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DATES TO KNOW
STAFFx ACCREDITATION xINFO SESSION....FEB 24
ACCREDITATION TEAM VISIT.................MAR 12 - 15

FEB 5................Last Day to Add Classes Online
FEB 17 - 20.................................Campus Holiday
FEB 21......................Last Day to Drop w/ No Fee
MAR 2.........................Last Day to Drop w/o a "W"
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SPECIAL HOURS
ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID, COUNSELING

JAN 30 - FEB 16
M-Th 8:30am - 7:00pm       F 8:30am - 2:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 1:00pm (Feb 4 & 11)

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JOIN OUR TEAMS
IN FIGHTING CANCER

CoachesVCancerWED, FEB 8 join the Wildcats in raising funds for the American Cancer Society. Proceeds from ticket sales and other fundraising activities during the game will be donated to the charity. The women play at 5:00pm. The men begin at approximately 7:00pm. Both games are in the Wildcats gym near Parking Lot #5.

 

SOME CLASSES RELOCATING TO NEW GENERAL CLASSROOMS BUILDING

moving vanThe new bond-funded General Classrooms Building (GC) will be open on the first day of the Spring semester. Many classes originally assigned to old and temporary buildings will be relocated to GC. Affected students will be notified through their college email and signs will be posted on campus. Impacted classes include: Administration of Justice, Child Development, English, ESL, Fire Science, History, Political Science, Psychology and Speech...read more.

 
AFRICAN AMERICAN
HISTORY MONTH

AAHMThis month, enjoy free film screenings, guest lecturers, panel discussions, cultural exhibitions, art and more.
The AAHM Committee invites all to wear cultural garb throughout the month.
To view the calendar of events click here.
View the lyrics and hear "Lift Every Voice," the Black National Anthem. . . click here

 
 
 
 
 

SAVE $$ - RENT YOUR BOOKS

book rentalRealize big saving when you rent your textbooks instead of buying them. For example, one of the Math 115 textbooks sells new for $133 but is only $53 to rent. For more information and to use the WLAC book rental program, visit the bookstore south of the baseball field. Or, visit their web site.

 

DON'T MISS THE DEADLINE + NEW RULE

Cal GrantsMarch 2 is the priority deadline to apply for a 2011-2012 Cal Grant. A copy of your Federal Tax Return is NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE documentation. You will need an IRS transcript. Learn more about this and other changes to financial aid including new requirements for Pell Grants in the Spring Welcome Week Magazine, or click here.

 

WEST SCHOLARSHIPS - APPLY TODAY

ScholarshipEach year, the WLAC Foundation awards scores of scholarships to students. Depending on the scholarship, awards may be based on any of the following: major; GPA; community service; overcoming an obstacle; financial need; ethnic/culture background; etc. Applications are due March 16...click to view scholarship descriptions and application.

         
         
 
 
 
 
 

NEW FOOD COURT COMING -
WIN $50 GIFT CARD!!

Food CourtSoon West will have a food court with varied offerings including American, Chinese, Italian and Mexican fare.

But the food court needs a name. Enter the contest to suggest a name. The winner will receive a $50 dining gift card. Submission deadline is Feb 19...learn more

 

EARN A HIGHER SCORE ON THE
PLACEMENT EXAM

placementThe Learning Center can help you prepare for the Math & English placement test.

A low score on placement test administered by the WLAC Assessment Office means you must take pre-college level math and English courses. It can also prevent you from enrolling in other classes which have a high assesment score or the completion of college-level math and English classes as a prerequisite...learn more

 

PLAYER SIGNED TO SYRACUSE &
LADY HOOPSTERS ON HOT STREAK

WildcatCongratulations to football players Zian Jones and Kevin Laudermill! After being heavily recruited by multiple universities, Jones accepted an athletic scholarship at Syracuse University. Laudermill will play for New Mexico. | Kudos also to the lady Wildcats who are on a winning streak on the basketball court. Follow their success on the players' Facebook page.

