1. Intent to Participate
    Notify your high school counselor by April 1 if you intend to participate in College Credit Plus next year. (Nonpublic and home school students must login to their SAFE accounts to apply for College Credit Plus Funding through OHDE. Please visit the link for application deadlines.)
  2. Apply for Admission
    Complete a College Credit Plus Application for Admission and then submit a signed CCP Consent Form to your high school counselor. Your school counselor will then submit it to NSCC with a copy of your high school transcript. (Please note: Your application is not complete until your CCP Consent Form is on file.)
    Application Deadlines:
    Summer Term Start – March 1
    Home School & Nonpublic if Applying for Funding – April 1
    Fall Term Start – April 15
    Spring Term Start – November 1
    *Your high school may have earlier deadlines. Contact your guidance counselor for details.
  3. Complete the ACCUPLACER Assessment or Submit ACT Scores
    When your application has been processed, the NSCC Admissions Office will mail you a student ID, or N number. You will use this to sign up to take the ACCUPLACER Assessment at northweststate.edu/testing. The ACT or ACCUPLACER Assessment will determine your academic readiness for college-level coursework.
    ACT or ACCUPLACER Qualification Deadline
    Summer Term- May 1
    Fall Term– July 1
    Spring Term– December 2
    *Your high school may have earlier deadlines. Contact your school counselor for details.
  4. Complete a CCP Advising & Orientation Workshop
    To become acclimated with college services and expectations, all College Credit Plus students are required to complete a College Credit Plus Advising and Orientation Workshop prior to registering for classes. Information on the orientation will be sent to the student after all qualification requirements are met.
  5. Select Classes
    Students who are within their first 15 credit hours must choose courses from the level 1 listing. Students may follow one of the suggested pathways or view available courses by browsing the course schedule. When you have determined your semester course schedule, meet with your school counselor to ensure that your selections will fulfill your high school graduation requirements. At that time, you can complete the NSCC Registration Form to be signed by your school counselor and submitted to NSCC.
  6. Meet with Your NSCC Admissions Advisor
    If you have any questions regarding the CCP program or course options, contact the NSCC Admissions Office at 419.267.1320 to schedule an appointment.