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Student Services Building (SSB), Rm 420 


FEB 10 - FEB 22, 2020

MON: 8:30am - 7pm
TUE: 8:30am - 7pm
WED: 8:30am - 7pm
THUR: 8:30am - 7pm
FRI: 8:30am - 1pm


MON: 8:30am - 5pm
TUE: 8:30am - 5pm
WED: 8:30am - 5pm
THUR: 8:30am - 5pm
FRI: 8:30am - 1pm



APR 6 - APR 12, 2020



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

Questions? Need help?

(310) 287-4462
(310) 287-7251








Time for Next Steps

Visit the Welcome Center in SSB 420

Call us 310-287-7251 or email

Step 1 of the process 

New Student Orientation

Students who complete our comprehensive New Student Orientation will:

  • Gain Priority Registration, jump to the front of the line
  • Learn and enroll into Special Student Support Programs, like DSPS, EOPS and TRIO
  • Begin or complete the Financial Aid process
  • Select your first semester classes and schedule appointment for your Comprehensive Student Educational Plan (CSEP)
  • Call us 310-287-7251, Visit SSB 420, or email

More information on Priority Registration

Step 2 of the process

Financial Aid Application Support

Students that qualify for Financial Aid may obtain up to $10,000 per year in assistance. Schedule an appointment with a Welcome Center Ambassador for assistance in completing FAFSA or the CA Dream Act application and complete the verification process to avoid delays. 

  • Upcoming Financial Aid Application Workshops
    • Sept 18th 10 am, Sept 25th 2 pm
    • Oct 9th 10 am, Oct 16th 5 pm, Oct 23rd 11am, Oct 30th 2 pm
    • Nov 6th 10 am, Nov 13th 4 pm, Nov 20th 12 pm, Nov 27th 2 pm
    • Dec 4th 11 am, Dec 11th 2 pm, Dec 18th 11 am
  • Call us 310-287-7251, Visit SSB 420, or email to schedule

Step 3 of the process

Enroll in Your Classes

NO APPOINTMENT REQUIRED! Our Welcome Center Ambassadors will assist you to enroll in the classes that meet your schedule. Enroll as early as possible to get the process started for Financial Aid, Counseling Updates, and enrollment into Special Support Programs

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Special Support Programs

New and Continuing students may qualify for additional resourses such as book vouchers, child care assistance, and transportation support. 

CSU Application Workshop

Receive valuable insight and assistance to complete your application to the California State University system. 

  • Sept. 26th 1:30 pm, Oct. 7th 1:30 pm, Nov. 5th 12:30 pm, Nov. 26th 9:30 am & 12:30 pm
  • To schedule call us 310-287-7251, Visit SSB 420, or email

What about Assessment/Placement testing?

New WLAC students now qualify for placement into university-transfer level math and English courses without Assessment testing. Students have the option to enroll in 

  • English 101 (or lower) 
  • English Second Language 6 or 8 
  • Math 215 (Principles of Math), 227 (Statistics), 245 (College Algebra) 

If you applied BEFORE March 2019 can also obtain university-transfer level placement by completing the steps below.

  • Login to your Student Portal ( 
  • Under your To-Do Checklist, click on "More to-do list details) 
  • Click "English & Math Placement" and complete the five-question Web Form. Your new placement will appear within 1 business day. 


We recommend you speak with a WLAC Counselor to determine if or which classes are required for your educational goal and major. Students may enroll in STEM courses by completing the pre-requisites or submitting the Pre-Requisite Completion or Challenge petitions with qualifying supporting documentation. STEM courses include:

  • Math 235 (Finite Mathematics),
  • Math 236 (Calculus for Business and Social Science)
  • Math 241 (Trigonometry with Vectors) 

For more information, visit SSB 420 or call 310-287-4462


Petition - Priority Registration Appeal

Pre-Requisite & Co-Requisite Challenge Petition Form

Prequisite & Assessment Completion Form

CSU General Education Plan 2019-2020

IGETC 2019-2020

LACCD Associate Degree General Education Requirements Plan 2019-2020


You are not required to complete the Orientation if you

  • Earned an AA, AS, BS, BA or higher degree
  • Are still attending High School in 11th grade or lower
  • Have on file at West LA College:
  1. A Current Student Education Plan with a Counselor
  2. Documentation of completed Assessment testing or pre-requisite completion
  3. Completed the West LA College Orientation.

Please call to verify your status if you have further questions 310-287-7251

Accomodations for Students with Special Needs

Accommodations are made for students with special needs. 
For more Information click here: DSPS Department

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