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Student Services Building,  2nd Floor (SSB 220) | (310) 287-4501

Get started. Apply for admission. Register for classes. Add or drop classes. The Admissions Office is open in the Student Services Building (SSB) on:

  • Mondays and Thursdays: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Fridays: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Assessment Center

Student Services Building, 4th Floor (SSB 420) | (310) 287-4462

Assessment in Math and English as well as English as Second Language is made available to new students as part of the West Expressway. Continuing students are allowed to re-test in Math, English or ESL once a year and can make assessment appointments in person at the Assessment Center SSB 420 or by calling (310) 287-4462. Pre-Assessment information and test practice is available through the West Expressway as well as at the College Board Accuplacer site.  Please bring a valid picture identification (student ID or government issued ID) to your assessment test appointment.  New students will receive their Assessment results as part of the West Expressway Student Educational planning process. 

Associated Students Organization

Building A-9 | (310) 287-4426

Join the ASO. Enjoy membership discounts and other benefits. Participate in more than 15– student clubs. Develop leadership skills in student government. Help plan on-campus student activities and entertainment. Become a staff writer for the “Student Voice” newspaper. ASO members are eligible for scholarships. Pay the $7.00 ASO fee at the Business Office (SSB 230) to begin receiving your ASO  benefits.


Physical Education Complex (PEC) | (310) 287-4263 

>>Make an Appointment with Athletics

West Los Angeles College is a  member in good standing with the California Community college Athletic association and competes in intercollegiate athletics within the Western State Conference (WSC). We sponsor competitive sports teams for men and women in: Baseball, M and W Basketball, M and W Track and Filed, M and W Cross Country, W Soccer and W Volleyball, and Football. For more information contact the athletic department office or obtain a student athlete handbook.


A Higher One Automatic Teller Machine is located in our PAWs convenience store between Admissions and the CE building and next to the Business Office window in the Student Services Building (SSB) 2nd Floor.

Bookstore (Campus Center) 

Student Services Building (SSB), 1st Floor | (310) 287-4560

Buy books and supplies for your courses, plus snacks, cards and gift items. Visit the ONLINE BOOKSTORE anytime

Bookstore Normal Hours

  • Monday thru Thursday: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

PAWS (convenience store)

  • Monday thru Thursday: 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
  • Friday: 7:30 am - 1:30 pm 
  • Saturday: 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

For Summer, Winter, Spring Break & "Rush" Hours, check the top of this page for updates.

Business Office

Pay for admission, fees and parking permits by cash, check, money order, credit or debit card: (1) In-Person or (2) Online through the SIS system.

  • Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Fridays: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

For Summer & Winter Hours, see the top of this page.

Cafe at West and Peet's Coffee Bar

Student Services Building (SSB), 1st Floor 

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am to 8:00 pm
    • Breakfast is served until 10:30 am
  • Fridays: Closed
  • For Catering Request

Catering requests can be directed to


Building B4 | (310) 287-4261

See "Campus Community Programs" below.

Campus Community Programs

Formerly Institute for Student Excellence

Building B4 & Building B5 | (310) 287-4261

Formerly known as the Workforce Development Center, ISE is the umbrella over a variety of innovated programs funded through the TRiO grant including:

Career Center - Virtual

The Virtual Career Center will give you access to resume writing instructions & templates; help selecting a career based on your aptitudes and interests; job descriptions; salary information; job listings and more.

Child Care

Child Development Center (CDC) | (310) 287-4357

The campus Child Development Center offers student-parents quality, licensed care in a modern childcare facility and early childhood education for their youngsters:

Toddlers (2-3 yrs) and preschoolers (3-5yrs)

  • Monday to Thursday: 7:45 am to 4:00 pm


Student Services Building (SSB 350) | (310) 287-7242

Meet one-on-one with a counselor. Your counseling session will help you determine your educational interests, assess your skill level, and evaluate your abilities. Meet with a counselor, develop your “Student Education Plan” and achieve your community college education goal (transfer or career).

  • Mondays and Thursdays: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 8:30 am to 7:00 pm 
  • Fridays: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Disabled Students Programs & Services

Heldman Learning Resources Center (SSB 320) | (310) 287-4450

Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S) is designed to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to all of the educational offerings at West Los Angeles College.
The program facilitates equal opportunity through the provision of  appropriate support services, curriculum, instruction, and assistive technology. Individuals with mobility, visual, hearing, speech, learning, psychological, or other health impairments may benefit from available services. To determine your eligibility for specific support services you may call DSP&S and make an appointment to speak with a faculty member in our department.

  • Mondays & Wednesdays: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Fridays: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

For Summer & Winter Hours, see the top of this page.

Email - Student

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOP&S)

Student Services Building (SSB 330) | (310) 287-4317

>> Make an Appointment with EOP&S

EOP&S provides services to enrolled students who are economically and educationally disadvantaged . The primary goal of EOP&S is student success: college, transfer, certificate of completion or college degree. Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) - CARE provides assistance to students who are single parents and head-of household. Students who qualify may receive childcare assistance, book vouchers, transportation stipends, academic and vocational counseling, and single parent  workshops.


