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APPLY / REGISTER ONLINE: The online application and class registration system is OPEN throughout the Winter Break.

BOOKSTORE: Open 8:30am - 5:00pm  on Dec 21-23, 28 & 29

ALL OTHER SERVICES & THE LIBRARY: Closed 

FINANCIAL AID REMINDER: Don’t forget to apply online for the
2016-2017 financial aid award year that begins on January 2nd AT www.fafsa.gov

 

 

 

 

WESTWEEK WILL BE

ON VACATION FROM

DEC 21 - JAN 22

WINTER CLASSES BEING JAN 4
APPLY & REGISTER ONLINE

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EAP

FACULTY / STAFF EAP HOLIDAY SOCIAL
Thursday, December 17 from Noon to 1:00pm in SSB 414 hosted by the Employee Assistance Program.

 

DEC 29

GRADES FOR 16-WEEK SEMESTER &
SECOND 8-WEEK SESSIONS DUE DEC 29

...learn more

 

 

 

 

 

board meeting

KUDOS
West students did a great job introducing the new The West Student Project at the December Trustees meeting at West. Look for more information on The West Student and videos from the meeting in the Spring. Also kudos to Maria Mancia and her students who were featured in a Noticias Univision piece on students faciing extreme financial hardships and the services West provides for them.

 
 
 
 
 

ABOUT OUR ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMS
Information Sessions

PHARMACY TECH: Fri, Dec 18

CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant): Tues, Jan 12

MEDICAL ASSISTANT: Tues, Jan 12

DENTAL HYGIENE -
BS DEGREE PROGRAM: Fri, Dec 18; Fri, Jan 15

 

aso

GRAB A SLICE DURING FINALS

ASO invites students to stop by for a Finals Week Snack from 10am - 2pm in the ASO Office - Building A9 in Parking Lot #1.

 

FINAL

GOOD LUCK ON YOUR FINALS!

...see schedule

 
 
 
 
 

uc extension

UC APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED
TO JAN 4, 2016

The UC system wants to admit more transfer students. The WLAC Transfer Center invites you to stop in for help with your application...learn more

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buyback

TURN YOUR BOOKS INTO CASH

The Winter Bookstore Buyback Days are Dec 14 - 21. Book rentals should also be returned. WINTER SESSION books go on sale starting Dec 14....see hours

WINTER BOOKS go on sale Dec 14.


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internship

AEROSPACE / CSIT / STEM INTERNSHIPS

Applications for WLAC students are now available and due DEC 21. These are Spring and Summer positions. Some are even paid. A faculty recommendation is needed.....learn morespace

 
 
 
 
 

accrediation

West Los Angeles College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org.

 

THIRD-PARTY COMMENTS TO ACCJC

A third-party comment may be submitted to the Commission at any time as it relates to the compliance of a member institution with Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies. Such comment must be submitted in writing, signed, and accompanied by the affiliation, return address and telephone number of the correspondent. Commission staff will review all third-party comments to assess its applicability to Eligibility Requirements, Accreditation Standards, or Commission policies. Institutions will be provided with an opportunity to review applicable third-party comments.

 

Individuals who wish to make comments on the institutions that are undergoing review in the current semester and that are being considered by the Commission at its next meeting, should use the Third Party Comment Form and be sure to include their name, address, phone number, and email address. The comments must be received five weeks before the scheduled Commission meeting.


For more information and to access the Third Party Comment Form click here.

 

FACULTY / STAFF EDITION

MONDAY

December 14............Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 327-0449

 

   

 

   


transfer  

TRANSFER WORKSHOP General Overview on how to Transfer | 10:00am | SSB 414

   


MEETINGS:   3:00 Accrediatation Steering Cmte - Winlock

TUESDAY

December 15

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   1:00 Culver City & HOAs - Winlock; 3:00 Technology Cmte - SSB 414

WEDNESDAY

December 16

 

   


MEETINGS:   5:00 Paralegal - Winlock

THURSDAY

December 17

 

   

 

 

Personnel Commission Hours | PCR

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   10:00 Student Services Council - SSB 414; 2:30 Budget Cmte - SSB 414

FRIDAY

December 18

   

 

wildcats  

M. BASKETBALL "Wild West Shoot Out" 1:00 ...go Wildcats!

   

 

event  

Information Session: Pharmacy Tech Program | Noon | MSA 111...learn more

Dental Hygiene Bachelor's Degree | 9am OR Noon | Fine Arts Theater...learn more 


   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 19

   

 

wildcats  

M. BASKETBALL "Wild West Shoot Out" 3:00 ...go Wildcats!

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 20

   


wildcats  

M. BASKETBALL "Wild West Shoot Out" 1:00 ...go Wildcats!

   

 

     

MONDAY

December 21............Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 327-0449

 

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 22

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 23

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 24

HOLIDAY - COLLEGE CLOSED

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

December 25

HOLIDAY - COLLEGE CLOSED

   

 

 

 

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

December 26

 

 

 

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

December 27

   


 

 

 

     

MONDAY

December 28............Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 327-0449

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

December 29

 

 

 

 


MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

December 30

HOLIDAY - COLLEGE CLOSED

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

December 31

HOLIDAY - COLLEGE CLOSED

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

January 1

HOLIDAY - COLLEGE CLOSED

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

January 2

   

 

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

January 3

   


   

 

     

MONDAY

January 4............Want to reach EAP (Employee Assistance Program)? 1 (800) 327-0449

 

   

MARK YOUR CALENDAR - THUR, JAN 28
2016 Foundation Gala

   


MEETINGS:   x

TUESDAY

January 5

 

MEETINGS:   x

WEDNESDAY

January 6

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

THURSDAY

January 7

 

   

 

MEETINGS:   x

FRIDAY

January 8

   

 

   

 

   


MEETINGS:   x

SATURDAY

January 9

   

 

   


   


   

 

SUNDAY

January 10

   


   

 

     
     

 

 

OTHER NEWS

 

 

ATD

WEST NAMED AtD "LEADER COLLEGE"

Achieving the Dream recently announced that West was among the 19 institutions which earned Leader College distinction in 2015 a national designation awarded to community colleges that commit to improving student success and closing achievement gaps. 

Overall, West student Fall to Fall persistence rose from 63.2% for the Fall 2010 cohort to 68.4% for the Fall 2011 cohort to 69.5% for the Fall 2012 cohort and 65.1% for the Fall 2013 cohort. While the persistence rate declined slightly for the Fall 2013 cohort, it is higher than the Fall 2010 cohort. Additionally, the persistence rates for the Fall 2013 cohort of Hispanic, African American, Male, and Pell students increased from the Fall 2010 cohort