We are pleased to launch a distinctive co-curricular partnership with Nassau Community College called the Nassau-Adelphi Gateway.

Beginning fall 2021, students enrolled in Nassau Community College (NCC) will be able to earn their associate degrees while being a part of campus life here at Adelphi University. NCC students have the opportunity to live on Adelphi’s campus and participate in University activities, while following streamlined transfer pathways for completing their bachelor’s degrees.

Benefits

The option provides students with the best-of-both-worlds, including affordable tuition by beginning one’s studies at Nassau Community College while taking advantage of the four-year co-curricular Adelphi experience which includes:

  • The option to live and dine on Adelphi’s campus
  • Participation in Adelphi clubs, recreation, and leadership development programs
  • Access to the Adelphi community and campus facilities
  • On-campus parking at no additional charge
  • Early academic advising from the Adelphi Transfer Student Success Team
  • Waived transfer application and deposit fees

Costs

There is no cost to participate in the co-curricular activities as part of this program. NCC students who choose to live on Adelphi’s campus will pay room and board fees applicable to their housing and meal plan selections. Room and meal plan options can be found on our housing website along with the current year’s housing and meal plan costs.

Eligibility

This program is open to a limited number of NCC students each year. To learn more, NCC students are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students at Nassau Community College by email at DeanofStudents@ncc.edu or by phone at 516.572.7376.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registered students within Nassau-Adelphi Gateway are required to pay Adelphi’s current standard housing rate for the specified room type and any applicable associated fees, including the $25.00 Resident Activities Fee. NCC students will pay housing, dining/meal plan, and residence hall fees to Adelphi University each semester based on the Adelphi payment schedule for all students.

Yes, NCC students who live on Adelphi’s campus must obtain a meal plan.  There is an additional fee for the meal plan.

Yes, if you are living on Adelphi’s campus, you will have access to the same or similar services.

To apply, contact the Dean of Students Office at Nassau Community College.  DeanofStudents@ncc.edu  or 516.572.7376.  Students who are choosing to live on campus will be required to complete a Residence Hall application.

Financial aid students are encouraged to utilize excess financial aid from NCC to help pay their housing and meal plan charges at Adelphi. Private and parent PLUS loans may be available to help fill the gap, typically up to the cost of attendance. Adelphi also offers an installment plan for these expenses.

Yes, the shuttle will run between both campuses throughout the week.

For questions, please contact the Dean of Students Office at Nassau Community College – DeanofStudents@ncc.edu  or 516.572.7376. Dean of Students.

As a registered NCC student you will have access to all of NCC’s Student Support Services including advising. Additionally, Adelphi will provide NCC students who choose to apply to Adelphi with access to early academic advising from Adelphi’s transfer student success team.

As a student of both NCC and Adelphi you will need to have a Student ID for access to both campuses and amenities. Directions on how to obtain a student ID through NCC can be found on the College’s NCC ID Card website . Directions on how to obtain an Adelphi Student ID can be found on the University’s website.  

As a student of both NCC and Adelphi, you will have access to park on both campuses. You will need a separate parking permit for each school if you plan on parking on each campus. Directions on how to obtain those can be found on the NCC Vehicle Registration Website and the Adelphi Website.

Through the Nassau-Adelphi Gateway program, Adelphi will provide the following services for NCC students who choose to live on campus:

  • Career Services
  • Library Facilities (cannot check out items)
  • Center for Recreation and Sports
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Life Events
  • Adelphi/Nassau Gateway/Student Affairs Assigned Mentor
  • Adelphi/Nassau Gateway Orientation program

Access to the following services will be available for those who opt not to reside on campus:

  • Student Organizations
  • Student Life Events
  • Access to the Center for Student and Community Engagement
  • Adelphi/Nassau Gateway Orientation program

For More Information

To learn more, interested current and prospective Nassau Community College students are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students at Nassau Community College by email at DeanofStudents@ncc.edu or by phone at 516.572.7376.

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