Student Support Services

Helping you succeed at WPCC

LEARN MOREAPPLY TO SSS

FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS

GET THE HELP YOU NEED

You have unique challenges. Balancing your studies with daily life. Getting help when you struggle with a class. Staying on track to graduate.

WPCC is here to help you with assistance from Student Support Services. We have staff and resources to help you navigate your challenges and find success.
 

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WHO IS ELIGIBLE

You can participate in WPCC Student Support Services if you meet fhe following requirements:

  • Are a citizen or National of the United States or meet the residency requirement for Federal student financial assistance.
  • Are enrolled at WPCC or have been accepted to enroll in the next academic term.
  • Have a need for academic support.
  • Are a low-income, first generation college student or an individual with disabilities.
WHAT WE DO

OUR SERVICES

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Academic, Career & Personal Coaching

Get personal guidance on how to reach your goals

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Academic & Professional Skills Workshops

Training to help with your studies and to get job skills

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Get help completing the FAFSA and finding money to pay for college

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Cultural & Educational Events

Special on-campus gatherings just for you

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Employment & Professional Development

Opportunities to network and find jobs

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Financial & Economic Literacy

Attend workshops to learn about smart money management

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Referrals to Resources

Use our collection of resources designed to help you

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Supplemental Tutorial Support

Need extra help in a class? SSS has tutors for that

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Supplemental Grant Aid

Apply for additional grant aid to meet your financial needs

WHAT DRIVES US

OUR MISSION

WPCC’s Student Support Services (SSS) program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.

HOW TO APPLY

Complete this 3-step process to apply for Student Support Services:

  1. Fill out an online application or stop by the SSS Office in Hildebrand Hall Room 139 or visit Disability Services in Hildebrand Hall Room 136 and pick up a paper application.
  2. If you fill out a paper application, submit it to the SSS Office in Hildebrand Hall or mail it to WPCC/TRIO SSS, 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655.;
  3. After applying, meet with the SSS staff for an academic needs assessment.

OUR SSS STAFF

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JENNIFER PATTON

TRIO Director
Hildebrand Hall, Room 139
(828) 448-3181
jpatton@wpcc.edu

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TEAH NILE

SSS Coordinator
Hildebrand Hall, Room 139
(828) 448-3182
tnile@wpcc.edu

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SUSAN CURRY

TRIO Project Assistant
Hildebrand Hall, Room 139
(828) 448-3182
scurry@wpcc.edu

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