Current Students

Clip art of a graduation cap and diplomaSpring 2019 Graduates

If you have not applied for Spring Graduation, the preliminary due date is Friday, November 16, 2018.

  • Download a copy of the graduation application (PDF file, open with the free Adobe Reader). Pick up a copy in Student Services, print form from Moodle, or request one be sent to you.
  • 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 applications must be received in the Records Office in Hildebrand Hall, Room 106, on or before November 16, 2018. 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 completion of hours and payment information for the business office. If you have not met all requirements, a letter will be sent to you and your advisor listing these deficiencies.
  • If your graduation audit reveals that you have completed, or are currently registered for all classes required for graduation, a $30 graduation fee will be added to your student account. This fee will be good for the current academic year in which you applied. If you do not complete all of the required courses within the academic year in which you apply, you will be charged an additional $30 fee upon re-application.
  • Students who do not intend to register for any outstanding courses during the early registration period should not submit a graduation application until registered or by the final deadline of Monday, February 4, 2019.

FAFSA Fridays

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 127):

  • October 19
  • October 26
  • November 2
  • November 9
  • November 16
  • December 7


What You Should Bring

Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have questions. If you are planning on attending aFAFSA Friday event, please bring the following materials with you


  • Student’s Tax Return & W2s
    (2015 taxes/W2s  for 17-18, 2018 Summer)
    (2016 taxes/W2s  for 18-19, 2018 Fall, 2019 Spring & Summer)
  • Parent’s Tax Return & W2s
    (2015 taxes/W2s for 17-18, 2018 Summer)
    (2016 taxes/W2s for 18-19, 2018 Fall, 2019 Spring & Summer)
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Permanent Resident Number (If applicable)
  • Mother’s Social Security Number / Mother’s Date of Birth
  • Father’s Social Security Number / Father’s Date of Birth
  • Parent(s) Marital Status / Parent(s) Marital Status Date
  • Parent(s) Worker’s Compensation
  • Parent(s) Child Support paid or received
  • Parent(s) and Students current balances of Cash, Savings, and Checking accounts
  • Students Worker’s Compensation


  • Student’s (and spouse, if applicable) Tax Return & W2s
    (2015 taxes/W2s for 17-18, 2018 Summer)
    (2016 taxes/W2s for 18-19, 2018 Fall, 2019 Spring/Summer)
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Permanent Resident Number ( if applicable)
  • Student’s Marital Status / Marital Status Date
  • Worker’s Compensation and/or Child Support received or paid.
  • Current balances of cash, savings, and checking account.

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