Registration & Preparation
The session I planned to attend is closed. What should I do?
Contact our office at 828-227-7087 for assistance.
What if I can't attend the session I registered for? May I change the session I plan to attend?
Adjustments to the orientation schedule are done on an "as space becomes available"
basis. We will make every effort to accommodate your schedule, but some sessions may
What happens after I register?
After we receive your registration card and payment, you’ll get a confirmation email
or letter with information about your session. These materials are sent via the email
address you provided on CatWalk or on your paper registration form.
Whom do I contact regarding special personal assistance or accommodation for disability?
On the registration card, please document your need for special assistance. We're
happy to assist you in any way we can. When we receive your information, we'll call
you and discuss your arrangements personally, or you can contact us in advance if you prefer.
Must I have Immunization documentation on file at WCU?
If you have not completed your Immunization Requirements by the day of Orientation, Health Services personnel will be available to assist. Please bring all of your documentation and staff will be available to administer missing vaccinations that day. There are charges associated with the vaccines that will need to be paid at the time of service in order to complete the Immunization Requirement.
What will I do during orientation?
Bring your laptop with you to Orientation! Our IT Department will be on hand to configure your computer to our network and add WCU's anti-virus software!
Don't have a computer yet? IT will be there to discuss purchasing options.
What is the computer requirement?
WCU requires that all new students have a personal computer. While at orientation, you'll be given information about purchasing a computer.
Will I leave orientation with a class schedule?
Yes. At the end of orientation, you'll register for fall courses. Professional advisers and orientation staff and counselors will be present during registration to help with any questions or concerns.
By the time you leave orientation, you’ll have picked classes for your first term at WCU.
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