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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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december 2019

11novAll Day20decNew and Returning Student Advising & Registration - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11novAll Day03janOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

25novAll Day12decBROC Christmas for the Kids DriveWCC Calendars:Activities

06dec9:00 am11:30 amFAFSA WorkshopWCC Calendars:Financial Aid

09dec(dec 9)9:00 am10(dec 10)12:00 pmWilkes Campus - Stress Less for SuccessWCC Calendars:Activities

10dec12:20 pm12:50 pmWilkes Campus - MindfulnessWCC Calendars:Activities

11decAll Day13Book BuybackWCC Calendars:Bookstore

13decAll DayFinal pay dates for Pell Grant and loans for fallWCC Calendars:Financial Aid

13decAll DayLast Day of Classes - Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic

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WCC hosts 2019 fall robotics competition

Wilkes County middle and high school students participated in the robotics competitions hosted by Wilkes Community College instructors from the Applied Career Technologies division in fall 2019. Wayne Shepherd, director ... Read More

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WCC Faculty Spotlight

Ed Price, BS, EMT- P, is the new WCC Director of Emergency Medical Science. Ed has over 30 years experience working as a paramedic. We are pleased to welcome him aboard.

“WCC has a state-of-the-art facility and our goal is to provide a high-quality program for our students,” states Price.


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