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Frequently Asked Questions


How do I get to WKCTC?

Campus Map


For GPS Directions To the Main Campus:

West Kentucky Community and Technical College
4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42001

Directions To the Anderson Technical Building:


  • Take Exit 7 heading west on US 62
  • Proceed through two stoplights
  • Anderson Technical Building (WKCTC) will be on the left.

FROM US 45 North

  • US 45 North to Lone Oak Road.
  • Turn left onto N Friendship Rd.
  • Take sharp curve to the left
  • Take the next right onto Old North Friendship Road
  • Continue driving to a three-way stop and make a left.
  • Anderson Technical Building (WKCTC) will be the last building on the left.

KY-286 and US-62 E

  • KY-286 will merge into Highway 62 E / Alben Barkley Drive and will become a four-lane highway
  • Continue straight through two traffic lights
  • Anderson Technical Building (WKCTC) will be on the right.


  • Take US 60 to Paducah
  • Take exit 4 onto I-24 east
  • Take exit 7 heading west on US 62
  • Proceed through two stoplights
  • Anderson Technical Building (WKCTC) will be on the left.

How do I schedule a campus tour?

How do I find my assigned advisor?

  • Log into Student Self-Service with a KCTCS username and password.
  • On the right hand side in the fourth blue box down you should see Advisor Info. Your advisors name should show beneath the title, and if you click on their name, contact information for that advisor will be given.

How do I apply to WKCTC?

How do I complete my new student orientation online?

I am classified as a Non-Resident, how can I fix that?

What programs are offered at WKCTC?

When will I receive my acceptance letter?

  • You should receive your acceptance letter via postal mail within 5-10 business days depending on your location and mail routes.

How do I reset my Student Account/Password?

Where do I get my student ID Card and/or Parking Tag?

  • Obtain your Student ID Card and/or Parking Tag via the Business Office in Anderson Technical Building, Room 127. For your Student ID Card, you will need to bring a copy of your current school schedule. For your Parking Tag, you will need to bring the make, model, and year of your vehicle, as well as the license plate number with you to fill out your forms. There is no charge for your initial Parking Tag or Student ID, replacements costs are established by the Business Office, please contact (855) 469-5282 for more information.

How do I get my student ID number?

  • You may obtain your student ID number using one of these methods:
      • Call (855) GO - WKCTC to speak with a representative that can verify your identity
      • In-person with a photo ID at any office on campus.
      • By visiting your student self-service.
      • Or you may see your student ID number on the following documents:
        • In the top right corner of your WKCTC acceptance letter.
        • Top left corner of your student schedule.
        • On a semester billing statement, at the bottom of your bill.

What address do I send my documentation to?

    Attn: Admissions
    PO Box 7380
    Paducah, KY 42002

What is the cost for tuition?

How do I restrict my FERPA/directory information?