>> Make an Appointment with ExpressWay

Orientation, Assessment, Student Educational Plan

Financial Aid

Student Services Building (SSB 210) | (310) 287-4532

>> Make an Appointment with Financial Aid

Financial Aid staff  help students determine their eligibility for loans, grants, and scholarships from private and government sources. Download podcasts 24/7  from the Financial Aid web page (see web page link above).

The Financial Aid office is open

  • Mondays and Thursdays: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Fridays: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm 

For Summer & Winter Hours, see the top of this page.

Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE)

Student Services Building (SSB 330) | (310) 287-7255

The program offers a variety of developmental classes for foster and kinship parents as well as to the community in general. Sign up for classes today!

Graduation Office

Student Services Building, 2nd Floor (SSB 220) in Admissions | (310) 287-4501

Visit the Graduation Office in person or online for information and forms to petition to graduate.

Health Center

See "Student Health Center" below

Instructional Support (Tutoring) & Learning Skills Center

Heldman Learning Resources Center (HLRC) | (310) 287-4324 

Improve your reading, language, vocabulary, spelling, math fundamentals and chemistry knowledge with convenient, self-paced computer-aided courses in the Learning Skills Center. Increase your knowledge and learning success: Sign up for tutoring in 23 college subjects. Tutors are available

  • Mondays thru Thursdays: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Fridays thru Saturdays: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

For Summer & Winter Hours, see the top of this page.

International Student Services

Student Services Building (SSB 415) | (310) 287-4312

>> Make an Appointment with International Student Services

International Student Center helps students process F-1 Visa—International Student admissions for qualified non-immigrant international students eligible for career occupation or academic transfer status. For more information, go to International Student Center online (see web address above).

  • Mondays thru Thursdays: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Fridays: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

For Summer & Winter Hours, see the top of this page.

Internships (LACCD Program)


Building B5 - 102 | (310) 287-4562

L.E.A.R.N (Leading & Energizing African American Students to Research & Knowledge) Project is a grant-funded program for African American male students at West which includes career, academic and life-skills workshops and support components.


Heldman Learning Resources Center (HLRC) | (310) 287-4269 & (310) 287-4486


See Student Success & Support Program

Student Services Building, 4th Floor (SSB 420) | (310) 287-4462

Office of School Relations & Outreach

Fine Arts Building, 1st Floor (FA 102) | (310) 287-4500

>> Make an Appointment with Outreach

Are you  preparing to graduate from high school? Do you need more information to make your college choice? The Office of School Relations and Outreach is here to help you -  your parents or guardians and high school counselor -  understand your educational opportunities. Learn how to enroll in college while attending high school and earn transferable college credits.

  • Monday thru Thursday: 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm


The purpose of this Orientation is to provide students with information concerning college programs, college services, and student rights and responsibilities.


(310) 287-4254

Puente (Bridge) is designed to help freshman progress successfully through West to reach their transfer and/or career goals. This learning community embraces the Latino cultural experience and provides academic and support services including: Financial Aid & Scholarship Assistance; Mentoring & Career Counseiling; Group & Individual Tutoring;  English Composition; and Personal Development Classes. 

Sexual Harassment & Violence / Domestic Violence 

Student Health Center

Building A-9 | (310) 287-4478

Student Health Center provides limited free or low-cost primary care, check-ups and mental health counseling. The Student Health Center is open:

  • Mondays & Thursdays: 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 9:30am to 6:00pm
  • Fridays: CLOSED

For Summer & Winter Hours, see the top of this page.

Student Success & Support Program

Formerly Matriculation

Student Services Building, 4th Floor (SSB 420) | (310) 287-4462

>> Make and Appointment with SSSP

  • Mondays & Thursdays: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Fridays: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Transfer Center

Student Services Building, 3rd Floor (SSB 340) | (310) 287-4353

>> Make an Appointment with the Transfer Center

Did you come to West with a plan to transfer to a four year university? Or, did you develop an interest in transfer after your experiences at West? The Transfer Center can support both needs. The goal of the Transfer Center is to identify and encourage student to avail themselves of transfer services available at the college. The Transfer Center provides a calendar of events to assist students in preparing for admission to colleges and universities.

Travel: Study Abroad

(310) 745-4243

Spend a semester or summer session in Spain or Mexico. Learn more...

Transportation (Campus Shuttle, Public Transporation, Parking) 

Don't hassle with buying daily parking permits. Save money and time by purchasing your parking pass online and receive it in the mail. You can also purchase at the Business office.

TRiO Student Support Services

Building B4 | (310) 287-4261

See "Campus Community Programs" below.


Heldman Learning Resource Center (HLRC), 1st Floor | (310) 287-4408 

In-Person Tutoring | Online Tutoring | Learning Skills

Veterans Office

Fine Arts Building, 3rd Floor (FA 300) | (310) 287-4501

>> Make and Appointment with the Veterans Office

The Veteran’s Office works cooperatively with the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) to help veterans and their dependents make use of their G.I. Bill education benefits.

Welcome Center

Student Services Building, 1st Floor  (SSB 110) | (310) 287-4596

The Welcome Center helps students and visitors identify the correct office or program to assist them. The Center also provides assistance with enrolling, answers general questions on the college and its programs, and addresses basic academic counseling quesitons.

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm