New Student Information

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You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."

- Charles Buxton, Writer


Frequently Asked Questions

Most students new to online courses (distance learning) have lots of questions when they are first getting started. Click the link above to see the answers to some of the most common questions asked by new online students.

Is Online Learning For You?

Before you sign up for an online course, WLAC recommends that you take this self-assessment questionnaire to help you decide if online learning is something that you will enjoy and benefit from.

Online Student Orientation

(Note: You must have already completed an Application for Admission and received your student ID number from the Admissions Office.)

News and Events
News from around the WEST campus.


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

Summer - 04/13/15
Fall -         05/04/15

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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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WESTWeek / The latest news and event information from West LA College!
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Study Abroad / Have a tremendous travel experience while learning or improving in Spanish. Spend a session in picturesque Valpariso, Chile or
Salamanca, Spain. Learn more…

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WLAC Online Degree for International Students / Students abroad can now earn a U.S. degree online. Applications are now being accepted. Learn more…