Military Students


airforcerecruiterWayne Community College can help an Active Duty student complete the CCAF and exceed the standard on the EPR, or we can assist a Veteran with a career change, or provide a degree to the spouse or dependent of an Active Duty military service member.


Curriculum Degree Programs

Our programs are designed for those who work full-time and wish to study part time. We offer online degree programs that can be completed in only two years and accelerated 8-week courses in a traditional setting on SJAFB.

  • Our programs are designed to accommodate the transitory nature of military life.
  • Earn a degree without sacrificing your work or family.
  • Each military student is assigned their own advisor and has access to WCC Financial Aid VA Certifying Officials.
  • We offer Recall and Deployment Assistance.

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Applying To WCC

The admissions application process for Active Duty, their Spouses/Dependents, and Veterans is almost  identical, with only a few specific differences. Financial Aid is where things vary a little more widely between these groups.

Active Duty

Meet with SJAFB Coodinator: Active Duty Military Students must first meet with the SJAFB Coodinator for admission information. The SJABF Coordinator’s office is located in the Watkins Daas Base Education Center, and appointments may be schedule by calling 919-739-6765.

Complete Application: Applications can be completed at the WCC SJAFB Coordinator’s office or online.

Apply for Financial Aid: In addition to Tuition Assistance, you may qualify for federal or state grants or scholarships. Apply now at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Deadlines apply for each term, please check the WCC Calendar for important dates. The Federal School Code for WCC is 008216.

Submit 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.

Schedule Placement Tests: Placement tests for math, reading, writing, and computer skills are used to place students in appropriate level classes. You are encouraged to utilize test review materials that are available on our Counseling webpage. To schedule testing, please call the Counseling Services Office at 919-739-6732. If you need to request accommodations, please call the Disability Services Counselor at 919-739-6729. Do I need to take the Placement Test?

Spouses/Dependents

Complete Application: Applications can be completed at the WCC Admissions Office on campus or online.

Apply for Financial Aid: You may qualify for federal or state grants or scholarships. Apply now at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Deadlines apply for each term, please check the WCC Calendar for important dates. Military spouses may qualify for funding through the MyCAA program. The Federal School Code for WCC is 008216.

Submit 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.

Schedule Placement Tests: Placement tests for math, reading, writing, and computer skills are used to place students in appropriate level classes. You are encouraged to utilize test review materials that are available on our Counseling webpage. To schedule testing, please call the Counseling Services Office at 919-739-6732. If you need to request accommodations, please call the Disability Services Counselor at 919-739-6729. Do I need to take the Placement Test?

Meet with Counselor: Students completing the placement test will meet with a counselor immediately after testing to review the results. The counselor will also officially accept you into your program of study and assign your academic advisor. If you did not take a placement test, you are required to schedule a time to meet with a counselor for acceptance into the college. This official acceptance makes you eligible to register at the next registration period.

Veterans

Complete Application: Applications can be completed at the WCC Admissions Office on campus or online.

Apply for Financial Aid: You may qualify for federal or state grants or scholarships. Apply now at www.fafsa.ed.gov. If you are planning to use Veteran’s benefits to pay for college visit the VA website. Information about the GI Bill is also online. Deadlines apply for each term, please check the WCC Calendar for important dates. The Federal School Code for WCC is 008216.

Submit 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.

Schedule Placement Tests: Placement tests for math, reading, writing, and computer skills are used to place students in appropriate level classes. You are encouraged to utilize test review materials that are available on our Counseling webpage. To schedule testing, please call the Counseling Services Office at 919-739-6732. If you need to request accommodations, please call the Disability Services Counselor at 919-739-6729. Do I need to take the Placement Test?

Meet with Counselor: Students completing the placement test will meet with a counselor immediately after testing to review the results. The counselor will also officially accept you into your program of study and assign your academic advisor. If you did not take a placement test, you are required to schedule a time to meet with a counselor for acceptance into the college. This official acceptance makes you eligible to register at the next registration period.


Free CISCO Networking Academy Offering

The CISCO Networking Academy is offering military service members, veterans, and their family members the opportunity to enroll in online technology courses to explore, develop, and validate valuable IT and cyber skills. You can register for one or more self-paced courses that include:

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Linux Essentials
  • Introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Packet Tracer 101
  • Get Connected

If you have an IT or computer networking career in mind, Cisco Networking Academy courses can prepare you to earn globally-recognized certifications. Visit the CISCO Networking Academy military website for more information.

 

Contacts


Dori Fraser

Coordinator, SJAFB Programs

SJAFB Education Office

919-739-6765

dori@waynecc.edu

SJAFB

Brenda Burgess Mercer

Financial Aid Director

Financial Aid

919-739-6736

bmburgess@waynecc.edu

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Elvira Simmons

Asst. Financial Aid Director

Financial Aid

919-739-6739

elviras@waynecc.edu

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