West Texas A&M University - Home
Buff Transit Tracker
Student Success Center - Frequently Asked Questions

Student Success Center

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When will I be able to register for the 2017 Spring Semester?
  2. What is Greenlighting?
  3. When is the last day I can drop a class?
  4. I have taken a few semesters off. What do I need to do to get into classes?
  5. I am looking for a part-time job.  Where can I find part-time job listings?
  6. I am struggling in my class.  Does WTAMU offer tutoring?
  7. I am struggling with a writing assignment.  Where can I go to get help?
  8. I am a dependent of a veteran.  Can I get tuition assistance?
  9. My friend studied abroad and I would like to as well.  Where can I find out more information about studying abroad?
  10. What are Nationally Competitive Scholarships?

If you cannot find your answer above you can submit your question here.

  When will I be able to register for the 2017 Fall semester?

  • Graduates and Seniors – April 3, 2017
  • Juniors – April 6, 2017
  • Sophomores – April 10, 2017
  • Freshman – April 17, 2017
  • New or Returning Students – April 24, 2017

 What is Greenlighting?

 

For more information on Greenlighting you can refer to the Advising Services Website at http://www.wtamu.edu/advising/advising-advising-and-greenlighting.aspx.

 When is the last day I can drop a class?

 

For the Spring of 2017, the last day you can drop a class with a granted grade of X is Friday, March 31, 2017.  For more dates please refer to the university calendar which can be found at http://www.wtamu.edu/aspx/calendar_lg.aspx.

 I have taken a few semesters off. What do I need to do to get into classes?

 

You will need to reapply to the college. Former WTAMU students who are returning to complete the undergraduate degree they started may complete EZ Re-Entry Application.  It’s a short form that takes only a couple of minutes and there is no new application fee to pay. 

 I am looking for a part-time job.  Where can I find part-time job listings?

 

To apply for a part-time job, go online to http://www.wtamu.edu/student-support/cs-home.aspx and click on Buff Jobs located in the right hand column.  Career Services also offers resume workshops to help you develop your resume to help find that job you are looking for.  You can also contact Career Services at 806-651-2345.  Career Services is located in the Student Success Center, CC113.

 I am struggling in my class.  Does WTAMU offer tutoring?

 

Yes, Educational Services offers a Tutoring Assistance Program.  They have online tutoring, walk-in tutor centers, pair/group tutoring and one-on-one tutoring.  To take advantage of one-on-one tutoring please complete the Tutor Request From online at http://wtamu.edu/student-support/tutoring.aspx.  For more information contact Educational Services at 806-651-2341 or at http://wtamu.edu/student-support/tutoring.aspx.  Educational Services is located in the Student Success Center in CC108.

 I am struggling with a writing assignment.  Where can I go to get help?

 

You can go to the Writing Center.  They can help with any writing assignment for any class.  You can contact the Writing Center at 806-651-2473 or on their website at http://wtamu.edu/academics/writing-center.aspx. The Writing Center is located in the Student Success Center, CC107.

 I am a dependent of a veteran.  Can I get tuition assistance?

 

Yes.  For more information contact Veterans Services at 806-651-4939 or go to their website at http://www.wtamu.edu/administration/veterans-services.aspx. The Office of Veterans  Services is located in the Student Success Center, CC108.

 My friend studied abroad and I would like to as well.  Where can I find out more information      about studying abroad?

 

Contact the Office of Study Abroad at 806-651-5309 or go their website at http://wtamu.edu/academics/study-abroad.aspx.  The Office of Study Abroad is located in the Student Success Center, CC 115A.

 What are Nationally Competitive Scholarships?

 

For more information on Nationally Competitive Scholarships visit their website at http://www.wtamu.edu/ncs.aspx or call 806-651-2587. The office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships is located in the Student Success Center, CC115B.