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

FRIDAY

February 3

     
     
     
     
     
MEETINGS:   X

SATURDAY

February 4

mascot   W. BASKETBALL vs. Glendale College @ WLAC - 5:00pm
M. BASKETBALL vs. Glendale College @ WLAC - 7:00pm
     

SUNDAY

February 5

Deadline  

Last Day to Add Classes Online

     
 
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MONDAY

February 6

 

 

1st Day of Classes - PARKING PASSES are NOT required FEB 6 -19

umoja  


UMOJA ORIENTATION | 7:30am |

 

     
     
     
MEETINGS:  

1:00 Accreditation Planning -PCR ; 3:00 Facilities Cmte - Winlock


TUESDAY

February 7

     
     
     
     
     
MEETINGS:   10:00 Academic Affairs Staff - PCR; 12:30 Divisional Council - Winlock: 3:00 Senate Exec Cmte - PCR

WEDNESDAY

February 8

     
  AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH (times/locations subject to change. Check calendar on day of event)
POETRY - Hear the works of notable African American Poets | The Walk | 1:00pm
FREE MOVIE SCREENINGS -
"Paul Robeson" @ 1:00pm - GNRL 160; "Bob Marley & The Wailers" @ 3:00pm -GNRL 160... see AAHM calendar
     
mascot   W. BASKETBALL vs.College of the Canyons @ SMC - 5:00pm
M. BASKETBALL vs. College of the Canyons @ SMC - 7:00pm
     
MEETINGS:   12:30 Accreditation Planning -PCR ; 2:30 Student Success Cmte - Winlock

THURSDAY

February 9

  AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH (times/locations subject to change. Check calendar on day of event)
FREE MOVIE SCREENINGS -
"Ethnic Notions: Black People in White Minds | 1:30pm - ATA128; "Sarah Vaughn: The Divine One" 3:00pm - ATA 128
Lecutre: "Tales of Timbuktu" @ 6:45pm ... see AAHM calendar
art   RECEPTION: for the WLAC Gallery Exhibit "TWELVE" | 7:00 - 10:00pm | WLAC Fine Arts Gallery...read more
    MATH ORIENTATION | 6:00pm | CE225
     
     
MEETINGS:   10:00 EMC - PCR; 11:30 Citizen's Oversight Cmte - Winlock; 1:000 College Council - Winlock

FRIDAY

February 10

AAHM   AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
Jazz Legend HUGH MASEKELA at UCLA ... see AAHM calendar
     
mascot   BASEBALL vs San Diego @ San Diego - 2:00pm
     
     
MEETINGS:    

SATURDAY

February 11

     
mascot   W. BASKETBALL vs LA Valley @ Valley - 5:00pm
M. BASKETBALL vs. LA Valley @ Valley - 7:00pm
BASEBALL vs. Southwestern @ Southwestern - 10:00am
BASEBALL vs. Grossmont @ Grossmont - 2:00pm
TRACK & FIELD at WLAC All-Comers Meet - 10:00am

SUNDAY

February 12

   

 

     

MONDAY

February 13

AAHM   ... see AAHM calendar
     
EAP News   READ THE LASTEST EAP NEWS: Food for Thought - 10 Brian Foods; Rethinking Positive Thinking; Seperate Work from Life; What You Think, You Become...view newsletter
     
     
MEETINGS:   1:00 Accreditation Planning - PCR

TUESDAY

February 14

     
AAHM   ... see AAHM calendar
     
     
     
MEETINGS:   10:00 Academic Affairs Staff - PCR; 12:00 Academic Senate - Winlock; 1:00 ICC Council - HLRC 4th Flr

WEDNESDAY

February 15

     
AAHM   ... see AAHM calendar
     
mascot   W. BASKETBALL vs. Citrus @ Citrus - 5:00pm
M. BASKETBALL vs. Citrus @ Citrus - 7:00pm
     
MEETINGS:   1:00 Program Review - PCR; 1:30 Distance Ed Cmte - Winlock

THURSDAY

February 16

     
AAHM   ... see AAHM calendar
international   INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS EVENT | 1:00pm | HLRC 4th Flr
    ADJUNCT FACULTY ORIENTATION | 4:00pm | HLRC 4th Flr
paralegal  


PARALEGAL INFO SESSION | 6:00pm | ATA 128
Learn more about our ABA-Approved Paralegal program and the profession...read more

 

MEETINGS:   10:00 Project Learn Mtg - PCR; 11:30 College Citizen's Oversight -Winlock ; 3:00 Ed Policies - PCR

FRIDAY

February 17

   

CAMPUS HOLIDAY

mascot   BASEBALL vs. San Diego @ SD - 2:00pm
     
     
     
MEETINGS:   X

SATURDAY

February 18

   

CAMPUS HOLIDAY

mascot  

W. BASKETBALL vs. Bakersfield @ WLAC - 5:00pm
M. BASKETBALL vs. Bakersfield @ WLAC - 7:00pm
BASEBALL vs West Hills @ WLAC - 11:00am
TRACK & FIELD at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in Pomona

SUNDAY

February 19

   

CAMPUS HOLIDAY

     

 

 

OTHER NEWS

 

 

 

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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.