The new WCC Gateway makes it easier for students, faculty, and staff members to access online services at WCC.
The WCC Gateway allows users to log in just once to access their WCC email accounts, MyWCC, Blackboard, and the eBill student billing and payment system. Previously, users had to log into each application separately.
The WCC Gateway also provides convenient one-stop access to important notifications from WCC, calendars of campus events and academic dates, and information about financial aid. Full Story »
This year WCC will have its own version of March Madness, with registration for Spring/Summer Semester and Fall Semester starting just one week apart in March.
Having registration for the two semesters close together means students can visit a counselor or advisor just once to plan for both semesters, said Kathy Currie, director of student records. “It’s really for the convenience of the students,” she said.
Spring/Summer registration starts March 12
Registration for Spring/Summer Semester starts Wednesday, March 12, for current and readmitted students and Thursday, March 13, for new students. Full Story »
Words That Can Make You Money is an upcoming presentation and workshop that shows people how to use their unique qualities to create a scholarship essay that makes them stand out from the crowd. It will be offered at the downtown Ann Arbor District Library on Tuesday, March 4, from 7-8:30 pm.
“We all have different backgrounds, life experiences, and aspirations. These are the things that make us unique,” explains Lori Trapp, WCC’s Director of Financial Aid. Full Story »
Editor's note: This article is adapted from the Fall 2009 issue of WCC’s CareerFocus magazine.
Some students in WCC’s 3D animation program get work even before they graduate.
Washtenaw Community College credit classes originally scheduled at Dexter High School for the Fall 2009 Semester will meet instead on the campus of Chelsea Community Services at 500 Washington St. in Chelsea. Construction at Dexter High School was a factor in the decision.
A milestone will be celebrated when the United Association Instructor Training Program convenes at Washtenaw Community College August 8-14. This year marks the 20th anniversary of an educational partnership that has served almost 30,000 new and returning instructors-in-training for the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.
Camping at a community college? Though classrooms and computer labs may not be a traditional camper’s idea of a fun summer weekend, they were the ideal place for 70 software developers, designers, and database administrators who donated their time to create custom software and websites for 14 non-profit organizations.
WCC’s website has won a major award in a national contest for college and university websites.
Need help paying for child care while you attend classes this fall? WCC’s Student Resource and Women’s Center offers child care scholarships that cover part of the cost for on-campus or off-campus care.
Beginning Fall Semester, students at Washtenaw Community College will find a more streamlined registration procedure for some classes, new qualifications for others, and greater accessibility to their own progress in their program of study.
Two new gateway pages for specific audiences are the latest addition to WCC’s website, which is undergoing a complete redesign.
WCC has taken two more important steps in its commitment to minimizing energy use and reducing greenhouse emissions.