Distance Education

Welcome Spring 2016 Students!

Spring and Spring 1 Courses (Online and Hybrid) will be available by 8:00AM Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Other courses with different start dates,  will appear in Moodle on the first day of the session.

Face-to-face (traditional) courses may also use Moodle but those courses are made visible by individual instructors as needed.

MOODLE WALK-IN HELP sessions- January 6th and 7th, in WLC 305 (same floor as the Erwin Library) from 8-noon both days: Come to the Distance Education department for answers to all of your Moodle questions. New to online classes? Or just new at WCC? This is your chance to get your Moodle questions answered. Come visit us- all questions welcome.

For Student WCC Mail, Moodle, and Webadvisor login information (username and password) please go to Online Services Student Login (opens in a new window). If you are a brand new WCC student, scroll to the lower part of that page for: Your Initial WCC Login (New Students), there you will find directions for formatting your username and password.

For more detailed WCC Mail, Moodle, and Webadvisor login (username and password) directions (including step-by-step illustrations) view the Online Services Tutorial https://goo.gl/e0f9px (opens in a new window)

Need to order/purchase books? Access the WCC online bookstore: http://www.bkstr.com/wayneccstore/home (opens in a new window)

New to online learning? New to WCC? There are two great opportunities to give you a headstart on the new semester.

To experience Moodle before classes begin login to Moodle using wccguest as the username and password and then click on the WCC Moodle Demo course. The Moodle Demo Course includes sample units from a few courses and opportunities to try submitting assignments, participating in a discussion forum and even take a quiz. Access Moodle here: moodle.waynecc.edu (opens in a new window)

Nervous about taking an online course?
The Distance Education department will be offering walk-in Moodle assistance sessions at the start of each semester in WLC 305 (same floor as the library- follow the signs for Distance Education). Fall 2 Moodle Help sessions will be held October 20 and 21 from 8 – noon. Check back for future dates. These sessions are geared for students who are new to Moodle and need assistance getting started. No question is too basic, so stop by and get answers to your most pressing online learning questions.

 Questions about WCC Mail, Webadvisor or Moodle?


Other resources to help you be successful in online courses:

Moodle Student Help and Student Support Information: http://www.waynecc.edu/distance-ed/moodle/ (opens in a new window)
Online Course Information: http://www.waynecc.edu/distance-ed/online-course-information/ (opens in a new window)
Feel free to contact the DE department with any questions you may have.

DE and Webadvisor Helpdesk Contact Info:

wcc-de@waynecc.edu or 919-739-7029 or 7023


Online courses, degree, diploma, and certificate programs offer students the flexibility to pursue a college education or enhance their skills while working, caring for family, and attending to other relationships and responsibilities.

Curriculum: WCC has several online degree, diploma and certificate programs that can be completed entirely online. Additionally, there are even more programs in which most courses can be completed online. See the Online Programs page for more information.

Continuing Education: Distance Education courses are also offered through the WCC Continuing Education division. Many online learning options are available, like internet marketing, digital photography, Microsoft Office programs and more.  Visit our Continuing Education Distance Learning Website for more information on these non-credit online courses.

Student Support Services: The Student Support Services page is the starting point for accessing all WCC student services, including: Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Counseling, Academic Skills Center, Distance Education Student Support and many more.

Faculty Support: The MoodleFaculty Support page provides technical and pedagogical online teaching resources.