New Student - Wayne Community College | Goldsboro, NC

New Student

Step 1 – Complete Application

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You can also apply in person at the Admissions Office on the first floor of the Wayne Learning Center.

Step 2 – Activate Your My Bison ID Account

Allow at least 24 hours after you submit your application to the college before you try to activate your My Bison ID.

  1. Go to the My Bison ID page.
  2. Read the information on that page to learn your username and initial password, then click on the Okta Portal button to log into the Okta Portal, where you can access Student Email (Gmail), Moodle, Self-Service, Bison Alerts, Microsoft Office 365, and other online services during your time at WCC.

Step 3 – Apply for Financial Aid / Veteran’s Aid

Complete your FAFSA to begin the financial aid process.

WCC’s Federal School Code is 008216.

Apply as early as possible, as it can take several weeks to process your financial aid application.

Step 4 – Submit Official Transcripts

We need transcripts from your high school (or High School Equivalency/GED Certification and scores) and any colleges you have attended in the past.

And yes, this means you are required to provide transcripts no matter when you graduated from high school, and transcripts for all college classes you attempted or completed.

  • Transcripts can be sent electronically to:
    or mailed to:
    Wayne Community College
    ATTN: Admissions Office
    PO Box 8002
    Goldsboro, NC 27533-800

Step 5 – Take Placement Tests (only if required)

Use the Self-Service tool inside the Okta Portal to see if you need to take any placement tests. If you need to take a test, contact Academic Foundations at (919) 739-6743 or

Step 6 – Meet With Your Academic Advisor

After the application process, you will be assigned an academic advisor whom you can contact to register for courses. The name of your assigned advisor and their contact information can be viewed in the Self-Service tool located through the Okta Portal.

Inside Self-Service, navigate to:
Student Planning -> Plan your Degree & Register for Classes -> Advising tab

View the latest course schedules here.

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