Final Chance to Withdraw or Update Grading!



Monday June 1st marks the final day to update grading or withdraw from spring quarter classes! Stop by Registration in Laidlaw 102 to update Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory grading or to withdraw.

Remember: changing credit amount may impact your financial aid, so be sure to speak with a financial aid representative or advisor before dropping any classes.

Have any questions? Schedule an appointment with an advisor by calling 360.383.3080!

Campus Open House and Year-end Events

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Check out the many events we have for Whatcom’s end of year celebrations! Celebrate your hard work this year!

  • Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28, Heiner Theater
  • Running Start Graduation, 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, Heiner Theater
  • Orca Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, Kulshan Field
  • Honors & Awards Ceremony, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11, Heiner Theater
  • Retiree Recognition, 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, Syre Student Center Auditorium
  • Nursing Pinning Ceremony, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 18, Syre Student Center Auditorium
  • Campus Open House, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, June 19, Syre Courtyard (See description below.)
  • Commencement, 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Civic Field, Bellingham

Since this year’s commencement ceremony will be off-site, we’re hosting an open house 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, June 19 for our graduates to celebrate on campus. Family, friends and community members are invited to the celebration. We’ll also invite potential students to remind them why WCC is a smart choice. Join us for campus tours, a sneak peek of the Pavilion and Student Recreation Center (reservations required; more information to come), food, fun and live music.

Questions? Want to volunteer? Contact Mary Vermillion,, or Marisa Ellis,

University of Idaho Information Table

uof1 draft2Thinking about transferring to a 4-year college? An admissions representative from the University of Idaho will be at Whatcom Community College on Thursday, May 28th from 10am-1pm in the Syre Student Center foyer. Come get your questions answered, and learn about their programs!

Is your academic plan up to date? Schedule an appointment with an advisor to discuss your academic plan and plans to transfer!  Call 360.383.3080 today!

Summer and Fall Quarter Registration Approaching!



Registration access for currently enrolled students begins June 1st for both fall and summer quarters! Do you know what you need to register for when the time comes? Schedule an appointment now with an advisor to make sure your AgileGrad plan is up to date, and you are on track with your plan. Call Entry & Advising at 360.383.3080 to get scheduled and check your MyWCC page soon for your registration access time!



UW MEDEX Physician Assistant Info Session

MEDEX-Logo-smallAre you interested in the University of Washington’s Physician Assistant program MEDEX Northwest?  Come learn more about the admissions and application process and ask questions about PA education, employment, and current issues in the field.  This information session will be held Tuesday May 19th in Syre 104 from 4-6pm! Register by following the link below:

RSVP here!

Entry & Advising Closed Friday May 8th!

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Heads-up! There will be no advising this Friday. Entry & Advising will be closed Friday May 8th for an all staff training day. However, drop-in advising will be available Saturday May 9th from 9am to Noon for your convenience!  Please sign in Saturday by 11 am for a drop-in appointment.

Do you have questions or want to schedule an appointment for another day? Contact Entry & Advising at 360.383.3080.

Visual Communications Information Session!


Are you interested in the Visual Communications program at Whatcom but don’t know where to start? Come to an information session and have all of your questions answered. Find out about this full-time program, as well as the application process and getting started at Whatcom!

Join us May 12th from 4pm to 5pm in Kulshan 226!

Is your academic plan up to date? Talk to an advisor about what classes you may need to prepare for the program. Call Entry & Advising at 360.383.3080!