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FACULTY / STAFF are asked to participate in the tailgate - please come share your experiences Nov 4, 13 & 19 ...learn more
 
WINTER/SPRING SCHEDULES NOW
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WEST WELCOMES
STUDENTS FROM MEXICO

West is one of 140 U.S. universities and colleges participating in "Proyecta 100,000," a joint venture between Mexico and the U.S. The goal of this pilot program is to improve the English skills of Mexico's college students. The students, most from the Universidad Tecnólogica Linares, in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, will be here through November 26. Many are staying with WLAC faculty and staff who are acting as hosts.

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GO WHERE? DO WHAT?

Have you read through the overview of what to do in an urgent or emergency situation on campus lately? If not, take a minute and read this.

Do you know where to evacute to if needed? Take a look. Maps also in every building near elevators and doors.
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tech fair

MONDAY, NOV 3, 10 & 17
eTudes Training
MONDAY, NOV 3
Making Word Documents Accessible
ADA and You
ETUDES the Digital Classroom
TUESSDAY, NOV 4
SpiderScribe
THURSSDAY, NOV 4
Using an Online Forum to Answer a Student’s Question: HOW Much Time is School Going to Take Out of My Life?
MONDAY, NOV 10
Create Your Faculty Webpage with Kentico
Instagram
...view Tech Fair Schedule

SAVE THE DATE: FRI, NOV 21
Faculty / Staff Leadership Retreat

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FREE DENTAL SCREENINGS
AT WEST NOV 4 & 6

Participants may also be eligible for FREE dental exam, x-rays, and cleaning...learn more

 

WED, NOV 5 | INFORMATION SESSION
MA, CNA or HOME HEALTH AIDE

Learn more about how West can prepare you to enter the nursing field as a Medical Assistant, CNA or Home Health Aide. For more information, call Program Coordinator Juan Carlos Castillos (310) 287-7226.
Medical Assisting - 5:00pm - SC Building Rm 105
CNA & HHA - 6:30pm - SC Building Rm 106

 

 

 

 

 

STARS, PLANETS, FUN & FOOD

See the Andromeda Galaxy, the moon, the Pleiades (Seven Sister) through high power telescopes. Learn to find constellations in the sky. Enjoy food, fun and make new friends (weather permitting).
FRI, NOV 7 | 6:30 - 9:30PM in front of MSA / MSB

 
 
 
 
 

ASO FOOD DRIVE

The ASO is collecting canned and dry goods for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Collection boxes are in or near the  Bookstore, Library, ASO Office, and the Counseling Office. You may also donate funds to support the food bank at http://goo.gl/qrIc29

 

FAILURE TO ACT

could mean no classes for you. A new rule requires that you have a CSEP on file with Counseling by the time you complete 15 units or 3 semesters. Counseling has special reserved appointments for students who need a CSEP.... read mores

 

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF GREAT FREE WORKSHOPS

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

FRIDAY

October 31

   

 

   

 

   


transfer  

TRANSFER: A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW | 10:00am | SSB 414

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S SOCCER vs Glendale @ WLAC 4:00pm

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL vs Glendale @ Glendale 7:00pm

   



MEETINGS:   1:00 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WORKSHOP – VP CONF

SATURDAY

November 1

Wildcats  

FOOTBALL vs Glendale College @ Glendale College 1:00pm

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 2

   


   

 

     
   

 

     
     

MONDAY

November 3 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

1pm Liberal Arts & Science/Undecided, 2pm History / Political Science / African Amer / Chicano,
3pm Art & Multimedia, 4pm English & Theater ... view complete schedule

 

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Educational Planning | 10:00am‐11:30am .make an appointment

 

transfer  



CSU GE / UC IGETC REVIEW | 11:30 am | SSB 414

 

MEETINGS:   10:00 AFT - VPP CONF; 3:30 Leadership Retreat - WINLOCK

TUESDAY

November 4

 

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S SOCCER vs Santa Monica @ WLAC 2:00pm


 

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Economics, 10am Foreign Languages, 11am Communications/Journalism ... view complete schedule

MEETINGS:   10:00 FTES Enrollment & College Financial Plan Review Meeting - PCR; 12:30 Divisional Council - WINLOCK; 3:00 Academic Senate Exec. Meeting - PCR

