Still time to register for Spring

Mar.10, 2014

The Spring Fast Track classes in Yonkers and Port Chester begin March 24.

Registration for the summer sessions will begin on March 31. Take a look at the dates and deadlines for registering for summer classes.


Free Tax Preparation Services

Mar.07, 2014

Westchester Community College has partnered with Single Stop USA ( to offer “one stop shopping” for a comprehensive variety of services to its students and their immediate family members. Walk in times available along with appointments. Click here for more information.


Men’s basketball team moves on to nationals.

Mar.01, 2014

Our men’s basketball team is going to the national tournament. Thank you for your support at Saturday’s game. Wish them luck at the nationals in Kansas.



Still time to register for “Fast Track” classes

Feb.13, 2014

There is still time to register for “Fast Track” classes

The Fast Track Cycle 2 classes in Yonkers and Port Chester begin March 24.


Career Services Workshops

Feb.10, 2014

Career Services will be hosting a series of workshops to help students prepare for interviews, build their resume and search for jobs. Click here for more information about when these workshops will be offered.


Scholarships available

Feb.09, 2014

The WCCFT has established FOUR $1,500 scholarships to be awarded to three continuing students and one graduating student. The selection criteria for the recipient will include:

  • Well researched and documented (MLA)500 word essay on The Value of Unions in the Workplace (You may use case studies, statistics, history and your personal experiences). See the LibGuide for WCCFT Scholarships on the Library page/ Research Guides.
  • A minimum 2.5 grade point average shown by attached transcript (you must have 12 or more credits that may include developmental education credits).
  • A faculty recommendation.

This total package of three items is due by April 4, 2014 to Joanna Peters (LIB G41). Click here for application.


Our mission is to meet the needs of our community

Feb.07, 2014

Have you taken a look at the college’s mission statement lately? Our goal is to help students succeed…and more. Here is our mission statement:

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.


FYE Common Read Essay Contest Winners

Feb.06, 2014

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Common Read Essay Contest on My Beloved World. Essays, which were submitted in December, were read and judged by a panel of faculty members. Congratulations to all of the participants and especially to the following students.

First Place $200                 Ada Acosta

Second Place $100           Denis Galdamez

Third Place $50                  Melissa Harden


2014 Student Support Services Award

Feb.05, 2014

8963445966_28e0856448_nGraduating in May? . . .  Is the Library or Academic Support Center your second home?

Consider applying for the annual Student Support Services Award!

Qualifying applicants should hold a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be able to demonstrate in essay form how the Library or Academic Support Center contributed to their academic success. One recommendation letter from a faculty member and an official transcript is also required.

The winning student(s) will be invited to receive their award(s at the College’s Convocation Ceremony in May. Awards also look great on resumes and transfer applications.

To apply, students should complete a Student Support Services Award 2014 Application by April 4, 2014, and submit it at the Library Reference Desk (1st floor library) or Academic Support Center reception (Ground Floor, Library).


New online system for ordering transcripts is now available

Feb.05, 2014

Westchester Community College has teamed with Credentials, Inc. to provide you with the convenience of ordering transcripts online at no additional cost!  Click here for more information about how the new system works.