WCTC Student

New Student Orientation

Welcome to the WCTC Family!

New Student Orientation (NSO) is offered online and is required for all newly admitted program students. NSO takes less than 30 minutes and can be completed on a computer, smartphone or tablet. It covers:

Contact Information

WCTC Student Life Office

College Center, Room C-121

Get Started


Begin Orientation

Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 Starts:
Begin New Student Orientation >

Spring 2025 Start: Orientation will be available here beginning September 1, 2024.


Log In

You will be prompted to log in when you begin orientation. Log in using your myWCTC username and password. Contact the Service Desk at 262.691.5555 if you need login assistance.


Register for Courses

After completing orientation, your next step is to register for courses:

  • Log into DegreeWorks using your WCTC username and password. You'll find required courses, placement requirements, prerequisites, course descriptions, transfer credit, minimum grade requirements and more.
  • Select your program in the catalog, then select the program plan that fits your schedule.
  • Check your WCTC email for your New Student Advising Guide to register for classes.

Questions? Contact 262.691.5400 or advising@wctc.edu.

Please note:

  • Summer Term begins Monday, June 10, 2024.
  • Fall Term 1 (8-week and 16-week courses) begins Monday, August 19, 2024.
  • Financial Aid Recipients: Confirm the status of your financial aid award, or be prepared to set up a payment plan.

View Checklist

View the new student checklist for your next steps after course registration.


Jump Start Sessions

Come jump start your WCTC experience at an optional in-person welcome session. Designed for students registered for classes in the upcoming semester, you’ll get a taste of campus life just in time to kick off your classes with confidence.

Please note, Jump Start does not replace the mandatory New Student Orientation.

More to Know

WCTC is dedicated to providing equal access to all students. New Student Orientation includes videos with closed captioning. To request accommodations, please email Student Accessibility at SAO@wctc.edu or call 262.691.5318.