Free tax preparation services for students and their families

Mar.04, 2015

Westchester Community College Single Stop

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 ( 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 selected as Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

Mar.02, 2015

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

Mar.01, 2015

March is

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.


Cap and gown order deadline is April 3

Mar.01, 2015

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:

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.


Black History Month

Feb.12, 2015

As we wrap up Black History Month, we would like to share some images from our various events.



Earn money by taking a smoking survey

Feb.02, 2015

Smoked lately? Interested in getting paid for a study whether you quit smoking or not?  The University of Rochester is offering our students up to $45 to participate in a new study. Click here for more information.


Information for Monday students

Feb.01, 2015

Due to winter weather, many Monday classes have not yet met this semester. We advise students to purchase books for these classes and check Blackboard for any messages regarding assignments. In some cases, you can complete assignments now so it will be easier for you to catch up when classes begin.


Lecture by Dr. William Julius Wilson

Feb.01, 2015

Westchester Community College Cordially invites you to a lecture by William Julius Wilson Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University Author of numerous publications including Power, Racism and Privilege: Race Relations in Theoretical and Sociohistorical Perspectives; The Declining Significance of Race; The Truly Disadvantaged; and When work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines


Classroom Building, Room C-200

Thursday, February 26 at 11:00 AM



Weather delay/closing information

Jan.26, 2015

Students should be aware of how to check delay and closing information. For more details on our weather announcement policy, including where and when we post messages, please visit


Spring Transfer Fair on April 7

Jan.14, 2015

The Spring Transfer Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 7 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the Student Center. More than 70 college and university representatives from across the country will be on campus to speak with students about transfer opportunities.