WPCC Calendar

The calendar below includes important community and student-related dates and events occurring on the campus of Western Piedmont Community College.  Check back often as dates will be added or updated.  We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Academic Calendar

While important academic dates and deadlines are listed on the calendar below, you can access a full Academic Calendar listing all dates by semester in our online catalog.

Events in September 2023

  • College Closed: Labor Day

    College Closed: Labor Day

    All day
    September 4, 2023

  • A Day of Memory

    A Day of Memory

    All day
    September 11, 2023

    The Criminal Justice Club and TRIO invite everyone to honor and remember the events of September 11, 2001
    Please join us in sharing memories, messages, and meanings of this day at Moore Hall and Leviton Auditorium.
    A short film on September 11th will play throughout the day. While these events were shattering, they serve as a reminder that what UNITES will always be stronger than what divides.

    We hope to see you there.

    Intro To Welding

    Intro To Welding

    September 11, 2023

    A person welding

    Dates: September 11- October 4
    Time: Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Section #: 69686
    Room #: C Building - Welding Shop (Main Campus located at 1001 Burkemont Ave., Morganton)
    Cost: $70

    Description:  This welding course will focus on the basics of Mig welding. The student will learn to use safety equipment and proper techniques necessary in welding. This welding course will include PPE, and all guidelines in welding safety. The course will give the students a hands-on opportunity to practice welding techniques. The students should wear proper clothing including closed toe shoes. All PPE will be provided by the instructor and students should wear clothes that would be considered proper clothing. It is important that a student does not wear clothing or shoes which can cause injury to the student. For example, no flip flops should be worn in the welding area. By the end of the course, a student should be able to demonstrate a proper welding task safely.

    Western Piedmont Community College
    1001 Burkemont Ave
    Morganton , NC 28655
  • Blood Drive

    Blood Drive

    September 12, 2023

    Carr Hall Parking Lot
    Free T-shirt and $20 eGift Card along with Wellness Checkup.

    Donor Registration Link: https://donor.oneblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/1305805 

  • Constitution Day

    Constitution Day

    September 18, 2023

    Join the SGA for a slice of cake in this national celebration (actual date is September 17) of the creation of our US Constitution.
    Voter Registration Information will be available along with new guidelines regarding Voter ID requirements

  • B-Term Registration Begins

    B-Term Registration Begins

    All day
    September 25, 2023

  • Bulletin Board Contest

    Bulletin Board Contest

    September 26, 2023

    September –  October
    Judging happens September 26th

    In support of our QEP (more to come on that!) your SGA is sponsoring a bulletin board competition – the theme of each board is ADVISING.

    How it works:
    - Reach out to an instructor or Club Advisor to see if they have a bulletin board · Or get in touch with Jennifer Propst jpropst@wpcc.edu 828-448-6051 to see about finding one for your group
    - First place winning group gets a pizza party
    - The boards are to remain up throughout the first weeks of October