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New Student Advising

Whether you are brand new to college or took college classes before, Advisors are ready to work with you to make sure you have a strong start at North.

Expand the list below based on the student type that best describes you.

Not sure where you fit? Send us an email and we will help guide you toward the right option.

If you have never attended college or earned college credits before, follow the steps below: 

Come to drop-in advising either on campus or over Zoom. 

If possible, please complete the following steps prior to meeting with an advisor:

  1. Activate your ctcLink account
  2. Complete English or math placement (if needed)

If you have previous credits from a college, university, military, or Running Start, follow the steps below.

Just looking to take one class but need a permission number to register?  It may not be necessary to meet with an advisor.  Submit your request by filling out this form.

  1. Schedule an advising appointment with the Area of Study Advisor for your program
  2. How to Prepare for Your Appointment*:
    1. Activate your ctcLink account
    2. Email copies of your unofficial transcripts to your advisor before your appointment or bring them to your appointment
    3. Complete English or math placement (if needed)

*Not completing these steps will prevent you from registering for classes

  1. Begin the official Credit Transfer Process
  2. Attend New Student Orientation and/or Complete the Online Orientation

Some programs offer specialized advising support and current or prospective students should connect directly with the department for assistance: