Registration & Student Records

Curriculum class schedules are available online approximately one to two months before the start of the upcoming semester or term, through WebAdvisor: http://webadvisor.waketech.edu.

To view the schedule:

  1. Visit the WebAdvisor main page
  2. Click "Future Students"
  3. Next, click "Admission Information"
  4. Finally, click "Search for Curriculum Sections" 

WebAdvisor instructions and help are available at http://webadvisor.waketech.edu

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Curriculum students begin registration at different times, depending on their status as: 

  1. Newly-admitted students;
  2. Returning degree/diploma/certificate-seeking students, based on the number of credits completed at Wake Tech;
  3. Non-degree-seeking students; or
  4. High school/Career & College Promise/early admission students. 

Registration priority dates and other important registration and payment dates can be found on the Registration and Records website: http://www.waketech.edu/student-services/registration-student-records.  

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To qualify for in-state tuition, a legal resident must have maintained his or her domicile in North Carolina for at least the 12 months immediately prior to his or her classification as a resident for tuition purposes. To be eligible for such classification, the individual must establish that his or her presence in the state during such 12-month period was for the purpose of maintaining a bona fide domicile rather than for purposes of mere temporary residency incident to education.

Aliens are subject to the same considerations as U.S. citizens in the determination of residency status for tuition purposes, except that holders of B, C, D, F, J, M, P, Q, or S visas may not be considered residents for tuition purposes and their dependent relatives are not eligible for a tuition rate less than the out-of-state rate. Holders of E, H, L, O, or R visas may (under certain circumstances) be eligible for the in-state tuition rate.

Regulations concerning residency classification for tuition purposes are set forth in detail in A Manual to Assist the Public Higher Education Institutions of North Carolina in the Matter of Student Residence Classification for Tuition Purposes. Each enrolled student is responsible for knowing the contents of this manual, which is the controlling administrative statement of policy on this subject. Copies of the manual are online.

Determination of student resident status for tuition purposes:

Upon applying for admission to the college, each prospective student is classified as a resident or non-resident of North Carolina for tuition purposes, according to the student's declaration at the time of application.

If a student is originally classified as non-resident and later requests reclassification as resident, the students will be asked to complete a "Residency and Tuition Status Application." Along with the completed application, the students must provide a minimum of two proofs to support a claim for in-state status.

Additional forms may be needed if the student is not a naturalized citizen of the United States. These forms are available on the college website. Registrar staff will review the application, make a determination about residency status, and advise the individual in writing of the decision. Per the manual, the deadline to submit all application materials for a residency reclassification is the 10th business day of the academic term.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Wake Tech will transition to the statewide Residency Determination Service (RDS). After the transition, Wake Tech will no longer oversee the residency reclassification process. Continuing students who want to apply for a reclassification will apply through RDS. New students will receive an initial residency determination from RDS during the application process. See the RDS website for updates.

Procedures for Hearing Appeals

In the event that an individual disagrees with the Registrar's ruling on his/her residency status, the ruling may be appealed to the College Residency Committee, which has been established by the president of Wake Tech Community College. The appeal must be made in writing to the Vice President of Student Services.

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C2007

Wake Tech Registration and Student Records is responsible for all student records and for the protection of student rights as provided by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Transcripts of academic record will be issued only with written authorization by the student.

Official copies of transcripts may be obtained in person at Main, Northern Wake, and Health Sciences campuses with a photo I.D. Transcripts may also be obtained by mail from Registration and Student Records, Wake Tech Community College, 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC 27603; or by downloading an order form online at https://www.waketech.edu/student-services/registration-student-records/how-to/order-transcripts.

Wake Tech also offers secure pdf transcripts in partnership with National Student Clearinghouse. A direct link can be found at https://www.waketech.edu/student-services/registration-student-records/how-to/order-transcripts.

Mail and online transcript requests will be processed within two business days. Official Wake Tech transcripts are $5 per copy. Unofficial copies are available at no charge; however, pursuant to State Board of Community Colleges Code 200.2, no transcripts will be provided to students with outstanding debt to the college.

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C2002

Advanced standing is a means by which students can satisfy graduation requirements by applying transfer work and credits from placement examination. When it is determined that work from another college is equivalent to a Wake Tech course(s) , students are given an equivalency for the advanced standing work, meaning that it is deemed equivalent to a specified Wake Tech course. However, no academic credit is awarded, and thus the equivalency will not count toward the student’s grade point average

Equivalencies will be noted on the official transcript as transferred equivalencies or non-course equivalencies. Equivalencies will be taken into consideration for program completion at Wake Tech only. Acceptance of advanced standing work at one college does not necessarily mean that acceptance will be given at every college. Students are encouraged to review the advanced standing policies at any college for which they may be considering to transfer or enroll.

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Students seeking credit for non-transferable learning experiences for any course (except College/University Transfer and Pre-Curriculum, non-foreign-language courses) may request a challenge examination. Subject matter for which credit is sought must be equivalent to the course(s) being challenged. Challenge examination requests will not be accepted for incomplete or failed course work. Note: Not all courses can be challenged. Please refer to divisional staff for specifics on courses to be challenged within their division.

Requests must be made with full justification to the appropriate academic dean or designee at the time of registration. Upon approval, students will be directed to contact the Individualized Learning Center on Main Campus or the dean or department head to schedule the challenge examination. Students who successfully challenge a course will receive credit for the course with a grade of "X". The course will not enter into grade-point average computations, but will count toward total hours earned.

Students challenging the Spanish (SPA 120) class are required to submit a challenge form. This course may be challenged at their first class meeting or by appointment with the department head for foreign languages. Students who challenge the SPA 120 class will receive non-course work equivalency for the course. No grade will be recorded. The equivalency will not enter into the grade-point average computation.

Students should make every effort to start the challenge examination process as soon as they register for a course, as some divisions have restrictive challenge examination procedures, Students must take all challenge examinations no later than the 10% point of the semester or term. Results of challenge examinations will be mailed after the exams have been graded and results forwarded to the Registrar’s Office.

Students must register and pay tuition for courses to be challenged and must submit requests for challenge examinations after registering. To get credit on the transcript record, it is necessary to remain registered for a class that has been challenged successfully. Students may not challenge ENG 111, 112, 113, and 114 or any other College/University Transfer courses; instead, students may take the appropriate CLEP, AP, or DANTES exam.

Most challenge exams are administered within the appropriate department however, a select number of courses, including BUS 110, 121, 137, 147, 153; ENG 101; and PSY 101, 110, and 118 may be taken in the Individualized Learning Center (ILC) on Main Campus. Students challenging these select courses must obtain approval from the division dean and contact the ILC (919-866-5276) to schedule an appointment to take the exam. Both the division dean-approved form # 610 and student photo identification are required for ILC-administered challenge exams.

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The College Level Examination Program, or CLEP, gives students an opportunity to earn college credit for knowledge acquired outside the classroom. All CLEP credit is evaluated on the basis of the receiving institution’s policies.

Click here: Wake Tech CLEP Equivalency to see the Wake Tech equivalencies for CLEP examinations.

Contact the College Board at www.collegeboard.com/clep for more information about CLEP testing. 

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The College Entrance Examination Board sponsors an advanced placement program that enables high school students to complete college-level courses and to demonstrate college-level achievement through examinations. Wake Tech will award non-course work equivalency for students who meet minimum scores on AP exams according to the following chart. These equivalencies can then be applied toward the student's graduation requirements.

Note to students pursuing College Transfer degrees (Associate in Arts or Associate in Science, etc.) or students intending to transfer courses to UNC-system schools: "Advanced Placement (AP) course credits awarded for a score of three or higher, are acceptable as part of a student's successfully completed general education core under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Credit for two successive courses can only be awarded with a score of five.

Only one course of credit (MAT 271 for four credit hours) may be awarded for the AP Calculus AB exam with a score of three, four or five; two courses of credit (MAT 271 and 272 for eight credit hours) may be awarded for the AP Calculus BC exam with a score of three, four or five. Students who receive AP course credit at a community college but do not complete the general education core will have AP Credit awarded on the basis of the receiving institution's AP policy. Transferred-in courses from institutions other than North Carolina community colleges are not a part of this agreement. 

Click to view the AP equivalency spreadsheet.

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The DANTES (Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support) program is a testing service conducted by Educational Testing Service for the Department of Defense. DANTES’ mission is to help service members obtain credit for knowledge and skills acquired through non-traditional educational experiences. DANTES Subject Standardized Tests provide a way for military personnel to obtain credit by examination for knowledge of material commonly taught in college courses.

Click to view the Wake Tech DSST Equivalency spreadsheet.

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Prospective students who have military experience may be able to obtain some equivalencies toward an AAS degree, diploma, or certificate for training received in military services. Individuals seeking equivalency for military training must have an official AARTS transcript sent to the college. The appropriate dean or department head will evaluate the transcript, and equivalency will be awarded as appropriate.

Effective January 1, 2013, AARTS transitioned to a new electronic transcript service called JST (Joint Services Transcript). JST has produced a uniform transcript of all military training and experiences for service members in all branches and includes Army Officer and Warrant Officer training, joint military training conducted by other services, and DANTES-funded test scores. The merger of AARTS with JST was completed December 31, 2012. Personnel data should be reviewed to ensure accuracy and documentation of completed training in the Army Training Requirements and Resource System (ATRRS).

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Wake Tech will award equivalencies for specific naval training courses in partial fulfillment of program requirements leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Industrial Systems Technology. Completion of coursework through Wake Tech and the Navy training curricula and job experience is required before the student is eligible to receive the associate's degree from Wake Tech. 

Click to view the Wake Tech Navy Equivalency spreadsheet.

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Students who are proficient in a foreign language and want to earn credit as soon as possible should take the CLEP exam. Visit http://www.collegeboard.org/ for more information on CLEP testing. 

Foreign language faculty reserve the right to ask students to take the Language Placement Exam. Students should start the challenge examination process as soon as they register for a course; they must take all challenge examinations no later than the 10 percent point of the semester or term. Examination results are available through Registration and Student Records (with photo ID); results will be mailed after the exams have been graded. 

The following students must take the Wake Tech Language Placement Exam to determine the level at which they should continue language studies:

  • Native French and Spanish speakers: Students whose primary literacy education was in French or Spanish.
  • Heritage learners: Students whose primary literacy education was not in French or Spanish. Language skills vary and may not include reading and writing skills in the second language.
  • Students who have completed three years of high school study of a language with a grade of B (87) or better for each year of study.
  • Students who have lived or studied in a French- or Spanish-speaking country.
  • Transfer students returning to the study of French or Spanish begun in high school but not pursued at the college level. 

Students may take the Language Placement Exam in a foreign language only once; they may not take the exam if they are currently taking or have taken a foreign language course at Wake Tech. Students who believe their placement level is not correct should contact the Foreign Language Department Head. 

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Students applying for entry into: Office Administration, Office Administration/Legal, Medical Office Administration, Business Administration, Business Administration/Human Resources Management, and Business Administration/Electronic Commerce programs will be granted equivalency for related Wake Tech equivalencies, upon documented proof of earning the CAP, CPS, CPC, CCA, or CCS-P rating within the last six years.

Click to view the Wake Tech CPS and CAP Equivalencies spreadsheet.

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C2003g

Wake Tech will award equivalencies for specific computer-related credentials awarded by a third party, including IC3 Exams by Certiport, Microsoft Certification, Cisco Course Completion and Certification, as well as CompTIA certification.

Click to view the Wake Tech Computer Concepts Equivalencies spreadsheet.

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The LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Option awards eligible licensed practical nurses 19 credit hours toward the Associate Degree Nursing program, pending successful completion of core nursing courses. Applicants must meet all standard admission requirements for the Associate Degree Nursing program and must have completed BIO 168, BIO 169, BIO 155, BIO 175, ENG 111, PSY 150, and PSY 241.

Students should contact the Associate Degree Nursing Department Head or a Health Science Admissions Counselor with questions about admission criteria. 

