College Now Semester Prep - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
College Now Semester Prep

College Now Semester Prep

Welcome to College Now courses with Western Iowa Tech Community College. Please use this information below as a guide to your dual-credit courses.

MyWIT is the student portal with all of your college information. Log in to MyWIT to view your schedule, classes, financial aid, student email, and more. Your MyWIT login credentials and student ID number can be found in your college acceptance letter.

  • Go to
  • Enter your domain/user name: wit + student ID number + @witcc (wit0123456@witcc).
  • Enter the default password: first initial capitalized + last initial lowercase + birthdate in eight-digit format + witcc (Flmmddyyyywitcc). You will be required to change your password after your first login.

Your college-issued MyWIT email is the primary way the college will communicate with you. Students enrolled in online classes have two email accounts, both in MyWIT and in Canvas. It is important to check both. Your instructor may communicate with you through Canvas email, but all other departments will send very important information to your MyWIT student email.

  • Go to and log into MyWIT.
  • Your email will be located in a card called Student Email.
  • Your email address is:
  • Your email password: first initial capitalized + last name initial lowercase + eight-digit birthdate + witcc (Flmmddyyywitcc).

Class Schedule

View your class schedule on MyWIT.

  • Go to and log in to MyWIT.
  • Select My Schedule.
  • Select the term you wish to view.
  • Click on the schedule.

WITCC College Now courses use a combination of physical textbooks/tools and digital materials. Refer to your class schedule for book information. If "Cengage Unlimited" and/or "Embedded Text" is listed next to the course, the class uses digital books. Renew or activate your Cengage Unlimited account before classes start in order to access your digital materials. Physical books and class materials are provided by and picked up at the WITCC bookstore, or in some cases at your school. Check with your school counselor if you are unsure.

Book Pickup
Starts August 18
Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm
WITCC Bookstore
4647 Stone Ave.
Sioux City, Iowa
Parking lot 1, Entrance 1

We have several ways to assist you in activating or renewing your Cengage Account.

Cengage Virtual Office Hours
August 23 from 9am - 3pm; August 24 and 25 from 8am - 3pm 
Join via zoom link
CLC - Comet Learning Center
Sioux City campus library
Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm
No appointment necessary
Denison and Cherokee
See front desk
After Hours Help
Call Nicole at 712.204.2113

Online orientation and online classes are available on MyWIT through a delivery system called Canvas. Some digital books may be embedded in your online course. You will be able to open and view your online class and digital books on the first day of class.

  • Log into MyWIT at
  • Select the Canvas card.
  • You will be on your online homepage dashboard.
  • View the Canvas Overview for Students video.

Online orientation is called Exploring the Comet Universe - High School. This class provides important information and helpful tips for a successful school year. Orientation is a non-credit, non-graded course for which you will not be charged. You will also renew or create your Cengage Unlimited account in online orientation.

  • Log into MyWIT at
  • Select the Canvas card.
  • Select Exploring the Comet Universe - High School.
  • Go to Modules and view the content.

All drops must be done through your counselor.

Last day to drop a class without being charged can be found here. For courses offered at your high school location, please refer to your high school counselor for drop dates.

Help and Tutoring

If you are falling behind in your course communicate with your instructor. They really like to get to know you and have genuine interest in your success.

WITCC offers free tutoring in the Comet Learning Center. 

You can also contact the WITCC branch campuses for services:

For free, live, interactive tutoring, click on the "SMARTHINKING" link on your ICCOC homepage.

Please refer to the College Now Handbook at for all policies.