Quick Guide for New Students
Here is some information to help you get started as a student at Westmoreland!
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.
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!
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 Founders Hall, Room 130 or call 724-925-4063.
Westmoreland offers convenient options for students to get their books for classes:
- Buy/rent books online and have them shipped to you
- Visit the bookstore at the Youngwood Campus
- Order books online to be shipped to your center for free
More information is available on the bookstore page.
Pathways Advisors are available in Founders Hall, Room 255, 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.
Counselors are available in Founders Hall Room 130 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.
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. More information is available here.
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. More information is available here.