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ACTION NEEDED! Move to Cloud-based Authentication

On May 24, beginning at 8:30am, all WCU users will be able to voluntarily setup and begin using cloud-based MFA . It is strongly recommended that you act now!


myWCU is a secure portal for Applicants, Students, Faculty and Staff designed to make accomplishing tasks and finding information easier.

The best desktop experience is attained with Internet Explorer 11 or later, and Chrome 30.0 or later. The best mobile experience is attained with Chrome for Android and Safari for iOS Devices.

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All logged in users will have access to:

  • Critical Dates and Deadlines
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Register or Withdraw from Class
  • Check CatCard Balance and Add Cash
  • Residence Hall and Meal Plan Details
  • Academic Services
  • Timesheets/Leave Reports
  • University Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Applicants, Students, Faculty and Staff have access to myWCU with content delivered specifically for each.

-- Applicants receive information on claiming their WCUid approximately one week after they submit their application to Western Carolina University. Once they are accepted and committed, access continues.

-- Students and Faculty/Staff receive access from their WCUid.

Your WCUid is the username assigned by the university that ends in @wcu.edu (faculty/staff) or @catamount.wcu.edu (student) and your password is unique and set by each user.

You can reset your password at http://letmein.wcu.edu after you enroll in the self-service password management system.

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