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April 3-7: Free College Week at WCC 

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Fran LeFort for the information in this story.)
Washtenaw Community College (WCC) will open its virtual classroom doors to the public during Free College Week on Monday, April 3, through Friday, April 7.

Community members, business representatives, potential students and others throughout Washtenaw County and beyond are invited to attend the more than 140 free online sessions.

In recognition of national Community College Month in April, Washtenaw’s annual Free College Week is a unique free opportunity to serve and engage the community which supports it by providing high quality learning experiences at no cost.

Last year, 1,500 people registered for classes from throughout Washtenaw County and beyond.

With topics to help people hone computer skills, grow businesses, explore cultures, improve personal wellness and more, classes are designed for a wide range of ages.

WCC faculty members from academic programs, as well as trainers from the college’s non-credit Economic & College Development division and outside businesses will teach. Classes are offered at multiple times from morning through evening to offer flexibility to accommodate schedules.

Visit the Free College Week webpage for details on each class and to register. General topics include:

  • Automotive/Advanced Transportation
  • Business/Entrepreneurship
  • Careers/Professional Development
  • Communications/Writing/History/Pop Culture
  • Community Enrichment
  • Computers/IT
  • Cooking/Nutrition
  • Fine/Digital/Visual/Performing Arts
  • Gardening
  • Health/Safety/Wellness/Fitness
  • Personal Finance
  • Skilled Trades (HVAC, Construction, Welding)
  • Student Services Related Topics
  • Travel


When: Monday, April 3 – Friday, April 7

Times: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Who: Open to all ages

Where: Online via Zoom

Cost: Free

Email: [email protected]



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