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Non-Matriculated Registration

An individual may take courses at the college as a non-matriculated student who is not seeking a certificate or degree from SUNY Niagara.  Students may also enter on a non-matriculated basis if they are not prepared to matriculate.  Non-matriculated students are not required to have graduated from high school or possess a high school equivalency diploma.  Non-matriculated students are not eligible for financial aid.  Contact the Enrollment Center to enroll or review the website information.

Non-matriculated students are required to pass college placement tests before enrolling in courses that require the assessments as a prerequisite.  All other prerequisites must also be met.  If a prerequisite course was taken at another institution, an unofficial transcript or grade mailer proving successful completion will be a sufficient waiver.

A student who is under age 17 by the start of the registered term at SUNY Niagara must be enrolled at a high school or registered in a home schooled program.  If the student is not age 17 by the start of classes, the non-matriculated application must be approved by a parent and/or legal guardian.  If the student withdrew from their high school district, a letter from the superintendent of the district in which the student resides is required to confirm home schooled enrollment.  Non-matriculated students are required to pass college placement tests before enrolling in courses that require the assessments as a prerequisite.

A minor student’s enrollment in any college course constitutes an agreement by that student to complete all class assignments without special consideration being given because of age.

COVID-19 Vaccine/Booster Recommendation

Per the SUNY COVID-19 Guidance, all students are strongly encouraged to stay up-to-date on their initial course of vaccinations and boosters consistent with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations.  Students enrolled in any program or course or who are participating in a clinical or internship held at a third-party location must continue to comply with all health and safety guidelines, including any vaccination or testing protocols that are in place at the third-party location.  This includes some programs in our Nursing, Physical & Allied Health Division and the Animal Management program.

  • SUNY Niagara must provide vaccination statistics to SUNY.  Students will be asked to confirm their vaccination status with the Wellness Center at SUNY Niagara.  Students may email a copy of their immunization records to wellnesscenter@niagaracc.suny.edu.  For additional information, call the Wellness Center at 716-614-6275.
  • Certain academic programs may require students to be up-to-date on their initial course of vaccinations and boosters to participate in clinicals and internships.

CURRENT NON-MATRICULATED STUDENTS

If you are currently registered for the Spring 2024 semester as a non-matriculated student, you will receive information prior to the Registration Start Date for Non-Matriculated students about registering for the Summer & Fall 2024 semesters.

NEW or RETURNING NON-MATRICULATED STUDENTS

To register for classes as a non-matriculated student, please follow the steps outlined below:

If you are not able to access the Non-Matriculated Student Application, it may have closed due to the start of classes.  Please contact the Enrollment Center at (716) 614-6250 for options.

Step 1 - Application for Non-Matriculated Students

Non-Matriculated Application

To submit the non-matriculated application, you must select “First Time User Account Creation”.

Step by step instructions on how to submit the non-matriculated application can be found here.

To allow sufficient time for processing, the application must be received in the Enrollment Center prior to the following date:

  • Summer I (6 wk) & Full Term (12 wk) 2024 = May 17, 2024 by 12 pm Noon
  • Summer II (6 wk) 2024 = July 8, 2024 by 12 pm Noon
  • Fall 2024 = August 30, 2024 by 12 pm Noon

Applicants who have been dismissed from another institution for disciplinary reasons must have their application completed and submitted 20 calendar days prior to the start of the semester. These students must follow the Disciplinary Dismissals procedure.

Step 2 - Once the application has been processed

Once the application has been processed, the student will receive a letter in the mail to the address provided on their application with their TWolves Email username and temporary password to activate their email account.

  • Encrypted email is available by request and/or during the week prior to the start of the semester.

*If you are sent an encrypted e-mail, it will be sent to the email address provided on the application requesting a copy of a photo ID.  The student must reply to the encrypted email with a picture of their photo ID.  Once we receive the photo ID, the student will receive an email with their T-Wolves Email username & temporary password to activate their email account.

Step 3 - T-Wolves Email Activation

Activate T-Wolves Email account per the instructions provided in the letter/email you receive. Your T-Wolves username and password is used to log into all SUNY Niagara software applications.

If you cannot locate/lost your letter:

  1. Retrieve your T-Wolves username 
  2. Contact T-Wolves Assistance to re-set your password 716-210-2505 (Mon-Fri, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Step 4 - Wellness Center / Immunizations

  1. Have your physician, high school, or former college send your immunization records to the Wellness Center (Fax 716-614-6817 or wellnesscenter@niagaracc.suny.edu).
  2. Complete the Wellness Center Packet and submit it to the Wellness Center (C-122) at the time of application.  ALL students, regardless of credit hours being taken, must submit proof of immunization.

Questions? Contact Wellness Center at 716-614-6275 or yager@niagaracc.suny.edu.

Step 5 - Register for classes online in Banner Web

Students will register for classes online on Banner Web.  Students will log into Banner Web using their T-Wolves Email username & password.  Click on the link below for detailed instructions on how to register for classes.

Non-Matriculated Student Registration Instructions

Course Offerings – This provides a searchable listing of all courses available for a selected semester.  Summer & Fall 2024 Course offerings will be available to view on February 20, 2024.

Pre-Requisites: Students wishing to take a course with a pre-requisite that was not taken at SUNY Niagara must provide a copy of their unofficial transcript or grade mailer to the Enrollment Center by emailing records@niagaracc.suny.edu.  Instructions for looking up course prerequisites can be found in the College catalog.

Non-Matriculated Registration Start Dates

Students can register online using Banner Web on or after the date listed below for the term you are registering for.

  • Summer I & Full Term 2024 = March 18, 2024 at 2:00 pm – May 20, 2024
  • Summer II 2024 = March 18, 2024 at 2:00 pm – July 9, 2024
  • Fall 2024 = April 8, 2024 at 8:00 am – September 6, 2024

*SUNY Niagara is closed on Fridays from May 18, 2024 – July 26, 2024

Billing & Payment

Summer 2024 Tuition Due Date – Thursday, May 2, 2024

Fall 2024 Tuition Due Date – Thursday, August 15, 2024

Follow the Billing & Payment Process Instructions document and complete the following steps:

Additional Information

  • Students under age 17 by the start of the registered term at SUNY Niagara must have parent/guardian approval to register for a course at SUNY Niagara.
  • Financial aid is not available for Non-Matriculated students.  Do not file the non-matriculated student application if you are receiving financial aid.  Students who seek financial aid must apply through Admissions.
  • View Course description information.
  • Academic Foundation testing is required for certain courses.  Please check the student catalog for more information regarding this requirement.
  • SUNY Niagara does not guarantee the transferability of credits taken at SUNY Niagara to any other institution.

Contact

Advisement Questions: 716-614-6290 | ssc@niagaracc.suny.edu | D-102

Records Questions: 716-614-6250 | records@niagaracc.suny.edu | A-105
Transferring Credits into SUNY Niagara and Transfer Credit Evaluation Questions:  716-614-6250 | transfer@niagaracc.suny.edu

 

Fax: 716-614-6820
Location: A-105 Notar Admin Bldg.
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Evening hours are available daily from 4:00 – 5:oopm via ZOOM appointment only; please email a request to records@niagaracc.suny.edu.