How to Apply

Apply online for upgrading, certificate, diploma, degree and post degree programs.

If you identify as a student with a disability and require academic accommodations, please make an appointment with the Department of Accessible Learning Services (DALS) faculty.

Apply to NIC in four easy steps

1. Select your program

Explore NIC Programs and after you choose the program you wish to apply to go to EducationPlannerBC to submit your application.

2. EducationPlannerBC

  • If you already have an account, click on SIGN IN at the top of the page and enter your EducationPlannerBC username and password.
  • To create an account, choose CREATE ACCOUNT.

3. After your profile is complete, select North Island College from the list of institutions and complete your application.

4. You will receive confirmation of your completed application to NIC from EducationPlannerBC at the email address you provided to EducationPlannerBC.

Next Steps

Activate your NIC student Email account:

After NIC receives your application from EducationPlannerBC you will receive an email from NIC acknowledging receipt of your application and providing you with an NIC student email account, along with instructions on how to log in and activate your account.

Visit Student Technical Services for help setting up your NIC email on a mobile device.

Once you have activated your account, NIC admissions will assist you with the remaining steps in the application process.

The NIC Future Students department can assist with any questions, please contact us at 1-800-715-0914 or