It’s FAFSA time!

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financial aid priority deadlineIt’s a new year, and that means it is time to renew your FAFSA for the 2016-2017 school year.

March 15th marks the priority deadline for completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA! Complete your application by this date and you are guaranteed to have your award ready for the 2016-2017 academic year. You are also more likely to be eligible for grant dollars that have limited funds like State Need Grant.

If you have not yet applied, for financial aid for next year please do so now! Follow the steps at Whatcom’s Financial Aid website, to make sure you are set for the upcoming academic year!

Physical Therapist Info Session!

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Join us Wednesday February 10th from 3:00-5:00pm in Cascade Room 161 for an information session for Whatcom’s Physical Therapist Assistant program! Find out about full-time, face-to-face and the part-time, online/hybrid options for this program, as well as the application process and getting started at Whatcom. Just bring your questions and your interest in working as a Physical Therapist Assistant.

Parking on campus is free. Pick any open space and give yourself 5-10 minutes to walk to the room. Driving directions and bus route information can be found here.

For more program information, check out Whatcom’s Physical Therapist Assistant page here.

Former NASA Astronaut @ WCC

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Retired astronaut Wendy Lawrence will be talking on “STS-114:  The Engineering Challenges of Returning the Space Shuttle to Flight”.

Join us this Friday, February 5th in Heiner Theater to hear about Captain Lawrence’s experiences as a NASA Astronaut. Come ask questions! This Q&A event is hosted by Engineering and STEM clubs, and is FREE! All are welcome, open to the public.

Palmer College of Chiropractic

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Are you interested in pursuing a career in Chiropractic? An admissions representative from Palmer College of Chiropractic will be at Whatcom on Tuesday, February 9th in Syre Foyer. Come get your questions answered and learn about their programs!

Stop by anytime from 11am to 1pm and find out what Palmer College has to offer.

WCC Scholarship Workshop!

Tonight! WCC Scholarship Workshop! RSVP at whatcom.edu/scholarshipworkshop

WCC Career and Academic Advising

Scholarship Info Session Flyer - 2016 - Landscape (002)Join us for a scholarship workshop Monday February 1st from 5:30-7:30pm in Heiner Auditorium! This is an invaluable resource to learn how to earn scholarships to fund your education.

RSVP now to save your spot! at whatcom.edu/scholarshipworkshop
Questions? Contact Entry & Advising at 360.383.3080!

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WWU Personal Statement Workshop

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Need to write an admissions essay? Come get help at the upcoming WWU Personal Statement Workshop! Join us on Wednesday February 10th from 4-5pm in Cascade Hall, Room 111. A WWU admissions representative will share valuable tips that are applicable to any university admissions essay.  No RSVP necessary!

Bring a friend and your questions about what makes a great personal statement for your transfer application.

Have any questions about this event? Contact Jessica Larson at jlarson@whatcom.ctc.edu.

 

Apply Now: WCC Foundation Scholarship!

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It’s time to apply for Whatcom Community College Foundation Scholarships! The general application for 2016-2017 is available now through February 29th! The WCC Foundation offers many scholarship opportunities to Whatcom Community College students who demonstrate academic achievement, personal growth, and or contributions to fellow students, the College, or the community.  Scholarship awards are typically announced in May or June, with possible additional awards announced in the summer.

Need more information about how to apply for scholarships? Be sure to check out Whatcom’s Scholarship Workshop, coming up February 1st from 5:30 t0 7:30 in Heiner Auditorium!

For more information about the WCC Foundation Scholarship, click here.

Notifications will be both mailed and e-mailed to the address listed on your scholarship application. Be sure to update the Foundation of any address or email changes.

Whatcom Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, genetic information or age in its programs and activities. WCC publications are available in alternate formats upon request.

CWU Lynnwood Information Table

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Join the folks from Central Washington University-Lynnwood on Wednesday February 3rd in Syre Foyer. An admissions representative will be at WCC to answer all of your questions about what their campus has to offer! Stop by Syre Foyer anytime from 10 am to 1 pm!

Are you close to graduating? Need to visit with our transfer advisor Jessica Larson? Call Entry & Advising at 360.383.3080 to schedule an appointment!

WCC Scholarship Workshop!

Scholarship Info Session Flyer - 2016 - Landscape (002)Join us for a scholarship workshop Monday February 1st from 5:30-7:30pm in Heiner Auditorium! This is an invaluable resource to learn how to earn scholarships to fund your education.

RSVP now to save your spot! at whatcom.edu/scholarshipworkshop
Questions? Contact Entry & Advising at 360.383.3080!

Need extra help?

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Do you need extra assistance in your math or chemistry course this quarter? Come utilize new and expanded Math Center tutoring hours on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm-9pm and Saturdays from 12pm-4pm in the library! Get the extra help you need to be successful this quarter.

Any questions? Contact the Math Center at 360-383-4708!