Click to view the Wake Tech LPN Equivalency spreadsheet.

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Students may receive advanced standing through certification. Students should contact the Department Head of EMS with questions about additional advanced standing.

Click to view the Wake Tech EMS Equivalency spreadsheet.

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Wake Tech will award equivalencies for specific CAGC courses in partial fulfillment of program requirements leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree, diploma, or certificate in Construction Management Technology.

Click to view the Wake Tech CAGC Equivalency spreadsheet.

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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the North Carolina Community College System have a statewide articulation agreement allowing eligible students to earn college credit for completion of identified Career Technical Education (CTE) courses in high school. The agreement creates a seamless process through which students can move from high school to community college without repetition of courses or duplication of effort.

Credit for CTE courses is based on the following criteria:  

  • Final grade of B or higher in CTE course
  • RAW score of 93 or higher on standardized CTE post-assessment test (effective fall 2012)
  • Enrollment in community college within two years of high school graduation

The student’s official high school transcript must include the CTE post-assessment scores.

Community college officials will verify CTE courses on the high school transcript and accept for college credit.

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Students may receive credit for achieving acceptable scores on the International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations.  Click to view the IB equivalency spreadsheet.

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This chart is a guideline of possible transfer credit. Credit can also be awarded at the discretion of the dean or department heard.

Click to view the Business and Industry Equivalencies.

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Transferred Coursework 
Wake Tech will consider courses for transfer equivalency from other colleges or accredited collegiate institutions, provided those institutions are accredited by a commission that is responsible for accrediting degree-granting, collegiate institutions and is  housed within a regional or national accrediting agency.

Only those courses with a grade of "C" or higher will be considered for transfer. To receive credit for a specific Wake Tech course, the transferring course must be equivalent in content (and in college/university transfer credit hours) to a Wake Tech course. Courses not equivalent to a specific Wake Tech course may be accepted as elective credit at the discretion of the college. Official transcripts from accredited institutions will be reviewed against established standard equivalencies; transfer equivalency will be recommended by the appropriate dean or designee. 

All decisions about transfer equivalency are discretionary on the part of the college: whether equivalency will be allowed, how much will be allowed, and how it will be applied. In exercising this discretion, the college will apply principles recommended by its regional accreditor and national higher education organizations that set standards for transfer credit. These principles focus on the level, content, quality, and comparability of a course and its relevance to the student’s intended program.

It is not necessary for students to request a review of transferred coursework. Students should submit official transcripts to the Admissions Department. Transcripts will be forwarded to the Registrar’s Office for initial review against established standard equivalencies. Once the transfer credit review is complete, the accepted credit is applied and noted on the student’s academic record. Students may review their transfer credit on their transfer credit summary. 

NOTE: A granted course equivalency does not mean that the course satisfies a graduation or program requirement; that depends on whether the course is listed as a requirement on the curriculum schedule for the specific program (major) in which the student was enrolled when admitted to the college. If a student changes programs (major), he or she should speak with an advisor to determine which transfer credits, if any, apply to the new program.

Some programs may also have a time limit on transferability of selected courses. The academic dean has the option of moving the student to a more current version of the program of study, which may alter the impact of previously-awarded transfer credit toward program completion.

Transfer credit does not factor into a student’s curriculum GPA calculation. A grade of TA, TB, or TC is awarded for the transferred credit internally to aid with financial aid evaluations. These transfer credit grades do not appear on the student transcript. 

Students must complete at least 25 percent of the hours required for a degree, diploma, or certificate in residence at Wake Tech. 

Transfer Equivalency Practices
As the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools (SACS-COC) Transfer of Academic Credit position paper states: “The Commission supports institutional autonomy in determining its own standards for transfer of academic credit while also encouraging institutions not to impose artificial impediments or meaningless requirements on the transfer process. The accreditation standards of this Commission require member institutions to analyze credit accepted for transfer in terms of level, content, quality, comparability, and degree program relevance.” 

