Helpful Links and Points of Interest


Here is a link to Western Carolina University’s 2023-2024 Academic Calendar.

Need a ride on campus? Use the WCU Cat Tran! Go to their website for information such as the Cat Tran campus route and even an APP with updated arrival and departure times.

All Catamount Athletic events are FREE for Western Carolina University students!   This includes Catamount Football, Men’s & Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Women’s Soccer, Baseball and Softball home games and more.  Remember to bring your Cat Card to games in order to gain admission.

Jackson County Transit provides public transportation from Cullowhee / WCU to Sylva. JCT will also provide transportation to Asheville Airport with advance notice is given. Click here to view their website. 

Greyhound Logo EPS — Greyhound News

 Greyhound is a bus company that has many stops throughout the U.S. Their nearest station is in Asheville, NC which is 45 minutes away. Click here to view their bus schedule.


H-mart is an Asian grocery store. You can order authentic Asian foods from their website.

Distance and time by car to different US locations from Cullowhee, NC

Waynesville-22 miles, 30 minutes

Asheville-58 miles, 1 hour

Franklin- 26 miles, 30 minutes

Atlanta, GA-157 miles, 4 hours

Pigeon Forge, TN-65 miles, 1 hour 45 minutes

Orlando FL, (Disney World)- 630 miles, 10 hours

New York City, NY- 740 miles, 12 hours

Washington, DC- 522 miles, 8 hours and 30 minutes

Nashville, TN-298 miles, 5 hours and 30 minutes

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." - Joshua 1:9