WEDNESDAY

November 5

 

learn  

TODAY'S WORKSHOP CANCELLED... LEARN Workshops & Info

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Psychology / Alcohol/Sociology/Social Work, 10am Child Development / Family Consumer
Studies, 11am Music, 5 & 6pm Academic Solutions ... view complete schedule

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Direct Loans | 10:30am‐12:00pm...for details and other dates

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL vs Santa Monica College @ WLAC 6:00pm


MEETINGS:   12:30 PIE - SSB 414; 1:30 Tenure Review - PCR; 3:30 African American Heritage Cmte - WINLOCK

THURSDAY

November 6

 

event  

IN HONOR OF OUR VETS | Time & Location TBA

 

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

10 & 11am Academic Solutions, 1pm Fire Tech/Aviation Maintenance, 2pm Administration of Justice
/ Corrections / Probation/Forensics, 3pm Travel/Hospitality 4pm Film Production ... view complete schedule

transfer  

WRITING YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT | 12:00 pm | SSB 414

MEETINGS:   1:00 Faculty Tenure Review Committee - PCR; 1:00 College Council - ssb 414

FRIDAY

November 7

   

 

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL vs Bakersfield College @ Bakersfield 6:00pm


   


MEETINGS:   12:00 Cultural Competence - SSB 414

SATURDAY

November 8

Wildcats  

FOOTBALL vs L. A. Southwest College @ WLAC 1:00pm

   


   

LACCD Testing | Fine Arts Theater | best parking in Parking Structure

   

 

SUNDAY

November 9

   


   

 

     
   

 

     
     
     

**MONDAY

November 10 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

Wildcats  

MEN'S BASKETBALL vs Cypress College @ WLAC 5:00pm

   

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

1pm Environ Science/Earth Science, 2pm Physics/Geography/Geology, 3pm Biology/Chemistry,
4pm Kinesiology/Sport Medicine ... view complete schedule

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 11

 

   

CAMPUS CLOSED- Veteran's Day

   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 12

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Architecture, 10am Computer Science, 11am Math, 5 & 6pm Academic Solutions ... view complete schedule

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Educational Planning | 11:00am‐12:30pm...make an appointmen

 

transfer  

TRANSCRIPT TUNE FOR TRANSFER | 4:00 pm | GC140

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL vs Antelope Valley College @ WLAC 6:00pm
WOMEN'S SOCCER vs C.O.C. @ C.O.C. 3:00pm|


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 13

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

10 & 11am Academic Solutions, 1pm Paralegal, 2pm Business / Business Admin / Management /
Marketing / Real Estate, 3pm Engineering ... view complete schedule

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 14

   

 

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S SOCCER vs Antelope Valley @ WLAC 3:00pm


   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 15

Wildcats  

FOOTBALL vs L.A. Valley College @ Valley College 1:00pm

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs Irvine Valley College @ WLAC 3:00pm

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 16

   


   

 

     
   

 

     
     

MONDAY

November 17 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

workshop  

TRIO: CSU Application Workshops | 4:00 pm—5:00 pm | Room TBA

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Educational Planning | 5:00pm‐6:30pm .make an appointmen

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

1pm Economics, 2pm Foreign Languages, 3pm Communications/Journalism,
4pm Anthropology/Philosophy ... view complete schedule

transfer  

UC Applications (UCLA, UCI, UCSD...) | 12:00 pm | SSB 414

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 18

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Liberal Arts & Science/Undecided, 10am History / Political Science / African Amer / Chicano,
11am Art & Multimedia ... view complete schedule

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 19

 

learn  

Tremeal Bradford (Personal Statements) | all students welcome - for time/location visit B5-102 or call (310) 287-4562 ... LEARN Workshops & Info

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Fire Tech/Aviation Maintenance, 10am Administration of Justice / Corrections / Probation /
Forensics 11am Travel/Hospitality 5 & 6pm Academic Solutions ... view complete schedule

 

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Direct Loans |  11:00am‐12:30pm...for details and other dates

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL vs Citrus College @ Citrus 6:00pm


