Online and Distance Learning

At the Colleges of Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD), we value student success and how technology can be used by students to access information and learning opportunities. That’s why we offer courses face-to-face, online, hybrid (combination of face-to-face and online), and through interactive video conferencing — all with flexibility in mind. It’s another way we do everything we can to help you succeed and earn your degree.

About Online Learning

Online classes can be completed entirely online from anywhere in the world. Our online offerings have been developed by subject matter experts and are designed to meet your needs in today’s busy, demanding world. Students and instructors communicate and collaborate using a learning management system and other communication technologies we feel best fosters student engagement, learning, integrity, and success. First-time online learners complete an online learning orientation to help them become familiar with the environment. Successful students are typically self-motivated and actively participate in the learning process. We don’t just leave you alone in cyberspace; NWCCD provides many online resources to help online students along their paths.

Online Programs

Most online opportunities are utilized as an enhancement for a traditional program offered at Sheridan College or Gillette College. In addition, the following programs can be completed entirely online:

Whether you are earning your college degree to advance your career or pursue a lifelong passion, Sheridan College and Gillette College will help you along the way. For questions regarding Online and Distance Learning, please call (307) 674-6446, ext. 2600, enter a HelpDesk ticket or stop by the Distance Learning Office on the Sheridan College main campus, room W156 or GMB130.

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Are You Ready for Online Learning?

If you are interested in taking online courses at NWCCD, please feel free to complete the SmarterMeasure online learning readiness assessment. This web-based questionnaire will help determine your level of readiness for taking online courses.

Log in to SmarterMeasure with the following credentials: Username = nwccd Password = nwccd

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Gillette College students working in class on computers Take advantage of MyNWCCD, our customized portal for NWCCD students and employees. Access your courses, email, calendar, to-lists, see announcements and upcoming events, connect with your club, and review courses for the upcoming semester.

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