WNC News & Notes: Spring semester begins; options available to enroll late
Western Nevada College’s spring semester started on Monday, but students can still register for classes in their myWNC account until Friday, Jan. 28. There are opportunities after that to register in self-paced, late start and short-term courses.
A new year and a new semester mean fresh opportunities for students at Western Nevada College. Even though spring semester began on Monday, students can still register for classes in their myWNC account through Friday, Jan. 28. After this date, students can continue to add classes, but they must submit a late registration form with instructor approval to Admissions and Records. WNC’s short-term, late-start and self-paced options also enable students to begin their courses after the start of the semester. To view the list of spring semester classes and modes of instruction, go to wnc.edu/class-schedule/. If you need assistance preparing for spring semester, arrange an appointment with Counseling Services at 775-445-3267 or firstname.lastname@example.org. WNC current and prospective students can apply for scholarships at wnc.edu/scholarships. The deadline is April 1.
Free Delivery of Books for Students Living in Fallon In case students are still in the process of ordering textbooks for their spring semester classes at WNC, Textbook Brokers has a benefit for those living in Fallon. Textbook Brokers will be providing free home delivery on orders from students with Fallon addresses. There won't be a pop-up bookstore in Fallon so home delivery is the best way to receive your materials. A pop-up bookstore is providing students with their pickup orders on the Carson City campus through Wednesday, Jan. 26, as long as their purchases were made by Jan. 17. Textbook Brokers opted for free home delivery for Fallon residents instead of providing a pop-up store. For students living outside of Fallon, Textbook Brokers provides three shipping options. Students can order any remaining needs for spring semester on their electronic devices at wncbookstore.com or at the Textbook Brokers kiosk located in Sage Hall on the Fallon campus. For more information, phone 775-507-4011. Apply for Spring Graduation by Tuesday, March 1 Western Nevada College students seeking a degree or certificate of achievement are required to submit an online application for graduation to Admission and Records. Tuesday, March 1 is the deadline to apply for spring graduation. Applications received after this date may be considered for the following semester. To fill out an application to graduate this semester, go to wnc.edu/admissions/graduation/. There is a $25 fee. Contact a WNC counselor at 775-445-3267 to check on your graduation status. For the past two years, WNC has honored its graduating students with drive-through commencement ceremonies in Carson City and Fallon. Plan for Your Transfer to UNR, Elsewhere on Transfer Day Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university following their education at Western Nevada College are invited to attend Transfer Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27 in WNC’s Library in the Joe Dini Building on the Carson City campus. The informational day includes onsite admission with college and university advisers, a hands-on financial aid workshop and the opportunity to meet with representatives of the University of Nevada, Reno and Nevada State College. In addition, for those students who are undecided about their futures, college representatives will be on hand to guide them through their options. For more information, phone 775-445-3269. Put Your Creativity to Work in Pottery Studio Class Now is your chance to work on that clay piece that you have been putting off or one that inspires you! Enroll in the Pottery Studio on the Fallon campus through Western Nevada College’s Continuing Education program. The class begins on Friday, Jan. 28 and runs through May 20. It meets weekly from 1 to 5 p.m. The Pottery Studio class is open to individuals who have gone through a beginning ceramics course and want to continue with clay, as well as for those who have been working with clay for years. The course framework is to provide a supportive environment to facilitate growth, take chances and try new things with the clay, and have fun! Enroll in this class instructed by Jeanne Evatt at https://www.campusce.net/wnc/course/course.aspx?C=325&pc=13&mc=26&sc=0. The cost of the studio class is $130, with an additional $40 supply fee to be paid to the instructor the first day of class to cover the cost of classroom tools and glazes. Clay is an additional cost and is available from the instructor at their reimbursed discounted price (usually less than $15 per 25 pounds (based on current distributor’s prices).
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