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Take the time to prepare for your new educational journey, and it will be a rewarding experience!

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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.

Apply for Admission

Placement Options

Attend an Orientation

Meet with an Academic Advisor

Apply for Financial Aid

Register for Classes

Pay Fees


Taking classes for a career upgrade, workforce development or personal interest?
Use this non-degree seeking checklist.

Apply for Admission

Meet with an Academic Advisor or Instructor

Register for Classes

Pay Fees

Veteran & Active Military Checklist

  • 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.

 

Learn More about Placement Options

  • 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
Orientation Sign Up

  • 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.

Learn More about Financial Aid

  • Register for Classes
    Choosing your classes early ensures that you get the times and classes you want. Enrollment is done through myWNC.
Register for Classes

  • Pay Fees
    Pay attention to payment deadlines or enroll in a payment plan to avoid being dropped from classes.
Learn More about Fees