About the Mount Vernon Extension Center
The Mount Vernon Extension Center of Westchester Community College is located at 17 S. Fifth Avenue in downtown Mount Vernon, a short walk from City Hall. Equipped with smart technology classrooms, a comfortable student lounge, spacious computer labs and a large lecture hall, the center offers students a wide range of courses in general education, liberal arts and ESL.
Register for Upcoming Classes (NON CREDIT)
To register, please call 914-606-6830, press option 1.
Computing Fundamentals for Windows
Whether you are new to computers or you just want to brush up on your computer skills, this course is for you. Increase your proficiency in the basic operations of using Windows-based computers with techniques and shortcuts. Build your confidence and get control of your computer by managing, organizing and searching for your files and folders. Learn the benefits of different Internet browsers and search engines, including safe and efficient Internet use. Manage your email folders and attachments and get a glimpse of popular social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. Required textbook can be purchased at the College bookstore. $360 + fees.
Knowledge of computers is not a prerequisite for this course.
Class meets 6 Tuesdays/Thursdays
October 15 – 31 • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NEW: Excel Basics
Learn the fundamentals: enter and edit text and values; create simple formulas; select cells and ranges; move around the worksheet; change column widths and row heights; insert and delete rows and columns; format numbers; copy and move data from one location to another using menus, fill-handle and drag and drop; save, retrieve and print worksheets. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience. Required textbook can be purchased at the College bookstore. $145 + fees.
Class meets Monday/Wednesday
November 11 – 13 • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Register for Upcoming Classes (credit)
Fall Course Offerings in Mount Vernon
|86080||ACC 119||Financial Accounting||T/Th||6:30pm - 9:00pm|
|86081||ACC 120||Managerial Accounting||M/W||6:30pm - 8:55pm|
|85215||ANTHR 101||Cultural Anthropology||T||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|Computer Information Systems|
|86105||CIS 110||Computer Info Systems||M/W||9:00am - 11:00am|
|86159||CIS 110||Computer Info Systems||Th||5:30pm - 9:35pm|
|86033||CJ 101||Intro to Criminal Justice System||Th||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|86040||CJ 111||Intro to Criminology||M||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|85572||COLSC 101||College Success||M||9:00am - 11:55am|
|Communication & Media Arts|
|85521||COMM 101||Understanding Mass Media||W||8:00am - 10:50am|
|85588||COMM 101||Understanding Mass Media||M||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|85522||COMM 109||Speech Communication||M||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85733||COMM 109||Speech Communication||W||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|85595||COMM 109||Speech Communication||S||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|85722||COMM 111||Voice & Diction||Th||6:30pm - 9:35pm|
|Early Childhood Education|
|86161||ECE 170||Early Childhood Development||Th||6:30pm - 9:35pm|
|85166||ECON 101||Macroeconomics||W||8:00am - 10:50am|
|85199||ECON 101||Macroeconomics||S||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85523||ENG 92||Writing for College 2||T/Th||9:00am - 10:25am|
|85885||ENG 99||Writing Studio||M/W||10:00am - 11:00am|
|85888||ENG 99||Writing Studio||T/Th||2:45pm - 3:45pm|
|85884||ENG 101||Writing and Research||M/W||8:15am - 9:45am|
|85887||ENG 101||Writing and Research||T/Th||1:00pm - 2:30pm|
|85883||ENG 101||Writing and Research||M/W||8:15am - 9:45am|
|85886||ENG 101||Writing and Research||T/Th||1:00pm - 2:30pm|
|85525||ENG 101||Writing and Research||W||8:00am - 10:50am|
|85526||ENG 101||Writing and Research||F||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|85527||ENG 101||Writing and Research||M/W||1:00pm - 2:25pm|
|85748||ENG 101||Writing and Research||T||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85524||ENG 101||Writing and Research||Th||6:30pm - 9:35pm|
|85726||ENG 101||Writing and Research||W||6:30pm - 9:25pm|
|85528||ENG 102||Writing and Literature||Th||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|85529||ENG 102||Writing and Literature||F||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|85582||ENG 102||Writing and Literature||T||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85750||ENG 102||Writing and Literature||W||6:30pm- 9:25pm|
|87367||ENG 202||Children's Literature||W||8:00am - 10:50am|
|English as a Second Language|
|85893||ESL 122||Intro to Academic Writing 2||Th||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85568||FILM 100||Introduction to Film||T||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85607||FILM 100||Introduction to Film||M||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85758||FILM 100||Introduction to Film||W||6:30pm - 9:25pm|
|87600||HIS 101||Western Civ. to 1648||M||4:30pm - 7:20pm|
|85728||HIS 110||U.S. History Colonial to 1800||T||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85168||HIS 112||20th Century U.S. History||W||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85169||HIS 129||Caribbean History||W||8:00am - 10:50am|
|86384||MATH 92||Prealgebra||T/Th||12:30pm - 2:35pm|
|86385||MATH 92||Prealgebra||T/Th||4:00pm - 6:05pm|
|86386||MATH 92||Prealgebra||M/W||9:00am - 11:00am|
|86410||MATH 92||Prealgebra||M/W||4:00pm - 6:00pm|
|86388||MATH 93||Beginning Algebra||T/Th||9:00am - 11:05am|
|86389||MATH 93||Beginning Algebra||T/Th||4:00pm - 6:05pm|
|86412||MATH 93||Beginning Algebra||F||9:00am - 1:00pm|
|86415||MATH 93||Beginning Algebra||M/W||1:00pm - 3:00pm|
|86387||MATH 93||Beginning Algebra||M/W||7:30pm - 9:30pm|
|86773||MATH 93||Beginning Algebra||T/Th||6:30pm - 8:35pm|
|86776||MATH 94||Foundations of Math. Reasoning||M/W||4:00pm - 6:00pm|
