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DATES TO KNOW

DatesAug 26: Last day to add classes via online
Aug 27: Fall Semester begins
Sept 1: Saturday classes begin
Sept 3: HOLIDAY

Sept 7: Last day to drop w/o a "W"
Sept 10: Last day to drop and owe no fee / get refund
...see academic calendar

 

SPECIAL SERVICE HOURS
Aug 20 - Sept 7

ClockAdmissions, Financial Aid, Counseling, Assessment, Bookstore
Mon - Thur 8:00am - 7:00pm
Fri 8:30 - 1:00pm
Sat (Aug 25 & Sept 8)
9:00am - 1:00pm

 

 

RENT YOUR BOOKS & SAVE $$$

Book RentalYou said "make it easier" and we did. The WLAC Bookstore has streamlined the rental process to 1 easy step and you can do it online. Rent your text books and realized big savings. For example: A new Biology 3A book is $199 - the rental is just $79. A new Sociology 1 book is $71 - the rental is just $28...learn more
 
 
 
 
 

BUY IT ONLINE, GET IT IN THE MAIL

Parking passSkip the long lines and avoid getting a ticket after the parking grace period ends on Sept 10. Order your semester parking pass online for just $20.00 + $3.00 processing fee. It will be mailed to you at the address of your choice in days. You do need a valid credit card and email address to use this online option
...learn more and/or order your pass

 

WELCOME WEEK MAGAZINE

Welcome Week MagazinePick up your free copy on campus or read online
- Win tickets to EarthFest LA
- Dates to Know
- Campus Map
- $$$s for Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Majors
- Spotlight on Study Abroad and Pre-School Teacher Prep programs
- Free Services To Help You Succeed
- New Virtual Career Center
- Emergency Notification System

 

NEW POLICY TO KNOW

New PoliciesStudents now have only 3 attempts to pass a class. If a student gets a “W” or grade of “D” or “F,” in a class, that will count as an attempt.....read more

LAST DAY TO DROP WITHOUT A "W" IS FRI, SEPT 7

 

 
 
 
 
 

CAFE HIRING STUDENTS

Cafe WestCafe West has hired a new chef and revised its menu. Now they need a few more cashiers and baristas. Work-study is NOT required to apply. Stop by the cafe or email john@lovebirdscafe.com to apply

 

EarthFest

 

EARTHFEST at WEST SPEAKERS

EarthFest PresentationsHear from the experts on Fracking, the Future of Water Sustainability, and Green Jobs/Green Economy at the FREE EarthFest LA Expo from 11:00am - 4:00pm. Later, enjoy Grammy Award winning smooth jazz artist Paul Brown and friends from 2:00 - 6:00pm. Tickets purchased online just $10 for WLAC students, faculty and staff...read more

Event Volunteers Needed. Volunteers recieve free concert tickets. Contact the WLAC PR Office at (310) 287-4597 or LongCofM@WLAC.edu

         

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

August 20

 

event   INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION | 11:00 am | SSB Multipurpopse Room 4th Flr
EOP&S ORIENTATION
| 1:30pm | SSB Multipurpopse Room 4th Flr...what's EOP&S?
EAP   AUGUST NEWSLETTER: Good Relationships Take Hard Work ; Helping Your Kids Get Along; Communication Successfully With Older Adults
AUGUST WEBINARS: Building Self-Esteem in Children (Aug 23); Emotional Eating (Aug 28)
     
MEETINGS:   11:00 International Orientation - SSB Multipurpose; 1:30 EOP&S Orientation- SSB Multipurpose; 1:30 Planning Cmte - Winlock; 7:00 CC Symphony Rehearsa l- FA104

TUESDAY

August 21

 

TechFair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR | join us for professional development workshops during FLEX Week and throughout the semester...learn more
9:30 am | Emergency Preparedness
11:15 am | Turnitin - Anti-plagiarism Software Training
1:00 pm | Emergency Preparedness
2:45 pm | Using Activity Meter to Monitor, Support and Promote Student Success!
4:00 pm | The Art of PowerPoint
view schedule and workshop descriptions

