News and Events


December 21, 2021
AUGUSTA, ME – Under updated COVID safety protocols announced Tuesday, Maine’s community colleges are requiring COVID-19 booster shots for all students participating in on-campus programs. The Maine Community College System (MCCS) already requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students attending classes in person or participating in athletic functions. Students who are… Read More

COVID-19 Update: Spring Semester Start Moved to January 18, 2022

December 21, 2021
WCCC will be deferring the start of the spring semester by one week due to the surge of COVID-19 cases we are presently seeing in Maine and the anticipated uptick in cases health officials are warning about after we gather indoors over the holidays.  This decision was made with the… Read More

WCCC offers hands-on learning through outdoor leadership program

June 28, 2021
Reserve & National Guard Magazine   A community college tucked along Maine’s St. Croix River is equipping students — including veterans — to lead others into the outdoors with two new program concentrations. Washington County Community College (WCCC) in Calais launched its Outdoor Leadership program in 2002. The program trains… Read More

Learning About Careers In The Maine Lobster Industry

June 4, 2021
Maine Lobstermen's Community Alliance   Too many people in the state think that the Maine lobster industry is simply oilskin-clad lobstermen routinely hauling traps time after time after time, according to Curt Brown. A new class that began this spring hopes to dismantle that perception. Called “The Business of Maine… Read More

Washington County Community College 2021 Graduation

May 13, 2021
CALAIS, Maine - Washington County Community College is hosting its second virtual graduation ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, May 14. Associate degrees in applied science, arts, diplomas, and certificates will be conferred on 101 students. It may not be exactly the graduation of the past, but it will be pretty… Read More