START SMART @ WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE
Easy Steps to Become a WCJC Student
APPLICATION / ENROLLMENT
- Completed an application? Apply online at wcjc.edu.
Left-click on ďAdmissions and RegistrationĒ; click on
ApplyTexas.org and follow the instructions to complete the application. Please allow up to 72 hours processing time. Students will receive notification of receipt of application by email or mail. Please do not fill out an application every semester, unless pertinent information such as residency changes.
- Turned in transcripts? Submit an official transcript of all high school (final transcript needed once graduated) and/or college transcript(s) or a GED certificate with official scores and completion dates. Official transcripts can be mailed to WCJC Main Campus, 911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, TX 77488, electronically submitted, or hand delivered to the campus closest to you.
Official transcripts must be in a SEALED envelope.
- Completed testing requirements? Have you taken an approved placement test, or been told by a WCJC advisor you do not need to test? Contact
advising/counseling to determine test needed then contact the testing department on your nearest WCJC campus.
(Most programs require Compass or Quick THEA)
- Submitted your record of
meningitis immunization? Provide to the Registrarís Office.
- Applied for Financial Aid? This includes grants, loans, and scholarships. Go online at
fafsa.ed.gov or visit a Financial Aid office at any WCJC campus. Look online under Financial Aid to find internal scholarship forms due May 1 for fall & November 1 for spring. Check for deadlines so you donít apply too late.
Once you've completed the steps click here to Register for New Student Orientation.