New Student Printing Policy

Sep.07, 2014

Our pilot program to reduce paper waste was so successful that we are making it permanent. Students will be given a $25.00 printing credit; if necessary, they may request a credit for an additional $25.00 of printing.  Click here for details.


Virginia Marx Children’s Center

Sep.06, 2014

Our Virginia Marx Children’s Center was just reaccredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children. Congratulations!


Involvement Fair on September 17

Sep.05, 2014

Our big Student Involvement Fair is coming up on Wednesday, September 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the Student Center Lawn. Get information on more than sixty clubs, organizations, and sports teams. Here’s a video from the last fair.

And here is a link to other September student club events.


Orientation 2014

Aug.19, 2014

At Orientation, students had the chance to meet and get to know their peers, attend various interactive and dynamic workshops, learn about essential resources and opportunities available to them. Here are some photos from the New Student Orientation that was held August 5-7.


New Student Handbook

Jul.21, 2014

The new Student Handbook is now available online. Click here to view the latest version.


Smart Arts Events

Jul.20, 2014

See our new Smart Arts 2014-2015 cultural events calendar. Click here for the latest brochure.


May 2014 diplomas ready for pick up in the Registrar’s Office

Jul.20, 2014

Congratulations May 2014 Graduates!

Your diploma is ready for pick up in the Registrar’s Office.

Please bring photo ID.

The Registrar’s Office is located in the Admin. Bldg., Room 107.

Our office hours are Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. -7:30 p.m

Regular Friday hours after 08/12/14   9:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.

Any outstanding hold placed on your account by either the Bursar’s Office or the Financial Aid Office must to be resolved with those offices before your degree can be released.


Photography show continues at Center for the Arts

Jul.01, 2014

We are exhibiting a photography show that evolved from Warwick, New York resident Francesco Mastalia’s 17,000 miles of travel in the Hudson Valley with his large format wooden camera. He visited 100 farmers specializing in organic production. He documented the individuals at the helm of the growing sustainable local food movement using the historic photographic process of wet plate collodion. The exhibition is on display at the Center for the Arts at Westchester County Center at 196 Central Avenue in White Plains through July 31. Exhibit hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Student wins national video contest

Jun.25, 2014

Our own Robyn Austin was the winner of the national Single Stop video contest! She received a $1,000 award. In the video, she describes the support she received from the college’s chapter of Single Stop. Single Stop offers free public benefits screening and application assistance, health insurance enrollment services, tax return preparation, one-on-one financial counseling, and legal services.


Mount Vernon College Start Academy

Jun.17, 2014

What is it?
This is a workshop for students who want to work on their English and/or Math skills, improve study skills, meet other students, and learn about the services offered at Westchester Community College. Students must have the goal of attending Westchester Community College in Fall 2014 to participate. Eligible students can register for either the English Workshop, the Math Workshop, or both!

How do I qualify?

Take the Westchester Community College Placement Test.
You are eligible to participate if you place in:

  1. Writing for College I
  2. Writing for College II
  3. Pre-Algebra

Where is it?

Westchester Community College
17 South Fifth Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550

When is it?

July 7, 2014 – July 24, 2014
Mondays through Thursdays
English Workshop: 9:00 am—12:00 pm
Math Workshop: 11:00 am—2:00 pm

Eligible students can participate in both the English and Math Workshops. There is an overlapping hour from 11am – 12pm where all students participate in workshops. 

How much is it?

$35.00 per workshop + $8.25 registration fee
All materials included
Must be a county resident or have a Certificate of Residence


Call Paula Dornburgh at (914) 606-7216

How do I register?

Call (914) 606-7200 and refer to:
Course Number 6094 for the English Workshop &
Course Number 6095 for the Math Workshop.
You must have a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency to participate.

There is a strict attendance policy, so please be prepared to make a commitment to the program.