Student Services


The purpose of matriculation is to ensure access to appropriate programs and courses offered by the community colleges to all students who can benefit and to facilitate successful completion of student educational objectives.  This is accordance with the standards set forth by the Board of Governors and the Board of Trustees of WHCCD.

The goals of matriculation include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Student successWHCC Graduates
  • Institutional effectiveness

Students are required to complete three components of matriculation:  Assessment, orientation and counseling/advising.  Exemptions for these matriculation services are for students who have completed an Associate’s degree or higher.  Exemption from assessment is for students who have satisfactorily completed college level English and/or Math.   

For more about matriculation and the Students’ Rights and Responsibilities relating to the matriculation process, see page 33/34 from the current college catalog:

2009-2011 WHCC Academic Catalog