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Earn College Credit While Still in High School

Career & College Promise

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to complete your high school diploma and earn college credit at little or no cost? Wilkes Community College offers numerous educational opportunities for high school students to earn college credit while they are still in high school.

Student Success Stories

Wilkes Community College is committed to ensuring students achieve their highest potential.  Part of our vision is to prepare learners for success in a rapidly changing world.  WCC is dedicated to helping students reach their educational and career goals.  We are proud of our students and all they have achieved.  Here are just a few of many WCC student success stories.

Campus Alert Messaging System

Campus Alert Notification System

Wilkes Community College’s emergency notification system approach is based on redundancy, using multiple methods to reach members of the college community with information as quickly and accurately as is possible.

For parents and community to receive WCC text alerts, text WCCALERTS to 226787.
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Career Services

From initial assessment to career exploration and employability skills, we are your one-stop source for informed career planning and job search strategies. is the primary job posting service for Wilkes Community College.  WCC students and alumni may search job opportunities and access a variety of career resources. Approved employers may post jobs and search resumes.

Support WCC

WCC Foundation

The WCC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which exists solely to support and advance the objectives of Wilkes Community College by raising funds. Our purpose is to provide funds for scholarships, capital projects, staff and faculty development, and the beautification of Wilkes Community College.

Learning for a Lifetime

The Workforce Development and Community Education Division is responsible for responding to educational needs by providing services to individuals, organizations, businesses, and industries within Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes counties. Tailored to the needs of our service area, continuing education programs range from courses in basic skills to advanced courses in various technical fields.

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WCC instructors complete CORE training

Eight WCC instructors completed a semester of professional development entitled CORE (Collaborative Online Reflection Experience) during fall 2019. CORE is focused on best practices in online teaching and CORE sessions ... Read More

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Cyndal Guffy

WCC Student Spotlight

Cyndal Guffy completed her Associate in Science Degree in December 2019. She is transferring to Appalachian State University in Spring 2020 to attain her Bachelor of Science Degree in psychology.

“Since beginning my journey at WCC, SAGE has become an integral part of my success. In my times of need, I have always sought council from the SAGE staff. They have helped me overcome numerous obstacles in my way. I have used every service from book rentals to campus tours to improve my chances of attaining my degree. I will be forever grateful for advantages and friends they have afforded me.”


More than 35 programs of study
Student to Teacher Ratio
More than $243,252 in scholarships awarded annually
Medalists in the national competition at SKILLSUSA