- Check Moodle and your WCC email account daily for communications from faculty and staff. For your convenience, download the Outlook app to your smartphone.
- Advising for summer and fall is taking place virtually using email, phone and other forms of technology. Please contact your academic advisor using your WCC email account for advising.
- For questions about tutoring and study skills support, connect live with an ASC staff member in Moodle on Academic Support Center: Tutoring.
- If you’re part of the SAGE program, stay in close contact with your SAGE staff.
Take Care Of Yourself.
- Get adequate rest, nutrition, exercise and sleep to keep yourself healthy.
- Balance coursework with time to read and interact with friends and family virtually through social media and video chat.
- Make sure you have the food, medication, toiletries and other household items you need to go about your daily life.
- Need a little help? Click the links below to find free and reduced cost services.
- Personal counseling is provided to currently enrolled Wilkes Community College students on a short term basis. Visit the Counseling page to learn more. For emergencies, call 911.
Utilize Available Resources.
- The Academic Support Center will provide online tutoring via Skype or Microsoft Teams. To access tutoring, students can go to the “Schedule Tutoring” link in the Tutoring Help section in Moodle, or click on the Tutoring Icon on WCC Prowler. Students can also submit papers to be reviewed at WCC PaperReview. For more information, watch this video.
- High school students enrolled in college courses can receive additional tutoring through Tutor.com.
- Access Pardue Library resources online. For immediate assistance, Ask-a-Librarian on our 24/7 research assistance chat room.
- Find broadband internet options near you.
Manage Your Environment.
- Schedule specific times in your day to dedicate to studying or participating in your online class. Check with your instructor to see if you should be calling into live web classes.
- Consider using the “Do Not Disturb” function on your devices or a lockdown broswer on your computer when you are trying to manage distractions.
- Find a space that is comfortable and allows you to focus. This can be your home base for coursework.
- Allow yourself time for breaks.
Ask For Help.
- Need tech support? Visit the Prowler Help page! If you can’t find the information you need, submit a Prowler Help Desk ticket.
- If you need learning accommodations, request help from Disability Services.
- Contact your instructor for resources specific to your courses, or your academic advisor with any academic questions you may have.
- If you need help beyond academics – if you don’t have a computer, or are worried about where your next meal is going to come from – please reach out to us. We may not have all the answers, but we will do our best to support you through this time.