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Enrollment

Summer 2020 Enrollment Deadlines
Admission Application Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Placement Testing Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Friday, May 29, 2020
New Student Orientation & Registration Wednesday, May 27, 2020 – Monday, June 1, 2020
Fall 2020 Enrollment Deadlines
Admission Application Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Placement Testing Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Wednesday, August 12, 2020
New and Returning Student Advising and Registration Thursday, August 13, 2020

Registration

All currently enrolled students must meet with an academic advisor sometime between October 14 – November 1 to discuss course selections for summer term and between March 16 – 27 to discuss course selection for fall semester. Advising will continue through June 1 for summer term and August 18 for fall semester.

Required Advising: Degree, diploma, and certificate program students must meet with an academic advisor in order to gain access to Self Service (online) registration!

The Summer 2020 schedule of classes will be available for viewing on Self Service by October 11, 2019. The Fall 2020 schedule of classes will be available for viewing on Self Service by March 13, 2020.

  1. Currently Enrolled Student: a student who is enrolled during the current semester/term
  2. Returning Student: a student who was previously enrolled
    • Students who have not been enrolled for two or more consecutive semesters must apply for readmission to the college. (For example: A previous WCC student who was not enrolled Spring 2020 or Fall 2019 must apply for readmission for the Summer 2020 and/or Fall 2020 registration period.)
    • Prior summer term enrollment is not considered when determining student status for a registration period.
  3. New Student: Entering students, including first time degree seeking students, students transferring from another institution, and students who were concurrently enrolled in high school and college. New students must attend a new student orientation session prior to being registered for classes.
  1. Priority Online Registration for fall semester will open to Currently Enrolled Students based upon the cumulative credit hours earned by the end of fall semester 2019. The following schedule will be used during the priority online registration period.
    • 30 total hours earned and above: Access will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 30, and remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3.
    • 11 to 29.99 total hours earned: Access will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, and remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3.
    • 0 to 10.99 total hours earned: Access will open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, and remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3.
  2. Online registration will open at 8:00 a.m. on April 6 for currently enrolled students (regardless of number of credit hours earned) and will close at 7 p.m. on May 28 for summer term and 7 p.m. on August 13 for fall semester.
  3. Online registration will be unavailable during Drop/Add (June 1 for summer term and August 17-18 for fall semester). Students must see an advisor to have registration changes made during this period.
Required Advising:  Degree, diploma, and certificate program students must meet with an academic advisor in order to gain access to Self Service (online) registration! Currently enrolled students must meet with an academic advisor between October 14 – November 1 to discuss course selections for summer term and between March 16 – 27 to discuss course selection for fall semester. Advising will continue through June 1 for summer term and August 18 for fall semester.
  1. Go to Prowler Help Page to view tutorials about using Self Service.
  2. If you are unable to find what you need, submit a Prowler Help Desk ticket.
  3. The WCC Prowler Help Desk is located in the Academic Support Center (third floor, Thompson Hall). The Prowler Help Desk is monitored during the following times:
    • Fall and Spring Semesters: Monday—Thursday (7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.); Friday (7:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.) – class days only
    • Summer Term: Monday—Thursday (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) – class days only

Students are eligible for a tuition credit if they withdrew from a 2020 spring semester seated course after March 13, 2020 due to COVID-19 reasons.   The guidelines for this option are listed below.

  • Withdrawal from the seated course due to COVID-19 reasons must be documented on the withdrawal form
  • Last date of attendance in the course must have been after March 13, 2020
  • Tuition credit is for only the course that is being repeated
  • Tuition credit is only available if the course is repeated during the 2020 summer term, 2020 fall semester, or 2021 spring semester
  • Tuition credit is only available for one attempt at repeating the course

Instructions for utilizing the tuition credit option:

  • Register for the course that is to be repeated
  • Notify the registrar’s office that a 2020SP semester seated course is being repeated due to COVID-19 reasons
  • Registrar’s office will verify if course is eligible for tuition credit
  • If eligibility is confirmed, tuition credit will be awarded for the course

Note:  The funds for the tuition credit option are being provided through the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).

