college transcripts on file if applicable or submitted unofficial college transcripts for registration purpose only. If no prior college, you may submit ACT or SAT scores within 5 years from the date of application or take the placement test here at New River CTC by contacting the Student Success Center prior to the event. You may also take the test the day of the event if you arrive before 12:00 p.m.

Student Types and Registration Information

As a new (first-time freshman or transfer) student who will be certificate (C.A.S) or degree seeking, in order to make an appointment to register for classes you must:

  • Have completed a current application for admission for the semester you wish to enroll
  • Have successfully completed and scored a minimum of 7 out of 10 on online orientation
  • Have submitted placement test scores taken within 5 years from the date of application (ACT, SAT or complete New River CTC’s placement test in the Student Success Center)


  • completed college level English and math with proof provided by your official college transcripts sent from all colleges attended or have submitted unofficial college transcripts for advising purposes only. If you are a transfer student, your financial aid cannot by dispersed if you have not sent official transcripts. Financial aid cannot be dispersed if you have not submitted all documents requested through Admissions.

NOTE: The Accuplacer on-site has been temporarily suspended. Please call your local campus Student Success Center on or after April 13, 2020 for further testing instructions.

Student Success Center contact numbers for testing questions:

Advanced Technology Center    
Greenbrier Valley Campus
Mercer County Campus
Nicholas County Campus
Raleigh County Campus

If you are a re-admitted student, special student or transfer student, select your student type below for information on requirements for registration*:

Re-admitted student

Special students (not certificate or degree seeking)

  • Special students are not eligible for state or federal financial aid. Only certificate (C.A.S.) or degree seeking students are eligible. Skill set certificates are not eligible.
  • You must have met any course prerequisite requirements when applicable in order to register and have proof of meeting the requirements. You may submit unofficial transcripts, ACT or SAT placement test scores within 5 years from the date of application or take New River CTC’s placement test in the Student Success Center.
  • If no prerequisites are listed for the course or courses, you will only need to complete a registration form with us after applying for admission. Course prerequisites may be viewed in our current year catalog under Course Descriptions near the back of the catalog.

Transient students (visiting from another institution)


For select admission program entry, a student must first apply for admission to the College, be fully admitted with their general admission, and have completed online registration in order to register for classes.

If you have questions regarding your general admission status, the criteria to register or the admission checklist, contact your local campus Office of Admissions.

Advanced Technology Center Megan Mohn 304-929-3315  
Greenbrier Valley Campus Deena Rodgers 304-647-6565
Mercer County Campus Harry “Gene” Whitlow 304-818-2012
Nicholas County Campus Martha Baisden 304-883-2437
Raleigh County Campus Cynthia “Cindy” Dalton 304-929-5469
Director of Enrollment Services Tracy Evans 304-929-5480