Wildcat Orientation (Transfer)

Below are the steps to sign up for Wildcat Orientation. Please contact Admissions with any questions, or email us at nvc-admissions@alamo.edu


Step 1 – Complete all steps in the application and enrollment process

All steps in the application and enrollment process must be completed before signing up for Wildcat Orientation.

Wildcat Orientation is mandatory for students who are incoming Transfer (students who have taken classes after high school).

Important: You must submit your Apply Texas application for the term you are applying before signing up for the orientation. Please refer to Step 1 for questions. 

View the enrollment process for Transfer and Former students


Step 2 - Select Wildcat Orientation

Students must attend a mandatory Wildcat Orientation where students will become familiar with the college campus, learn about campus resources, and select an Advising appointment to meet with and advisor and register for classes.

Note: Wildcat Orientation is for First Time in College Students, Transfer Students, and Returning or Former Students who have been out longer than a year. 

Sign-Up For Wildcat Orientation

  • Note for Visiting (Transient) Students: Visiting (Transient) students who are only taking summer classes at NVC and will be returning to their home institution will not complete the Wildcat Orientation.

    Visiting (Transient) students may self-register for courses through ACES once their enrollment steps are complete. Students who need assistance using ACES may visit the Vista Central: Admissions office on a walk-in basis, but they should meet with their academic advisors at their home institution for advising services to ensure that NVC courses will be accepted for transfer.


Step 3 – Register for Courses

At Wildcat Orientation you will select an Advising appointment to meet with and advisor and register for classes.


Step 4 – Pay for Classes

Students are required to pay for their classes or ensure that their financial aid or applicable Veterans benefits are in place by the payment deadline or they will be dropped from courses and must re-register.

Payment deadlines are always on Sunday at 1 p.m.

View resources on paying for college