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 Weekend College FAQs

Weekend College FAQs

  1. What is Weekend College?
  2. Who should take a Weekend College class?
  3. How can I find out what kind of classes are offered on the weekend?
  4. Do the classes meet every weekend? How can I tell?
  5. When will these classes be offered?
  6. How much will it cost?
  7. How can I get help if I need it?
  8. Are there special requirements?
  9. How do you register for Weekend College?
  10. Who can I contact for more information?


Q. What is Weekend College? top
A. Weekend College is an alternative way to pursue educational objectives at NWTC. Classes are offered on the weekend, (Friday night and/or Saturday) and meet one to four Saturdays per month. We offer credit and non-credit classes. Most of the credit classes "ladder" into a specific certificate, diploma, or associate degree. The weekend classes include a variety of traditional delivery systems.

Q. Who should take a Weekend College class? top
A. People who work full-time, travel during the week, or have busy family lives will benefit most from Weekend College. These are highly motivated students who will be able to arrive refreshed and relaxed, can really concentrate on their classes and often enter accelerated programs.

Q. How can I find out what kind of classes are offered on the weekend? top
A. The classes at NWTC offered on the weekend are listed in a variety of ways - ITV, Accelerated, etc. Look for classes on Fridays. The Adult Continuing Education Magazine is mailed to every home in the district. Contact Donna Meves at (920) 498-6962 or (920) 498-6872.

Q. Do the classes meet every weekend? How can I tell? top
A. Each class is different. Some classes meet every weekend but many classes meet every other weekend. A student can find out by calling the college and asking about a specific class.

Q. When will these classes be offered? top
A. Most classes are offered on Friday evenings, Saturday mornings, and Saturday afternoons, leaving Sunday open for research, computer lab assignments and independent projects.

Q. How much will it cost? top
A. Tuition is the same as a weekday class.

Q. How can I get help if I need it? top
A. Counselors will help with scheduling, career advising, and any other problems. Counselors are on duty weekdays and Saturday mornings.

Q. Are there special requirements? top
A. You must be able to commit to going to class for each scheduled weekend. Missing one class can really put you behind and, in most cases, you will not be able to make up the missed work.

Q. How do you register for Weekend College? top
A. Registration for Weekend College class is the same as other NWTC classes. (Phone-In, Walk-In, Online, or Mail-In.)

Q. Who can I contact for more information? top
A. For more information, contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-6982 or toll free (800) 422-NWTC, ext 6872.