The STARS (Success Through Advising Registration and Support) Center advises, registers, and supports new and re-admitted students (A.A.S., diploma, and certificate programs) during their first 12 credit hours.
New Student Checklist
Admissions interview – Complete your admissions interview after applying and providing all documents and placement testing needed for admissions https://www.wilsoncc.edu/studentdevelopment/admission/
FAFSA – Complete your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov
Visit Financial Aid – Come to campus and visit the Financial Aid Office (F-105) to learn more about financial aid and loans and to complete your financial aid application process. https://www.wilsoncc.edu/student-development/financial-aid/
Orientation – Attend new student orientation on-campus or online. Learn more about orientation: https://www.wilsoncc.edu/student-development/advising/orientation/
Logging into email – Make sure you can log into your email and Student Planning accounts https://www.wilsoncc.edu/college-services/technology-support-services/
Register for classes – Using Student Planning register for your classes (planned during advising) during early and regular registrations.
Paying for classes – Make sure toy pay for classes by the tuition payment deadline https://www.wilsoncc.edu/business-office/
Textbooks – Once you have registered, grab your textbooks from the bookstore on campus https://www.wilsoncc.edu/college-services/bookstore/
Please schedule an advising appointment prior to early and regular registration using the “Make an Appointment” button at the top. Make sure to select Academic Advising-STARS Center as the service type when you a signing up for an appointment.
If you are unsure who your current advisor is, please contact the STARS Center or review the Advisor website.
The goals of the STARS Center are to:
- develop an open and responsive environment that encourages students to build relationships with faculty and staff on campus and utilize campus resources
- assist students in becoming more independent, self-confident, and efficient learners
- promote student retention and degree completion
- work collaboratively with the campus community to promote students’ persistence and successful completion of students’ educational goals
- provide coaching and tips to help students develop skills to navigate the college experience
- evaluate all activities and use evaluation outcomes to enhance future services
Hours of Operation
Located in the F building, Room 103e.
Fall and Spring:
- Monday- Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Monday- Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
- Closed on Fridays