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 20

 

workshop  

TRIO: UC Application Workshops | 1:30 pm—2:30 pm | Room TBA



transfer  

CSU Applications (CSUN, CSULB, CSUDH...) | 12:00 pm | GC 160

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

10 & 11am Academic Solutions, 1pm Psychology/Alcohol/Sociology/Social Work,
2pm Child Development/Family Consumer Studies, 3pm Music, 4pm Film Production ... view complete schedule



MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 21

deadline  

LAST DAY TO DROP WITH A "W"

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Direct Loans | 12:00pm‐1:30pm...for details and other dates

 

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs El Camino College @ WLAC 7:00pm

   

 

FACULTY  

FACULTY / STAFF LEADERSHIP RETREAT

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 22

Wildcats  

MEN'S BASKETBALL vs Porterville College @ WLAC 5:00pm

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 23

   


   

 

     
   

 

     
     
     

MONDAY

November 24 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

1pm Allied Health, 2pm Pre-Nurs/Dent/Phar/Diet, 3pm Kinesiology/Sports Medicine ... view complete schedule

   

 

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Educational Planning | 9:00am‐10:30am ..make an appointment

MEETINGS:   1:00 Curriculum Cmte - SSB 414

TUESDAY

November 25

 

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs LA Southwest College @ LASW 7:00pm


majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Environ Science/Earth Science, 10am Physics/Geography/Geology, 11am Biology/Chemistry ... view complete schedule

transfer  

Common Application | 4:00 pm | SSB 414

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 26

 

 

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Paralegal, 10am Business / Bus Admin / Management / Marketing / Real Estate,
11am Anthropology/Philosophy 5 & 6pm Academic Solutions ... view complete schedule

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 27

 

   

Thanksgiving Break Nov 27- 30

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 28

   

 

   

 

   

Thanksgiving Break Nov 27- 30

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 29

   

 

   


   

Thanksgiving Break Nov 27- 30

   

 

SUNDAY

November 30

   


   

 

   

Thanksgiving Break Nov 27- 30

   

 

     
     

MONDAY

December 1 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

1pm Liberal Arts & Science/Undecided, 2pm History / Political Science / African Amer / Chicano,
3pm Art & Multimedia, 4pm English & Theater ... view complete schedule

   

 

financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Educational Planning | 10:00am‐11:30am ..make an appointment

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 2

 

 

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Economics, 10am Foreign Languages, 11am Communications/Journalism ... view complete schedule

   


 

HOW TO Improve Your Chances of Getting Your First Paralegal Job | 5:00 - 7:00pm | CE 206 ...learn more

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 3

 

majors  

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

9am Psychology / Alcohol/Sociology/Social Work, 10am Child Development / Family Consumer
Studies, 11am Music, 5 & 6pm Academic Solutions ... view complete schedule

Wildcats  

MEN'S BASKETBALL vs El Camino College @ WLAC 5:00pm

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 4

 

blood drive  

SAVE A LIFE - Donate Blood Today at the Red Cross Mobile

 

What Flavor is Your Major?
EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR YOUR MAJOR - Fall Info Sessions

10 & 11am Academic Solutions, 1pm Fire Tech/Aviation Maintenance, 2pm Administration of Justice
/ Corrections / Probation/Forensics, 3pm Travel/Hospitality 4pm Film Production ... view complete schedule

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 5

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Cypress College Tournament @ Cypress TBD
Fri-Sun, Dec. 5-7

MEN'S BASKETBALL Grossmont Tournamentt @ Grossmont TBA
Fri-Sun, Dec. 5-7

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 6

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Cypress College Tournament @ Cypress TBD
Fri-Sun, Dec. 5-7
MEN'S BASKETBALL Grossmont Tournamentt @ Grossmont TBA
Fri-Sun, Dec. 5-7

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 7

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Cypress College Tournament @ Cypress TBD
Fri-Sun, Dec. 5-7
MEN'S BASKETBALL Grossmont Tournamentt @ Grossmont TBA
Fri-Sun, Dec. 5-7

   

 

     
   

 

     
     
     

MONDAY

December 8 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

   

 

blood drive  

SAVE A LIFE - Donate Blood Today at the Red Cross Mobile

   


MEETINGS:   1:00 Curriculum Cmte - SSB 414

TUESDAY

December 9

 

