West Virginia Northern Community College

Offices and Services

Information for Faculty

Information for Faculty

  • Faculty are required to record student attendance at the beginning of each semester. Attendance is required for every course, including distance education and accelerated (intersession) courses.

Attendance Instructions             

Administrative Withdrawals

  • The administrative withdrawal of a student from a course may be implemented by the instructor when, in the opinion of the instructor, a student fails to attend class regularly and/or fails to complete educational assignments.

Administrative Withdrawals

Final Grades

  • Step-by-step instructions for how to enter final grades. Remember, only the primary instructor of the course can enter final grades.

Final Grade Submission

Mid-term Grades

  • Mid-term grades are not required, but may be entered at the discretion of the instructor.

Mid-term Grades

Northern Navigator (DegreeWorks)

  • Northern Navigator provides advisors and studentswith an easy to understand, clearly defined pathway toward degree completion.

Instructions for Faculty

Permit/Override Instructions for Registration

  • The permit/override function provides faculty with the ability to grant a student permission to register for a class even if they have received a registration error. Overrides can only be issued by the faculty member teaching the course.

Permit/Override Instructions


  • Detailed instructions outlining how to view your class rosters via Northern on the Web (NOW).

Schedule Development Files for Faculty

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NOW Instructions for Faculty (combined document)

Spring 2016 Faculty Instructions


Awards and Accreditations