Quick Guide for New Students

Quick Guide for New Students

Here is some information to help you get started as a student at Westmoreland!

Student Portal

Use My.Westmoreland.edu to get campus announcements, email your instructors and for academic, registration, financial aid and payment information. Within two business days after applying to the college, a letter will be sent to you via the US Mail with your username and information about your password.

College Catalog 

Look through the  online college catalog to find all programs of study, the classes you’ll need to take, course descriptions, maps, plus so much more!

Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid or if you have questions, visit the Financial Aid page. You may also stop in the Financial Aid office in the Student Achievement Center or call 724-925-4063.

Buy/Rent Books

Westmoreland offers convenient options for students to get their books for classes. More information is available on the store page.

Pathways Advisors

Pathways Advisors are available in the Student Achievement Center, or at some off-campus locations to administer the placement assessment and register you for first-semester classes.

The advisors also provide you with information and resources to help you successfully enroll and begin classes at the college. For more information call 724-925-6893.

Counselor with student at Youngwood campusCounselors

Counselors are available in the Student Achievement Center and at some centers to help you with academic advising, career planning, transfer information and also for students with disabilities that may require academic accommodation. These services are free and confidential.

To make an appointment, call 724-925-4121. 

Transfer Information

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should schedule to meet with a counselor before your second semester. 


Don’t wait until the last minute to schedule classes for next semester! Learn the name and contact info of your advisor. Go to the MyWestmoreland portal, click on Web Advisor, Academic Profile, then My Profile. Meet with your advisor to discuss your program and classes for the next semester. Early advising and registration occurs in March and October. 


Tutoring is available for free! Request a tutor at the College Learning Center or at the main counter of your location.