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Seniors! Class of 2021


Are you interested in FREE TUITION for your first 2 years at a community college? Complete the interest form below for more information about how to qualify for the West LA College Promise Program for Fall 2021.

Interest Form


Upcoming Workshops!

Calendar of Events


WLAC Info Session

Mondays 3:30-4:30pm

* Learn about everything West has to offer! Free tuition for first-time freshmen. Academic Programs. Career Assessments. Student Supports...and so much more!


Application Workshop

Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm

* Receive help completing the online application to WLAC. 


West LA College Promise Orientation

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm

* Ready to join LA College Promise and receive 2-years of FREE tuition? Attend this orientation and complete one of the first requirements!

Note: You MUST have an LACCD ID# to attend this workshop.


Financial Literacy

 


Tips for Managing Your Credit

Apr 22, 3:30-4:40pm

* Learn how to manage your credit cards, their hidden costs, and what steps you can take to improve your financial standing.


Understanding Student Loans

Apr 29, 3:30-4:30pm

* Understand how student loans can work for you and how you can avoid some of their most common pitfalls.


Need Support?

Contact a WLAC Representative!


Ms. Shaquan McGill

McGillSL@wlac.edu

* Animo Venice HS

* Crenshaw HS

* Dorsey HS

* Hamilton HS

* LACES

* Palisades HS

* Phoenix HS

* University HS

* Venice HS

* View Park Prep

* Westchester HS


Ms. Jessica King

KingJD@wlac.edu

* Animo Champions

* Animo Leadership

* Hawkins HS

* Culver City HS

* Fairfax HS

* GALA

* Hollywood HS

* LA High

* Math and Science College Prep

* Walt Whitman


Not a student from one of these high schools?

Contact us at wlac-outreach@laccd.edu!

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Getting Started

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Step 1. Learn About West LA College

West is an accredited California Community College that issues Certificates and Associate Degrees that provide a clear pathway to university transfers and career preparation. We also offer a specialized Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Dental Hygiene.

Want to know more? Sign-up here for an information session via zoom!

Upcoming Info Sessions: Mondays 3:30-4:30pm


Step 2. Apply to West LA College

If you already have an LACCD ID# and have taken an LACCD college course within the last year (Winter 2020, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, or Fall 2020), you can skip this step. If not, please

Complete the online application to West LA College.

Need help applying? Sign-up here for a group application workshop via zoom!

Upcoming Application Workshops: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm

Note: You will receive an email with your LACCD ID# 2-5 business days after completing the online application to West LA College. If you do not receive this email within this timeframe, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@wlac.edu or live chat.


Step 3. Complete the FAFSA or CA Dream Act

Federal School Code: 008596. Students should only complete one of the applications (not both).

FAFSA Workshop- Application for U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and T visa holders.

CA Dream Act Workshop- Application for undocumented students, students with a valid or expired DACA, U visa holders, and students with temporary protected status (TPS).

Need more support? Contact the WLAC Financial Aid Office

Step 4. Complete the West LA College Promise Orientation

West LA College Promise provides FREE TUITION to first-time freshmen of any age and income that commit to full-time enrollment (i.e. at least 12 units per semester). Participants also earn priority registration and support vouchers for transportation, books, and dining at the Wildcat Cafe.

At the orientation, students will:

  • Learn about the West LA College Promise program requirements
  • Explore learning and career paths
  • Review wrap-around services, student support programs, our career connections center and more!

Ready to join? Sign-up here for a group orientation via zoom!

Upcoming Orientations: Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm


Step 5. Choose Your Classes

Visit the Program Mapper site for a list of class recommendations based on your intended program.

 

* Counseling workshops will begin April 2021*

Need Help Choosing Classes? Contact the WLAC Counseling Office

Counseling Website | Email: wlac-cnseldsk@laccd.edu | Live Chat


Step 6. Log in to your student portal

The student portal allows you to register for classes, pay student fees, access your campus email and more!

 

Need to Reset Your Password? Contact the WLAC IT Office

IT Website | Email: wlac-techsupport@laccd.edu


Step 7. Enroll!

You will be able to enroll in classes on or after your registration date. Make sure you check the add, drop, and refund deadlines for each class.

  • Log in to your student portal and click on the "MANAGE CLASSES" tile

 

* Enrollment workshops will begin May 2021*

Note for Class of 2021: If you have previously enrolled in an LACCD college course as a dual/concurrent high school student, you may have a hold on your account that prevents you from enrolling in Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 classes. To remove this hold, submit the High School Graduation Update Form to admissions@wlac.edu using your LACCD email or personal email on your student account. Please attach a Photo ID to verify your identity.


Step 8. Join a Student Support Program

  • Dream Resource Center (DRC) - Provides a safe space for undocumented students to receive academic counseling, use computers and printing services, and learn about legislation and policies that affect them. 

Website | Email: dreamcenter@wlac.eduLive Chat

  • Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSPS) - Provides students with physical, communication, or learning challenges with personalized counseling, classroom accomodations, and other support services.

Website | Email: dsps@wlac.edu | Live Chat

  • Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) - Provides students with economic and academic barriers with book vouchers, academic counseling, and specialized workshops to enhance student success. 

Website | Email: wlac-eops@laccd.edu | Live Chat

  • Puente Program - Designed to aid underserved and underrepresented students to achieve academic success. Provides students with leadership development opportunities, personalized counseling, university tours and more.

Website | Email: tejadala@laccd.edu | Live Chat: N/A

  • Transfer Honors Program (THP) - Provides students with the opportunity to earn honors credit for courses. Students who complete the program receive priority admission consideration to select 4-year institutions including UCLA, UC Irvine, CSU Fullerton, LMU and more.

Website | Email: transferhonors@wlac.edu | Online Application | Live Chat: N/A

  • TRIO Student Support Services - Provides students with workshops, academic advising, university tours, and more to help students transfer to a four year university.

Website | Email: kobessk@laccd.edu | Live Chat: N/A