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We’re glad to have you as a student at Western Piedmont Community College. This page features information of interest to students, including news, deadlines, links, and online resources.

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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):

  • February 2
  • February 9
  • February 16
  • February 23
  • March 2
  • March 9
  • March 16
  • March 23
  • March 30
  • April 13
  • April 20
  • April 27
  • May 4

Help Desk in Moore Hall

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.


Hungry? Western Piedmont has several food options on campus.

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Congratulations to WPCC alum, City of Hickory Mayor Hank Guess, on being sworn in. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to inclement weather, WPCC will close at 2pm today, December 8th for all classes and activities. BLET graduation has also been postponed until December 15th. Stay safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you enrolled for Spring 2018? Visit or call 828-448-3500 today! ... See MoreSee Less

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In honor of #GivingTuesday, a huge thank you to all of our donors, including our full-time WPCC employees who consistently provide their service and gifts to support our students, employees, and our community. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Holiday Plant Sale! Our Horticulture and Sustainable Agriculture students have grown a beautiful seasonal holiday crop this year.
There are many colorful and unique varieties of Poinsettias (3 plants/6” pot with foil and bow)…$10.

In addition, in 6”clay pots with saucers, we have Paperwhite Narcissus (4 bulbs/pot)…$8, and Amaryllis bulbs (1 Extra large bulb/pot)…$16.

This year we have added Rosemary Christmas tree topiaries (8”clay pots with tiny ornaments)…$16.

As always, plants are grown without synthetic chemical pesticides.

The NEW greenhouse at 200 East College Drive Morganton, NC will be open for sales from 10:00-2:00 on November 28, 29, and 30. We accept cash, and checks made to WPCC.

For more information, contact Chip Hope at
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The next BLET class begins Jan. 4th. ... See MoreSee Less

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Come out this evening at 7pm to help us kick off our Fall Speaker's Forum. ... See MoreSee Less

Fall Speaker's Forum - Topic: Religious Freedom

November 13, 2017, 7:00pm - November 13, 2017, 8:00pm

“The Right to Be Wrong: Why Religious Freedom Belongs to Everyone,” presented by Asma Uddin, founder and director of strategy for the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom. Uddin will examine several American religious liberty cases, and will discuss some of the hot button religious liberty issues other countries are facing. Uddin is a faculty member at George Mason University Law School and at the Religious Freedom Center at Newseum Institute. She has been published by numerous law reviews and prominent university presses and speaks nationally and internationally on religious liberty topics.

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WPCC will be closed tomorrow in honor of Veterans Day. ... See MoreSee Less

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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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