Getting Started2019-02-07T16:11:00-04:00

Getting Started at WCC

Enrollment

Summer 2019 Enrollment Deadlines
Admission Application Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 4 p.m
Placement Testing Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Friday, May 31, 2019
New Student Orientation & Registration Monday, June 3, 2019
Fall 2019 Enrollment Deadlines
Admission Application Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Monday, August 12, 2019 at 4 p.m.
Placement Testing Deadline for degree, diploma, and certificate students Tuesday, August 13, 2019
New Student Orientation & Registration Thursday, August 15, 2019

Registration

All currently enrolled students must meet with an academic advisor sometime between March 18-April 5 to discuss course selections for summer term/fall semester.  Advising will continue through June 3 for summer term and August 16 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 2019 and Fall 2019 schedule of classes will be available for viewing on Self Service by Friday, March 15.

  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 2019 or Fall 2018 must apply for readmission for the Summer 2019 and/or Fall 2019 registration period.)
    • Students who have not been enrolled for three or more years must attend a New Student Orientation session.
    • 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 will open to Currently Enrolled Students based upon the cumulative credit hours earned by the end of fall semester 2018. 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, April 8, and remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.
    • 11 to 29.99 total hours earned: Access will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, and remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.
    • 0 to 10.99 total hours earned: Access will open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, and remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.
  2. Online registration will open at 8:00 a.m. on April 11 for currently enrolled and returning students (regardless of number of credit hours earned) and will close at 7 p.m. on May 30 for summer term and at 7 p.m. on August 13 for fall semester.
  3. Online registration will be unavailable during Drop/Add (June 3 for summer term, August 15-16 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 advisor between March 18-April 5 to discuss course selections for summer term and fall semester.  Advising will continue through June 3 for summer term and through August 16 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

Important Dates

july 2019

11aprAll Day13augOnline Registration for Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

09julAll Day26New Student Orientation & Registration for Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

24julAll DayLast Day to Withdraw from a Second Session CourseWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

august 2019

11aprAll Day13augOnline Registration for Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

02augAll DayLast Day of Classes for Summer Term 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

12aug9:00 am4:00 pmLate Registration for Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

12aug9:00 am7:00 pmLate Registration for Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15augAll DayFirst Day of Classes for Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15aug8:00 am2:00 pmDrop/Add Lab - Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

16aug8:00 am4:00 pmDrop/Add Lab - Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

26augAll DayLast Day to Withdraw to receive 75% Refund - Fall Semester 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

september 2019

02sepAll Day03Labor Day Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

04sepAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

october 2019

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

24octAll Day25Fall Break 2019WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

28octAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

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

november 2019

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

04novAll Day08Priority Online Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11novAll Day15New Student Orientation & Registration - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

27novAll Day29Thanksgiving Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

december 2019

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

02decAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

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

16decAll Day03janHoliday BreakWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

january 2020

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

16decAll Day03janHoliday BreakWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

03janAll DayLate Registration - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06janAll DayFirst Day of Classes - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06janAll DayDrop/Add Lab - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

07janAll DayDrop/Add Lab - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15janAll DayLast Day to Withdraw to Receive 75% Refund - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

20janAll DayMartin Luther King Jr Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

21janAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

february 2020

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

march 2020

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

02marAll Day05Spring Break 2020/Snow Make Up DaysWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06marAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

16marAll Day27Advising for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

20marAll DayLast Day to Withdraw from a ClassWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

30marAll Day03aprPriority Online Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

april 2020

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

30marAll Day03aprPriority Online Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06aprAll Day09New Student Orientation & Registration - Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06aprAll Day14augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

10aprAll DayEaster Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

13aprAll Day14No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15aprAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

22aprAll Day24No Classes - MerleFest 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

27aprAll DayClasses ResumeWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

may 2020

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Spring Semester/Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

06aprAll Day14augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11mayAll DayLast Day of Classes - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

15mayAll DayGraduation 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

25mayAll DayMemorial Day HolidayWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

28mayAll DayLate Registration - Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

june 2020

06aprAll Day14augOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled & Returning Students - Fall Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

01junAll DayDrop/Add Lab - Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

01junAll DayFirst Day of Classes - Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

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

29junAll Day03julJuly 4th Break - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

Advising Resources

All currently enrolled students must meet with an academic advisor sometime between March 18-April 5 to discuss course selections for summer term and fall semester.  Advising will continue through June 3 for summer term and through August 16 for fall semester.

Paying for College

Summer 2019 Payment Deadlines

If You Register By… Pay Tuition and Fees By…
May 17 Monday, May 20 at 12:00 p.m.
May 18 – June 3 Monday, June 3 at 4:00 p.m.

Fall 2019 Payment Deadlines

If You Register By… Pay Tuition and Fees By…
July 31 Thursday, August 1 at 12:00 p.m.
August 1 – August 13 Wednesday, August 14 at 12:00 p.m.
August 15 (or make any schedule changes that incur additional charges) Thursday, August 15 at 4:00 p.m.
August 16 (or make any schedule changes that incur additional charges) Friday, August 16 at 3:30 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, 2019, for  summer term or May 15, 2019, for fall semester, and qualified for aid, your schedule will not be deleted.

Graduation Check-Out

Students planning to complete graduation requirements in May 2019 or August 2019 must complete specific requirements by required deadlines to participate in graduation.  Click the button below for graduation information.

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