For Students

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

- Charles Buxton, Writer

 

New Student Information

If you are new to online learning, click on the link above to learn more about how to succeed as an online student at WLAC.

Out of State Students
In order to enroll out of state students in an online course West Los Angeles College’s (West) Distance Learning Program must obtain approval from each online student’s home state. More information can be found here.

Accessibility for Disabled Student

West Los Angeles College’s Distance Learning Center affirms our commitment to accessible online and hybrid course design for all students, including those with disabilities.  Please report any inaccessible design features to our Multimedia Specialist.
If you know, or think that you have any learning or physical disabilities, please contact Dr. Duke in the Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS) Office in the Student Services Building room 320 or at (310) 287-4423. The DSPS will then contact your instructors to notify them of needed accommodations.

Online Student Help Desk

The Help Desk is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help resolve any technical difficulties you may have with your course, including logging in. Post your question on the Help Desk and you will receive a response within 24 hours Mon - Fri.

Instructor Biographies

Click on the link above to learn more about your online instructor.

Online Bookstore

Click on the link above to access the WLAC Bookstore online. This separate website will open in a new browser window.

Online Tutoring

Click on the link above to get help with your classes through WLAC's free Online Tutoring Program. Our student-friendly tutors are accessible from your home or anywhere you have internet access.

Online Writing Lab

Click on the link above to get help with your classes through WLAC's free Online Writing Lab. Our student-friendly tutors are accessible from your home or anywhere you have internet access.

Online Library Resources

Click on the link above to access the WLAC Library online. This separate website will open in a new browser window.

Online Academic Counseling

Click on the link above to access WLAC's online academic counselors who are available by chat, email, and telephone.

Graduation Information

Click on the link above to see information about the graduation process.

Transfer Information

Guide to Preventing Plagiarism

Click on the link above to learn ways to avoid plagiarism.

Turnitin.com Information

Student tutorials at Turnitin.com

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.