Student Success Conference

Launch Your Academic Success at WCC!

The Student Success Conference is a free in-person event designed especially for new students. WCC is dedicated to helping our students be successful, and this conference was created to do just that!

The high-impact conference will ensure you are equipped with success strategies that will boost your learning and give you the skills needed to succeed. From goal definition to understanding how extracurricular activities can supplement your learning, you will leave this conference with the energy and tools to start you on the right path.

The Fall 2023 Student Success Conference was held virtually on Aug. 25, 2023.

The Winter 2024 Student Success Conference will be held in January 2024.

Watch the Fall 2023 Conference

Conference Agenda

 - Friday, Aug. 25 | 11 a.m.-2:15 p.m. -

Time Event
11:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m Welcome
11:05 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Keynote Speech: Cherisa Allen
11:25 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Getting Connected & Staying Resilient
11:40 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Creating Your Personalized College Success Roadmap
11:55 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Break
12:10 p.m. - 12:25 p.m. Guiding Your Learning Beyond the Classroom
12:25 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. Choose Your Own Extracurricular Adventure
12:40 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Q&A
12:55 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Prize Drawing
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Conference Sessions

Getting Connected & Staying Resilient

Get connected to game-changing on-campus resources! In this session, you will learn about student rights and responsibilities from the Dean of Students, academic accommodations from Learning Support Services, funding resources from the Student Resource Center, and mental wellness supports from Personal Counseling - all available to you.

Creating Your Personalized College Success Roadmap

Discover the keys to academic excellence and student achievement with our skilled academic advisors and success coaches. Learn how our one-on-one guidance empowers you to create meaningful academic, career, and personal goals. You will understand how to navigate your collegiate journey with confidence. Join us to unlock the full potential of your WCC experience and take charge of your academic, career, and personal triumphs!

Guiding Your Learning Beyond the Classroom

The Learning Commons will provide an overview of the many academic supports available to students. This includes free tutoring and academic skills development. There is also free technology and technical support available to all students. Get ready to learn about all the free resources that will help you in your courses.

Choose Your Own Extracurricular Adventure

The Student Development and Activities Department will give you an exciting glimpse into the vibrant and dynamic world that awaits you on our campus. From the moment you step foot on campus, you'll be embraced by a diverse and inclusive community, where lifelong friendships are forged and memories are created. Get ready to immerse yourself in a plethora of enriching extracurricular activities, Student clubs, Esports and Sports that cater to your interests and passions.

Questions? Contact the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at