on your family member’s acceptance
to Niagara County Community College!
We understand the important role that families play in the success of our students, so as they become members of our community, so do you. NCCC welcomes you and appreciates the value you bring to our campus!
To ensure the success and safety of our students, we enjoy working with families to make sure that the needs of every student are met. Please use this page to familiarize yourself with everything that NCCC has to offer!
Below are links to help answer some of the many questions you may experience as a family member. We hope you will find this useful during your family member’s time here at NCCC!
FAQ and Important Information
What is the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI)?
Explore our downtown Niagara Falls site offering programs in Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry, Brewery Operations, Distillery Operations, Hospitality, Winery Operations and more!
Is there a campus shuttle between NFCI and NCCC?
Our shuttle service also offers shopping options
How do I find the NCCC application?
Navigate the acceptance process from application, entrance requirements, and acceptance
Is there an NCCC Events Calendar?
Look for ways your family member can get involved in the fun and excitement that NCCC has to offer
Confidentiality of Student Records/Privacy Rights (FERPA):
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. Please see the Parent Guide to FERPA for more information.
Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in all educational programs and activities
Where is the College Catalog?
Search course descriptions and look at the wide variety of programs offered
How can I access my family member’s grades and academic records?
Discover how a student can authorize you to access their student record
Are there reading, writing, or math placement tests?
Learn how we assess skills in reading, writing, and math for placement into appropriate coursework at NCCC
How does a student track progress toward graduation?
Degree Works will track progress towards graduation.
If a student is almost ready to graduate – what do they need to do?
Understand the graduation application process
Where can a student find Childcare at NCCC?
Learn about our child-care facility and early-childhood education program for children ages 18 months to 4 years old
What if a student wants to transfer after NCCC?
Find out more about transfer options and dual admission agreements with other colleges
Where can students purchase textbooks and supplies?
Shop our online bookstore or visit one of our two locations, NFCI and the NCCC Sanborn campus
Where can more information be found about on-campus housing?
Explore our student housing village that offers on-site housing for students
Where can students find library resources?
View services, search databases, and more!
How can a student participate in fun activities or clubs?
Search for out of the classroom learning experiences that enhance Student Success Center in the areas of leadership and service
What kinds of online services are offered?
See what online services we offer through Banner web
Do you offer personal counseling?
Find out how our Wellness Center supports physical, intellectual, social, and emotional well-being
Looking for programs and services designed to address the mental health and wellbeing of young people of color?
TEXT STEVE to 741741 to access a culturally trained Crisis Text Line counselor for help/support in dealing with mental illness related to our current climate.
If you didn’t get your question or concern addressed, please feel free to contact us at 716-614-6222. We will be sure you get an answer! We appreciate that you chose NCCC, “the Smart Place to Start”! Welcome to the family!