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What classes are required for my degree or program?
We have many programs of study to choose from when you are looking for a degree, diploma, certificate, or other training program. Explore classes within each degree and program.
What is the cost and tuition for Northeast?
Tuition ranges depending on residency and costs may vary by program. Use our net price calculator to estimate your costs to attend. Tuition And Costs
Does Northeast offer a payment plan?
Yes, we do offer a payment plan. You can set your payment plan via our payment options website. Call Student Accounts and Cashier at (402) 844-7013. View Payment Options
How do I find a Work-study Job?
The work-study program provides jobs for eligible students who show unmet need. Student workers are paid biweekly as hours are worked. Most Federal Work Study (FWS) students are employed on campus and work an average of 8-10 hours per week at a salary of at least minimum wage. Some jobs are designated community service jobs as students assist individuals in the greater northeast Nebraska area. Northeast also provides FWS students an off-campus reading tutors program for elementary school children. Learn more about financial aid programs available
How do I find my Financial Aid Information/balance?
When you log into your My Apps you can click on Student Accounts to view your account. In your account, you can view and manage your financial aid and balance, including making a payment.
What Scholarships are available?
For most of the scholarships offered at Northeast just one online scholarship application is required. The Online Scholarship Application is open October 1, through March 1, each year. Visit Online Scholarship Application to create your scholarship account and complete the scholarship application.
When are books and supplies purchased?
Books may be rented/purchased at any time through the Northeast Hawk Shop.
Do I need tools?
For programs requiring tools, please visit the tools, supplies, or special requirements page for complete tool list. Tools may be purchased through any local or national vendor. During Fall New Student Registration each year vendors are on campus for you to view vendor offerings. Tools, Supplies, or Special Requirements
When and how should I apply for Financial Aid?
Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application. Applications will be accepted as early as October 1. Northeast's Federal ID #002556.
What test scores are accepted?
ACT/MAPS/SAT. To schedule a test, call (402) 844-7281 or contact your closest extended campus location in O’Neill, South Sioux City, or West Point. Testing Center Information
How do I find my advisor?
Once enrolled, you will be assigned an advisor. Additionally, a Dean, Associate Dean, or Program Director are available to assist students. First Year Advisors are assigned based on your program of study (major). Program Advisors are typically faculty within your program of study. To see who your assigned advisor is, log into DegreeWorks (located in My Apps).
How do I request a copy of my transcript?
Northeast Community College has partnered with Parchment Inc. to provide online transcript ordering. You can order both paper and electronic transcripts through the site. Transcripts cannot be released if you have unmet financial obligations to Northeast. Your card will only be charged once your order has been completed. If your order is unable to be processed, your card will not be charged.
How do I register for classes?
Freshman: New student registration days are held in the summer for students starting classes in the fall. You will receive a letter with your registration date and time in April. All other students can register for classes through the My Apps portal during the registration period.
Do my early college credits count towards my degree at Northeast?
Courses taken as early college or Fridays @ Northeast will automatically appear in your student account. If you completed college courses as a high school student through another institution, request your transcripts to be sent to Northeast so eligible credits can be applied to your student account.
Registrar's Mailing Address:
Northeast Community College
ATTN: Registrar’s Office
P.O. Box 469
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
How many credits do I need to be full-time or part-time?
Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours to be considered full-time. Part-time students must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. For information on how this will affect your financial aid contact the financial aid office at (402) 844-7285.
How will my Northeast credits transfer to other colleges/universities?
Check with the college or university that you plan to attend. You can also work with your advisor to create a plan for transferring. You can visit Transfer Nebraska to see how your credits will transfer to other Nebraska institutions.
What support services does Northeast offer students?
Receive help for all your needs from educational planning to help on your writing assignments through all our support services, including:
- Advising and Academic Support Center
- Career Services
- Disability Services
- Student Nurse
- Service Center
- Testing Center
- TRIO Student Support Services
- Free Tutoring
- Writing Center
- Support Services
What courses should I take in high school to prepare for college?
You can earn college credit while in high school through Dual Credit, Fridays @ Northeast and College Credit-Only classes at a discounted rate.
Where do I find my class schedule?
Log into your My Apps portal, click on the student tab and then the registration link to find your class schedule. You may also print this for future reference.
What activities are offered at Northeast?
Northeast students are all about being social and attending activities. Our Student Activities Council hosts over 100 events every year. There are opportunities to join a club, be a leader, participate in events, and even win some great prizes. Connect with us and see what we have waiting for you.
Can I get my GED® at Northeast?
The Adult Education Department offers preparation for citizenship testing, instruction in basics skills, preparation and testing for a high school diploma (GED®), English language learner courses (ELL), and additional education and training. The program is free to anyone 16 years of age or older and not enrolled in a secondary school.
Is tutoring available?
Tutoring is a free service to Northeast students. Our tutors have knowledge in specific subjects and will act as a learning resource for you and your academic needs. Tutors will help you review and study what you've learned in class, as well as develop sound study habits.
Is housing available?
Northeast can house 545 students living on campus. With great amenities like wireless internet, 24/7 computer labs, cable TV, comfortable lounges, workout equipment, security, laundry room, and game room, available rooms fill fast. Campus housing is limited so the earlier you apply, the better your chances will be to receive an offer. Freshmen are not required to live on campus.Complete an application today.
Is there a meal plan available?
Meal plan contracts are for the academic year, fall, and spring semesters. Meal Plans can be purchased at Student Accounts & Cashier in the College Welcome Center or by calling (402) 844-7001.
Is job placement available?
Career Services offers career counseling, job search assistance, job postings, workshops, classes, and two career events annually.
Is there security on campus?
The College contracts with a private security firm to provide general campus security. Security officers work closely with local law enforcement agencies in coordinating campus security. They conduct foot and vehicular patrols of the campus 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Contact Campus Security at (402) 841-5163 (or 7777 from any Norfolk campus phone).