Study & Learning Assistance
Where to go when you need academic help
WCC offers a variety of resources to help students with their studies.
The Academic Skills Center helps students improve their reading and study skills. This begins with diagnostic tests that guide students into the proper level courses. Self-paced tutorials and one-on-one assistance also is available.
Although they won't help with studies, the staff at the WCC Children's Center will provide a safe and nurturing environment for the children of WCC students while the student is in class. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Center offers a comprehensive child development program that emphasizes identity and feelings of self worth.
Adult Transitions provides counseling, skill building, and job education services for people who need new skills in today's work environment. Short-term, pre-college refresher courses in reading, writing, mathematics and critical thinking are available as well as a GED preparation class.
The staff of the WCC Library are committed to providing the highest quality learning resources and services to the WCC community. They strive to be responsive, flexible, knowledgeable, service oriented and effective in support of the college's mission and the goals of the Library.
The Math Resource Center provides services to improve students' mathematical skills. Tutors are available for assistance in GM 201; check the scheduled hours. There are 10 computers in the Resource Center for student use. Information regarding math courses, procedures, schedules, and program requirements is readily available in the Math Center.
The Reading Department offers credit and non-credit reading courses for adults who have always had difficulty reading and comprehending. All of the courses concentrate on fundamental, essential reading skills: decoding and phonics, comprehension, sight words, dictionary use, spelling, dictation, and background building. The department also runs the Reading Clinic and Project Genesis.
The Student Resource and Women's Center provides comprehensive support services, mentoring programs, networking opportunities, workshops, cultural events, financial assistance and services that relate specifically to women.
The Writing Center is a self-paced learning lab that provides one-on-one assistance to students enrolled in English 040, 050, 051, 091, 100, and 111. It's also a valuable resource for students across campus who need help with writing assignments. The Writing Center is located in LA 355 on the third floor of the Liberal Arts and Science Building.