WCCS offers a number of E-Learning (Internet Based) courses in several academic disciplines. The content of each of these courses is identical to the content of traditional classroom courses because of requirements established by the Statewide Articulation and Reporting System (STARS), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Therefore, all WCCS E-Learning courses are transferable to senior colleges and universities. Students should refer to the listing of E-Learning course offerings in the schedule of classes.




Welcome to the Wallace Community College Selma E-Learning. WCCS has migrated to a new learning management system Fall 2016 called Canvas. Canvas will be learning management system used for E-Learning courses at WCCS. Canvas is a cloud-native learning platform and learning management system used by millions of students across the globe. WCCS made this change believing that Canvas would be more user- friendly and the updated features would be more beneficial for faculty and students.

This page will guide you through all of the necessary information needed before beginning any E-Learning course. Your WCCS email format update is provided below as well as technical information you will be need to determine that your computer system is capable of running Canvas. Please review the links below. Make sure that your system is compatible with the information in the links provided below. If not, you may need to update some of your programs or possibly install new programs not currently loaded on your computer. Once you have reviewed the links below and made the necessary changes you should be ready to begin any E-Learning course at WCCS.

All registered students at Wallace Community College Selma, have an assigned WCCS student email address that is used to communicate with instructors, receive alerts, and receive notifications concerning WCCS events.

Your student email account is automatically created the first time you enroll in a course. Please wait approximately two (2) hours after your initial registration to log in to your account.

Your WCCS student email address consists of your last name and student ID number, without the “W”, followed by @student.wccs.edu  (e.g. jones00012345@student.wccs.edu). If you do not know your student ID number, you may obtain it here: Get Your WCCS Student ID Number.

Your initial password is “Wallace” + the last four digits of your Social Security Number (e.g. Wallace1234).

Instructions for activating your WCCS student email account are available in this PDF: WCCS Student Email Activation Guide.

Your WCCS student email account may be used for personal email however your WCCS email address MUST BE used for all official class correspondence with your instructors. This applies to both classroom and online instruction. Please contact the IT Helpdesk, by calling (334) 876-9416, if you need assistance accessing your account.

Canvas Requirements

Canvas Browser Requirements – Learn about supported internet browsers in Canvas.

Canvas Operating Systems Requirements – Explains what requirements are necessary for specific computers and operating systems.
Please make sure that you have checked to see that your computer, browser, and internet connection meets the basic guidelines.

How to Log In to Canvas

Please access the Canvas Quick Start Guide located below to view instructions on how to log in to Canvas.


  • Monique Ford — Simulation / E-Learning Technical Specialist
    • monique.ford@wccs.edu
    • 334-876-9303
  • Felicia Sanders — E-Learning Director
    • felicia.sanders@wccs.edu
    • 334-876-9352




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3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway   P.O. Box 2530   Selma, Alabama 36702-2530  
Phone: 334-876-9227
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George Corley Wallace State Community College (Wallace Community College Selma) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science Degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Wallace Community College Selma.

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