How to Apply
Who May Apply?
- Anyone who is 18 years old or older
- Students who have earned a high school diploma
- Students under 18, who have not earned a high school diploma (see special instructions below)
- NOTE: Neither California residency nor US Citizenship are required to reply.
How To Apply & Enroll in Classes
STEP 1: COMPLETE AN APPLICATION
High School Graduates & Persons 18 years and older
If you are not currently enrolled in WLAC, or have not registered for classes for two consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring), complete an Enrollment Application. This can be done in person at the Admissions Office in the Student Services Building (SSB) 2nd Floor, or link to APPLY ONLINE .
If you opt to submit a paper application form, return it to the Admissions Office (SSB 2nd Floor), or mail it to the address below. You will then receive an appointment to register for classes. Be sure to bring a photo ID.
High School Students
Students currently enrolled in grades K-12 must complete theWLAC Application and K-12 Supplemental Application. The K-12 Supplemental Application must be signed by you, a parent/guardian, and a high school counselor or Vice Principal.Submit your completed application John or Angel at the Office of School Relations & Outreach (SSB 410), or mail it to the address below. You will then receive an appointment to register for classes. Be sure to bring a photo ID.
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West Los Angeles College
Admissions, Student Services Building (SSB 2nd Floor)
9000 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
COMPLETE STEPS 2, 3 & 4
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STEP 2: COMPLETE ASSESSMENT
Complete the math and English assessment so you can sign up for classes appropriate to your skill level. For more information on Assessment and to make your assessment appointment, click here.
If you already have a degree, or are only taking certain classes (e.g. Physical Education, Music, Theater) that do not require a math or English placement,go to Step 5. Admissions will issue an enrollment appointment.
STEP 3: PARTICIPATE IN ORIENTATION
STEP 4: MEET WITH A COUNSELOR
Meet with a counselor in SSB 3rd Floor to set your educational path. You and your counselor will discuss the right combination of classes to meet your educational goal.
Attn High School Students: Please meet with your high school counselor only.
STEP 5: REGISTER FOR CLASSES
Register ONLINE. Computers are available in the Admissions Center or elsewhere on campus.
This is the best time to sign-up for any special programs, including EOP&S or the Scholars Program. Also, visit the University Transfer Center - SSB 3rd Floor.
Attention High School Students: Please register at the Office of School Relations & Outreach to ensure you enroll in the right classes to meet your educational needs.
Can't Enroll in the Class You Want?
If the class you want is full, try these options:
Option #1: Check the searchable online class schedule for other sections that have not reached the maximum seat level. Additional sections do get added after the published schedule goes to print.
Option #2: Go to the class you want. If spaces have become available, the instructor can give you an ADD PERMIT.