WCC Alpha Scholars Program

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Be an Alpha Scholar

Will you be a first-year, full-time, associate degree-seeking student at WCC this fall? If so, join the Alpha Scholars program!

This unique opportunity will provide you with the very best support to ensure a smooth and successful transition to and through Washtenaw Community College.

From day one through graduation, the Alpha Scholars program will provide you with personalized assistance to ensure you stay in college and earn your degree as fast as possible.

Take advantage of these benefits that are designed to help you succeed.

  • Support – Get the very best support from an assigned academic advisor and personal coach.
  • Personal Achievement Planning - Develop a Personal Achievement Plan with your coach to outline steps for your success.
  • Career Planning – Work with experts to pursue the career of your dreams and to learn about internships and co-ops that can provide you with valuable work experience.
  • Financial and Academic Support – Get the academic and financial support you need to succeed.
  • Block Scheduling – Study with peers to deepen your academic experience and course success.
  • Priority Registration – Register early to get the courses you need to stay on track.
  • Transfer Resources – Learn about resources to help you smoothly transfer to a four-year institution.
  • Other Opportunities– special events and learning opportunities for you to stay connected and focus on your goals.


If you are a Fall 2021 student who is new to college and studying full-time toward an associate degree, you can join the Alpha Scholars program.

Former dual-enrolled students may also participate in Alpha Scholars.

You will make a commitment to the Alpha Scholars program and meet regularly with your personal coach and advisor to stay engaged in the program and gain momentum to your goals.

Learn More

To learn more about the Alpha Scholars program, please email alphascholars@wccnet.edu.

Funding Sources for the Alpha Scholars program