Get A Start on Your Future

Whether you’re preparing for a job, a promotion at work, transferring to another college or university, or seeking a particular skill, WPCC can help you reach your goal.

Classes begin Monday, August 16, but Open Registration for the Fall Semester is continuing. Now is the time to get the classes you want, while seats are open. 

We’re ready to help you get started whether you are a new or returning student. Contact Us to get more information or visit Student Services for details.


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Longleaf Commitment Grant LogoAre You a 2021 High School Graduate?

Money for tuition and fees to attend WPCC are available through the Longleaf Commitment Grant. See if  you qualify.

Geer Scholarship LogoMoney for Short-Term Training

The GEER Scholarship provides help with workforce & continuing education programs. See if  you qualify.

New students must complete the steps below
before they can register for classes.



1. The Application Process

2. Transcripts & Placement Tests

  • Request Your Official High School, GED/AHS Center and/or College(s) Transcripts
    • Have all official high school and college transcripts mailed to the WPCC Admissions Office, 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655.
    • Official electronic transcripts should be sent to
    • If you received your Adult HIgh School Diploma from WPCC, please download, fill out, and submit a Transcript Request Form (PDF file – open with the free Adobe Reader software) and have the transcript sent to the Admissions Office.
    • If you received a GED, request your official high school equivalency transcript by going to the GED Testing Service website and selecting the state where you tested. If you have the option to submit the transcript electronically, email it to
  • Take Placement Tests
    • WPCC uses multiple methods for placement.
    • Learn more about placement testing and exemptions.
    • Have questions or need more information? Contact the Director of Career & Testing Services at (828) 448-3155.




Signing up for classes is easy

  • Access the Fall Semester Guide for answers to many common questions about registering for classes, financial aid, the WPCC Bookstore, and more.
  • NEW STUDENTS – You will be assigned an advisor after you complete your enrollment at WPCC.
  • ALL STUDENTS – Meet with your advisor to make sure you are choosing classes that help you work toward your educational goals and that satisfy financial aid regulations.
  • REGISTER ON PIONEER PASS – Log in to Pioneer Pass and enter your selected classes in the registration form  to complete signing up for classes. Check out our video for help with using Pioneer Pass:



Have questions or need more information about open registration? Please submit them below and we will be in touch!


You can also call 828.448.6046 during regular business hours for assistance.


If you register for classes
before July 30, 2021,
payment is due by
August 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
to ensure your
class schedule

If you register for classes
after July 30, 2021
payment is due by
August 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.


WPCC offers a payment plan for Fall Semester classes during open registration. It will be available July 15 to August 4, 2021 (closing at 5:00 p.m. on August 4th for registrations before July 30) and will re-open August 11th and 12th (closing at 5:00 p.m. on August 12th) for registrations after July 30th. You pay 30% down and a $25 non-refundable fee. Get more information on the payment plan.


Have questions about paying for classes? Like to learn more about opportunities for scholarships, grants, and other forms of assistance? Financial aid can help.


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