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Student Services Building

Business Office

in person hours

Location: SSB 230

 

In-Person Service Hours

Mon-Thu:  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
 

 

live chat

Live Chat with a Staff

 

Live Chat Hours

Mon-Thu:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri:             9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 

contact

Email: BusinessOffice@wlac.edu

Phone (Mon-Thu): (310) 287-4262

 

 


Announcements:

Student parking will be free for Winter 2022 and Spring 2022, with no parking permit required. Parking rules will be enforced.

 


Payment Methods:

  • Cash, cashier’s check, and money order are accepted at the Business Office.
  • You may pay by credit and debit/ATM cards on the web by logging into your account in the Student Information System. Please note that payment does not work on the Safari browser. If you have problems with payment, try switching to switching to a Incognito/Private window, or a different browser, such as Firefox.
  • You may mail your cashier’s check or money order to:
West Los Angeles College
Attn: Business Office
9000 Overland Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230
 
Please make the cashier’s check or money order payable to West Los Angeles College, and print your student ID number and semester you are paying for on the face of the check. Do NOT send cash.

ASO Opt-Out:

ASO fees of $7 per Fall/Spring semester and $3 per Summer/Winter semesters are automatically assessed to all enrolled students. Students have the option to opt out on their Student Portal before the start of the semester. Once the semester begins, students may only opt out of ASO at the Business Office.

Chancellor’s Office Tax Offset Program (COTOP)

The COTOP program is a method of collecting past due fees for the Los Angeles Community College District owed by former students. The West Los Angeles College Business Office reviews the accounts receivables and only submits those debts that are permitted to be collected through COTOP. Under the COTOP program, the Chancellor’s Office requests the Franchise Tax Board to offset (deduct) the amount owed to a district from the student/debtor’s personal state income tax refund, lottery winnings or other state refund.

Student accounts that have past due fees may be submitted to COTOP. This can include enrollment and associated fees incurred at West Los Angeles College. The West Los Angeles College Business Office will send out a letter to the last known address of a student, instructing the student that their past due fees may be sent to COTOP. The student then has 30 days to pay their fees in full.

Please be aware that this debt will NOT be submitted to any major credit agencies.

If a student’s past due fees are not pain in full in the 30 days after the letters are sent out, the past due fee information will be submitted to the State of California COTOP. Please note that a 25% charge is added to all outstanding fees processed through COTOP.

 

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