Grade and Transcript Policies
For any questions regarding policies and procedures for Transfer and Former Students, contact the Vista Central: Welcome & Admissions Center.
Grades Acceptable for Transfer
To meet degree requirements, only those courses in which a “D” or better has been earned may be applied toward a certificate or degree, and only those technical courses in which a “C” or better has been earned may be applied to meet the requirements in the academic plan. Please note that while a "D" may be acceptable for degree completion, it may not satisfy prerequisite requirements (often a "C" or better is required). Please speak with a Certified Advisor for questions.
Full Academic History Disclosure
Transfer students are not at liberty to disregard any part of their past collegiate record and apply for admission on a partial college record or solely on the basis of a high school record.
Academic Probation and Dismissal
Students who have been placed on an academic probation or warning, either with the Alamo Colleges District or another institution, may still be able to take courses at NVC.
Students who have been placed on academic dismissal, withdrawal, or suspension, either with the Alamo Colleges District or another institution, will have to complete a petition process prior to being eligible to register for courses.
The dismissal process is completed with the Academic Standards Team, and the dismissal petition packet must be completed and submitted online. Questions about Academic Dismissal should be directed to the Academic Standards Team.
View the Academic Dismissal Process
Comparing Courses at Two Different Institutions
The Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS) may be used to compare courses at two different institutions within the state of Texas to check for equivalences. Please note that this list should not be interpreted as an official evaluation or guarantee that credits will transfer.
Transferring Courses from Accredited Institutions
Credit may be transferred to NVC from colleges and universities accredited by recognized accreditation associations. See below for a complete list of these agencies.
Credit from institutions not regionally accredited by one of the associations is not accepted by NVC.
Traditional classroom instruction and credit by examination are the basis on which transferred credit is recognized. Transfer credit may meet graduation requirements if it is equivalent to NVC's courses.
Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of School and Colleges
The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Biblical Higher Education (undergraduate only)(ABHE)
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
Council on Occupational Education (COE)
Tuition must be paid in full (or a payment plan set up) online by Thursday, June 15, 2023 by 7:30PM to avoid being dropped from Summer 2023 classes.
Summer 2023 Registration & Payment Calendar
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