FAQs

Why choose WNC?

Every day, you make choices. When you think about college, you’ll want to choose an educational path that helps you develop your personal potential and leads to a good career.

In two years you can earn an associate degree and be ready for a new career, or transfer to a four-year school for a baccalaureate degree. Or you can attend WNC part-time at your own pace, until you reach your academic goal.

Western Nevada College is the right choice for you!

How do I apply to WNC and register for classes?

The checklist to success is here to help make your transition to college as easy as possible. Reviewing this step by step guideline will add structure to and increase your knowledge of college enrollment processes. This is a great place for new students to start!

What degrees and certificates does WNC offer?

Western Nevada College offers courses, degree programs and certificates to meet a variety of educational goals and interests. Many of our programs are in high growth career fields.

Can I get help with my classes?

The WNC Academic Skills Center offers tutors in a variety of subjects. The Academic Skills Center is located in Bristlecone 330.

Is there a class I can take that will help me to develop effective study skills?

Yes. Check out our Strategies for Academic Success (EPY 150) class. You can find more information about EPY 150 by searching classes.

What Student Services are available?

Western Nevada College offers a diverse set of departments and programs geared to help students succeed. These resources will help you before, during and after you become a student. Student Services is located in Bristlecone 100.

Is there a library available?

Yes, there is a library at the Carson City and Fallon campuses. Books can be delivered to other locations as well. The library is located in the Joe Dini Library & Student Center.

Does WNC offer childcare?

Yes. The Child Development Center has childcare available for students and staff of WNC.

Are on-campus computer labs available for student use?

Yes, there are computer labs all campus locations and some rural centers.

Are there any activities for students?

Check out the student life page on WNC.edu for information on events, clubs, and more. The Student Center is available for student use at the Joe Dini Library & Student Center.

Are there student clubs and organizations at the college?

Yes, there are numerous clubs and organizations actively engaged in events on campus. The Student Center will have information on clubs and organizations at the Joe Dini Library & Student Center.

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