Important Dates

july 2020

06aprAll Day13augNew and Returning Student Advising & Registration - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06aprAll Day13augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

22julAll DayLast Day to Drop Second Session CourseWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

august 2020

06aprAll Day13augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06aprAll Day13augNew and Returning Student Advising & Registration - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

10augAll Day17New Student Orientation - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

13augAll DayLast Day to Withdraw to Receive 100% Refund - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

17augAll DayFirst Day of Classes - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

17augAll DayDrop/Add - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

18augAll DayDrop/Add - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

26augAll DayLast Day to Withdraw to Receive 75% Refund - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

september 2020

07sepAll Day08Labor Day Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09sepAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

october 2020

12octAll Day13Fall Break - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

12octAll Day30Advising for Currently Enrolled Students for Spring Semester & Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

14octAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

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

november 2020

02novAll Day06Priority Online Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Spring Semester & Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09novAll Day22decNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09novAll Day04janOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

25novAll Day27Thanksgiving Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

30novAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

december 2020

09novAll Day04janOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09novAll Day22decNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15decAll DayLast Day of Classes for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

16decAll Day05janHoliday BreakWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

january 2021

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09novAll Day04janOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

16decAll Day05janHoliday BreakWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

01janAll DayNew Year's Day HolidayWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

04janAll DayNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

04janAll Day06New Student Orientation for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06janAll DayFirst Day of Classes for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06janAll Day07Drop/Add PeriodWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15janAll DayLast Day to Withdraw to Receive 75% RefundWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

18janAll Day19Martin Luther King Jr Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

20janAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

february 2021

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

march 2021

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08marAll Day10Spring Break/Snow Make Up DaysWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11marAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15marAll Day31Advising for Currently Enrolled Students for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

23marAll DayLast Day to Withdraw from a ClassWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

april 2021

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

01aprAll DayNo ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

02aprAll DayEaster Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

05aprAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

05aprAll Day07Priority Online Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day01junNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day17augNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day17augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

28aprAll Day30Break - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

may 2021

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day01junNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day17augNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day17augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

03mayAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11mayAll DayLast Day of Classes for Spring SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11mayAll DayGraduationWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

25mayAll Day02junNew Student Orientation for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

31mayAll DayMemorial Day Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

june 2021

09novAll Day01junOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day01junNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day17augNew & Returning Student Advising & Registration for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

08aprAll Day17augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students for Fall SemesterWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

25mayAll Day02junNew Student Orientation for Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

02junAll DayFirst Day of Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

02junAll DayDrop/Add PeriodWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

02junAll Day29First Session Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

18junAll DayLast Day to Drop a First Session CourseWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

30junAll Day02augSecond Session Summer TermWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

Advising Resources

All currently enrolled students must meet with an academic advisor sometime between October 14 – November 1 to discuss course selections for summer term and between March 16 – 27 to discuss course selection for fall semester. Advising will continue through June 1 for summer term and August 18 for fall semester.

Paying for College

Summer 2020 Payment Deadlines

If You Register By… Pay Tuition and Fees By…
May 15 Monday, May 18 at 12:00 p.m.
May 16 – June 1 Monday, June 1 at 4:00 p.m.

Fall 2020 Payment Deadlines

If You Register By… Pay Tuition and Fees By…
July 31 Monday, August 3 at 12:00 p.m.
August 1 – 13 Friday, August 14 at 12:00 p.m.
August 17 (or make any schedule changes that incur additional charges) Monday, August 17 at 4:00 p.m.
August 18 (or make any schedule changes that incur additional charges) Tuesday, August 18 at 4:00 p.m.

Failure to pay your tuition/fees by the required deadline will result in the cancellation of your class schedule.

If you submitted a complete financial aid file (FAFSA application and any requested documentation) on or before May 1, 2020, for summer term or May 15, 2020, for fall semester and qualified for aid, your schedule will not be deleted.

Graduation Check-Out

Students planning to complete graduation requirements in December 2019, May 2020, or August 2020 and plan to participate in the May 2020 graduation ceremony must submit payment by a required deadline.  Click the button below for graduation information.

Graduation Information