Week of January 15, 2022
Spring Semester starts Tuesday, January 18
Most of our classes will be remote until January 31. Click here to see the classes that will be on campus.

The College will be closed on Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Daily Live Help
Need help getting ready for this semester? Have some unanswered questions? Still need to register? Not sure what you need to do for Financial Aid? Struggling with Brightspace or want to connect with a tutor? Stop in anytime during our daily live help sessions to get assistance with these and more!
Need something before the semester starts? Student Services are available this week, ONLINE to help you!

Get any help you may need for the start of the spring semester! Assistance with advising, registration, financial aid, IT, Brightspace D2L, tutoring, and more in preparation for Spring 2022.
Choose a time convenient for you and visit with us to ask questions about anything:
  • Brightspace D2L
  • Financial Aid
  • Advising
  • Registering for Classes
  • Textbooks
  • Add/drop Classes
  • Email
  • Student Portal and IT Help
  • And more!
Student Activities
Grab & Go
January 18 - 21
We are offering Grab & Go snacks all week! Make sure to stop by your campus to pick up a free snack between classes.

Wheeling: Student Union and EC 3rd Floor Lounge
New Martinsville: Student Lounge
Weirton: Outside of SGA Office
Northern Night at the Nailers
Friday, January 21
7:10 pm
Join us for Northern Night at the Wheeling Nailers!
Any student who would like to go can request up to four FREE tickets for this event.

Please email 
studentactivities@wvncc.edu to reserve your tickets.
Make n Take Craft Key Chain
Thursday, January 20
Make yourself a new key chain with just a few simple items!
RSVP to 
studentactivities@wvncc.edu with your name and student ID by January 20 to receive a mailed Make n Take Key Chain Kit.
Student Food Pantry
The Chicken Coop Pantry is FREE food available to any student for them and their immediate family if you have a need. Please do not hesitate to take advantage of this service to our students.  

If you or someone you know needs to access the Chicken Coop, stop by your campus:
New Martinsville
Chicken Coop 2nd Floor
Debbie Bennett - dbennett@wvncc.edu / 304-510-8761

Student Lounge

Student Union
Regan Blaha - rblaha@wvncc.edu / 304-214-891
Research Tools Available at the Library
Academic Search Complete helps with your basic research assignments. 

Helpful tools are provided within articles that allow you to add to a folder for later use, as well a PRINT and SAVE. The citation tool is best for creating a biography or work cited page with preformatted citations.

Access our databases through the library webpage under Articles or the library button in the portal. Contact us at library@wvncc.edu.
SGA wants to know what you think!
The West Virginia Northern Community College Student Government Association is proud to announce the creation of a brand new e-mail that will allow you to submit suggestions, feedback etc. for them to review and address. The SGA’s new e-mail is sga@wvncc.edu.
The Student Government Association provides unique opportunities for students to build relationships, enhance leadership skills, become civically engaged, and maximize their college experiences. If you have any questions, please e-mail Leah Hart, President, at lchart@mail.wvncc.edu or Regan Blaha, Director of Student Engagement, at rblaha@wvncc.edu.
Are you ready to use Brightspace?
Check it out before your classes start!
Beginning this semester, we will be using D2L Brightspace for all courses instead of Blackboard. A Brightspace Student Tutorial has been created for you! 

To access the tutorial:
  • Log in to your student portal and click on the Brightspace button.
  • You will see the Brightspace Student Tutorial listed in your My Courses module on your Brightspace Homepage. 
  • Click on the Brightspace Student Tutorial course box to access the course.
Academic Support Center
Spring Semester Tutor Tips
1.) Be proactive! Even if you don't know if you need a tutor yet, familiarize yourself with us and our services!

2.) Be prepared before class! Check D2L/BrightSpace, check your email, read the class syllabus.

3.) Be positive! Expect to succeed, even if it's a class with which you are not familiar. 
Mental Wellness Resources
This month's WellConnect Newsletter has tips for setting goals and having a successful year!
Check out all of their tips!
As a Northern Student, you have free access to WellConnect! WellConnect provides Free Counseling and Mental Health Services - available to all WVNCC students and household members!
COVID-19 Update
Check your inbox and our website for our latest COVID update.

Starting in January, we will require all students and employees to get tested weekly, regardless of vaccination status.

Students should submit their test result through Brightspace.

Watch your email for on-campus testing opportunities this week!

The fastest way to stay connected!
Feedback Form
Have feedback you'd like to share with the college? We now have an easy way to submit that! You can find our Student Feedback Form on our website, under the Current Student links.
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