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FACULTY / STAFF
DATES to KNOW

SEPT 1: College Council
SEPT 2: West Connect
SEPT 5: Admin Council
SEPT 6: Stu Svc Cncl, Div Cncl, Sen Exec
SEPT 8: SEAC
SEPT 12: Accreditation Steering Cmte

SEPT 15: Personnel Commission Hours

CENSUS ROSTER & SESSION DATES
16 Week Fall Session
Census Roster Due - Sept 12
Exclusion Roster Due - Sept 22

1st 8 Week Fall Session
Census Roster Due - Sept 7
Exclusion Roster Due - Sept 19
...see more

 

express line

ADMISSIONS - FRONT OF THE LINE PASS

When seeking services at the Admissions Office, be sure to select "Instructor" at the log-in station. This will move you to the front of the line.

 

DSPS Services

HELPING THEM GET OVER THE HURDLES

If you have students who identify themselves as having a disability, you should become familiar with the services of the Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) Office and accomdations you may need to make for your student(s).

...DSPS Office | Frequently Asked Questions

 
 
 
 
 

HOURS: AUG 22 - SEPT 9

ADMISSIONS*, FINANCIAL AID*, BUSINESS OFFICE*, COUNSELING++: 
MON - THUR......8:30 am - 7:00 pm
FRI ......................8:30 am - 2:00 pm
SAT......................8:30 am - 1:00 pm
*These offices open at 8:00 am on Aug 29, 30 & 31
++Counseling open until 5:00 pm on Fridays

BOOKSTORE: 
Mon - Thur ..........8:00 am - 5:00 pm
FRI .......................8:30 am - 2:30 pm
SAT, AUG 27,
SEPT 3 & SEPT 10...8:00 am - 2:00 pm

DATES-TO-KNOW

16-Week Classes - Last Day to
Add In Person.....................Aug 28
Add Online...........................Aug 29
Drop w/ No Fee Owed........Sept 9
Drop w/ No "W".....................Sept 9
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free parking

AN INCENTIVE TO ENROLL FULL-TIME

Study after study demonstrates that students who attend full-time are more likely to achieve their certificate, degree or transfer goal. To encourage more students to take on 12 or more units at West, the college is offering a free Fall 2016 parking permit to students who are taking 12 or more units at West this Fall. The pass must be claimed by September 12, 2016.
other rules apply - learn more

 

 

 

 

bookstore

SAVE $$$ BY RENTING YOUR BOOKS

Consider renting your textbooks instead of buying them and you can even do so online!
Past examples of savings
Biology 3A.......$199 purchased new VS. $79 rental
Math 115..........$139 purchased new VS. $55 rental
Sociology 1......$71 puchased new VS. $28 rental

...learn more


 
 
 
 
 

International Students News

WELCOME & WELCOME BACK
Wed, Sept 7 | 12:45 - 3:00

Don't miss this Welcome / Welcome Back reception. Meet other international students and West faculty and staff. The event is from 12:45 - 3:00pm on the 4th floor of HLRC (the Library).
sponsored by the International Student Success Center

 

 

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eaps

EOP&S ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Applications still being accepted for EOP&S. Applicants must be economically disadvantaged and taking 12 or more units. Benefits include free books, priority registration and academic assistance. Located in Student Service Building (SSB) 3rd Floor....learn more

 

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parking permit

PARKING PERMITs ON SALE

NO PASS REQUIRED UNTIL SEPT 12

Fall semester passes now on sale and you can buy them online. The ASO Preferred Pass which includes your ASO fee is just $27. What a bargain! ...If you plan to be on campus just 14 days this semester, then the semester pass is a much better, more convenient option than buying a $2 per day pass...buy your parking pass

 

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FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

FRIDAY

August 26

   

 

faculty  

FLEX WEEK: Workshops...see schedule

     
   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

August 27

   

 

event  

NEW STUDENT & PARENT / GUARDIAN BREAKFAST | 9:00 - 11:00am | SSB 414...park in Lot #5

   


SUNDAY

August 28

deadline  

LAST DAY TO
TRADITIONAL & SESSION #1: Add/Audit Classes - Online

 

 

 

     

MONDAY

August 29

 

   

 

   

FALL WEEKDAY CLASSES BEGIN

   

No Parking Permit Required until September 12

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

August 30

 

   

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v Chaffey | 4:00 @ West
Volleyball v Trade Tech | 6:00 @ West
...see all home games

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

August 31

 

   

 

   


   


   

 

MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

September 1

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   1:00 College Council -SSB 414; 3:00 SAP Workshop - SSB 414; 3:00 Chairs Mtg - VP Conf

FRIDAY

September 2

   

 

     
   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v Pasadena | 3:00 @ West...see all home games

     
faculty staff event  

West Connect: An Overview | 10:00am |

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

September 3

   

 

   

FALL WEEKEND CLASSES BEGIN

   


SUNDAY

September 4

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

September 5

 

   

CAMPUS CLOSED - Labor Day

   

No Parking Permit Required until September 12

     
   


