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Important Information for Spring 2024 Graduates

For Graduates participating in our Graduation Ceremony

  • Cap and Gown Pickup was April 9th and 10th. We must verify your information for the ceremony. If you have not picked up your cap and gown you must make arrangements by Tuesday, April 16, 2024 before 5:00 pm or you will not be allowed to participate in the Graduation ceremony.
  • Contact Cathy Williams at (828) 448-6049 / cwilliams@wpcc.edu or Chip Craig at (828) 448-6133 / ccraig@wpcc.edu.

For all Spring 2024 Graduates

  • Graduates must complete the Graduation Completers Survey at: https://www.wpcc.edu/graduate-survey/ before picking up your cap and gown packet or picking up your degree/diploma.
  • All outstanding financial obligations to WPCC must be paid prior to graduation. (For example: parking tickets, delinquent library fines, etc.)
  • All graduates who have received a Federal Stafford loan at WPCC and have not completed exit loan counseling need to go to https://studentaid.gov/exit-counseling/ to complete the survey. You must print the Confirmation page and bring it with you when you pick up your cap and gown. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Moua at jmoua@wpcc.edu or (828) 448-3152.
  • All outstanding official transcripts must be sent to us by Tuesday, May 7, 2024. If you have any questions, please contact us.

    For Graduates not participating in our Graduation Ceremony

    • Degrees/Diplomas for non-participating graduates will be available for pick up, provided all outstanding obligations have been met, beginning:
      • Friday, June 21, 2024 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm in Student Services, Hildebrand Hall – Room 114.
    • /packages/hd_attachments/screenshot_3r6gy4mnb.png.fcb521051fcdad75d484d89debdfbb6eWPCC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make every effort to honor reasonable requests made by individuals with qualifying disabilities.   Accommodations must be requested 3 business days in advance of school events activities through the Office of Personal and Career Development in Hildebrand Hall Room 143 or call (828) 448-3154

    Summer 2024 Graduates

    If you have not applied for Summer Completion, the due date for an early review is Friday, May 3, 2024.

    • Fill out the Graduation Application here or download the Graduation Application and email the completed form to graduationsurveys@wpcc.edu.
    • 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 114, on or before, May 3, 2024. Academic Evaluation 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 an email indicating program completion. If you have not met all requirements, a letter will list these deficiencies and a copy will be sent to your advisor.
    • All outstanding financial obligations to WPCC must be paid prior to graduation.
    • 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 Friday, June 14, 2024.
    • Reminder: There will not be a Summer Graduation Ceremony. Summer Completers will have an opportunity to participate in the Spring 2025 Graduation Ceremony.
      • /packages/hd_attachments/screenshot_3r6gy4mnb.png.fcb521051fcdad75d484d89debdfbb6eWPCC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make every effort to honor reasonable requests made by individuals with qualifying disabilities.   Accommodations must be requested 3 business days in advance of school events activities through the Office of Personal and Career Development in Hildebrand Hall Room 143 or call (828) 448-3154

      Help Desk in Moore Hall


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      computer issue or student ID? The Help Desk is located in Moore Hall, Room 17.

      Email: techsupport@wpcc.edu.
      Call: 828.448.6030

      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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      New Transfer Option at WPCC

      Aspire Appalachian is a co-admission program with WPCC that provides you with a seamless pathway to transfer to Appalachian after completing an Associate in Arts (AA)Associate in Science (AS), or an approved Associated in Applied Science (AAS) degree. Students who complete an eligible associate degree, with a cumulative GPA of 2.25, are guaranteed admissions to Appalachian State University.