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Offering non-credit courses for both business and pleasure

Center for Workforce Development
Meeting the area's workforce needs

Enhancing Walters State through private support

Providing opportunities for alumni to reconnect

Making education convenient

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Quality Enhancement Plan
Student learning and teaching effectiveness development

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Institutional Effectiveness and Compliance

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Supplying the institution with quality printed materials

Business Office
Serving students and college departments

Budgeting & Business Services
Serving students and college departments

Global Connections
Bringing international events to our students

Senators Emergency Text
Get the latest emergency communications

Support Staff Council
Providing resources for our staff

Special Events
Bringing new experiences to our students and community

Catalog & Student Handbook
Requirements and college information

Academic & Events Calendar
Keep tabs on important dates

Human Resources
Assisting in hiring, training, evaluating, rewarding and counseling of employees

Current college-wide policies

Degree Works Help
Run a degree audit. Meet with an advisor. Register for classes.

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Career in a Year
Become career ready in a year

Student Advising Information

Step 1: Already Applied?

Complete the Already Applied? What's Next

Step 2: Meet with an Advisor / Counselor

Meet with an advisor/counselor in the Student Success Center for a pre-advising session

Step 3: Decide on your Major


Step 4: Get Familiar with Course Requirements & Prerequisites

  • Take developmental courses first
  • use the catalog website to check course descriptions
  • Be knowledgeable of prerequisites - a course taken prior to another course.
  • Ask your advisor about course sequencing and when certain courses are offered

Step 6: Meet with your Advisor

Contact the secretary for the department in which the major is located to schedule an advising appointment

Academic departments and contact information

  • During the advising appointment, plan the courses you will take and the order in which they will be taken
  • Talk to your advisor about what you can expect with this major - areas of study

If you need further assistance, please visit or call
Admissions at 423.585.2686 or 1.800.225.4770, Extension 6.

Step 7: Register thru MyWS

  • How to Register
  • Meet with your advisor on a regular basis
  • Your advisor cares about your success
  • Touch base with him/her each semester to make sure you're on the right track

Graduation: Meet with your advisor prior to your final semester so you can complete your graduation evaluation and submit your Intent to Graduate form to the Records Office.