How to Access/Request this Service

Students are assigned a My Cat account and pin when they have been accepted and signified their intent to attend, by paying a deposit.

Faculty and Staff are assigned a My Cat account and pin as part of the HR hiring and intake process.

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My Cat

Service Description

Western Carolina University provides access to a wide variety of services through the My Cat portal.


  • Student Rosters
  • Submit 5th Week Grades
  • Submit Final Grades
  • Email Students
  • Advising Information
  • 1st and 2nd Week attendance
  • Generate a Degree Audit


  • Register for or drop from classes
  • Pay tuition
  • View Grades
  • View Unofficial Transcript
  • Generate a Degree Audit
  • Submit financial aid documents and accept financial aid awards
  • Submit Work-study and student-worker time cards


  • Add/update email addresses
  • Submit and/or view Timesheets
  • View leave time accrued/used
  • View Pay information


Services are available on any computer that has access to the Internet.


Students, Faculty, and Staff


Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of irregularly scheduled maintenance.

IT's Role

Maintain the availability of the resource; assist with access (username and password); assist with problems related to navigation within Personal Services tabs or sub-tabs.



Contact the IT Help Desk
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays
Call: 227-7487 or 866-928-7487 (toll free)
Log in: Online Help Desk/IT Self-Service <
Faculty and Staff
username – wcu\WCU account username
password – WCU account password
username – wcu\Catamount account username
password – your PIN or password

Visit the Technology Commons
On the ground floor of Hunter Library
For walk-up technology assistance for faculty, staff and students
We’re open the same hours as Hunter Library

For More Information

Attendance Reporting
Fifth-Week/Mid-Term Progress Grade Reporting 
Web Final Grading Instructions
Instructor Permits and Drop for Non-Attendance
Registering Students

Web Time Entry – Employee Web Time Entry Navigation (PDF)

Contact the following areas for support information specific to My Cat functionality:

Charge for this Service

No charge


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