MEETINGS:   1:30 Admin Council - SSB 414

TUESDAY

September 6

 

deadline  

LAST DAY TO (Session #1)
Add/Audit Classes - In-person
Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed
Drop classes w/o a W
File Pass / No Pass

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   10:00 Student Svc Council - SSB 414; 12:30 Divisional Council - ; 3:00 Senate Exec - WINLOCK

WEDNESDAY

September 7

 

     
   

 

international students  

Welcome / Welcome Back Reception | 12:45 - 3:00 | HLRC (Library) 4th Floor

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

September 8

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   1:00 SEAC - SSB 414

FRIDAY

September 9

   

 

deadline  

LAST DAY TO (Traditional Classes)
& SESSION #1: Add/Audit Classes - In-person
Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed
Drop classes w/o a W
File Pass / No Pass

   

 

   


community event  

LAUSD Special Meeting | SSB 414

MEETINGS:    

SATURDAY

September 10

   

 

   

District Testing | Fine Arts Theater | park in S. Parking Structure

   


SUNDAY

September 11

   


   

Achievers | 11:00 | ATA 128

     

MONDAY

September 12

 

   

PARKING PERMITS NOW REQUIRED

   

 

     
   


MEETINGS:   3:00 Accreditation Steering Cmte - WINLOCK

TUESDAY

September 13

 

   

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v LA Harbor | 3:00 @ West...see all home games

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   9:00 Construction Team Mtg - WINLOCK; 12:30 Academic Senate - SSB 414; 3:00 Tech Cmte - SSB 414

WEDNESDAY

September 14

 

     
     
wildcats  

Volleyball v Harbor / Pierce / Bakersfield| 1:00, 4:00 @ West...see all home games

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

September 15

 

   

 

   

 

FACULTY STAFF EVENT  

Personnel Commission Office Hours | Winlock

   

 

MEETINGS:   1:00 SS&SP Advisory Mtg - SSB 414

FRIDAY

September 16

   

 

   

 

   

 

FACULTY STAFF EVENT  

Math Reading Apprenticeship Seminar

FACULTY STAFF EVENT  

West Connect Workshop | 10:00 & 11:30 | Winlock

Participatory Governance: The Importance of Getting Involved Academic Senate and AFT Guild | September 16 10:00 am-11:30 amWinlock
West’s presidents of the AFT Chapter Guild and the Academic Senate will discuss the role of shared governance and opportunities for faculty to become involved at West. Faculty will choose which committees they plan to visit for their end-of-semester report to the group.

Meet Your Mentor Social Office of Teaching & Learning and Academic Affairs | September 16 11:30 am-12:30 pmWinlock
Faculty mentors will meet the newly-hired tenure-track faculty to get to know each other and share advice about working at West.

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

September 17

   

 

wildcats  

Football v College of the Dessert | 1:00 @ West...see all home games

   


   

 

SUNDAY

September 18

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

September 19

 

event  

University Transfer Fair | 10am - 1pm | in front of CE

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   3:15 Facilities Cmte - SSB 414

TUESDAY

September 20

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   3:00 Senate Exec - WINLOCK

WEDNESDAY

September 21

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   1:00 Program Review - PCR

THURSDAY

September 22

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   1:00 AFT Faculty Chapter - WINLOCK; 3:00 Budget Cmte - SSB 414

FRIDAY

September 23

   

 

   

 

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

September 24

   

 

   

District Testing | Fine Arts Theater | park in S. Parking Structure

wildcats  

Football v Victor Valley| 1:00 @ West...see all home games

   


SUNDAY

September 25

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

September 26

 

   

 

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

September 27

 

   

 

wildcats  

Volleyball v Cal Lutheran(JV) | 6:00 @ West...see all home games

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   9:00 Construction Team - WINLOCK; 12:30 Academic Senate - SSB 414

WEDNESDAY

September 28

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

September 29

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

September 30

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v Antelope Valley | 3:00 @ West...see all home games

   

 

   


FACULTY STAFF EVENT  

West Connect

District Academic Senate Summit District Academic Senate | September 30 9:00 am-3:00 pmLA City College
Join us for a District-wide meeting focused on student success, teaching and learning, and promising practices. The event is sponsored by the District Academic Senate.

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

October 1

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

October 2

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

October 3

 

   

 

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   1:30 Admin Council - SSB 414

TUESDAY

October 4

 

   

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v Victor Valley | 4:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   10:00 Student Svc Council - SSB 414; 12:30 Divisional Council - ; 3:00 Senate Exec - WINLOCK

WEDNESDAY

October 5

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

October 6

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   1:00 College Council - SSB 414

FRIDAY

October 7

 

deadline  

LAST DAY TO (Session #1)
Drop a Class with a "W"

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v Allan Hancock | 4:00 @ West...see all home games
Volleyball v Ventura | 6:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

October 8

   

 

   


   


SUNDAY

October 9

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

October 10

 

   

 

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

October 11

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

October 12

 

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

October 13

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

October 14

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v SMC | 4:00 @ West ...see all home games
Volleyball v Bakersfield | 6:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

   

 

FACULTY STAFF EVENT  

West Connect Workshop | 10:00 | Winlock

Recently-Tenured Faculty | October 14 10:00 am-12:00 pmWinlock
Join a roundtable discussion with recently-tenured faculty who will share what they wish they knew during the tenure process. We will also review the AFT Agreement, Article 42, “Tenure Review and Evaluation.”

