Welcome to Distance Learning at Wilson Community College. We offer a variety of online courses, degrees, and certificate programs that will provide you with the flexibility to pursue an education or enhance your skills at your convenience.
Out of state students should contact the college before registering for online courses in order to verify that Wilson Community College is authorized to deliver distance learning courses in the student’s state of residence.
Professional Licensure Disclosure
If you are considering taking a course, or enrolling in a program that leads to licensure or certification and you do not live in North Carolina, contact us to discuss licensure options prior to beginning your course of study.
Getting Started with Distance Learning
WCC offers several degree and certificate programs that can be completed 100% online. Visit the Online Programs page for more information.
Is online learning right for you? Take the Online Learner Self-Assessment to find out if you are ready to take an online course.
Students can apply for admission online at CFNC.org.
Online Placement Testing is not currently available, however, students may take placement tests at any NC Community College and transfer the scores to Wilson Community College. Scores from the following tests may be accepted: SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, Asset, NCDAP, or Compass. Visit the Placement Testing page for more information.
Students should fill out the FAFSA application for Federal Financial Aid at https://fafsa.ed.gov/. After you have successfully submitted your FAFSA, you will need to follow up with the Wilson Community College Financial Aid office.
New students can contact the STARS Center to make an appointment to speak with an advisor by phone at 252-246-1386, 252-246-1343, 252-246-1280 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. For more information visit the STARS Center page.
Students can register for classes online through Student Planning.
Students can pay for classes online through Student Planning at the Student Finance tab. You must have a credit card or PayPal account to pay online.
Contact the Business Office for more information.
Online Orientation is offered for students that are unable to attend an orientation session on campus. The Online Orientation is offered through Moodle. Once you have registered for an upcoming semester, your account will be created in Moodle within 24 hours. Go to the Orientation page to sign up.
- Technology Access Information (how to access email, Moodle, and Student Planning)
- Technology Support Services
- Online Tutoring
Students must verify their enrollment in each course to avoid being dropped from a course. The type of course determines the method of enrollment verification that is acceptable. Please refer to the list below for acceptable enrollment verification for each type of course.
- Online (NT) – Students must complete an activity in Moodle, by the census date, to verify enrollment.
- Hybrid (HY) – Students in a hybrid course can either attend class by the census date, or complete the enrollment quiz in Moodle, by the census date, to verify enrollment.
- Blended (BL) – Students in a blended course can either attend class by the census date, or complete the enrollment quiz in Moodle, by the census date, to verify enrollment.
- Traditional seated courses – Students must attend class, by the census, date to verify enrollment.
Students that do not meet enrollment verification guidelines, by the census date, will be dropped from the course.