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Admissions and Aid

Your success is our expectation!  NVCC's admissions and financial aid teams are ready to help you get started so you can experience the difference a college education can make. 

Virtual Support from Admissions for NEW STUDENTS

Our Admissions team is working virtually to assist you! Speak live with an Admissions Representative on the following days:

  • Mondays from 10:00 am-11:00 am  Join   
  • Wednesdays 11:30 am-12:30 pm Join 

You may also email us anytime at

    You can also join us for a virtual or on-campus information session.  

      For a list of campus-wide virtual support resources please visit:

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      Connecticut Community Colleges offer PACT, a FREE Community College program. Learn about qualifications for the Pledge to Advance CT (PACT) program here.  

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      Visit Our Campuses

      There's no better way to learn about Naugatuck Valley Community College than to see it first hand. With a campus in Waterbury and one in Danbury, we're close to home. Join us for an informational session and tour

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      Student Success

      NVCC awarded 900 associate degrees and certificates for the 2020-21 academic year. Job well done graduates!


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      100+ Programs

      You'll find your path with over 100+ degree, transfer, certificate and work-force programs.

      Registration Dates

      Upcoming Enrollment Dates

      Spring 2022 Semester Registration Dates:

      • Continuing/Returning student registration is now open.
      • New/Transfer students please apply and follow the instructions in your acceptance letter to register. 

      Spring semester classes begin January 21, 2022.

          NVCC is offering a mix of online and in person classes for the semester. Learn more about instructional methods here.

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          Find Your Area of Study

          NVCC offers over 100+ degrees, certificates and work-force ready programs. Whether you're interested in an affordable pathway to a Bachelor's degree, want a career-ready degree or certificate, or are looking for work-force training, we've got you covered. 

          Browse Areas of Study

          Not sure about your area of interest?
          Find your path with Career Coach.

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          Financial aid

          Quality, Affordable Education

          At NVCC, our affordable tuition and convenient, flexible payment plans make our quality education within your reach. Need help filling out your FAFSA or discussing types of aid? Our financial aid office is here for you.


          How Does NVCC Rate in Terms of Affordability?

          Whether your goal is to pursue an associate degree, certificate, or you’re here to catch up on some classes; at NVCC you can save thousands in tuition!

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          Your Success is Our Expectation

          Experience the difference a college education can make. NVCC's admissions and financial aid teams are ready to help you get started. The first step towards your new college career at Naugatuck Valley Community College is to complete the admissions process. Don’t worry – we’re here to help you every step of the way. Whether you wish to earn an associate degree or enroll in any of our other programs, we have collected step-by-step information to assist you. Ready to get started?

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          Your Student Resources and Services

           Students Have Access to:
          • Smart Classrooms
          • Computer Labs 
          • Tutoring Center (ACE) 
          • Greenhouse 
          • Mainstage
          • Health Simulator Labs
          • Safe, Friendly, and Supportive Environment 
          • Connected Campus
          • Childcare Center 
          • Gardens

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          Your Student Resources and Services

          "NVCC is the best place to begin your education. It’s the most affordable school in the area in addition to having some of the most caring/dedicated professors I have ever met. This school has helped me grow in a variety of ways, and I’m grateful for the assistance in making my academic dreams come true."

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