We care about your success as a student and offer an array of services to help you reach your goals. Every effort is made to know students and to meet your needs individually. If you need assistance, let us know. We’re always happy to help!
Academic advising is available to all students. Students are assigned an academic advisor who will help you with your educational plan and registering for courses. Advisors may also help students with decisions about career goals or further education.
Depending upon your program choice, you will be assigned a faculty or staff advisor. When assigned to a staff advisor, this will be done based upon your home address. Staff advisors are available to work with students in Berlin, Littleton and North Conway.
If you are struggling in a class or need an extra boost to get through course material, the Academic Success Center can help.
What is the Academic Success Center?
The ASC is a support service staffed by professional educators who can provide academic skills assistance to students. The types of support vary, depending upon your needs
Who Uses the ASC?
Any student can use the ASC regardless of which location you attend for classes. Services are free to students enrolled in credit courses.
What types of services are available at the ASC?
The ASC provides tutoring in a variety of subject areas. The most popular areas students request help in are with math problems and writing assignments. Tutoring services are not limited to math and English. We can find you the help you need in any subject area.
The ASC also provides workshops of interest to students, such as Time Management, Notetaking, How to Get the Most out of Your Textbook, Test Anxiety, and Learning Styles. During the spring semester, the ASC staff assists students with resume development and interview skills.
Computers are available specifically for coursework related to Academic Success Center offerings. MyMathLab, MyStatsLab, Mindtap, Smarthinking, Canvas, Navigate, SIS, and WMCC Student email are supported in the Academic Success Center. Computers are also available for students to work on class projects, papers, etc.
Students who self-disclose a disability during the admissions process or at any time during their academic career at WMCC are invited to meet with the Accessibility Services Coordinator to discuss available services and advocate to access those services. WMCC is committed to making sure that students with disabilities are guaranteed equal access to all the educational benefits of the college.
Eligibility for Services
To be eligible for support services, students are required to provide documentation of disability to the Accessibility Services Coordinator. This information is confidential and is used exclusively to plan appropriate accommodations.
Documentation must be current (within the last three years in most cases) and include:
- A clear statement of the disability
- A summary of the assessment procedures and evaluation instruments used to make the diagnosis
- A summary of evaluation results
Sample Classroom Accommodations
- Alternative test formats
- Lesson outlines or access to PowerPoints
- Tape recording lectures
- Relocation of classes for accessibility
- Extended time on tests
- Alternative testing location
- Reduced course load
- Master tutoring
- Peer tutoring
- Peer mentoring
- Orientation to college and services
- Digital Recorders
- Digital textbooks
- CCTV to enlarge text
- Portable scanner
- Laptop Computers
Note: A student has the right not to disclose a disability and may enroll without an accommodation plan.
How to Access Services
- Contact the Accessibility Services Coordinator and provide the necessary supporting documents.
- Meet with the Accessibility Services Coordinator to develop/review and update your plan.
- Obtain a copy of your Individual Reasonable Accommodation Plan (RAP) for each class.
- Meet with your instructor(s) and present a copy of your accommodation plan to discuss how your needs will be met. The instructor will sign an acknowledgment form that you present and return it to the Accessibility Services Coordinator. Online faculty will receive documents via email.
- Repeat steps 2, 3 and 4 each semester
- If the student and instructor are unable to agree on implementing the RAP as written, the instructor will contact the Accessibility Services Coordinator and, in consultation with the Department Chair, make a determination of whether the recommended accommodation(s) will fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program or activity.
The Assisting People in Transition Program provides educational and career planning assistance, academic advising and counseling, and academic and community resource and referral services for single parents and displaced homemakers enrolled in eligible programs. Supplemental financial assistance may be available in the form of tuition and text book assistance, and childcare and travel reimbursements.
The bookstore is where you can shop for textbooks, supplies, college swag and more! The bookstore accepts all major credit cards and debit cards with proper ID, personal checks with a driver’s license, or cash. If you are receiving funding from a third party (i.e., Veterans Administration, Vocational Rehabilitation or NH Works), you or your caseworker must forward your authorization to the bookstore prior to your purchases.
The Bookstore will purchase and resell used books on a first-come, first-served basis.
You can also order your textbooks and other items online.
While you are a student at WMCC, we want to make sure you are safe. Everyone has a role to play when it comes to safety. College community members must take responsibility for their own personal safety, and the security of their personal belongings by taking simple, common sense precautions. Lock your vehicles and keep valuables out of sight. And always be aware of your surroundings. WMCC employs a part-time Safety and Security Supervisor.
If you find yourself facing barriers that are holding you back from being successful in your classes, you can meet with our college counselor, who will help you identify and eliminate those barriers. Meeting with the counselor can help you find a way to meet your academic goals. All counseling is confidential. Students may refer themselves for counseling services. The college can also make referrals to appropriate local health and social service agencies.
The fitness center is free to students and is located in the student wellness area. A variety of cardio and strength training equipment is available. Fitness Center hours are posted on the door.
Head to the WMCC Bistro for a fresh, hot breakfast or lunch. It’s where you will find a light breakfast and hot and cold lunchtime meals weekdays while classes are in session. Hours are 7:30 am to 1:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Meal tickets, sold at $50 increments are available in the Welcome Center. No refunds are allowed for unused portions of the meal ticket of for lost tickets.
Snacks are available for purchase at both Academic Centers in Littleton and North Conway.
The library is a welcoming place where you can quietly study, get assistance with research material, works on projects with classmates, or access a computer.
WMCC does not offer on-campus housing. Instead, the college provides a comprehensive list of housing options available within close proximity to the college.
Honor Society-Phi Theta Kappa
The National Honor Society welcomes students who have completed a minimum of 12 college-level credits with a 3.5 or higher grade point average. The society promotes the qualities of scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service. Each semester the society raises funds to assist a community organization of their choice.
If you’re interested in making a difference in your college community, the Student Senate is for you! The Student Senate is responsible for governing, guiding, and funding student clubs and events on campus. They plan events that promote the general welfare of every student, including social and cultural activities.
Membership is comprised of two students from each major, one senior and one freshman are elected by classmates. These representatives accept the challenges of leadership, authority, and responsibility in dealing with their peers, faculty and administration. All students are welcome to participated but only elected representatives may vote on issues.
Students at the college often organize their own activities guided by faculty or staff advisors.
As a student, you are joining a proud contingent of veteran and active military students who have pursued higher education at WMCC. Our goal is to assist veterans and their dependents, guardsmen, and reservists to access educational benefits and support you in your successful pursuit of a degree, certificate or workforce training. You will find that many of our faculty and staff are veterans who know the journey you are taking. We are all here to help ensure your success.
If you’ve got questions about programs, how to apply, who your advisor is, or anything else you need to know, stop by our Welcome Center for assistance. The Welcome Center is located on the main campus in Berlin, right off the main entrance and is the heart of the college. The office is staffed Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 6:30 pm and Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Or give them at call at 603-342-3050.
Students are top priority