Here to Help

Academic and faculty advisors are here to help you navigate academic programs and resources at NSCC. Advisors specialize in serving students by:

  • Developing a pathway to graduation that fits with your lifestyle and work schedule
  • Reviewing program requirements and course recommendations
  • Listening to student concerns and providing direction to resources
  • Providing a connection to transfer and career options


SPECIAL INCENTIVE - 8-week classes

Register for an 8 week class this fall by September 25th, and you are automatically entered to win one of four $250 scholarships! The scholarship winners will be announced the week of October 19th and notified via their NSCC student email. Offer is available to new and current NSCC students.
*NOTE: College Credit Plus Students are not eligible for the $250 scholarship

Academic Advisors

They assist students in the first 15 credit hours of the degree or certificate program. An academic plan will be developed using DegreeWorks. DegreeWorks is a web-based planning tool to help students and advisors monitor student’s progress toward degree completion. DegreeWorks provides a more accessible way for students to know where they are academically and how they can plan the rest of their college careers. The academic advisor will also walk the student through myNSCC to register for classes. myNSCC is a campus web portal that provides students with centralized access to campus resources.

Faculty Advisors

They assist students that are beyond 15 credit hours in the degree or certificate program. Faculty advisors provide advice and support for program specific topics, such as, transfer options and career paths within the discipline.

Bachelor's Bound

Using the state pathways or our academic agreements, you can transfer your credits and start as a junior in a bachelor’s program.


Prior Learning Information

Prior learning is knowledge and skills gained by a person outside of the traditional classroom environment. A prior learning assessment (PLA) is the process of evaluating life experience for college credit.



Here all students must complete the respective quizzes for your individual needs.



Log in to myNSCC and look for your advisor name and contact information at the bottom of the screen.

Contact the Advising Center at or 419.267.1390 to schedule an appointment.

As a new student, you will need the following information in order to register for classes during your advising appointment.

  • High school and/or any previous college transcripts
  • ACT/Accuplacer scores
  • Completion of the on-campus or online SOAR