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

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New to online classes? Education 230 is a course designed to introduce new online students to the basics of how to succeed in an online class. Register for EDUCATION 230 - ONLINE STUDENT SUCCESS LAB - Section 7715 for Fall 2016. Click on the image above to register now.

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All Things Digital / The DDS and the Distance Learning Program have teamed up to launch a new blog, West LA Digital. Check us out and learn about all things digital from West LA College. Don’t forget to follow us. Click on the image above to visit our blog.

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WESTWeek / The latest news and event information from West LA College!
Click on the image to visit WESTWeek!

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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. Click on the image above to visit the Study Abroad website.

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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.
Visit the WLAC international student website by clicking the image above

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Student Complaint Process for Online or Hybrid Classes / Distance Education Student Complaints, Procedures, Policies and Resolution

West Los Angeles College (West) is committed to the integrity of online education. In compliance with the Federal Department of Education regulations, West provides prospective and enrolled students with contact information for filing complaints with its accrediting agency and with the appropriate state agency for handling complaints in the state the student resides.
For more information, click the image above.