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Nov 15, 2021

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Prestigious Aspen Institute Names
West LA College one of 150 Top Community Colleges

The Aspen Institute has named West one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. Former President Barack Obama described the Aspen Prize as “basically the Oscars for great community colleges.” The colleges selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having high and improving levels of student success as well as equitable outcomes for Black and Hispanic students and those from lower-income backgrounds...read more

 

UC, CSU and Common Applications

 

UC & CAL STATE APPLICATION WORKSHOPS  

Cal State University (CSU) Application Workshops

ZOOM ID: 793 467 9826

  • NOV 18.........All day assistance

University of California (UC) Application Workshops
ZOOM ID: 793 467 9826

  • NOV 12........10:00 - 11:30 am
  • NOV 22 & 23....All day assistance

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YOU & YOUR MONEY 

You don't want to miss this popular semi-annual FREE workshop led by WLAC Accounting Professor Charles V. Daniel...learn more and register

Noncredit classes

 

PREPARE TO SUCCEED WITH NONCREDIT

Noncredit offers short-term classes to help you get ready to succeed in college, specific classes, on the GED and more. They even offer short-term certificates that can get you right to work. It's ALL FREE! view Winter & Spring Classes

  • Prep for College-Level Math, Science and or English
  • Learn How To Do College in "Intro to Post-Secondary College"
  • GED Test Prep
  • ESL + Computer Skills

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PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSIONS 

Talk with college representatives about these great programs.

Biotech Technician: Thur, Dec 2 at 2:30pm ZOOM Link.

In the LA region, entry level pay rates for biotechnology jobs range from $17 to $19 per hour. With more experience and education, your hourly wage could go as high as $30 per hour!

Paralegal

5:30 pm on Thursdays Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 17

Cert. Nursing Assistant & Home Health Aide

6:00 pm on Dec 8, Jan 5, Jan 26
Zoom ID: 984 8411 3412
Questions? Call (310) 287-7226 or email CastilJC@wlac.edu

Medical Assistant

4:30 pm Dec 1, Jan 11, Jan 25
Zoom ID: 983 6263 9788
Questions? Call (310) 287-7226 or email CastilJC@wlac.edu

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VACCINATION & TESTING REQUIREMENTS: Things to Know  

VACCINATION or EXEMPTION NOW REQUIRED

DEADLINE EXTENDED Students have until 5 p.m., Friday, November 19, 2021 to provide proof of vaccination or submit an exemption, and complete a baseline test.

Do not delay!  This grace period provides adequate time to:

  • create and complete your Cleared4 account
  • upload your proof of CDC or WHO-compliant vaccination
  • provide all other required information
  • schedule your initial onboarding COVID-19 test.

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GET HELP...

NEW! - EXTENDED HOURS on VIRTUAL FRIDAYS
Admissions, Financial Aid & the Business Office now serving you virtually on Fridays from 9am – 4pm. 
In-person services are not available on Friday...View Hours
 
GENERAL QUESTIONS:
Welcome Center in SSB 420
Email  WLAC-Success@laccd.edu or phone (310) 287-7251
 
PASSWORD RESET: Email WLAC-TechSupport@LACCD.edu
 
LIVE CHAT:  LiveChat with Admissions, Financial Aid, Counseling and the Business Office