Services for Students | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Services and Support for Students

We're here to give you the support and resources you need to succeed in your program, career and your life! Check out the services we offer:

Academic Services

At Westmoreland, you will have a support system dedicated to your academic success, and we’re here to guide you even before you officially become a student. Click here to get started.

Advising & Counseling Services

Services related to academics, mental health, and basic needs are available to all students. Please contact your advisor or call the Info Center for assistance. 

Advocacy Center

The Advocacy Center supports and educates students to break down legal barriers and provide a pathway to complete their education and beyond. As a result of our services, students can: understand their legal rights, develop goals, and take action. Subjects covered include alcohol offenses, custody concerns, expungements, name change, landlord tenant law, mental health law, PFA’s and more. If you are in need of assistance, please email

Baby Formula Assistance

Through a partnership with the Western PA Diaper Bank, we are able to provide assistance with baby formula to our students who are parents. There are no income or location restrictions.

Career Closet

The Career Closet consists of new and gently used professional clothing that is donated.  Every item is free for students, and staff will assist in helping a student pick professional clothing for an upcoming interview or a new job. Students can access the closet by contacting Career Services at careersFREEWESTMORELAND.

Career Connections Center

The Career Connections Center offers services and resources to help you explore your major/career interests, develop your skills and build professional connections.

Computer Resource Center

Need to use a computer on campus? The Computer Resource Center is where you need to be.

Disability Services Office

Students with disabilities are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the Disability Services Office so Westmoreland can better discuss classroom accomodations and any other individual learning needs. 

Emergency Assistance Fund

Currently enrolled students who are at risk of dropping out due to unexpected financial emergencies can apply for help.

Food Pantry

All center locations have an actively stocked food pantry that is free to all students. Take a snack, drink, or enough to make a meal - no questions asked.

KEYS Program

The Keystone Education Yields Success Program is designed to help recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and/or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) with the successful completion of their course of study.

Military Students

You may be eligible for educational allowance under the G.I. Bill. Learn about this and other benefits our military students have at Westmoreland.

RISE Program

RISE is an inclusive program to help individuals with intellectual disabilities complete college courses and prepare for sustainable employment. RISE students are fully included with the campus community through classes, academic support, and student life involvement. Learn more here.


Westmoreland has partnered with CCC&P Transportation of Youngwood. All staff and students may receive a 20% discount for a ride anywhere as long as they provide their Westmoreland ID. Call 724-925-1160.