Degree Seeking Student Enrollment Steps

For full-time or part-time students seeking a certificate or degree. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to successfully enroll in a degree program at Sheridan College or Gillette College.

Click here to create your online admissions account and submit your admission application, which includes an application for the Hathaway Scholarship (for Wyoming students). To apply for housing, students must first be accepted and will then find the housing application within our student portal, MyNWCCD, on the Campus Life & Housing page.

Degree seeking students are required to submit the following documents to the Admissions Office:

  • Official high school transcripts or high school equivalence test results
    • High school transcripts are required for all graduates within the last three years.
  • Transcripts from all colleges previously attended

If you have questions, contact our Admissions Offices:

After you submit your online application for admission, you will be emailed instructions for setting up your MyNWCCD account. Your MyNWCCD account is used for all college communications, class discussions, and more. In addition, it is where you can register for future classes. You must set up this account in order to apply for scholarships (through Academic Works) and housing (through MyNWCCD- Campus Life & Housing).

We recommend that  all students fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – use Federal Student Code 003930 for Northern Wyoming Community College District (includes Sheridan College, Gillette College, and Sheridan College in Johnson County). Start by creating your FSA ID.

There are many opportunities available for students looking for help with the cost of their tuition, books, housing, etc. If you have questions, contact our Financial Aid Offices:

All students, including online students, are required to work with an academic advisor to register for classes. Upon being accepted to the college, new students will receive emailed instructions with specific details outlining next steps. Next steps may include:

  • Placement testing (if needed)
  • Sign-up for a registration day event
  • Attend/Complete an orientation

If you have questions, contact Advising Services:

Books may be purchased from bookstores located on each campus or online. Shop for books and supplies using course name and section number.

Once you have your books, you are all set to begin your classes.