Register for Online Course
Guide for Students Who Have Never Taken a Course
at Westchester Community College and
Want to Enroll in Online Courses
- It is your responsibility to follow the 6 step procedure as outlined below
- Please read this guide several times before contacting our office with any questions
Note that some Online courses have special requirements:
- Science courses may require students to register for an on-campus lab
- If course has a prerequisite, you will need your transcript or take a placement test
- Classes may require proctored exams on campus or in a location near you
Fax the following forms below to Admissions fax # 914-606-6540:
Checklist of necessary forms:
Procedures: make sure you read all precudure steps below
1. Fax cover sheet.
A cover sheet may be downloaded here.
2. Applications form.
Download an Applications for Admissions click here (same application form is used for online and oncampus) If you have questions about the application, call the admission’s office (914) 606-6735 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you receive a signed Certificate of Residence from the finance office of your home county, fax a copy to the Admissions office 606-6540 and then mail the original (not a copy) to the Bursar’s Office. The original must be received no later than 30 days after the start of the semester.
|Westchester Community College|
|Room 125 – Administration Building|
|75 Grasslands Road,Valhalla,NY10595|
Note: if you are unable to obtain a certificate of residence by the time payment is required, you have the option of paying out-of-county rates and sending in the certificate and a request for refund later. The original must be here within 30 days of the start of the semester. Contact the Bursar’s office; the refund request form can be emailed to you and faxed back to the office.
4. If a course has a Prerequisite you need show proof that satisfies the prerequisite:
Proof of High School or official transcipts will be required if pursuing a degree.
Students that are pursuing a degree in WCC and who have NEVER attended college must request that an official high school transcript be sent directly to Westchester Community College. Current high school students must submit an official final transcript or copy of the diploma upon graduation. GED recipients must submit an official copy of their GED. Official transcripts should be requested and be forwarded directly to the Office of Admissions. For more info click here
Check for course prerequisites requirements
If the course you want to take has a prerequisite, you need to show proof that you have taken the prerequisite. You may fax Unofficial transcripts from another college as proof. Proof of satisified prerequisites must be received prior to enrollment in the course.
Note: Mathematics and English courses require Placement Tests unless you have taken college-level mathematics or English at another college. Placement tests may be taken as soon as you are notified by the Admissions Office that the application package is complete. For more information or to schedule a placement test click here . Placement test scores are entered into the information system, so you do not need to show proof you have taken the Placement tests.
5. Fax the APPLICATION PACKAGE to the Adminssios office fax (914) 606-6540
After you have faxed the application package, the Admissions office will send you via regular mail your “MyWCC” ID and intructions on how to create the password.
Click here for instruction on how to register using MyWCC ID. To register for classes go to https://mywcc.sunywcc.edu. If you have any issues registering please call the registrar’s office (914) 606-6810 or email them at email@example.com
Once you log-in to MyWCC you can register AND pay for courses. If you don’t pay for the course the same day your course will be deleted.
If you need financial aid information click here. Or check the Financial Aid section within MyWCC or Call the financial aid office 914-606-6773
To Pay in person at the Bursar’s Office (Valhalla Campus, Admin Bldg. Room 125)
To pay with check you can Mail (if time permits) to:
Westchester Community College, Bursar’s Office
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Be sure to write your student ID (MyWCC ID) in the memo field. If you are close to the date students will be dropped for nonpayment, mail your check to the Bursar’s office by overnight mail if necessary because if you are no longer in the course when the check arrives it will be returned to you.
6.Complete the mandatory online orientation for new students. More info on the Online Orientation.
The online orientation will help you get your computer ready for Blackboard and will also show you how and when to login to Blackboard (user name: is the same as your MyWCC ID). Blackboard access and your course access will be available 7 days before the semester starts. If you don’t see your course listed on the 1st day of class contact the Online Education department 914-606-6827.