The “Joint Statement on the Transfer and Award of Credit” created by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the American Council on Education, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation establishes similar standards. These national organizations have identified three fundamental considerations: 

  1.  the educational quality of the learning experience which the student transfers;
  2. the comparability of the nature, content, and level of the learning experience to that offered by the receiving institution; and
  3. the appropriateness and applicability of the learning experience to the programs offered by the receiving institution, in light of the student's educational goals.

 It is Wake Tech’s practice to accept the following categories of courses as meeting the considerations outlined above:

  1. matching courses from North Carolina community colleges;
  2. equivalent courses from participants in the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement;
  3. comparable courses from regionally- and nationally-accredited institutions of higher education

These categories also meet requirements of the State of North Carolina and its agencies; these requirements are detailed in each section. Courses that do not fit into one of these three categories (including foreign transcripts) will be considered individually by the director of the program to which the student is seeking admission.

Matching Courses from North Carolina Community Colleges
In accordance with the State Board of Community Colleges Code (1D SBCCC 400.97) which reads, “When a student receives credit for a Combined Course Library course, this credit shall be transferable to any college in the North Carolina Community College System,” Wake Tech will accept:

  • all matching courses from other NC community colleges for transfer credit;
  • matching courses from other NC community colleges to meet Wake Tech program and prerequisite requirements as stated in the college’s current official catalog.

Equivalent Courses from Participants in the NC Comprehensive Articulation Agreement
The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement between the University of North Carolina System and the North Carolina Community College System, as revised in 2014, reads (part IV, section (B) (6)), “Transfer credit for courses that originate at a UNC institution or independent college or university that is part of the CAA is acceptable as part of a student’s successfully-completed general education core or associate in arts or associate in science program under the CAA.”

Wake Tech’s policy is to also apply this guideline to associate in applied science programs. 

Wake Tech will accept:

  • all CAA participant college and university courses equivalent to courses on the CAA Transfer Course List for transfer credit;
  • CAA participant college and university courses equivalent to courses on the CAA Transfer Course List to meet Wake Tech program and prerequisite requirements as stated in the college’s current official catalog.

Comparable Courses from Regionally- and Nationally-Accredited Institutions of Higher Education
Program directors will as appropriate review courses from regionally- and nationally-accredited institutions of higher education to establish that their level, content, and quality are comparable to a Wake Tech course, and to confirm their relevance to a student’s intended program.

If a course is found to be comparable, Wake Tech will accept the course:

  • for transfer credit; and
  • to fulfill program and prerequisite requirements as stated in the current official Wake Tech Catalog.

Notes:

  • These practices apply to courses with no differentiation based on delivery method.
  • Equivalent or comparable courses, at minimum, must carry the same number of credit hours and the same type of instructional hours; for example, lecture and lab.
  • In some instances, a course may transfer in to Wake Tech as elective credit if the course does not meet the comparability criteria stated above.
  • Wake Tech may award transfer credits for fewer credit hours than a transferred course carries.

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Students wishing to change from one program of study to another or to enroll in a second program of study must initiate the change through an advisor (available at the Southern Wake, Northern Wake, Western Wake, Perry Health Sciences, and Public Safety Education campuses).

Students receiving VA benefits must also file a request for a program of study change (VA form 22-1995) with the Wake Tech Veteran Services office. Students may not be enrolled in more than two associate degree programs at one time.

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Changes in student data must be reported when they occur, in writing, to the Registration and Student Records Services Division. 

To request a name change, the student will fill out a Permanent Record Change Form, which can be obtained on Main, Northern Wake, and Perry Health Sciences Campus. Forms must be accompanied by copies of 1) the legal document authorizing the name change and 2) the student’s social security card in order for changes to be processed.

Completed forms may be submitted in person, online, or by mail to Registration and Student Records, Wake Tech Community College, 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh NC 27603.

Change in address, telephone numbers, or e-mail can be submitted via WebAdvisor.

If you have questions or need more information, call Registration and Student Records at 919-866-5700.

