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Napa Valley College Dual Enrollment

Napa High students can take classes at Napa Valley College for FREE. Students must be at least 15 years old and in 10th grade or higher.

Parents & Students - Please review the 2022-2023 Dual Enrollment Handbook from Napa Valley College for more information.

Dual Enrollment Handbook - English  Español

Please reach out to your counselor to discuss which classes you are interested in taking.  Then follow the steps below to enroll and register for classes at Napa Valley College.

Steps to Enroll at NVC


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Step 1: Complete an Application 


  • Set up an account: Logging into WebAdvisor for the first time
  • Log into Student Email
  • Dual enrolled highschoolstudents may register forcreditclasses at NVC forFREE. High School students who are currently enrolled in the tenthgradeorhigher or are at least 15 years old may take courses for college credit at Napa Valley College with permission from their high school principal and a parent or guardian.
  • Students Under 15 years of age, or have not completed Freshman year of high school, must meet with the Dean of Enrollment and Outreach Services. Call 707-256-7225 or email to schedule an appointment.


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 Step 2: Find Classes & Complete the Placement Process


Search for classes online on WebAdvisor

  • Go to WebAdvisor to search for sections.
  • Click on "Search for Sections" link on the left hand side of the main menu.
  • When prompted, insert the term and subject of interest and hit submit.
  • Take note of the information for the specific classes you are interested in and include the section number (aka synonym) for registration purposes.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact the Welcome Center at (707)256-7215

  • Placement Tool for math and English courses: Students must complete the English and Math Placement Tool if they are planning to register for a math or English class. Contact the Testing & Tutoring Center for more information.

Registering for a course that has a prerequisite:

  • If you have taken the NVC prerequisite required for the course while you were in high school, fill out the Prerequisite Equivalency Petition available online. You will need to attach a copy of your unofficial high school transcript and bring it to the Admissions and Records office.

Advising Session (recommended)

  • Visit a Student Services Specialist at Napa High (see outreach team above)
  • Iyou have any questions about Napa Valley College course(s) or programs including transfer to the university of your choice, please consult a NVC Counselor after you have completed the application.


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 Step 3: Complete the Permit to Attend Form


  • Complete the High School Permit to Attend Form. *Note this form is for Napa High students ONLY, and you must use THIS form if you are a Napa High student.
  • The $46 per credit unit enrollment fee has been waived by the NVC Board of Trustees. If it is prior to the open registration period, then the student will not be registered, but will be set up to register in WebAdvisor. If the student submits the Permit to Attend during the registration period, then the student will be registered by the Admissions and Records staff. If the student submits the Permit to Attend after the class has started, then an add code must be included.


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 Step 4: Register for Classes and Log onto Canvas


  • If the Permit to Attend form is submitted prior to open registration, then the student must log into WebAdvisor and register during the time allotted for high school students, and only for the class listed on the Permit to Attend form.
  • Log onto Canvas 

NVC Representative on Campus

Our NVC Rep, Hector Brambila, is available to assist our Napa High students via email and on campus on the following days. 

  • Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Thursday 11:00am - 3:00pm

Students can reach out for assistance with:

  • assist students with NVC information
  • info about NVC classes
  • the 5 Step Process for seniors
  • dual enrollment info
  • assistance with Math and English placement process
  • assistance with the FAFSA and Dream Act financial aid applications

Feel free to email Hector to set up an appointment or stop by Student Services for more information.


Text: 707-867-1424

Important Information

A High School Permit to Attend is needed for each term you wish to enroll in college courses while you are in high school.

You may only register or add courses that are listed on your High School Permit to Attend Form. If you wish to add a class not listed on the Permit to Attend Form, you must complete another form.

When registering for a Dance or P.E. class,you must request an add codefrom the instructor on the first day of class.

Please make sure you DROP your class(es) if you are no longer able to attend. Check the Admissions and Records Registration Calendar for drop dates.