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Holt Library


About Western Carolina University

WCU’s main campus is situated in Cullowhee, North Carolina, near the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, fifty-two miles west of Asheville. The location in the rural mountains amidst incredible biodiversity and unique communities creates opportunity for academic discovery. The campus covers approximately 600 acres.

WCU also operates an instructional site at Biltmore Park Towne Square in Asheville, where the university offers degree programs in nursing and engineering as well as graduate programs in accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, and education.

Directions to WCU's campus in Cullowhee

Community Resources at WCU

Entertainment, dining, learning opportunities, and facilities/conference services are available to our community through WCU.

Advising for transfer students

Hunter Library on the Western Carolina University Campus

SCC students, faculty, and staff can now utilize Western's Hunter Library.

Present your SCC ID card to register for a library account.

Please honor the rules of the university (parking, for example).

Community Classes and Conferences

WCU provides programs and resources for our local community.

NC Community College to WCU transfer information