welcome_to_the_podStudent Orientation

Are you new to Whatcom? It's time to catch The Whatcom Wave, WCC's new student orientation! In one half-day, you will learn about the wealth of resources and services available to you, like financial aid, advising,  student clubs, campus activities, and more. Students attending the new student orientation will also have the opportunity to meet other WCC students, instructors, and staff and get to know the campus before the first day of classes.

Winter 2015 Whatcom Wave:

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 

 9am to 1pm in the Syre Student Center.

Click here to RSVP or call 360.383.3080 for more information.

In Your Success: Join a 6-week College Success/New Student Orientation Course!

WCC will offer (4) sections of EDPL 100 (College Success: An Orientation for New Students) in Winter 2015. This 2-credit course is a perfect way to start your studies at Whatcom Community College as you get to know the College, meet other students, and learn key strategies for success in school. Winter's EDPL 100 classes will begin early with a mandatory initial class meeting on Monday, January 5, include the Whatcom Wave on Tuesday, January 6, and run through the first 6 weeks of Winter Quarter. Check the OASIS/MyWCC system or speak with an academic advisor for details, including specific dates for your class.


Click here to see an EDPL100 Class Flyer


Student Success & Advising Handbook   

WCC's Student Success & Advising Handbook for the 2014-2015 school year is now available in PDF format.  This handbook is the required textbook for EDPL 100 and is free of charge to all WCC students.  Download it by clicking here.