WCC bound graduating high school students: Congratulations, Class of 2020! Please visit the Admissions & Outreach page for additional guidance and resources.
If you've been away for more than one year, reapply for admission online.
If you've been away less than one year, please reactivate your account by email or call Entry Services at 360-383-3030..
If you are a returning on academic probation or suspension work with an academic coach or support program until you are back in good academic standing. Contact Academic Advising & Career Services at 360.383.3080 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss next steps for success.
Current Running Start students who wish to continue at WCC after high school graduation must complete a 'new' WCC application
2. Apply for financial aid
The financial aid process takes approximately 6-8 weeks, so you should apply early. We start posting financial aid awards for a new school year (fall quarter through summer quarter) approximately May 1. Visit Financial Aid for more information.
Pay tuition. If your financial aid is not yet available or you are unable to pay the full tuition by the deadline, Whatcom offers a convenient tuition payment plan.
Visit the College bookstore online to purchase books and supplies!
5. Attend new student orientation
It's time to catch The Whatcom Wave, WCC's new student orientation! You'll learn about resources and services such as financial aid, advising, student clubs, campus activities, and more. Meet other WCC students, instructors and staff while getting acquainted with the campus before your first day.