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Getting Started

Getting started at Wor-Wic is different for first-time college students vs. transfer students. Which are you?

 

First-Time College Students

Step 1

Unsure about your major?

Browse the current credit programs to view your options.

Step 2
Explore financial aid opportunities

Review the variety of financial aid opportunities, including federal programs such as grants, work-study and educational loans, state scholarships and a variety of local scholarships and loans available to you.

State Scholarship options are listed at www.mhec.state.md.usExternal Link; contact your state Senator and Delegate for scholarship applications.

Step 3
Take placement tests

Obtain a referral form and testing dates and times from the student services office. Read about Placement Testing to obtain detailed information about the tests. Exemptions to placement tests are found in the college catalog.

Step 4

After you have registered for classes, obtain a photo identification (ID) card and a parking sticker from the Student Services office, BH 109.

Step 5
Pay your tuition

Pay your tuition bill by the payment deadline. View payment options.

Step 6
Buy your books

The college bookstore, located in the Hazel Center, sells all of the required and recommended textbooks, study guides, reference books and supplies for classes offered by the college.

Students Planning

Transfer Students

Step 1

Unsure about your major?

Browse the current credit programs to view your options.

Step 2
Explore financial aid opportunities

Review the variety of financial aid opportunities, including federal programs such as grants, work-study and educational loans, state scholarships and a variety of local scholarships and loans available to you.

State Scholarship options are listed at www.mhec.state.md.usExternal Link; contact your state Senator and Delegate for scholarship applications.

Step 3
Have transcripts sent to WWCC

Have official transcripts from EVERY college you have attended (and all CLEP, AP, ACT & SAT scores) mailed to the Registrar’s office.

  • Official transcripts submitted for evaluation must include grades for all courses, the college/university seal, and date.
  • High school transcripts, dated within the last 3 years, from Wicomico, Worcester or Somerset Counties may reflect certain courses that are eligible for college credit. See College Catalog for more information.
  • As with most colleges and universities, WWCC does not accept the following course credits:
    • courses from unaccredited colleges/universities
    • remedial/developmental skill courses
    • pre-requisite courses for which a grade lower than required was received
  • Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an Accredited credentialing agency. Check online for a list of service providers.
Step 4

After you have registered for classes, obtain a photo identification (ID) card and a parking sticker from the Student Services office, BH 109.

Step 5
Pay your tuition

Pay your tuition bill by the payment deadline. View payment options.

Step 6
Buy your books

The college bookstore, located in the Hazel Center, sells all of the required and recommended textbooks, study guides, reference books and supplies for classes offered by the college.

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