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Public Disclosure & Consumer Information

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As a student or potential student, you have the right to know information regarding Whatcom Community College. The following is a list of available consumer information required by State and Federal regulations and where to find it:

Affirmative action, non-discrimination & Title IX
Gender equality - RCW 28B.110.070
Harassment - Policy 615 and 730
Director for Human Resources
Laidlaw Center 235

Assessment & Accreditation
Assessment and Institutional Research

Athlete completion report & transfer rates
Office of Student Life & Athletics
Syre Student Center 208

Equity in Athletics Report
Office of Student Life & Athletics
Syre Student Center 208

Bookstore textbook information & pricing
Syre Student Center 101

Campus map, directions & parking
Campus map & directions
Facilities & Operations
Auxiliary Services Building 115

Campus security & safety report
Emergency info & campus safety
Facilities & Operations
Auxiliary Services Building 115

CARES Act Student Aid Funding

1. Whatcom Community College signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students: $1,196,310

3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter): $375,285

4. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act: An estimated 2,300 students for spring quarter

5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act: 456 students

6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act: In order to promptly respond to the large number of requests received for support, applicants were awarded up to $1,000 depending on the size of their request,  their current credit load, and available funds.

7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants. From the application: Whatcom Community College is deeply committed to the care and support of our students experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19. During this time of extraordinary challenge, WCC recognizes there is significant impact on students’ ability to access and complete their education and training. To help you address these challenges, WCC Foundation and the Financial Aid Department have developed this application. By completing this application, you will be considered for all sources of emergency funding offered by the College and WCC Foundation. We cannot guarantee your request will be funded, however we will work hard to address your needs. The priority deadline for summer quarter emergency funds is Sunday, July 12 at 11:59PM. We will award applicants who submit by the deadline first. If we have additional funds, we will provide additional grants. We will reach out to you using your WCC email address if we need to clarify part of your application or if we are able to award you emergency funds. Please contact the WCC Foundation at if you have questions about how to complete your application.

Community resources
Whatcom community resources

Complaints information
Complaint Process

Constitution day
Held on or around Sept. 17, in recognition of Constitution Day, the WCC library will showcase two displays: one that contains print and media resources, a bibliography, posters and bookmarks on "The Constitution and the First Amendment." The other focuses on Banned Books and the First Amendment.

Copyright infringement and computer use rules
Copyright information
Computer use policy
Policy 495
Laidlaw Center 205

Degree and certificate programs
Degrees & certificates
Entry & Advising Center
Laidlaw Center 116

Academic department, building, service & staff directories

Disability support
Access & Disability Services
Entry & Advising Center
Laidlaw Center 116

Drug & alcohol prevention
I-502 AAG Memo
Counseling Services
Laidlaw Center 116

Storm water management plan
Storm water training and inspection log
Storm water inspection maintenance
Storm water copy of record
Facilities & Operations
Auxiliary Services Building 115

Family Education Rights & Privacy Act
Policy 3030
Registration Office
Laidlaw Center 102

Financial aid
Financial Aid Office
Laidlaw Center 135

Financial statements (audited)
FY2018 audited financial statements
FY2017 audited financial statements
FY2016 audited financial statements
FY2015 audited financial statements
Business Office
Laidlaw Center 141

General education development (GED)
Testing Center
Laidlaw Center 133

Graduation, retention & transfer rates
Institutional Research
Registration Office
Laidlaw Center 102

Incident reporting
Please call 911 if an immediate emergency situation exists

Institutional Master Plan

IT Accessibility Coordinator
Ward Naf
Non-accessible technology plan per WA OCIO Policy 188

Judicial affairs
Student Conduct
Office of Community Standards

Legal disclaimer
Whatcom Community College has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information throughout its website and publications. However, the College reserves the right to make appropriate changes in procedures, policies, calendars, requirements, programs, courses and fees. When feasible, changes will be announced prior to their effective dates, but the College assumes no responsibility for giving any particular notice of any such changes. Changes may apply to prospective and current students. Nothing contained in this website shall be construed to create any offer to contract or any contractual rights. We encourage users to contact the College or appropriate office to obtain current information.

Limitation of liability
The College's total liability for claims arising from a contractual relationship with the student in any way related to classes or programs shall be limited to the tuition and expenses paid by the student to the College for those classes or programs. In no event shall the college be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or profits.

Privacy notice
Privacy Notice
Registration Office
Laidlaw Center 102

Public records requests
Public Records Officer

Student rights & responsibilities
Policy 620
Office of Community Standards

Title IV Student Disbursements
To view our institution’s contract with BankMobile, a Division of Customers Bank, click here.

Tuition & fees
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice
Tuition & fees
Net price calculator
HB 1795 disclosure

Voter registration information
Information and forms
Office of Student Life
Syre Student Center 208
An official ballot drop box is located on campus, outside WCC's Heiner Theater on the southwest corner.

WAOL Memorandum of Understanding
eLearning Office

Complete information and procedures for the disclosure and investigation of improper governmental action can be found on the State Auditor's website Washington State Whistleblower Program.