   


financial aid  

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP - Educational Planning | 5:00pm‐6:30pm...for details and other dates

   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 10

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 11

 

blood drive  

SAVE A LIFE - Donate Blood Today at the Red Cross Mobile

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 12

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Moorpark College Tournament @ Moorpark TBD
Fri-Sun, Dec. 12-14

   

 

transfer  

TRANSCRIPT TUNE FOR TRANSFER |11:00 am | SSB 414

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 13

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Moorpark College Tournament @ Moorpark TBD
Fri-Sun, Dec. 12-14

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 14

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Moorpark College Tournament @ Moorpark TBD
Fri-Sun, Dec. 12-14

   

 

     
   

 

     
     
     

MONDAY

December 15 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

   

Finals: Dec 15 - Dec 21


   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 16

 

   

Fall Finals Dec 15 - 20

   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 17

 

   

Fall Finals Dec 15 - 20

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 18

 

 

   

Fall Finals Dec 15 - 20

Wildcats  

MEN"S BASKETBALL vs College of the Desert @ College of the Desert 5:00pm

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 19

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs Oxnard College @ WLAC 5:00pm

   

Fall Finals Dec 15 - 20

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 20

Wildcats  

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs Fullerton College @ WLAC 3:00pm

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 21

   


   

 

     
   

 

     
     

MONDAY

December 22 | Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 342-8111

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 23

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 24

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 25

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 26

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 27

   

 

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 28

   


   

 

     
   

 

     
     
     
     
     
   

 

   


Domestic Violence 1

Self Defense

Upwardly Mobile

Dental Screening

 

OTHER NEWS

 

 

 

2014-2015 DATES TO KNOW

 

DEC 2014 

Dec 1 - 7
Dec 8 - 14
Dec 15 - 21
Dec 22 - 28
Dec 29 - Jan 4

Dec 1 & 4: Blood Drive
Dec 11: Blood Drive

Dec 15 - 20: Finals
Dec 21: End of Fall Semester

JAN 2015 

Jan 5 - 11
Jan 12 - 18
Jan 19 - 25
Jan 26 - Feb 1

 

FEB 2015 

Black History Month

Feb 2 - 8
Feb 9 - 15
Feb 16 - 22
Feb 23 - Mar 1  

 


Feb 23 - 1:00 Curriculum Cmte - SSB 414

MAR 2015 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Women's History Month

Mar 2 - 8
Mar 9 - 15
Mar 16 - 22
Mar 23 - 29
Mar 30 - Apr 5

 


MAR 23 - 1:00 Curriculum Cmte - SSB 414
Mar 31:
Cesar Chavez Day 

APR 2015

Spring Break

 

Apr 6 - 12
Apr 13 - 19
Apr 20 - 26
Apr 27 - May 3  

 


Apr 27- 1:00 Curriculum Cmte - SSB 414

MAY 2015 

May 4 - 10
May 11 - 17
May 18 - 24
May 25 - 31  



May 18- 1:00 Curriculum Cmte - SSB 414
May 26
: Memorial Day Holiday 

JUN 2015 

Graduation

Jun 1 - 7
Jun 8 - 14
Jun 15 - 21
Jun 22 - 28  

 

 

 

 

Athletic Field  

ATHLETIC FIELD & TRACK CLOSURES
updated Dec.7, 2011

The Athletic Field & Track are closed to walker / joggers Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm (Simon Bolivar Soccer League) and week days from 1:00 - 3:00pm (WLAC Soccer Class). In January, the track is closed week days from 12:00 - 5:00pm (WLAC Track & Feild practice)

College and community organizations using the field may close the gates earlier than the times stated above to prepare for their events. Additionally, the events may run over their time slots.

Please check back regulary for updates to the Athletics Field & Track schedule.

The track opens at 6:30am and closes at dark. Personal trainers who charge their clients must rent time on the track or any other athletic facility. Use of the turf field requires a permit.

NAMED 2011 BEST PLACE TO WALK & JOG (Culver City News)
Walkers and joggers are also welcome to use the perimeter of the campus and College Blvd which connect the campus to Jefferson.
If your dog is with you, please keep him/her on a leash and scoop the poop. Thanks.