Transfer to NCCC in 5 Easy Steps

If you are transferring to Northwestern Connecticut Community College and seeking a degree, it is easy to apply!

The Office of Admissions is open once again to the general public! We are located at 119 N. Main Street in Winsted, CT, in the Greenwoods building (Suite 219). Come see us Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm, to help you achieve your educational goals. Please bring a mask with you to wear at all times.

If you have questions, you can email us at or request a phone/video call with a Northwestern staff member here!

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There is NO LONGER AN APPLICATION FEE to apply to Connecticut community colleges.

QUESTIONS?  Contact us!
Phone: 866-526-6008

Scan a picture of your final high school transcript or GED certificate to your application portal.

Submit official college transcripts for all college-level work you have completed. Transcripts from other Connecticut community colleges may be requested through Official transcripts from other institutions may be requested to be sent electronically. After requesting the official transcript, fill out the Credit Evaluation Form so we can evaluate it and award credit.

Credit will be granted based on the following:

  • a grade of C- or higher
  • admission as an NCCC degree-seeking student
  • course equivalency to NCCC courses within your selected program of study

If you have questions about your college transcript, please contact

For those born after December 31, 1956, please provide written proof of adequate protection against measles, mumps, and rubella.


For those born after January 1, 1980, please also provide written proof of adequate protection against Varicella (Chicken Pox).

Our Immunization Form can be uploaded to your application portal.

Once an application to the college has been submitted, applicants will receive an email with instructions for their next steps. Students can submit any or (preferably all) of the following to determine their class placement:

  • Proof of standardized testing within the last five years with scores of:
    • SAT Math 510 or higher; SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 460 or higher;
    • ACT Math score of 17 or higher; ACT combined Writing and Language 37 or higher.
  • Your final or in-progress high school transcript that includes a cumulative GPA.
  • Transfer students should submit official college transcripts.

If you do not have these documents, you will have an opportunity to submit your self-reported GPA after you have applied.

All documents can be uploaded to your application portal.

While it is optional, students are encouraged to apply for financial aid. To be eligible for financial aid you must enroll, either full-time or part-time, in a degree program or approved certificate. If you are interested in applying for financial aid, you should complete the online Free Application for Northwestern CT Community College Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available at www.fafsa.ed.govThe school code for Northwestern Connecticut Community College is 001398. Visit the Financial Aid web page for additional information.