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Annual Notice to Students of their Rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)

Wake Technical Community College complies fully with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) and informs students of their rights under FERPA three times per year (by the fifth day of the fall, spring, and summer terms) via their college-issued email accounts. FERPA, as amended, protects the privacy of educational records, establishes the rights of students to inspect and review their educational records, and provides guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. To the extent consistent with FERPA, students who seek the correction of inaccurate or misleading data or who have other complaints should follow the grievance procedure found in the college catalog. Students also have the right to file complaints with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Office concerning alleged failures by the college to comply with FERPA.

Wake Tech's policy establishing its intent to comply with FERPA and procedures for implementing the provisions of FERPA are published in the college catalog. Questions about FERPA or Wake Tech's policy and procedures should be directed to the Enrollment and Records Services Division.

Care of Records:

Policies and Procedures
Wake Technical Community College, in the execution of its responsibilities to students, maintains accurate and confidential student records. The college staff recognizes the rights of students to have access to their educational and personal records in accordance with college policy and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

Definition of "Educational Records "
The term "educational records" as defined under the provisions of FERPA includes files, documents, and other materials that contain information directly related to students and that are maintained by an educational institution or an authority on behalf of the institution. 

The term "educational records" as defined under the provision of FERPA does not include the following:

  1. Records of institutional, supervisory, and administrative personnel that are in the sole possession of the maker and that are not accessible or revealed to any other person except a substitute for the above-named personnel.
  2. Records and documents of security officers of the institution that are kept apart from such educational records.
  3. Records of students that are made or maintained by physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, or other recognized professionals or paraprofessionals acting in their official capacity; and that are made, maintained, or used only in connection with a provision for treatment of the student and not available to anyone other than persons providing such treatment, except that such records can be personally reviewed by a physician or other appropriate professional of a given student's choice.
  4. Alumni or former student records.

Students may not review or inspect:

  1. Financial records of the parents of the students or other information therein contained.
  2. Confidential recommendations, if the student has signed a waiver of his or her rights of access, provided that such a waiver may not be required of the student.

Control Provisions on Student Records and Student Information
The official student file shall not be sent outside the Wake Tech Admissions Office, Registration and Student Records Services Division, Financial Aid Office, Placement Office, or Cooperative Education Office except in circumstances specifically authorized in writing by the president or appropriate vice president.

Students have the right to inspect their own records as covered by FERPA, whether recorded in hard copy, electronic data processing media, or microfilm. The registrar has been designated by the college to coordinate the inspection and review of student records. Requests to review records must be made in writing, specifying the item or items of interest. Records will be made available for review within forty-five (45) days. Upon inspection, students are entitled to an explanation of any information contained in the record.

Students may have copies of their records except:

  1. When a financial "hold" exists.
  2. When the copy requested is a transcript of an original or source document that exists elsewhere.

A fee of $.50 per page will be charged for copies of records other than the student's transcript(s) of academic records.

Transcripts and other information, except as provided by FERPA, are released only with the written consent of the student. Such written consent must:

  1. Specify the records or the data to be released, to whom it is to be released, and the reason(s) for release.
  2. Be signed and dated by the student.

Disclosure of Information without the Student's Consent
Educational records will be disclosed without written consent of students to properly identified and authorized representatives of the Comptroller General of the United States, the Secretary of Education, state educational officials, and the Department of Veterans Affairs for audit and evaluation of federal and state-supported programs or in connection with enforcement of the federal or legal requirements that relate to such programs. Routine requests for student data from agencies such as the Department of Education, OEO, research agencies, and state-reporting agencies may be honored without prior approval of the student only in formats where students are not identified. In the course of fulfilling its contractual obligations with third party vendors, the college recognizes that the third party vendor is acting as a legal agent ("school official") of the college and will use the confidential information for the purposes stated in the agreement. 

Currently, the college has entered into agreements with vendors that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Barnes and Noble Bookstores
  • Higher One
  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Maxient Student Conduct Manager
  • College Foundation Incorporated (CFI) School Services
  • Visual Zen
  • Academic Works
  • Hyland
  • Informer
  • Starfish
  • MAP

Confidential information requested by anyone other than federal or state agencies as specified above will be released only under the following conditions:

  1. An official order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
  2. A subpoena: Students will be notified immediately by registered mail that their records are being subpoenaed.
  3. At the request of the parents of a student, upon receipt of a certified copy of their most recent Federal Income Tax Form naming the student as a dependent.

