ADMISSIONS PROCESS FOR VETS
The Veteran Services Officer can help you complete each step.
Contact Brett Burtis at 307-674-6446 ext. 2720 to get started.
Incoming student veterans should follow the Student Veteran Checklist to assist them.
Step 1¬† Determine your residency status – this affects your tuition.¬†¬†
Step 2¬† Apply for admission online¬†or by visiting the Admissions Office.
Step 3¬† Turn in¬†official transcripts from¬†high school (or HSEC/GED) and all colleges attended along with your military transcript.¬† Military transcript links at Resources.
Step 4¬† Take the Compass placement tests for math and English.¬† The tests are about 1 hour each and cost $5 each.
Sheridan –¬†call Maurenn Neavill at 307-674-6446 ext. 2001.¬† Toll free 1-800-913-9139.
Gillette – call¬†Sandra Beeman at 307-686-0254 ext.¬†1455.¬† Toll free 1-888-544-5538.
STEPS 1-4 MUST BE COMPLETED TO BE ADMITTED.
NO REGISTRATION WITHOUT BEING ADMITTED.
Step¬†5¬†¬† Create your MyNWCCD account.¬† Use the username and password from your Admissions acceptance email.¬†¬†Now you can access just about anything that affects you at the college:¬† financial aid, registration, email, learning management system, and general information.
Step 6¬†Register for classes with an advisor and build your student education plan.¬† First time students MUST register in person at the Records Office. For following semesters you can register in person or go online.
Sheridan – call Ann Storey at 307-674-6446 ext. 2002 for an appointment.
Gillette – call Aaron Taylor at 307-686-0254 ext. 1410 or Beth Walker¬†at ext. 1411.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† PRIORITY REGISTRATION FOR MILITARY AND VETERANS!
Outlined below is the process for priority registration:
1. Veteran must meet in person with an advisor and complete any necessary placement exams.
2. Advisor and veteran review educational plan and complete a paper registration.
3. Veteran delivers registration form to the Records Office.
4. Records Office will process the vet registrations the afternoon prior to registration opening for other students.
CONGRATULATIONS! You’re a college student!!¬†¬†But you still have a few things left to do.
Step¬†7¬†¬†Now all you have to do is request VA certification, apply for financial aid, apply for housing, get your books, pay your bills, complete orientation, and go to class!
Incoming student¬†veterans should follow the¬†Student Veteran¬†Checklist to assist them.