The fall semester begins on Monday, August 31.

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce that it will waive application fees for anyone who applies to the College for the fall 2020 semester. Due to the generosity of the NTC Foundation, the $30 application will be free for new applicants.

“We know that college-bound students are presented with unique obstacles while weighing their college options this fall,” said Shannon Livingston, Dean of Student Success at NTC. “Our commitment to support student success has never been stronger, which is why we made the decision to waive application fees to help students get started locally.”

Students will have the opportunity to select from a full menu of academic offerings, including in person classes, Virtual College courses that offer the highest level of flexibility with self-paced lectures and assignments and hybrid courses offered through Zoom that provide more structured learning with set lecture times and deadlines.

Prospective students can meet with Admissions staff by phone appointment, Zoom or in-person following socially distant guidelines. Walk-in appointments are also welcome at NTC’s Wausau campus. Visitors can expect to follow the same COVID-19 safety procedures that all staff follow including a brief survey, contactless temperature scan and masking upon entry. 

NTC’s August Walk-in Schedule (Wausau Campus)

Admissions, Advising, Career Coach + Financial Aid Services

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Additionally, prospective students can get help at NTC’s regional campus in Phillips, Medford, Spencer, Antigo and Wittenberg by calling their local campus to make an appointment.

Prospective students are also encouraged to apply at no cost online by visiting


Northcentral Technical College ( is north central Wisconsin's premier two-year college of choice and is a resource for all District residents. It provides individuals, organizations and businesses with quality skills training in a wide range of programs designed to build a competitive, technologically advanced workforce in today's rapidly changing global environment. NTC has six convenient campus locations in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg, as well as a Public Safety Center of Excellence in Merrill, a Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo and an Agriculture Center of Excellence just north of the Wausau campus in the Village of Maine. The Wausau campus features a Center for Health Sciences, Center for Business and Industry, Center for Geriatric Education, iTEC Projects Lab and STEM Center.