For admission, applicants must present one primary form of
identification. Examples of primary forms of identification:
• Unexpired Alabama Driver’s License or instruction permit
• Unexpired Alabama identification card
• Unexpired U.S. Passport
• Unexpired U.S. Permanent Resident Card
• Resident Alien Card - Pre-1997
• Unexpired Driver’s License or instruction permit from another
state or possession that verifies lawful presence, dated 2000
• U.S. Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-151) prior to
• BIA or tribal identification card with photo
• I -797 Form with expiration date
An applicant who fails to
satisfy identification requirements will not be admitted to
Registration for classes will not be allowed until the
Admissions Office has received appropriate documentation.
Applicants must submit the documentation in person, by U.S.
Mail, or electronically by the end of the institution’s published drop/add period.
AND GED® GRADUATES
First-time admission to college degree programs at Northeast is
open to anyone with the Alabama High School Diploma or an
equivalent and proper documentation as defined by the State Board of Education.
TRANSFERS FROM OTHER COLLEGES
Students with credit from another college will be admitted
unconditionally if eligible to return to their previous college.
If they are not, they should contact the Office of Admissions
for more information.
We welcome international students. We are glad to learn of your
interest in college and look forward to having you as a student.
Please see our Admission Requirements for International
ADMISSION NOT FOR COLLEGE CREDIT
Under certain circumstances, an applicant who does not meet
admission requirements may be admitted to a particular course or
program that does not carry college credit.
STUDENTS STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL
High school students have two options for taking college
Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit students take college courses
to earn credit for both college and high school requirements.
Both the students and the courses must be approved in advance by
the high school and Northeast. See full information at
Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit.
Accelerated students take college courses that do NOT
count as high school credit, if approved by their high schools
and with certain limitations.
Early College Education Program students earn college
credit toward a technical or health certificate.
Students interested in enrolling while in high school should see their high school counselors
for full information. High school transcripts are also required.
At Northeast, contact Sherie Grace, Dean of Student Services.
such students become
eligible for regular (unconditional) admission to Northeast by
submitting proof of high school graduation, the courses they
have completed at Northeast will count for college credit.
FORMER STUDENTS OF NORTHEAST ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
For Readmission, submit the same Application for Admission form
as a new student, and send transcripts of any other college work
taken since leaving Northeast. You must apply for Readmission if
you did not enroll for a semester, unless you are enrolling for
Fall after having been enrolled Spring and skipping the
You will be assigned a time to take the Compass Test for
placement in math, English, and reading classes. See
For free online
practice for the Compass Test, go to
Test Prep Review.
Nursing applicants must also take the TEAS V®.
Admission to NACC institution does not ensure admission to
any individual program or course.
Comments regarding Admission should be addressed to Sherie Grace, Dean of Student Services, at
college phone extension 2325.
Full policies of
Northeast Alabama Community College are published in the
Faculty and Staff Handbook (employment policies), or the
Catalog (academic and student policies), or can be obtained
from the Office of the President. While this website
attempts to present information accurately, it does not
constitute the complete statement of policies of Northeast
Alabama Community College. Contents are subject to change