Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) is offering resources for students affected by wildfire:
• Flexibility with deadlines — If additional time is needed to get set up for fall quarter, contact WVC counselors Bertha Sanchez at email@example.com or Ryan Poortinga at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Food pantries — Curbside pickup on both campuses for food and hygiene items. In Omak, contact Livia Millard at email@example.com. In Wenatchee, contact Sanchez or Poortinga.
• Counseling — Counselors offer financial, academic and emotional support. They are available for individual appointments via phone and Zoom videoconferencing. To schedule an appointment, contact Sanchez or Poortinga.
• Emergency funding — Emergency funds to help with tuition, technology needs, housing, auto repairs and more. Contact Sanchez or Poortinga.
• Chromebooks and calculators — Curbside pickup for Chromebooks and calculators is set for Thursday and Friday (Sept. 17 and 18), and Sept. 21-25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both WVC campuses in Omak and Wenatchee. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Wi-Fi hot spots — WVC parking lots have free Wi-Fi for students.
• Gas cards for transportation — Gas cards are available to help students access the resources above. In Omak, contact Millard. In Wenatchee, contact Sanchez or Poortinga.
Students can apply to WVC by visiting http://www.wvc.edu/GetStarted. They can register for courses by visiting http://www.wvc.edu/Courses and they can pay tuition or set up a tuition payment plan by visiting http://www.wvc.edu/Pay. The tuition and registration deadline has been extended to Friday (Sept. 18).