Student Resources | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Summer 2022 Student Resources

The Summer Semester is starting soon and we know you have questions.  All of our services are available to help you be successful.  Check out the list of things to know to help you be Ambitious.

The Information Center is available at 724-925-4000 for assistance - Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  and Friday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m & 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. or email the Center

Masks are not required at all Westmoreland locations at this time.  Please see our current  Operating Plan.

Frequesntly Asked Questions for Remote Learning:

Are the computers available for use in the Student Achievement Center? Yes.  The computer lab is open from 7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.  Help Desk will be staffed at 8 a.m. 

Can I still talk with campus staff, such as my advisor/counselor, financial aid, and IT Help Desk? Yes. All staff members are working. Students can email their advisor or counselor, or they can call the Information Center at 724-925-4000 to connect with a staff member. 

I am having technology issues with remote learning. Is there someone I can contact? Yes. If you are having issues using D2L, logging into Zoom lectures, etc., you can call the Information Center at 724-925-4000. You can also email the IT Help Desk at helpdesk@westmoreland.edu or call 724 925-5921.

I am having issues with getting the books and supplies I need for my classes. Who can I contact?  You can contact your advisor or counselor for assistance with getting your class materials. Check the portal for the name and contact information for your advisor or counselor. If you do not have an advisor or counselor assigned to you, you can call the Information Center at 724-925-4000. 

I am struggling financially during this time. Is there additional help that I can get? Yes. There is a COVID emergency grant for which students can apply. There is no credit limit or academic/financial requirement for students to be eligible. Students can apply for the grant. Students can also access a list of community resources . If students need additional support, they can contact their advisor or counselor. 

I am struggling with my mental health during this time. Is there additional help that I can get? Yes. The college has counselors and a social worker available to talk with and support students. To schedule a meeting, students can call the Information Center at 724-925-4000. Students can also access a list of community resources.

Can I get a tutor this summer? Yes. Tutoring and Learning Services is offering tutoring. Request a tutor. Live online tutoring is also available through Brainfuse. To access Brainfuse, click on College Resources in your D2L classroom and then click on Brainfuse. 

How can I connect with other students during the summer semester? The Student Life team has been working hard to provide social opportunities for students to gather and get to know one another. To find out what’s going on with Student Life, students can view the calendar on the portal or follow Westmoreland County Community College Student Life on Facebook or Instagram. 

How will you message me about changes or updates during the semester? We will message your college email account.

My class has added a book. How do I order the book?  It's super easy. Just log into our online book store and you can order your book to be delivered directly to your home. 

Students at YoungwoodHow do I find clubs and other groups to join ?  Check out the Student Life section of our website to find the best fit for you.   Please contact our Student Life Coordinator,  Rob Velella for additional information - velellar@westmoreland.edu.

When on campus for class, is there any place to eat?

Up and Atom cafe will be open during the summer semester, starting on May 23- Monday through Thursday from 7:30a.m. - 1:30p.m.  The cafe will be closed every Friday.  The cafe is located in the Science Innovation Center, formerly Science Hall.

Westly's Cafe in the Student Achievement Center will be closed for the summer semester.

How do I apply for CARES Act funds? If you believe you are eligible for CARES Act funding, please check out the details on our COVID-19 Emergency Aid page.  If you feel you are eligible, please complete the form.

What are the hours and services available at the educational centers? All educational services at each center are available remotely. Several centers have special hours. Please check the website for details. 

When is the College Store open this semester? The College Store will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays 8a- 5p and Wednesdays 8a-6p and Fridays 8a - 4p .   You can purchase all your Westmoreland gear at the College Store. 

The Enrollment Center this summer: 

The Enrollment Center will be open to help students with services including picking up a degree, diploma or certificate, or getting a Westmoreland ID. If you are planning to pick up your degree, diploma or certificate, you must have received an email confirmation from the college to ensure the documents are ready. If you are unsure, please contact us at 724-925-4000.

Our hours are as follows:

The Enrollment Center front desk is open Monday through Thursday - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday the Enrollment Center front desk is CLOSED but all services are available remote.