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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
Determine your program of study

Browse the current credit programs to view your options.

Step 2
Complete a college application

Please refer to our Application Procedures.

Important: Please have your high school transcript sent to the Admissions department.

Step 3
View the SOAR Video Learning Modules

All new first-time college students are required to view an Online Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) sessionExternal Link.

Step 4
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 5
Take placement tests

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

Step 6
Meet with your advisor and register

Schedule a meeting with your assigned academic advisor to discuss your academic plan and register.

Step 7
Pay your tuition

Pay your tuition bill on the day you register or by the payment deadline. An interest-free payment plan is available to all credit students who register for at least three credit hours.

Step 8
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.

Step 9
Obtain an ID and parking sticker

Receive a photo identification (ID) card and a parking sticker from the student services office, BH 109.

Step 10
Commit to your academic success

Establish your class schedule as a priority in your life. View the online Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) sessionExternal Link, the Fundamentals of College Study course, and all other courses for which you have registered, and stay in contact with your instructors and your academic advisor.

Students Planning

Transfer Students

Step 1
Determine your program of study

Browse the current credit programs to view your options.

Step 2
Complete a college application

Please refer to our Application Procedures.

Step 3
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 4
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 5
Meet with your advisor and register

Schedule a meeting with your assigned academic advisor to discuss your academic plan and to register.

Step 6
Pay your tuition

Pay your tuition bill on the day you register or by the payment deadline. An interest-free payment plan is available to all credit students who register for at least three credit hours.

Step 7
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.

Step 8
Obtain an ID and parking sticker

Receive a photo identification (ID) card and a parking sticker from the student services office, BH 109.

Step 9
Attend classes and enjoy your semester!

View more information on Transfer Resources.

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