Fall Session 2018
Register Now for Fall 2018
- Check out the Fall Academic Calendar
- View Fall 2018 Course Offerings
- Download this page as a printable PDF
- Learn tips on adding classes, replacing canceled classes, or handling classes dropped for non-payment
Did You Know?
File for financial aid right now! To apply for federal financial aid, begin the application process online at the FAFSA website. New York state residents can apply for state aid by visiting the NYS Student Aid Payment Application page.
Take 15 credits per semester:
There is no additional cost for taking a fifth 3-credit class within a single semester. You can also save Financial Aid for future use.
Finish on Time
Students who take 15 or more credits per semester are more likely to graduate on time.
|Semester/Session >>||Primary Fall Semester (15 weeks)||First 7.5-week Session||12-week Session||Second 7.5-week Session|
|Valhalla & Online Classes||Extension Locations|
|Registration Begins||Mon., Apr. 2||Mon., Apr. 2||Mon., Apr. 2||Mon., Apr. 2||Mon., Apr. 2|
|Register for Classes By
(to avoid the $25 Late
|Mon., Aug. 29||Sat., Sep. 1||Mon., Aug. 29||Tue., Sep. 18||Tue., Oct. 23|
|Semester Begins/Ends (includes finals)||Sep. 4 – Dec. 21||Sep. 8 – Dec. 21*||Sep. 4 – Oct. 25***||Sep. 24 – Dec. 21||Oct. 29 – Dec. 20|
|Last Day to Add a Course||Mon., Sep. 10||Wed., Sep. 12**||Wed., Sep. 5||Fri., Sep. 28||Tue., Oct. 30|
*Biology courses with labs offered in Ossining begin September 5
**Last day to add a biology course with a lab offered in Ossining is September 10
***First 7.5 week session and finals end October 21 at extension locations
Visit the Academic Calendar page for the complete calendar.
Fall Session Offerings
Primary 15-week Semester
Valhalla Campus & Online Education
Sept. 4 – Dec. 21
Sept. 8 – Dec. 21*
(Biology courses with labs offered in Ossining follow the Valhalla Campus and Online Classes schedule)
First 7.5 – Week Session
Sept. 4 – Oct. 25***
Sept. 24 – Dec. 21
Second 7.5 – Week Session
Oct. 29 – Dec. 20
Students can take classes at any of our 11 convenient locations. For location details, visit www.sunywcc.edu/locations. Scan this code to visit a Google map of our campus and extension locations.
You Have Many Opportunities to Fund Your Education
File for financial aid right now! For federal financial aid, begin the application process online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov.
New York state residents can apply for state aid by visiting http://www.tap.hesc.ny.gov/totw/.
The Excelsior Scholarship application period for the Fall 2018semester is now open for new applicants. Applications are due by July 23, 2018. Visit http://www.hesc.ny.gov/excelsior to get started.
The Westchester Community College Foundation Center awards scholarships to new students, continuing students,and graduating students. For information on the scholarship application process, or to request an application form, call914-606-6442 or visit http://www.sunywcc.edu/scholarships.
The college is offering a tuition payment plan for the Fall semester for students with a minimum balance after other credits of $750.00 in tuition/fees. Tuition payments will be due in three equal installments through the online payment system. Anon-refundable $50.00 payment plan enrollment fee will be required and must be paid prior to enrollment into the payment plan. Visit http://www.sunywcc.edu/bursar for more information.
How to Register
New Student Registration
Students new to Westchester Community College will register for their first semester of classes during the required Academic Counseling and Advisement Session. The checklist below outlines the necessary steps to take before and after that session. For details about what is required in these areas, please visit www.sunywcc.edu/regchecklist
✓ College Application
✓ Apply for financial aid (if applicable)
✓ Immunization Requirements
✓ “Westchester Welcome” Information Session
✓ Placement Testing
✓ In-person Academic Counseling and Advisement
✓ Make Payment Arrangements by August 5
- See Payment Arrangements section for ways to ensure your tuition and fees are covered
- After August 5, payment arrangements will have to be made prior to registering for classes
✓ Proof of Residency (non-Westchester residents)
✓ New Student Orientation (mandatory for all new students, online and in-person sessions available)
Continuing Student Registration
There are two ways for continuing students to register:
Online Registration is open to students whose academic and student accounts are in good standing (without “holds”). To register online, visit www.sunywcc.edu/MyWCC and follow the How to Register instructions on the login screen. Note that your User ID and Password are required. For questions about holds, contact 914-606-5600.
In-person Registration is available to returning students during regular business hours on the Valhalla campus (Administration Building, Registrar’s Office, Room 107) and at our Ossining, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, and Yonkers extension locations. For office hours, visit www.sunywcc.edu/registrar or www.sunywcc.edu/locations
Know This Before You Register
Continuing students who are taking developmental, non-creditclasses or students with a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 must meet with a counselor before registering. To meet with an Academic Counselor, visit the Student Center, Room 219. Counselors are also available at our Mt. Vernon, Yonkers, Ossining and Peekskill locations. For counseling hours visit: www.sunywcc.edu/student-services/counseling/counseling-office-hours/
- You do not need your Spring 2018 grades in order to register for Fall 2018.
- Meeting with a counselor or your faculty advisor before you register will ensure that you register for courses that apply towards your degree!
Tuition and Fees
In addition to the cost of tuition, students pay a variety of fees each semester. Fees vary based on full-time/part-time status, method of course delivery, and campus. Base rates for Fall 2018 fees range from $55.75-$231.25. Additional fees may apply based on your program of study. For a complete list and explanation of fees, visit www.sunywcc.edu/tuition. Tuition and fees subject to change. Please check the college’s website for updates.
Students must make payment arrangement by August 5, 2018 to prevent being dropped from their first choice of classes. Payment arrangement options include:
1. Making payment in full. You can make payment in person with cash, check or credit card. Or pay online via credit card at www.sunywcc.edu/MyWCC.
2. Enroll in a payment plan and make the payments as scheduled. Visit www.sunywcc.edu/bursar for information about the plan. Log in to your MyWCC Student Center to enroll.
3. Apply for financial aid and use the financial aid award towards your tuition and fees. For any portion of your bill that is not covered by aid, please make payment by August 5. Financial Aid processing can take up to two weeks and requires the student to be responsive to requests for documentation. Please plan accordingly to have aid in place by August 5. After August 5, students must have payment arrangements in place prior to registering for classes.