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Student Services Building, 4th Floor (SSB 410)


Monday - Thursday:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday Only:
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The office will be closed:

  • Feb 14
  • Feb 17
  • Mar 31
  • April 10
  • May 25


P: (310) 287-7283
Note: Emails typically receive the quickest response. 

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Study In The U.S. (F1 Visa Students)

Full-time F1 student applications for Spring 2020 are now closed.


Full-Time Student Reminders:

  • Submit your check-in form during the first 2 weeks of the semester.
  • Enroll in 12 units (9 units must be on campus/hybrid; 3 units can be online)

*Failure to do so will result in the auto-termination of your I-20*

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General Information

Learn about our programs of study, admission requirements, cost of attendance, and more...

Full-Time Applicants

If you would like an Inital I-20 or to Transfer an Active I-20 to West, please follow the application steps below.


Application Steps:

1) Complete the International Student Application

2) Submit Required Documents (below) to or SSB 410.

3) Pay Application Fee (

Part-Time Applicants 

If you have an Active I-20 at another college/university and would like to enroll in less than 12 units at West, please follow the application steps below.


Application Steps:

  1. Complete the International Student Application
  2. Submit Permission Letter (from current college/univeristy advisor) or SSB 410.
  3. Pay Application Fee (

*Submit all documents in PDF format and include your Full Name, Date of Birth, and LACCD ID # (if available)*

Applications are reviewed within 5 business days. You will be notified via email immediately following the review of your application materials.

Resources for Current WLAC International Students

Explore "FORMS & PETITIONS" to download requests/petitions,various I-20 authorizations, support letters, and other relevant information.


The college is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJ) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). All courses at West are taught by faculty, typically with a Masters Degree or Doctorate from notable universities around the country.

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with International Student Ambassador