Veteran & Active Military Checklist
Ready to start at WNC?
Check out this Checklist for Success to guide you through the process of enrolling at Western. Take the time to prepare for your new educational journey, and it will be a rewarding experience!
Active Duty Military/Veteran Students who would like to pursue or are pursuing a degree or transfer to 4-year.
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."
Check Your Eligibility
Active Duty Service members need to speak with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or Military Service Counselor to discuss eligibility for DoD Tuition Assistance Benefits. Veterans seeking to use Veteran Education Benefits should contact the WNC VA Certifying Official to discuss the certification process, email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply for Tuition Assistance
Active duty service members may be eligible for tuition assistance through their military branch. This benefit differs from Veteran Affairs education benefits. Contact your education officer/NCO at your command to initiate the process. For additional information, contact the WNC Controllers Office at (775) 445-4221 or via email at email@example.com.
Request Military and/or other College Transcripts
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WNC students may transfer credits to WNC by submitting aPetition for Transfer Credit Evaluation.Submit Transfer Credit Evaluation
Placement Tests (Degree/Certificate Seeking Only)
Testing assesses your current skills in reading, writing and math. There are several ways to complete or meet placement criteria.Learn More about Placement Tests
Attend an Orientation (Degree/Certificate Seeking Only)
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 Adviser
Our advisers 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.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 attention to payment deadlines or enroll in a payment plan to avoid being dropped from classes.Learn More about Fees