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Whatcom Community College’s summer session makes it easy to earn the credits you need in just eight short weeks—with plenty of time for fun. Coming home to Bellingham this summer? With our great line-up of classes, you can make the most of summer by registering for classes at WCC.

To safeguard the health of both students and faculty, WCC's Summer 2020 classes will all be completely online. The list of summer classes on Class Schedule Search will be updated to show the online format by May 17th.


Sample Summer Classes

ACCT 100 Intro to accounting
ART 112 Drawing I
BIOL& 160 General biology w/ lab
BTEC 103 Beginning keyboarding and computer skills
BUS& 201 Business law 
CHEM& 161 General chemistry w/ lab I
CIS 105 Computer operating systems I 
CMST& 210 Interpersonal communications
CO-OP 190 Co-op work experience (Internships)
ENGL& 101 English composition I
MATH& 141 Precalculus I
PE 126 Introduction to hiking
PSYC& 200 Lifespan psychology


Steps to get started!

1. Apply now! Students new to Whatcom Community College must submit an application online (there's no application fee!).

2. Registration for currently enrolled students begins in May and continues through the third day of classes (late registration requires instructor permission). General registration begins in June. Search the current list of summer courses on Class Schedule Search now. Instructions to look up your registration access time online will be sent via email. Current students can register for summer classes online. If you have attended WCC within the last year, call 360.383.3030 or email Registration to reactivate your account.

3. To use credits from another institution for placement in WCC courses, make an appointment with an advisor by calling 360.383.3080, and email a copy of your unofficial transcripts to your advisor before your appointment. Transcripts help expedite getting into classes with prerequisites and developing a plan for degree completion at Whatcom. If you are planning on transferring Whatcom classes to another college or university, put together a list of those classes you need.

4. Wondering how to pay? You may be eligible for financial aid. You can use your financial aid award for summer quarter or review our convenient tuition payment plan. Whether or not you have applied for financial aid, contact Advising and Career Services at 360.383.3080 or for more information on your options with tuition assistance.