Northwest-Shoals Community College 2020-2021 Catalog

Dream. Believe. Achieve.

Northwest-Shoals Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Northwest-Shoals Community College Specific questions regarding Northwest-Shoals Community College's educational programs, admissions and other matters related specifically to the College should be forwarded directly to the College.

Northwest-Shoals Community College is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Alabama Community College System.

It is the intent of the compilers of this catalog that it contain policies, procedures, and guidelines adopted or approved by the Trustees for The Alabama Community College System. Users are cautioned that changes in policies, procedures, and guidelines may occur. Therefore, the information provided in the catalog is not the basis of a contract between the College and the student. The College will make every effort to maintain the integrity of the catalog and notify students of any changes that may occur. However, the College withholds the right to change any provision in this publication without notifying a student individually. In the event of any such change, the current statement of Board policy shall prevail.

Shoals Campus

800 George Wallace Blvd.
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

Phil Campbell Campus

2080 College Road
Phil Campbell, AL 35581

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Dr. Glenda Colagross

Dr. Glenda Colagross, President

Welcome to Northwest-Shoals Community College!

I am pleased to welcome you to Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC).

Below this greeting you will find a link to the most recent NW-SCC annual report. It provides a snapshot of the work of the College. Also, I hope that it gives you a glimpse into the future and our commitment to forging stronger links to our community; to growing and enhancing our academic and technical programs; and continued service to business and industry.

NW-SCC faculty and staff take great pride in cultivating an environment of academic and technical excellence while embracing the commitment of lifelong learning.

We know our successes are shared by all the communities in our service area, and they would not be possible without your ongoing involvement and support.  NW-SCC remains committed to providing accessible, affordable, quality education for everyone in our community.

As we look forward to the future, we will remain steadfast in our mission of providing technical, academic and lifelong learning opportunities while promoting economic growth for the people of Northwest Alabama.

Best Wishes,

Glenda Colagross, Ed.D