Summer Session I starts Tuesday, May 26. There is still time to register for all summer and fall courses. Course schedules are available online through MyWCC. Click here to view classes offered.
Enjoy this video in which Westchester Community College President Belinda S. Miles surprises student Wellington Mackey with the news that he has won the nation’s largest scholarship for community college students. Mackey was selected to receive a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship; those scholarships are the largest awards given to two-year students. He is one of 85 community college scholars to receive the award for up to $40,000 per year. This is the ninth time that one of our students has won this prestigious honor.
Our Spring Open House will be on May 19. Click here for more information.
Meanwhile, we also offer campus tours! Students and their families are encouraged to visit Westchester Community College and participate in a campus tour. Come see our beautiful campus and student facilities. Learn more about the college, our programs, and our services. Our Admissions Ambassadors are eager to guide you around our campus and answer questions which you may have regarding classes, students and faculty.
An information session provided by an Admissions Counselor is included.
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
Please contact the Office of Admissions at 914-606-6735.
For snow or related weather closings please contact 914-606-6900.
For high schools and organizations interested in scheduling a group tour for your students please contact the Office of Admissions and a representative will be in contact with you.
|Date||# of Tours||Location||Begins||Ends|
|Thursday, May 7||1||Gateway Center – Room 110||Promptly at 3:00 pm||Approximately 4:30 pm|
|June 2||1||Gateway Center – Room 110||Promptly at 3:00 pm||Approximately 4:30 pm|
|June 4||1||Gateway Center – Room 110||Promptly at 3:00 pm||Approximately 4:30 pm|
|June 25||1||Gateway Center – Room 110||Promptly at 3:00 pm||Approximately 4:30 pm|
|July 7||1||Gateway Center – Room 110||Promptly at 3:00 pm||Approximately 4:30 pm|
|July 23||1||Gateway Center – Room 110||Promptly at 3:00 pm||Approximately 4:30 pm|
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 914-606-6735. For snow or related weather closings please contact 914-606-6900. Information Session/Campus Tour dates begin in The Gateway Center, Room 110. Click for Maps & Directions.
President Miles was introduced to the local community on WFAS Radio. http://www.sunywcc.edu/?p=19604
We’re offering a rideshare service for students! Take a look at our WCCRideshare.com site and start using it to post ride offers and requests. This free matching service is in response to a student survey in favor of a carpool program.Take a look at the site, start registering your information, and as more students enter rides, you can start saving money and help the environment by sharing rides. Don’t forget to change your information on rideshare. Update your account to reflect your new schedule for the spring semester.
Hundreds of students registered for the college’s first carpool program and we’re confident many of you will take advantage of this new resource, too. Find a friend who wants to share a ride, figure out the costs, and then save money and free up spaces in our busy parking lots. https://www.wccrideshare.com/
Single Stop offers free tax preparation on campus and year round service by appointment. We currently offer tax filing for the current year and the previous two years. Ask about the Low Income Taxpayer clinic (LITC)
Westchester Community College has partnered with Single Stop USA (www.singlestopusa.org) to offer “one stop shopping” for a comprehensive
variety of services to its students and their immediate family members. Services include, but are not limited to the following: public benefits screening and application assistance, health insurance enrollment, tax return preparation, one-on-one financial counseling, and legal services covering a wide range of civil problems–including eviction prevention, immigration and custody battles. All service is provided free of cost.
Dr. Peggy Bradford is now serving as the college’s Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs (effective March 2, 2015). Dr. Bradford comes to us with highly substantive experience as a community college academic leader.
She served as Vice President of Academic Affairs for Baltimore City Community College, where she led academic departments and faculty teams through key processes including accreditation, budgeting, and state system advocacy. She also served as the Chief Academic Officer at both Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus in Cleveland, Ohio and Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. Her experience includes her roles as an instructor and a Coordinator at Aurora University and an Associate Dean of Social Sciences at the College of DuPage, both in Illinois. Other related experience includes service as General Counsel and Vice President of Legal and Human Services at Elgin Community College as well as time spent as an Assistant State’s Attorney and Appellate Prosecutor.
Dr. Bradford earned a Doctor of Education degree from Northern Illinois University; a Juris Doctorate from The University of Iowa; a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University; and an Associate of Arts from Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Illinois.
Women’s History Month
This year’s theme has been
“Weaving stories of Women’s Lives”
Click here for all Women’s History Month Events.
All graduates must order a cap and gown if they are participating in the Graduation Ceremony on May 21, 2015. Caps and gowns are free for all graduates.
To order your cap and gown, please fill out the online order form at: www.sunywcc.edu/capgown
All graduates must order their cap and gown by Friday, April 3. If you do not place an order for a cap and gown by the deadline, we cannot guarantee one will be available to you for the Ceremony.