WCC Diversity Resources

New! African American Males/Males of Color Support Group

Wednesdays, 3:00pm – 4:30pm in SC 328
Led by Arnett Chisholm, Professional Counselor
Diversity and Inclusion                              Arnett Chisholm's African American Male Support Group (2)
Open discussion covering topics such as:
– Class issues – Overcoming fear of college
– Personal issues
– Successes
– Planning to succeed

STUDENT CLUBS

There are many clubs and organizations that support diversity at WCC. To learn about clubs in general, go to Campus Connect. You can sign up for Campus Connect to become part of a club and to get news about events and activities being sponsored by WCC Student Activities and Development.

  • Alter WCC
    • Alter WCC exists to help hungry students form a dynamic relationship with the one true God, Jesus Christ. We focus on this connection and believe that it, not religion, has the power to transform lives.
  • Arab Students Association
    • The Arab Students Association (ASA) is a gathering of Arabic students at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) for the purpose of academic, social, and cultural support. The ASA intends to support students so as to reach their academic goals and enrich their lives. Another goal of the association is to create a bridge for the students with their potential employers.
  • Black Student Union
    • The club’s mission is to provide a safe haven and a space for civil engagement for the students of color on Washtenaw Community College’s campus.
  • Campus Disciples
    • A group of Christians at Washtenaw Community College who strive to love God, love one another, and share the Gospel message.
  • Chi Alpha
    • Creating a community of believers on campus that hang out, have fun, and share their views with each other.
  • Dance 4 Unity
    • Dance 4 Unity utilizes the art of dance to bring people of all cultures and backgrounds together; through hard work, creativity, and dedication we unite to create substantial work of art. Combining dance and diversity: thus Dance 4
  • International Students Association
    • The ISA is a student-run organization that focuses on the diversity that the campus of WCC has to offer. Accepting of all students, regardless of their background, the ISA strives to promote youth and leadership through understanding the cultural differences.
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
    • A community of students and faculty who are developing ordinary people with an extra-ordinary purpose – joyfully advancing the good news of Jesus.
  • Muslim Student Association
    • Provides a platform for learning and involvement for the Muslim Students at WCC, and how they can get involved with the greater WCC student community.
  • Out-Space
    • Out-Space is a student organization at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual, Gender Queer, Asexual, Queer, Pansexual and Questioning individuals and their straight Allies. We seek to provide a safe and fun environment for LGBT people, as well as provide education and resources to strengthen the community.
  • Political Science Club
    • The Political Science Club at WCC is a non-partisan organization dedicated to ending political apathy on campus.
  • Project Nur
    • A student-led initiative advocating for social justice by empowering responsible leaders to cultivate an environment of acceptance and mutual respect between Muslims and all communities.
  • Student Veterans of America
    • The SVA provides camaraderie for fellow Veterans as they transition into the academic world. The SVA also helps with networking, and providing assistance in answering questions about VA educational and medical benefits.

CAMPUS DEPARTMENTS

  • Student Resource Center
    • We serve all students, both male and female. Come talk to us if you’re facing barriers to academic success or if you’re in crisis for basic needs. We can help you negotiate college and community resources to help you achieve your goals. WCC’s Student Resource Center (SRC) offers you one-on-one partnership and educational planning with an SRC Professional. This partnership can continue as long as you are enrolled at WCC. The SRC has several grants to help pay for tuition, textbooks, childcare and bus tokens.
  • Veterans Center
    • The Veterans Center at Washtenaw Community College was created to serve all former and current active-duty military personnel, spouses and dependents of disabled veterans, and students in the National Guard or Reserves. The Center seeks to integrate veterans into the college community by helping with their transition and offering any assistance veterans may need. Services provided include: academic advising; a space to get to know your fellow students; computers for school use and school certifying official.
  • International Students Center
    • International students from across the globe enjoy their own on-campus center dedicated to academic, personal, and vocational success. The ISC provides international orientation, ESL course advising, academic and vocational counseling, cultural adjustment counseling, student involvement and activities, and community resources.
  • LGBTQA+ Resources
    • WCC LGBTQA+ Resources provides education, information and support to students, faculty and staff of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions on the WCC campus. We are here to encourage WCC and the wider community to respect and honor each and every human being. We are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, allies and other identities.
  • Learning Support Services
    • Disability Services are available for students who have a physical or hidden disability and may need classroom accommodations. Students needing accommodations for orientation and/or college placement test (COMPASS/entry assessment) please contact 734-973-3342 to speak with a Program Specialist. Tutoring is provided for all students enrolled in credit classes Tutoring is a free service provided one-to-one on a drop-in basis. Group tutoring or Supplemental Instruction Groups may be arranged.
  • Ombudsperson
    • Are you a current or prospective WCC student with a concern about the College that you can’t resolve? Would you like to discuss it in a safe environment? Then you need to visit the Ombudsman/Dean of Students Office.

WCC BAILEY LIBRARY

WCC’s Bailey Library has a wealth of online resources about the issues surrounding diversity and non-discrimination. They include links to: Get Started; Find Books/Media; Find Articles; Find Websites; and Ask an Expert. We hope you’ll make use of these great resource pages.