|87217||MATH 117||Col. Quant. Reasoning||Th||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|87205||MATH 117||Col. Quant. Reasoning||M/W||1:00pm - 2:25pm|
|86421||MATH 130||Col Alg: Functions & Models||T||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|86390||MATH 135||College Algebra w. Trig.||T/Th||9:00am - 11:00am|
|86417||MATH 135||College Algebra w. Trig.||T/Th||6:30pm - 8:35pm|
|86413||MATH 135||College Algebra w. Trig.||S||9:00am - 12:45pm|
|86407||MATH 140||Statistics||T/Th||1:00pm - 3:00pm|
|86028||MGT 101||Bus Org & Management||Th||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|86029||MKT 101||Marketing||M||1:00pm - 3:55pm|
|86891||NUTR 101||Foundations of Nutrition||M||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|86969||NUTR 101||Foundations of Nutrition||T||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|86898||NUTR 109||Nutrition For Healthcare||W||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|86897||PEC 110||Health & Fitness For Life||M||1:00pm - 2:50pm|
|87387||POLSC 102||American Gov't & Issues||T/Th||4:00pm - 6:50pm|
|85200||POLSC 102||American Gov't & Issues||W||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|85170||POLSC 107||State & Local Government||F||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|87386||PSYCH 101||General Psychology||T/Th||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85172||PSYCH 101||General Psychology||M||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85201||PSYCH 101||General Psychology||F||12:30pm - 3:35pm|
|85731||PSYCH 101||General Psychology||W||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85171||PSYCH 101||General Psychology||T||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|85196||PSYCH 101||General Psychology||S||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85174||PSYCH 116||Dev. Psych: Lifespan||Th||1:00pm - 4:05pm|
|85202||PSYCH 116||Dev. Psych: Lifespan||W||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|Reading & Study Skills|
|85530||READ 93||Found. Of College Reading||Th||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|85531||READ 105||Analytical Reading||T||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85576||READ 105||Analytical Reading||W||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85176||SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||M||9:00am - 11:50am|
|85177||SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||T||1:00pm - 3:50pm|
|85175||SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||W||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
|87609||SPAN 101||Elementary Spanish 1||M/W||9:00am - 10:30am|
|85594||SPAN 103||Spanish Conversation 1||F||9:00am - 12:05pm|
|85592||SPAN 103||Spanish Conversation 1||T||6:30pm - 9:20pm|
Academic Advisors and Financial Aid Counselors at Mount Vernon
Academic counseling is offered at Mount Vernon during the following days. We recommend calling our center ahead of time to verify the schedule.Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Financial aid counseling is offered at Mount Vernon during the following days. We recommend calling our center ahead of time to verify the schedule.Tuesday: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
No appointment necessary. Counselors see students on a first come, first serve basis.
The Spring 2019 Newsletter
This issue features a variety of student-centered activities and events at the Mount Vernon Extension Center. In addition, this issue features Jessica Moreira, a student leader whose story mirrors the positive transformation and growth that many students experience during their time at Westchester Community College. Highlighted in this issue are student activities, lectures, civic engagement events, and more.
Clubs and Activities
- Art, music and talent shows
- Poetry slams
- Movie screenings
- Career panels
- Guest speakers
- And more — this is YOUR club!
Need to sit for the placement exam? Click here for more info about days and times, study guides, and other exam preparation information.
Community and Job Board
Directions and Parking
Mount Vernon Extension Center
17 S. Fifth Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Bus routes serving the extension center include: 7, 40, 41, 42, 43, 52, 53, 55.
Metro-North lines serving the extension center include: the New Haven line stopping at Mount Vernon East (a short walk to the college) and the Harlem line stopping at Mount Vernon West (a short bus ride to the college).
Bronx River Pkwy traveling southbound: Take Exit 10B, left onto Bronx River Rd. Left onto Mt. Vernon Avenue/Yonkers Ave, right onto W. Lincoln Ave, left onto W. 1st St, right onto S. 5th Ave (college on left).
Hutchinson River Pkwy traveling southbound: Take Exit 8 toward Mt. Vernon, keep right at the fork, follow signs for NY-22S, right onto E. Lincoln Ave. At the traffic circle, take third exit onto Gramatan Ave. Right onto W. 1st St, left onto S. 5th Ave (college on left).
Bronx River Pkwy traveling northbound: Take Exit 10A, right onto Mt. Vernon Ave/Yonkers Ave; Continue to follow Mt. Vernon Ave. Turn right onto W. Lincoln Ave, left onto W. 1st St, right onto S. 5th Ave (college on right).
Hutchinson River Pkwy traveling northbound: Take Exit 9 for Wolfs Lane, right onto Wolfs Lane. Take first right onto Colonial Ave, continue onto E. Sanford Blvd, right onto S. 5th Ave (college on right).
Discounted parking permits are available to WCC students through the City of Mount Vernon. Pick up an application at the front desk. Parking passes are valid for marked spots in Municipal Parking Lot #1. The cost is $10/month.
Don’t want to buy a pass? There is plenty of metered parking on streets and also in Municipal Lot #1.
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday/Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
English Language Institute
¿Cuáles son los cursos de inglés como segundo idioma (ESL, por las siglas en inglés) que se ofrecen?
Por favor, seleccione uno de los enlaces a continuación para ver los últimos horarios de ESL.
Future & Current Student Services
Mount Vernon Extension Center
17 S. Fifth Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550