    Workshops are open to all faculty and staff, and RSVPs are not required. However, if you would like a reminder for a workshop, please visit at www.wlac.edu/techfair to receive a calendar invite for the workshops you’re interested in attending. Reminders will be available for workshops each month.
MEETINGS:   8:30 Fine Arts Interviews -VPSS; 11:00 AFT Unit Mtf - SSB Multipurpose; 1:00 Transfer Cmte - PCR; 1:00 Accreditation Steering - Winlock;

WEDNESDAY

August 22

 

event  
EOP&S ORIENTATION
| 1:30pm | SSB Multipurpopse Room 4th Flr...what's EOP&S?
faculty staff  

WEST CONNECT | 9:30 - 11:30am | HLRC...read more
West Connect is intended primarily for new and tenure-track faculty, but all faculty are welcome.

TechFair  

FACULTY/STAFF TECH FAIR ...learn more
11:15 am | Exploring Equity: Giving Every Student a Fair Shot
1:00 pm | Institutional Learning Outcomes Reflection Session
2:15 pm | General Education (G.E.) Learning Outcomes Reflection Session
3:30 pm | Creative Media Solutions for the Classroom
view schedule and workshop descriptions

     
MEETINGS:   3:00 Mental Health Grant - VPSS; 7:00 CC Symphony Rehearsa l- FA104

THURSDAY

August 23

 

faculty staff  

FACULTY FLEX DAY 8:30 - Noon, HLRC 4th Floor

1:00 Division Meetings (Allied Health - PCR; BHSS - GCB 410; Comp Sci - CE 101;
Library/Learning Res - HLRC 112; Math - MSB 214; PE/Dance - PECS 125)

     
    WLAC FOUNDATION | 6:00pm | PCR
MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

August 24

   

 

     
Event  

Fall Semester Kick-Off Day for Students...see flyer

 

Wildcat  

WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. Irvine Valley (scrimmage) @ WLAC - 3:00pm
VOLLEYBALL vs. Trade Tech @ WLAC - 6:00pm

MEETINGS:   9:30 ELS District Mtg - SSB Multipurpose Room 4th Floor

SATURDAY

August 25

   

 

   


 

SUNDAY

August 26

   

 

     

MONDAY

August 27

   

 

Event  

2012 FALL SEMESTER BEGINS
Welcome Days | Get Your Questions Answered at West's Kiosks

EOP&S ORIENTATION | 1:30pm | SSB Multipurpopse Room 4th Flr...what's EOP&S?

EAP   AUGUST NEWSLETTER: Good Relationships Take Hard Work ; Helping Your Kids Get Along; Communication Successfully With Older Adults
AUGUST WEBINARS: Building Self-Esteem in Children (Aug 23); Emotional Eating (Aug 28)
     
MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

August 28

 

Wildcat   WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. Harbor @ WLAC - 4:00pm
faculty staff   PERSONNEL COMMISSION HOURS ON CAMPUS | SSB Multipurpopse Room
     
MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

August 29

 

Event  

EOP&S ORIENTATION | 1:30pm | SSB Multipurpopse Room 4th Flr...what's EOP&S?

   

 

Wildcat   VOLLEYBALL vs. Harbor @ WLAC - 6:00pm
MEETINGS:   9:30 WLAC Advisory Brd - SSB Multipurpopse Room

THURSDAY

August 30

 

   

 

Event   EOP&S ORIENTATION | 1:30pm | SSB Multipurpopse Room 4th Flr...what's EOP&S?
     
MEETINGS:   2:00 Budget Cmte - SSB Multipurpopse Room

FRIDAY

August 31

   

 

Wildcat  

WOMEN'S SOCCER vs. Harbor @ WLAC - 4:00pm
VOLLEYBALL vs. Mission @ Mission - 6:00pm

     
     
   

 

MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

September 1

Wildcat  

FOOTBALL vs. San Diego Southwestern @ West - 1:00pm

   


 

SUNDAY

September 2

   

 

     

MONDAY

September 3

   

 

   

CAMPUS CLOSED - LABOR DAY

     
MEETINGS:   x
 

 

OTHER NEWS

 

 

 

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.