A group of people with backpacks in fall stand outside the NBCCD main campus building in Fredericton. The building is brick and decorated in banners that say "NBCCD."
2022-2023 school year

Welcome to NBCCD

Welcome  to NBCCD—where art & entrepreneurship meet.

Whether you’re a new or returning student, we can’t wait to see how your curiosity inspires creativity. Our unique community is defined by a passion for the visual arts and a shared desire to design a meaningful life and regenerative future.


Find NBCCD COVID-19 Guidelines here.

Past Events:


Tuesday, September 6,  9:00am

  • Diploma students, please join Student Services in the courtyard from 8-9am for breakfast and to pick up your new Student ID card and welcome bags
  • Students should make their way to their studios at 9am for studio orientation
Setting up for Success

Thursday, September 1, 8:30am – 12:00pm

  • Whether you are registered with Accessibility Services, or prefer smaller groups, Setting Up for Success is a pre-orientation event geared toward students who want to get to know the college in a more relaxed setting and learn tips and tricks to support their success. Please note this event is not meant to replace college-wide orientation.
  • Please RSVP for this event: click here (this session has reached full capacity)


International Student Orientation

Thursday, September 1, 12:00pm – 5:00pm

  • This session is for new international students beginning their studies at NBCCD this September. Meet current international students; discover campus support services; learn how to navigate bank accounts, cell phones, health insurance, and your first Canadian winter; and enjoy a classic Canadian meal with new friends.
  • Please RSVP for this event: click here.



Friday, September 2, 8:00am – 1:00pm

  • Join us for a fun-filled day of college tours, games, a BBQ, and more. You will get a more detailed schedule leading up to September 2.
  • You do not need to register for this event.
  • Please note: This orientation is offered to all students who will be starting classes for the first time at NBCCD Fredericton. Returning students are invited to a breakfast and studio-specific orientation on the first day of classes. Your studio will provide details. Incoming FVA Online students will be invited to an online orientation session. Check your NBCCD email for details.


All events take place in the Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT).

Before Orientation:

  • Submit your photo for your Student ID card:
  • All new students must submit their photo for their Student ID card here as soon as possible. Your student ID card is not only your access to the building, but it’s also your Fredericton Transit pass! Make sure you read the requirements when you click on the link to submit your photo, or it will be rejected. If you did not collect your ID card on the first day of classes, please visit the Student Services Centre on the 3rd floor of our Main Building or email breanan.goodine@gnb.ca.
  • Purchase your FVA Kit: FVA students have the option to purchase a pre-assembled kit containing the materials you will need for the fall term. The kit comes with high-quality materials you need, but at a discounted price set just for students. This kit is offered to students for $400.00 for the FALL TERM. To purchase your kit, please call the College Store at (506) 453-5939 before Thursday, September 1. Kits must be paid for in advance and will be available for pick-up on orientation.