Student Tutorials and Resources

Taking an online, hybrid or face-to-face course at WCC?  We have eLearning resources and support designed with your success in mind.


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*** Click here to watch a video introduction to using Canvas at Whatcom Community College! ***


If this will be your first quarter in an online or hybrid class,
you're invited to come to an optional on-campus orientation to eLearning and our online course software.

Winter 2015 On-Campus "Orientation to eLearning" Workshop Schedule

      Date    Time        Location
 Wednesday, December 31  9:30-11:00 am  Laidlaw 211
 Monday, January 5  5:30-7:00 pm  Laidlaw 211
 Tuesday, January 6  2:00-3:30 pm  Laidlaw 211
 Friday, January 9  9:30-11:00 am  Heiner 108


Having trouble with a Canvas "virtual classroom"?  Help is available!

Student Help Desk (104 Heiner Center)

E-mail:  studenthelpdesk@whatcom.ctc.edu

Phone:  (360) 383-3410 (Local)
               1-855-767-9003 (Toll-free long distance)

Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30am to 7pm and Friday 7:30am to 5pm when classes are in session.

Resources for WCC eLearners



Computer Access on Campus and in the Community

Tech Help for Your Own Computer Equipment

 Student Email and Skydrive Resources

Student Training Resources for Canvas


WCC is a member of the Northwest eTutoring Consortium.  Member schools provide tutors in a variety of subject areas.  Because of this collaboration tutors are available many hours of the day throughout the week, including weekends.       

Other Resources

Whatcom Access and Disability Services

All online and hybrid courses at Whatcom Community College should provide contact information for the Access and Disability Services office in the course syllabus. You can contact the ADS office by clicking this link.


Comcast Internet Essentials Program


  • Basic internet
  • Free installation
  • Free modem
  • Netbook computer for $150 (optional)
  • Cost: $10 per month
  • Families with children eligible for free or reduced-price school lunch
  • New Comcast internet customer or old account not active in the last 90 days
  • No outstanding Comcast bills
  • No outstanding Comcast equipment

  Call 1-855-846-8376 to apply!


Have a question about online learning or need more information? 


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