ALL APPLICANTS: State Policy 801.01 Admission: General
~ Effective: 09-25-08
All applicants must document their identification when
applying for admission.
1.1 An applicant must provide:
1.1.1 One Primary
Form of Documentation OR
Secondary Forms of Documentation and
one must be a
[All International Students must provide an acceptable VISA.]
1.1.1 Primary Forms:
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 and beyond
U.S. Alien Registration Card (Form I0151) prior to 1978
BIA or tribal identification card with photo
1.1.2 Secondary Forms:
Photo Identification, must provide one
U.S. Military ID Card
Employee ID Badge
U.S. armed forces driver’s license
AND other forms, must provide one
Social Security Card
Certified Copy of US Birth Certificate
U.S. Certificate of Naturalization
Selective Service Card
U.S. Certificate of Citizenship
Additional forms of documentation may be acceptable. For more
information or questions please contact the admissions office at
(256) 228-6001 or 638-4418 X 434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
►An applicant who fails to
satisfy the requirements of 1.1 or 1.2 will not be admitted to
► Applicants must submit the documentation identified in 1.1 or
1.2 in person or through a notarized copy by U.S.
Mail by the end of the institution’s published drop/add period.
► Registration for classes will not be allowed until the
Admissions Office has received appropriate documentation.
► Documentation must be submitted in person to the
admissions office OR a notarized copy may be mailed to
the admissions office (see below).
SAMPLE wording for Notary verifying Drivers
I hereby certify the above copy of Alabama Drivers
License No. ________
to be a true and correct
copy of the same.
Don’t forget to include
Copy of the Drivers License
Date of Signatures
Notary Signature and Seal
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.
Students interested in either dual
enrollment/dual credit or accelerated enrollment should see
their high school counselors for full information. High
school transcripts are also required. At Northeast, contact Tonie Niblett, Dean of Student Services.
After accelerated or dual enrollment/dual credit 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®.
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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