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

October 15

   

 

wildcats  

Football v Compton | 1:00 @ West ...see all home games

   


   


SUNDAY

October 16

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

October 17

 

   

 

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

October 18

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

October 19

 

   

 

   


wildcats  

Volleyball v College of the Canyons| 6:00 @ West ...see all home games

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

October 20

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

October 21

 

   

 

   

 

   


   

 

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

October 22

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

October 23

deadline  

LAST DAY TO (Session #2)
Add/Audit Classes - Online

   

 

     

MONDAY

October 24

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

October 25

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v LA Valley| 4:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

October 26

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

October 27

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

October 28

 

   

 

wildcats  

Volleyball v LA Mission| 6:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

October 29

   

 

   


wildcats  

Football v ELAC | 1:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

SUNDAY

October 30

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

October 31

 

deadline  

LAST DAY TO (Session #2)
Add/Audit Classes - In-person
Drop classes with a refund/no fee owed
Drop classes w/o a W
File Pass / No Pass

   

 

   


   

 

MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 1

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 2

 

   

 

     
     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 3

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 4

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v Glendale | 4:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 5

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 6

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

November 7

 

   

 

   

 

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 8

 

   

 

wildcats  

Soccer v Pierce |34:00 @ West ...see all home games

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 9

 

   

 

   

 

   


   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 10

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 11

 

   

CAMPUS CLOSED - Veterans Day

   

 

wildcats  

Volleyball v Antelope Valley | 6:00 @ West ...see all home games

   


   

 

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 12

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 13

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

November 14

 

   

 

   


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 15

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 16

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 17

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 18

 

 

 

 

deadline  

LAST DAY TO (Traditional Classes)
Drop a Class with a "W"

   


FACULTY STAFF EVENT  

West Connect Workshop | 10:00 | Winlock

DSPS Office | November 18 10:00 am-12:00 pmWinlock
Learn about the services that the DSPS Program offers for students who have special needs because of physical, communication, or learning challenges.

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 19

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

November 20

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

November 21

 

   

 

   


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 22

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 23

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

November 24

 

   

CAMPUS CLOSED - Thanksgiving Weekend

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

November 25

 


 

CAMPUS CLOSED - Thanksgiving Weekend

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

November 26

   

CAMPUS CLOSED - Thanksgiving Weekend

 

 


   

 

SUNDAY

November 27

 

 

CAMPUS CLOSED - Thanksgiving Weekend

   

 

     

MONDAY

November 28

 

   

 

   


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

November 29

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

November 30

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 1

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 2

 

deadline  

LAST DAY TO (Session #2)
Drop classes w/a W

   

 

   

 

FACULTY STAFF EVENT  

West Connect Workshop | 9:30 & 11:00 | hlrc 4TH flr

Office of Teaching & Learning December 2 9:30 am-11:00 am HLRC-4CD
Faculty will share their experiences visiting various participatory governance committees.

Tenure-Track Faculty Social West Administration December 2 11:00 am-12:00 pm HLRC-4B
Join us to recognize the completion of your semester at West. Tenuretrack faculty, mentors, Division Chairs, and administrators are invited.

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 3

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 4

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

December 5

 

   

 

   


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 6

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 7

 

   

 

   


     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 8

 

   

 

     
   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 9

 

   

 

   

 

   


   

 

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 10

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 11

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

December 12

 

   

 

   


   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 13

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 14

 

     
     
     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 15

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 16

 

   

 

   

 

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 17

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 18

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

December 19

 

   

 

   

 

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 20

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 21

 

     
     
     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 22

 

     
     
     
   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 23

 

   

 

 

 

 

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 24

 

 

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 25

   


 

 

 

     

MONDAY

December 26

 

   

 

     
     
   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 27

 

     
     
     
     
MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 28

 

   

 

     
     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 29

 

     
     
     
   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 30

 

   

 

   

 

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 31

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

January 1

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

January 2

 

   

 

     
     
   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

January 3

 

     
     
     
     
MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

January 4

 

     
     
     
   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

January 5

 

     
     
     
   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

January 6

 

   

 

   

 

     
   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

January 7

   

 

   


   

 

SUNDAY

January 8

   


   

 

     
MEETINGS:   x
 
 
 

 

 
prof cultonThe college recently received a letter from Universidad Potificia de Salamanca praising professor Josefina Culton for the quality of the Summer in Spain, study abroad experience she has provided to West students for over 10 years. "Her professionalism, dedication and service to students, and skills provided an unmatched experience for both student and colleagues from UPSA." The letter continued to say that UPSA has welcomed studentd from many other institutions, but in rare occasions have they "seen such an outstanding program, in terms of organization and executition..."