Where to go when you need academic help
WCC offers a variety of resources to help students with their studies.
Academic Skills Center
The Academic Skills Center helps students improve their reading and study skills.
This begins with diagnostic tests that guide students into the proper level courses.
Self-paced tutorials and one-on-one assistance also is available.
Biology Resource Room
The Biology Resource Room in GM 201/203 offers drop-in tutoring for all Biology classes. The tutors also organize study groups. There is a textbook collection for use in the Resource Room as well as a collection of anatomical models. Hours vary each semester but are primarily during the day M-F.
Although they won't help with studies, the staff at the WCC Children's Center
will provide a safe and nurturing environment for the children of WCC students
while the student is in class. Accredited by the National Association for the
Education of Young Children, the Center offers a comprehensive child development
program that emphasizes identity and feelings of self worth.
GED/Adult Transitions Program
Adult Transitions provides counseling, skill building, and job education services
for people who need new skills in today's work environment. Short-term, pre-college
refresher courses in reading, writing, mathematics and critical thinking are available
as well as a GED preparation class.
Learning Support Services
Providing tutoring services to all enrolled students and services to students with disabilities.
The staff of the WCC Library are committed to providing the highest quality learning
resources and services to the WCC community. They strive to be responsive, flexible,
knowledgeable, service oriented and effective in support of the college's mission
and the goals of the Library.
Math Resource Center
The Math Resource Center provides services to improve students' mathematical skills. Tutors are available for assistance in GM 201; check the scheduled hours. There are 10 computers in the Resource Center for student use. Information regarding math
courses, procedures, schedules, and program requirements is readily available in the Math Center.
The Reading Department offers credit and non-credit reading courses for adults who have always had
difficulty reading and comprehending. All of the courses concentrate on fundamental, essential reading
skills: decoding and phonics, comprehension, sight words, dictionary use, spelling, dictation, and background
building. The department also runs the Reading Clinic and Project Genesis.
Student Resource and Women's Center
The Student Resource and Women's Center provides comprehensive support services, mentoring programs, networking opportunities, workshops,
cultural events, financial assistance and services that relate specifically to women.
The Writing Center is a self-paced learning lab that provides one-on-one assistance
to students enrolled in English 040, 050, 051, 091, 100, and 111. It's also a
valuable resource for students across campus who need help with writing assignments.
The Writing Center is located in LA 355 on the third floor of the Liberal Arts and Science Building.
WCC has computer labs on campus where you can do research and
get your work done.
WCC provides a variety of study spots for students.
Learning Support Services offers tutoring services for WCC students.
If you need paper, pens or other supplies, WCC's Bookstore
has many school necessities in stock.