Requests for confidential information will be honored without prior consent of the student in connection with an emergency, if the knowledge of such information by appropriate persons is deemed necessary (by a responsible person) to protect the health or safety of the student or others.

Faculty and administrative officers of the College who demonstrate a legitimate educational need will be permitted to look at the official student record of a particular student.

Directory Information
The college may make the following directory information available to the public unless the student notifies the registrar in writing by the end of the first week of the term that such information is not to be made available:

  1. Student's name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Address
  4. Major field of study or program
  5. Dates of enrollment
  6. Degrees, diplomas, or certificates received
  7. College honors

The college designates the following categories of student information as "limited-use directory information":

  1. Students' college-issued electronic mail addresses
  2. Photographs, videos, or other media containing a student's image or likeness

As designated limited-use directory data, this information will not be provided to external parties not contractually affiliated with the college. Use and disclosure of this information shall be limited to (a) publication on websites hosted by, on behalf of, or for the benefit of the college; (b) publication in print for purposes including but not limited to college marketing, public relations, outreach, and press releases; at college events including but not limited to athletic events, college fairs and open houses, student organization activities, campus atmosphere, etc. (c) college officials who have access, consistent with FERPA, to such information and only in conjunction with a legitimate educational interest; and (d) external parties contractually affiliated with the college, including official third party vendors and partner institutions with a joint memorandum of understanding.

Any release of student information for public use or use by the media, except for the specified directory information and limited-use directory information detailed above, must have the prior written approval of the student(s) involved.

Record of Access
A record of access to the official student record will be maintained within the record itself. This record will show the name, address, date, and purpose of the person(s) who have been granted access. All persons who have access will be included in this record except those institutional employees who, because of the nature of their duties, have been granted access.

Student's Rights to Question Contents of Official Records
A student has the right to view his official records as maintained by the college; furthermore, a student may question any inaccurate or misleading information and request correction or deletion of that data from the official records.

All such requests will be sent to the registrar and will become a part of that student's record.

All requests for correction of a student record will be acted upon within 45 days of receipt of that request. If the custodian can verify that such data is, in fact, in error, appropriate corrections will be made and the student will be notified in writing. In the event that the registrar fails to resolve the request to the student's satisfaction, the student may continue the grievance through compliance with the grievance procedure found in the college catalog.. If the outcome of the grievance is in agreement with the student's request, the student will be permitted to review his record to verify that the change has been made correctly. If the student's request is denied, he will be permitted to append a statement to the record in question, showing the basis for his disagreement with the denial. Such appendages will become a permanent part of the record.

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(For Students Admitted Prior to Fall 2014)

Students officially enrolled in the Associate in Arts or Associate in Science program prior to fall 2014 must have been continuously enrolled in order to retain the conditions and protections contained in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement in place at the time of their initial enrollment.  “Continuously enrolled” means that the student must have been enrolled every fall and spring semester since their initial enrollment. 

Students who have not been continuously enrolled will be subject to the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement jointly approved by the State Board of Community Colleges and the University of North Carolina Board of Governors in February 2014.

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Locations
Southern Wake (Main) Campus: 9101 Fayetteville Road (401, south of Garner), Raleigh NC 27603 
Northern Wake Campus: 6600 Louisburg Road (401, north of I-540), Raleigh NC 27616  
Health Sciences Campus: 2901 Holston Lane (adjacent to Wake Med), Raleigh NC 27610
Western Wake Campus: 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary NC 27518
Public Safety Education Campus: 321 Chapanoke Road, Raleigh NC 27603 

Curriculum Admissions
Information is available online at http://admissions.waketech.eduor by calling an Admissions Information Specialist at 919-866-5420. 

Registration and Student Records Services
Southern Wake (Main) Campus: Student Services Building, Room 243
919-866-5700 or [email protected] 

Northern Wake Campus: Building B,  Room 216

Online: http://www.waketech.edu/student-services/registration-student-records 

Advising
919-866-5474 or [email protected]

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