Getting an education should be simple to fit into your life. Washtenaw Community College makes this possible by offering classes at different times throughout the morning, afternoon and evening. For the ultimate convenience, students can take some or all of their classes online. And more importantly, WCC can get you on the fast track to completing your education with classes that run for as little as 7.5 and 10 weeks every semester.Full Story »
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Save time and money with affordable classes.
Want to build a strong foundation for your future, but worried about the cost of higher education? At Washtenaw Community College classes are affordable, and we also provide plenty of assistance if you need financial aid.
Even better, WCC’s credits transfer to many four-year colleges and universities. This means students can complete the many general education requirements of their bachelor’s degrees at a fraction of the cost.
Students who register and make payment arrangements by or on July 31, 2015 will get a discount, paying the 2014-15 tuition rates.Full Story »
WCC offers a total of 16 online-only certificates and degrees, meaning you can earn a degree entirely online without having to step foot on our campus. Online-only certificates and degrees are a great option for students who reside in or outside of Washtenaw County.
WCC online tuition rates are one of the lowest in the state.
Earning your degree or certificate allows you to start your career or transfer to a four-year college or university, making WCC the smart choice for your future.Full Story »
Victoria Hicks, 37, has always loved the science behind technology. As a welder, she enjoyed the hands-on approach of building and creating, but soon found herself longing to be more involved in the design process.
“I wanted to be challenged,” Hicks said. “At the time, Washtenaw Community College offered a mechanical engineering and manufacturing technology program.Full Story »
This year, the annual Ann Arbor Earth Day celebration combines forces with WCC’s own Earth Day for a festival that combines education, entertainment, and fun in a location close to both Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. On Sunday, April 25, from noon to 4:00pm the Ann Arbor Area Earth Day Festival will fill WCC’s Morris Lawrence building and the surrounding campus green with Earth-focused exhibits and activities.
“Batterrrrr UP!” That undeniable cry of summer, absent from the grounds of WCC since 2006, returns to campus this spring when a restored and expanded fresh air sports venue opens for students.
Spring—that time of year when financially strapped college students apply for scholarships and government grants for the upcoming semesters. For most, filling out the required paperwork is a stressful ordeal. Smart students get help from WCC’s financial aid experts on “FAFSA Fridays,” special days set aside for one-on-one assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online form—the first step in qualifying for most financial assistance programs.
Online classes are popular at WCC because they offer the ability to study anytime, anywhere. But many students are being drawn to blended classes because they combine that flexibility with invaluable classroom time with instructors and fellow students.
Despite the news about companies downsizing, there are still lots of employment opportunities for Washtenaw County residents. On Thursday, March 25, WCC brings employers and job seekers together to discuss job opportunities at its 14th Annual Spring Job Fair and Nonprofit Showcase.
Registration for WCC’s Spring/Summer Semester starts Wednesday, March 17, for current and readmitted students. Registration for new students starts one week later on Wednesday, March 24.
For the twenty-third consecutive year, the Southeastern Michigan Science Fair returns to WCC March 12-13. The University of Michigan is cosponsoring the event.
Editor’s note: This article is an exclusive web preview for the Spring/Summer 2010 issue of WCC’s Career Focus magazine.
This fall, the Ypsilanti Community Band will partner with WCC to provide a new opportunity for College students who are passionate about musical performance in the new Washtenaw Community Concert Band.
In a WCC building off the beaten path are several large classrooms with cement floors and makeshift workbenches pushed up against the walls. In one space, boxes and bits of metal resembling an erector set are strewn across a 10-foot-by-10-foot mat. One by one, lanky teenagers in sweatshirts and jeans walk into the room to pick up where they left off before breaking for a noontime snack of pizza and pop.