Students

Bus Route Change February 3

Greenway Public Transportation logoBased on rider suggestions, Greenway Transportation is debuting adjusted and new routes in Burke County. In particular, WPCC will be serving as a hub for several bus routes.

You can learn more about the new routes, arrival/departure times, fare prices, and more at the Greenway Transportation website:

 

Visit mygreenway.org

Orientation Information

Student orientations take place during each semester.  Check your WPCC email for orientation sign-ups or contact Student Services at 828.448.6046 studentservices@wpcc.edu for a personal tour and introduction to the campus.

For information regarding orientation for online classes, call Emily Nestor at 828.448.3519.

But First, FAFSA logoFAFSA 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 – no appointment needed):

  • January 31
  • February 7
  • February 14
  • February 21
  • February 28
  • March 6
  • March 13
  • March 20
  • March 27
  • April 3
  • April 10
  • April 24
  • May 1
  • May 8

 

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:

 

DEPENDENT STUDENTS NEED TO PROVIDE:
 
  • Student’s Tax Return & W2s
    • 2019-20: 2019 Fall, 2020 Spring & Summer Need 2017 Taxes/W2s
    • 2020-21: 2020 Fall, 2021 Spring & Summer Need 2018 Taxes/W2s
  • Parent’s Tax Return & W2s
    • 2019-20: 2019 Fall, 2020 Spring & Summer Need 2017 Taxes/W2s
    • 2020-21: 2020 Fall, 2021 Spring & Summer Need 2018 Taxes/W2s
  • 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
INDEPENDENT STUDENTS NEED TO PROVIDE:

  • Student’s (and spouse, if applicable) Tax Return & W2s
    • 2019-20: 2019 Fall, 2020 Spring & Summer Need 2017 Taxes/W2s
    • 2020-21: 2020 Fall, 2021 Spring & Summer Need 2018 Taxes/W2s
  • 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.

Spring, 2020 Graduates

Clip art of a graduation cap and diploma

If you have not applied for Spring Graduation, the Final Deadline is Monday, February 3, 2020.

  • Download a copy of the graduation application (PDF file, open with the free Adobe Reader), pick up a copy in Student Services, print the 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 February 3, 2020. 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.
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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.

Cafeteria

Hungry? Western Piedmont has several food options on campus.

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Thank you to all those who contributed to the BCPS Souperintendent’s 7th annual Souper Bowl Canned-Food Drive! Your donations will be shared across Burke County; helping to make a difference in your community. Special thanks to the Superintendent of BCPS, Dr. Larry Putnam, for including WPCC in this great event! ... See MoreSee Less

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2020 Census Hiring Event Thursday, February 20th from 11am-2pm located in the Library on campus. ... See MoreSee Less

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WPCC is partnering with Burke County Public Schools for the Souperintendent's Souper Bowl VII Canned Food Drive, going on through Friday, February 7. We invite everyone to bring canned goods to donation stations on our Main Campus at Burke Middle College, Carr Hall, Hildebrand Hall, and Phifer Hall and help us help others. ... 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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