Enrollment Process

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You may delay, but time will not."

- Benjamin Franklin, Inventor


Adding Online Courses

Enroll early! Online courses fill up quickly and many are full, long before the first day of classes.

If you would like to try to add a course that is full or closed, you must email the instructor for permission. Instructor email addresses are listed on our web site under the "Schedules" link.

Be sure to include the following in all email communications:
  • Course name and section number in the subject line of your email
  • Your full name, email address, STUDENT ID NUMBER, and a phone number
Once you have received permission from an online instructor, check to see if they CC'd (copied) us first before forwarding their email to the Distance Learning Center.

Once we have processed your enrollment, we will send you an email confirmation. NOTE: Check your Bulk/Junk/Spam folders, in case our email gets routed there instead of your Inbox
  • Add requests are processed Monday through Friday. You can view your active schedule using the District's Student Information System to confirm that the course has been added.
  • If the course does not appear on your active schedule or in your Etudes account within 2 business days after the first day of class, please forward the instructor's permission to online@wlac.edu as we may not have received a copy.
  • If we have any difficulty processing your add request, we will contact you.
IMPORTANT: We will only be able to process your add request if you use the email account that is listed for you in the Student Information System.

NOTE: Email that West sends to student email accounts includes important notices regarding financial aid awards, registration appointments, class changes updates, services information and more. For more info on how to login to your student email account click here

Pre-Requisites, Co-Requisites & Advisories

Pre-requisites in all subjects will be enforced.
Pre-requisite clearance petitions must be submitted 10 days prior to the class start date with an instructor's Permission to add the class.

Admission to the College

Click on the link above to view information related to admission to the college and the Student Support and Success Program.


Click on the link above to view information related to the college assessment process.

College Catalog

Registration and Enrollment

Click on the link above to view information related to the registration and enrollment process.

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Summer/Fall 2015 Priority Registration Dates
(subject to change)

Summer - 3/27/15
Fall -         4/15/15

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Summer 2015 intersession dates (subject to change)
6 weeks, 6/15/15 – 7/26/15
8 weeks, 6/15/15 – 8/9/15

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