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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 Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Placement Testing Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Friday, August 14, 2020
New Student Orientation & Registration Monday, August 17, 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

june 2020

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

06aprAll Day07augNew and Returning Student Advising & Registration - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

17junAll DayLast Day to Drop a First Session CourseWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

july 2020

06aprAll Day07augNew 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

10julAll DayLast Day to Withdraw - Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

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

august 2020

06aprAll Day07augNew 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

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

12augAll Day13Late Registration - 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

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