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Check out these Checklist for Success lists to guide you through the process of enrolling
at Western. Planning to transfer to a university?
Interested in a certificate or associate degree? Use this degree-seeking checklist.
Taking classes for a career upgrade, workforce development or personal interest?
Use this non-degree seeking checklist.
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- Apply for Admission
Applying for admission is the first step to attending WNC. WNC's open admission process allows anyone to be accepted to the college.
FOR DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS: Under Education Goal/Objective, select "I will be attending WNC to enroll in credit classes and plan on seeking a degree or 30 credit certificate of achievement."
FOR NON DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS: Under Education Goal/Objective, select "I will be attending WNC to enroll in credit classes for a career upgrade, industry skills certification, personal interest or other reason and do not plan on seeking a degree or 30 credit certificate."
- Apply for Scholarships
The Western Nevada College Foundation and Financial Assistance Office are pleased to announce the opening of the Regular Scholarship Application Cycle. Current and Prospective students are encouraged to apply during this cycle to receive priority consideration for scholarships.
- Placement Options (Degree/Certificate Seeking Only)
Testing assesses your current skills in reading, writing and math. There are several ways to complete or meet placement criteria.
- Attend an Orientation
This is a great opportunity for you to learn about resources and tools to help you be successful while in college. First-time degree/certificate students will be contacted to schedule an orientation session
- Meet with an Academic Advisor
Our advisors and instructors are great resources to help you make important decisions about your educational goals. We aim to help you stay on track toward graduation.
- Apply for Financial Aid (Degree/Certificate Seeking Only)
There are more financial aid and scholarship opportunities available than ever before to make college possible for you. Completing the FAFSA is the first step in learning what money may be available to you.
- Register for Classes
Choosing your classes early ensures that you get the times and classes you want. Enrollment is done through myWNC.
- Pay Fees
Pay attention to payment deadlines or enroll in a payment plan to avoid being dropped from classes.