Current Students

WPCC Student Calendar (click or tap to open)

Here’s what’s happening at Western Piedmont Community College:


Month Week Day
October 2016
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
September 25, 2016 September 26, 2016 September 27, 2016 September 28, 2016 September 29, 2016 September 30, 2016 October 1, 2016
October 2, 2016 October 3, 2016

Category: Speaker\'s Forum7:00 pm: Speakers Forum

7:00 pm: Speakers Forum
October 4, 2016

Category: Speaker\'s Forum11:00 am: Speakers Forum

11:00 am: Speakers Forum
October 5, 2016 October 6, 2016

Category: Speaker\'s Forum7:00 pm: Speakers Forum

7:00 pm: Speakers Forum
October 7, 2016 October 8, 2016
October 9, 2016 October 10, 2016

Category: Academic Calendar8:00 am: "A" Term Ends/"B" Term Registration

8:00 am: "A" Term Ends/"B" Term Registration
October 11, 2016

Category: Academic CalendarAll Day: "B" Term Begins

All Day: "B" Term Begins
October 12, 2016

Category: Student Activities11:00 am: Fall Festival

11:00 am: Fall Festival
October 13, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 15, 2016
October 16, 2016 October 17, 2016

Category: Academic CalendarAll Day: Fall Break (Curriculum Students)

All Day: Fall Break (Curriculum Students)
October 18, 2016

Category: Academic CalendarAll Day: Fall Break (Curriculum Students)

All Day: Fall Break (Curriculum Students)
October 19, 2016 October 20, 2016 October 21, 2016 October 22, 2016
October 23, 2016 October 24, 2016 October 25, 2016 October 26, 2016 October 27, 2016 October 28, 2016 October 29, 2016
October 30, 2016 October 31, 2016 November 1, 2016 November 2, 2016 November 3, 2016 November 4, 2016 November 5, 2016

Attention Fall 2016 Completers:

If you have not applied for Fall Graduation, the final deadline is Monday, September 12th!

  • Pick up a graduation application in Student Services or download a copy.
  • Contact your advisor for an appointment to review the requirements of your program of study. The application must be signed by both the student and the advisor.
  • All graduation applications must be received in the Admissions Office in Hildebrand Hall, Room 112, on or before September 12, 2016. Documentation used by the advisor needs to be attached to the application.
  • A preliminary graduation audit will be conducted through Student Services. You will receive a letter indicating program completion. If you have not met all requirements, your letter will list these deficiencies and a copy will be sent to your advisor.
  • Reminder: There will not be a Fall Graduation Ceremony. Fall Completers will have an opportunity to participate in the Spring 2017 Graduation Ceremony.

New Student Orientation

The new student orientation can be found on Moodle and should be completed by September 15th.  If you fail to complete the orientation, you will be unable to register for classes in the spring.  If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact student services at 828-448-6046.


Help Desk Moved

Need help with a
computer issue or student ID?
The Help Desk has moved from
the LRC in Phifer Hall to
Room 17 in Moore Hall.


LIbrary Under Construction

The library is currently undergoing construction.  We hope to reopen soon, but in the meantime please visit our temporary site in LRC 20.

FAFSA Fridays Are Here!

WPCC Financial Aid Counselors provide assistance in completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) when you attend any scheduled FAFSA Friday. NO appointment is necessary!

WPCC’s priority deadline for submitting the FAFSA is June 1st each year. However, WPCC will continue to process FAFSA applications and award aid to students as financial aid files are completed throughout the academic year.

Here is the schedule for FAFSA Fridays (all are from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. in Hildebrand Hall 124):

  • September 2
  • September 9
  • September 16
  • September 23
  • September 30
  • October 7
  • October 14
  • October 21
  • October 28
  • November 4
  • November 11
  • November 18
  • November 25
  • December 2

Cafeteria Menu

Hungry? Western Piedmont has several food options on campus. Click here to learn more.

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Hey Students! WPCC will be holding a Health Fair, Oct. 27th. Sign up with the links below for a free Flu vaccination (must bring your insurance card) and/or a free Cholesterol/Lipids Panel Biometric Screening (requires fasting).
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WPCC broke ground for the new Mechatronics Building on the main campus of the college this morning. The single-story, 7,000 square-foot building is located near Breeden and Rostan Halls and includes 2 labs, 2 related classrooms, a support room, and conference room.

The new Mechatronics Building will house both the Industrial Systems Technology program and the new Mechatronics Engineering Technology program. For more information, visit
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WPCC American Sign Language interpreting students recently volunteered at a DEAF AWARENESS event hosted by the DSDHH Morganton Regional Center at the Wilkesboro Medical Center. The event raised awareness about equal communication accessibility for individuals who can hear, those who cannot hear, those who are hard-of-hearing and people who are Deaf-Blind. If you would like more information about American Sign Language classes or how to become a sign language interpreter, you may contact Danette Steelman-Bridges at 828.448.6028 or ... See MoreSee Less

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Its Fall Festival at WPCC! Come join us for food and fun! Free BBQ sandwiches, candy apples and fun interactive games! ... See MoreSee Less

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WPCC received a firetruck from Bakersville VFD for use at the Emergency Services Training Center - a resource few other training facilities have. ... See MoreSee Less

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WPCC students had a great time participating in Burke County's Revolutionary War Days event this past weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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WPCC students are touring Campbell University today! Our next trip will be to Appalachian State University on October 18th. Stop by Hannah Johnson's office in the Advising Center to sign up! ... See MoreSee Less

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Contact Us For Help!

If you have any questions please stop by Student Services in Hildebrand Hall or call (828) 448-6046. If you’re having trouble with Pioneer Pass, your email, or other computer issues, visit the Help Desk online or call (828) 448-6030. You are also welcome to get in touch with us by submitting a request below.

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