About the Mount Vernon Extension Center
The Mount Vernon Extension Center of Westchester Community College is located at 17 S. Fifth Avenue in downtown Mount Vernon, a short walk from City Hall. Equipped with smart technology classrooms, a comfortable student lounge, spacious computer labs and a large lecture hall, the center offers students a wide range of courses in general education, liberal arts and ESL.
Register now for Spring 2016 Classes
Click here for Spring 2016 course offerings in Mount Vernon.
Click here for Spring 2016 Information Bulletin.
Academic Advisors and Financial Aid Counselors at Mount Vernon
Academic counseling is offered at Mount Vernon every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Financial aid counseling is offered at Mount Vernon every Tuesday from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
No appointment necessary; counselors see students on a first come, first serve basis.
Information For Students
NEW! Join the Mount Vernon Activities Club!
Would you like to be a part of student influenced workshops, musical & dance events, art exhibits, book clubs, career panels and other exciting activities and events?
Join a group of like-minded Westchester Community College students who are dedicated to bringing an assortment of student influenced activities and events to the Mount Vernon Extension Center.
The MVAC can bring events to the Mount Vernon Extension Center related to:
- Art, music and talent shows
- Poetry slams
- Movie screenings
- Career panels
- Guest speakers
- And more — this is YOUR club!
Become a member! Stop by the front desk, call 914-606-7200 or email Peter.Ogwal@sunywcc.edu for more info.
Need to sit for the placement exam? Click here for more info about days and times, study guides, and other exam preparation information.
Community and Job Board
Looking for a job, internship, scholarship, or event? Looking for things to do in the community or for ways to improve your skills while in school? Want to grab a snack and read the college or local newspaper? Make sure to visit our student lounge and read our community bulletin boards, updated daily with dozens of events, resources and opportunities for students and community members.
Mount Vernon Academic Support Center (MVASC) – Room 119
Students enrolled at Westchester Community College are invited to visit the Mount Vernon Academic Support Center for free help with their coursework. Click the link for details.
The MVASC offers book discussions on the college’s First Year Experience Common Read as well as workshops to assist with study skills. If you are interested in participating in a book discussion or workshop, please click the MVASC Workshop Offerings link for details.
Check out the MVASC Blackboard page for access to helpful links and schedules of workshops.
Becoming a member is easy:
- Sign in to the Blackboard Login page
- Click on WCC Clubs & Community in the blue bar at the top
- Scroll down and click on the Student Support and Tutoring folder on the left
- Scroll down and click on the drop down menu next to DS40 Academic Support Center, Mount Vernon
- At the drop down menu select ENROLL
- At the Self Enrollment Page, click SUBMIT
English Review Classes for Nursing Entrance Exams: Students preparing for Nursing Entrance Exams may be eligible to register for the Mount Vernon English Nursing Entrance Exam review classes. For more information, click on the following link: Nursing Entrance Exam Preparation
Serv-Safe Food Sanitation Course: Sponsored by the Westchester County Department of Health, the Serv-Safe course prepares students for the Serv-Safe certification exam. The required textbook includes a sample test sheet and is available at the college bookstore on the main campus. Classes meet once a week for seven weeks. Serv-Safe classes offered at Mount Vernon in Spring 2016 are:
|2000MV-A||Class # 14406||Wednesdays||3:30PM – 5:45PM||Class meets seven Wednesdays, 2/10/16 through 3/30/16 (skip 3/16/16)|
|2000MV-B||Class # 14407||Thursdays||3:30PM – 5:45PM||Class meets seven consecutive Wednesdays, 3/31/16 through 5/12/16|
Call 914-606-7200 for more info or stop by to register.
English as a Second Language: The Mount Vernon Extension Center offers ESL from levels 1 through 6. Classes are offered Tuesday/Thursday mornings, Tuesday/Thursday evenings, or all day Saturday. All students must take a placement exam to determine their level. For more information, visit English as a Second Language.
Mount Vernon Extension Center
17 S. 5th Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Bus routes serving the extension center include: 7, 40, 41, 42, 43, 52, 53, 55
Metro-North lines serving the extension center include: the New Haven line stopping at Mount Vernon East (a short walk to the college) and the Harlem line stopping at Mount Vernon West (a short bus ride to the college).
Bronx River Pkwy traveling southbound:
Take Exit 10B, left onto Bronx River Rd. Left onto Mt. Vernon Avenue/Yonkers Ave, right onto W. Lincoln Ave, left onto W. 1st St, right onto S. 5th Ave (college on left).
Hutchinson River Pkwy traveling southbound:
Take Exit 8 toward Mt. Vernon, keep right at the fork, follow signs for NY-22S, right onto E. Lincoln Ave. At the traffic circle, take third exit onto Gramatan Ave. Right onto W. 1st St, left onto S. 5th Ave (college on left).
Bronx River Pkwy traveling northbound:
Take Exit 10A, right onto Mt. Vernon Ave/Yonkers Ave; Continue to follow Mt. Vernon Ave. Turn right onto W. Lincoln Ave, left onto W. 1st St, right onto S. 5th Ave (college on right).
Hutchinson River Pkwy traveling northbound:
Take Exit 9 for Wolfs Lane, right onto Wolfs Lane. Take first right onto Colonial Ave, continue onto E. Sanford Blvd, right onto S. 5th Ave (college on right).
Monday – Thursday
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come visit us and start your journey at Westchester Community College Mount Vernon.