WNC Fall semester starts Aug. 29

Courtesy Steve Yingling, Western Nevada College

Fall semester at Western Nevada College is a month away so students should make sure they have taken care of their requirements to prepare for a successful year.

WNC’s variety of in-person and online classes gives students the flexibility to create a schedule that meets their personal needs. Refer to a schedule of classes online at to assist you in planning for fall semester.

However, students don’t have to start classes on Aug. 29. WNC offers instructional modes that will meet their needs. More than 20 available courses are classified as open entry, allowing students to enroll as late as the ninth week of the semester to complete the course and receive full credit. WNC also offers short-term and late-start classes beginning in October.


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For students in pursuit of an associate degree, in addition to smaller class sizes and lower tuition costs, WNC is known as a friendly transfer institution. Students can complete their associate degree at WNC, then transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno or elsewhere to complete their bachelor’s degree.

If you are planning to attend WNC for the first time, apply for admission at Continuing students can register for classes through their myWNC account.

For more information on applying to Western, phone Admissions and Records at 775-445-3277 or email To receive guidance on a career or scheduling, contact Counseling Services at 775-445-3267 or

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