Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to enroll in the Women in Transition Program?
There is no cost. Enrollment in the WIT program is free of charge.
Will I get college credits for enrolling in the Women in Transition Program?
No. The Women in Transition Program is a non-credited program. The program will help you navigate the registration process, introduce you to various academic and workforce programs the college has to offer as well as connect you with key individuals of the college. These tools and resources will provide you many answers you will need for your next steps.
Is the WIT program a job placement program?
No. The WIT program does not offer job placement services. However, the program does partner with the Career Centers on campus. The Career Centers are staffed with experienced career services specialists and work with employers to identify employment opportunities in the region and cooperative education and internship opportunities for students. The WIT program does however, provide career development services. During the duration of the WIT program, participants will have developed (or updated) their resume, completed nationally recognized career assessments for career direction, and be proficient in interviewing. Our instructors assist participants identify their transferable skills, lead the participants through mock interviews, and help women explore “hot jobs” and career outlooks as well.
Can I enroll in the Women in Transition Program without a High School Diploma or GED?
Yes. In fact, those without a High School Diploma or GED will be connected to the GED program to start the process of enrolling in a GED class. Having obtained your High School Diploma and/or your GED would be beneficial upon enrollment into the program, but not necessary. We do however, require potential participants to have a minimum 10th-grade reading and writing skill level. Your acceptance in to the WIT program will be strongly based upon your intake representative.
If I enroll in the WIT program will I be a Tri-C student?
Yes. If you successfully enroll in the WIT program you will be a Tri-C student with full rights, privileges, and responsibilities of a Tri-C student for the duration of the WIT session. You must enroll in another program after WIT program completion to maintain your student status.
If I have already earned a degree, is this an appropriate program for me?
Yes. Many women have enrolled in our program that have Associates, Bachelor’s, or even Master’s degrees. They too find the program beneficial because it provides guidance through both personal and career decisions, especially during a transitional phase of life.