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Upcoming Workshops!


Nov 25 - FAFSA Workshop 3:30-5:00pm

* Receive help completing the financial aid application for U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and T visa holders.


Nov 30 - WLAC Info Session 3:30-4:30pm

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


Dec 01 - Application Workshop 3:30-4:30pm

* Receive help completing the online application to West LA College


Dec 02 - CA Dream Act Workshop 3:30-5:00pm

* Receive help completing the financial aid application for undocumented students, students with a valid or expired DACA, U visa holders, and students with temporary protected status (TPS).

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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: Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 14 from 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: Dec 1, Dec 8, Dec 15 from 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 Workshops- Application for U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and T visa holders.

CA Dream Act Workshops- 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 Orientation, Placement, and Counseling

  • Complete the online New Student Orientation task on your student portal's "To Do" list.
  • If your student portal does not show a college-level placement for English or Math, complete the 5-question English & Math Placement task on your student portal's "To Do" list.
  • Meet with a Counselor to formalize your plans for a certificate, degree, or university transfer.
Need support? Contact the WLAC Welcome Center

Step 5. Choose Your Classes

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

 

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 much 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

Step 8. Join a Student Support Program

  • 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.

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

  • 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 | 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