Summer and Fall registration continues

May.23, 2016

Register now for summer classes. Our summer course schedule is online on MyWCC. Summer sessions start on August 1. Fall registration has begun and classes start September 6. A listing of fall classes is available on MyWCC.

Click here for important information regarding the registration process, dates and deadlines for summer sessions.

Click here for the updated Academic Calendar.

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New report on Middle-Skills jobs

May.22, 2016

Westchester Community College and the New Skills at Work-Lower Hudson Valley Stakeholder Collaborative are pleased to announce the release of CONNECTING TO PROMISING CAREERS Middle-Skill Jobs in the Lower Hudson Valley.

Click here for more information.

 

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RegChat

May.19, 2016

Need help with registration? Have questions about ordering transcripts?  Get personal assistance with our new service, RegChat!

A representative from the Registrar’s Office will be available online for live chats during the times listed below:

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

During these times, a representative from the Registrar’s Office will be able to answer questions you may have on how to:

  • Register/drop/ withdraw from classes
  • Order official/unofficial transcripts
  • Request enrollment verifications
  • Apply for graduation
  • Change your address
  • Change your major
  • Transfer in credits from another school

www.sunywcc.edu/regchat

Come on, let’s chat!

Another helpful service brought to you by

The Office of the Registrar

Registrar@sunywcc.edu  

914-606-6810

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New Transfer Agreements

May.15, 2016

We are working with our partners in education to make transferring to four-year schools easier. Click here to see the latest.

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New Schools

May.01, 2016

Starting in the Fall of 2016, the college is implementing a new academic organization to help guide students toward their degrees more quickly and more affordably. With student success in mind, Academic Affairs will change from Divisions to Schools with Guided Pathways to help students more easily navigate college systems, processes and degree requirements.

The four Schools are:

School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Business and Professional Careers

School of Health Careers, Technology and Applied Learning

School of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering

In addition, there will be an academic support unit: the Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media and Instructional Technology.

Through the new Schools, students will be introduced to a specific academic pathway based on their interest. Together with counselors, advisors and faculty, students will receive guidance on completing their program of study through the guided pathways model. Research on guided pathways suggests that an intentional and focused curriculum has the potential to contain costs while improving student outcomes. The guided pathways approach helps students move through the general education requirements while focusing on specific certificate or degree requirements.

This model is based on research suggesting that community colleges have been operating under a “cafeteria” model that was appropriate to their primary mission in the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s, which was to dramatically expand access to higher education—a mission they fulfilled beyond expectation.  According to Redesigning America’s community colleges: A clearer path to student success, (by T.R. Bailey, S.S. Jaggers and D. Jenkins), the new guided pathways redesign is a framework that helps students choose, enter, and complete a program of study aligned with their goals for employment and further education. The guided pathways process starts with student end goals for careers or further education in mind and “backward maps” programs and supports to ensure that students are prepared to thrive in employment and education at the next level.

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Commencement Ceremony and Live Streaming

May.01, 2016

COMMENCEMENT DAY INFORMATION

The Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the County Center, located at 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY. Graduates should plan to arrive at the County Center between 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm. Upon arrival, graduates should proceed to the lower level of the building. Graduation procession will begin promptly at 5:45 pm. Admission into the County Center for guests (non-graduates) will only be given to those with a Graduation Guest Ticket. Due to the limited parking and increased traffic in the area of the County Center, please include extra time in your travel plans in order to arrive safely and on time for the Ceremony. Parking is not free at the County Center and all graduates and their guests will have to pay a nominal fee. If you have any questions or concerns about the Graduation Ceremony, please contact the Department of Student Involvement or at (914) 606-6731 or visit us in the Student Center, Room 103.

LIVE STREAMING

For any friends or family members that are not able to join you at graduation, they can watch the whole ceremony online! The graduation ceremony will be live streaming starting at 5:45 pm on Thursday, May 19. Just click on the following link to watch. http://www.sunywcc.edu/gradlive

 

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Spring Open House on May 17

Apr.13, 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Visit academic and student services tables, participate in a campus tour and information session. Speak with faculty, staff and students about academic programs, student services and career and transfer opportunities.

Click here for more information.

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Financial Aid Advising Week

Apr.10, 2016

Need help filling out FAFSA and TAP applications? Financial Aid counselors will be available Monday, April 18 – Thursday, April 21 from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm in the Student Center Lobby. Just stop by, no appointments necessary.

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Important Information for Graduates

Mar.31, 2016

Beginning May 2016 all diplomas and certificates of graduates will be mailed directly from our vendor to the home address listed in your student center in MYWCC.

Please be sure to verify your address on file is correct to assure receipt of your diploma/certificate. Verify or make changes BEFORE May 1, 2016.

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