First-Time College Students

Application Process (Admission Requirements, Materials, & Deadlines)

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Complete an Application for Admission

Regular admission is granted to academic, technical, and career students who seek the Associate of Arts Degree, the Associate of Applied Science Degree, or the Career Certificate. Apply Now  to submit your application.

Have you previously submitted an application to Northeast before?

Once you have submitted your application, you can continue with the tasks below. These do not necessarily have to be completed in order. They simply serve as a guide toward enrollment.

Start Watching your Email

After you complete your application, you can begin submitting the documents listed below.  Start watching your email as well.  You will receive at least three emails during the application process.

  • Checklist Email - You will receive an email from that list the items that need to be complete in order to be accepted to Northeast. This will include things like your High School Transcripts, Tax Documents, Proof of Residency, etc. This will be sent to the email address you provided on your application.  It is important that this email address is correct.
  • Acceptance Email - Once all of the requirements for admission have been met, you should expect to receive a second email from indicating that you have been accepted for admission to the college.
  • Okta Invitation Email - After you receive the acceptance email, you should receive a third email from that provides instructions on setting up your Northeast Single Sign on credentials and Multi-Factor Authentication.  This email will be good for seven (7) days.  Please complete the steps in this email as soon as possible.

Submit High School Transcript

A transcript proving graduation from an approved and/or accredited high school or private academy, completion of an approved home school program, or documentation of a passing score on the General Education Development Test (GED), HiSet, or TASC.

Submit ACT Scores

Scores on the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Some vocational/career certificate students may be required to complete the WorkKeys Test with the required score to in enroll in particular programs.

ACT scores are not required for students over 21 years of age for acceptance into NEMCC, however, the test may be required for entry into specific programs. A placement test may also be required.

ACT Testing Information | Request Scores from MyACT

Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Financial Aid is any source of funds that are available to help you pay for college. We recommend you submit a financial aid application to see what you qualify for.

If you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete the FAFSA application.

  • NEMCC's Federal School Code is 002426.
  • You will need to apply for financial aid every academic year.
  • Need help?  Make an appointment for Financial Aid Assistance.

Apply for Foundation and Institutional Scholarships

Northeast has numerous scholarships available, with several others available through the Northeast Foundation to help pay for educational expenses for individuals who need financial assistance.

Explore Institutional Scholarships

Explore Foundation Scholarships

Apply for Mississippi Resident Scholarships

Additional scholarships may be available for Mississippi residents through the Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid.

Explore Available Assistance for Mississippi Residents 

Apply for Tuition Guarantee Scholarships

Residents of Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, Benton, Calhoun, Layfayette, and Pontotoc 1counties in Mississippi may also qualify for Tuition Guarantee scholarships.

1Only when student's program of choice is not available at ICC.

Apply for the Tuition Guarantee Program

Apply for Housing

Students wishing to stay on campus will need to complete a housing application.

Explore Residence Life | Submit Housing Application

Meet with your Advisor

Your academic advisor serves as a primary source of guidance as you navigate your undergraduate or graduate degree requirements.  Communicate with your advisor early, and often!

You can find your advisor by signing into the MyNEMCC and selecting the Student Profile tab.

Register for Classes

After you have meet with advisor you can log in to Student Registration system in order to register for classes or update your course schedule.  You will need the registration PIN number your received from your advisor.

Registration Self Service

Obtain ID Card & Parking Decal

ID Cards and Parking Decals are available from the Housing Office in Ramsey Hall.  You may submit your request for a new ID or Decal online.

Request New ID or Parking Decal

Pay Tuition & Fees

Student Business Services | MyNEMCC

Restrictions on Registration

  • None