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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.

CollegeCentral.com 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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14octAll Day01novAdvising for Currently Enrolled Students for Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

17oct11:30 am1:30 pmWilkes Campus - What's 1 Drink?WCC Calendars:Activities

23oct10:00 am1:00 pmWilkes Campus - University Visit - Western Carolina UniversityWCC Calendars:Activities

24octAll Day25Fall Break 2019WCC Calendars:Academic

25octAll Day3rd pay date for Pell Grant and loansWCC Calendars:Financial Aid

28octAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic

29octAll DayLast Day to WithdrawWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

29oct10:00 am2:00 pmWilkes Campus - University Visit - Lees-McRae CollegeWCC Calendars:Activities

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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