Arts & Sciences Event

Are you interested in taking a course that focuses on cultural experiences? Is creative expression important to you? Check out what the Arts & Sciences Division has to offer. Stop by the display in the Atrium March 24-27 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. You’ll have an opportunity to meet instructors, learn more about the courses offered through the division and find out how you can use your education for fun and profit.

Registration Error Message

Have you received this error message while trying to register for summer or fall classes? 

error messageHere’s a step-by-step guide of how to find the cause:

  • Go “Look Up Classes” and click on the CRN link
  • From the schedule listing, click on the course name and number at the top
    course name and number
  • Look through the prerequisites and co-requisites listed at the bottom of the pageprerequisites
  • Consult with your academic advisor or run a DegreeWorks audit to determine which course(s) you should register for instead

If the course lists the Online Learning Readiness Assessment as a prerequisite, follow these steps:

  • Follow these instructions to add the course
  • Review the material and take the test
  • Check your score in the gradebook or under tests & quizzes. You must have at least a 75% (184 points) to pass.
  • Wait. Grades are updated every other hour (9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., etc.).
  • Register for your online class as normal

Spring Open House

Opportunities are waiting for you at Northwest State! Mark your calendar to attend the Spring Open House on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m.-noon. You can learn more about:

  • Degree and certificate programs
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Student support services
  • How to get started

While you’re on campus, fill out a FREE application, take a tour and find out how Northwest State offers everything you need to succeed.

Registration Workshops

Do you need help registering for summer or fall classes? Stop by an upcoming Race for Registration Workshop! Before attending, meet with your advisor or run a DegreeWorks audit and bring the information to the workshop.

There are four sessions to choose from, and all sessions will take place in A109.

Monday, March 17: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Tuesday, March 18: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19: 3 -6 p.m.
Thursday, March 20: 3-6 p.m.

Everyone who participates will be entered to win a $20 gas card!

IT Specialist Training

Do you need a job? Do you enjoy working with computers? Consider enrolling in the short-term iSTAR IT specialist certificate program. In 16 weeks, you will be prepared for a wide variety of entry-level IT positions like software engineer, system analyst or computer programmer, just to name a few.

As an added benefit, students may qualify for FREE training through a grant made possible by the U.S. Department of Labor.* Qualifying students will receive tuition, books and support services through the grant. The grant also supports employer partnerships that offer up to 18 weeks of on-the-job training.

Classes are offered at Northwest State in Archbold, Scott Park Campus in Toledo and at Rhodes State in Lima.

There are two upcoming events where you can learn more about the program, ask questions and find out what is needed to qualify for the grant:

Friday, March 21, 10 a.m.-noon
at Ohio Means Jobs of Lucas County (formerly The Source)
1301 Monroe St.
Toledo, OH 43604

Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m.-noon
at Northwest State Community College
22600 State Route 34
Archbold, OH 43502

For more information, visit the iSTAR website, contact Sarah Stubblefield at 419.267.1512 or email

*The grant is funded through fees from the H-1B visa program, which requires employers to pay for authorization before bringing foreign workers into the United States. The grant is intended to raise the technical skill levels of American workers and help businesses reduce the need for foreign workers.

Nursing Students Needed

Volunteering is a great way to network with area employers, build your resume, gain new skills and connect with fellow students. The NSCC Nursing Division has two events coming up and is looking for nursing student volunteers.

NSCC Breast Cancer Symposium, March 21
Ohio Consortium of Nursing Learning Labs Conference, April 24 & 25

There are several options, depending on your interests and availability. Please contact Bette Hughes at 419.267.1385, email or visit the nursing lab for details.

Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

The NSCC Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. Developed in 1998, the Distinguished Alumni Award honors alumni who have achieved recognized prominence in their careers and made significant contributions to their communities and the lives of others.

To be eligible, at least three years must have elapsed since the nominee graduated from NSCC with an associate degree. All who are nominated will receive a letter announcing their nomination and a form requesting additional information.

Nominations are due by March 29, 2014. Details on how to submit a nomination can be found on the nomination form.

1098-T Forms Available

Hard copies of the 1098-T form will be mailed to students by January 31, 2014. To access your 1098-T electronically, log in to your myNSCC account and follow these instructions:

  • Go to the billing and financial aid tab
  • Click Banner self service, students, student account then tax notification
  • Enter the tax year
  • Click submit