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SPECIAL HOURS

 Regular operating hours are now in effect 


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Admissions

Student Services Building (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 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Assessment Center

Student Services Building (SSB 420) | (310) 287-4462

Math and English as well as English as Second Language assessment appointments can be made online or in person at the student entry center on the assessment appointment computers in SSB 420. WALK-IN assessment is available throughout the year. Math and English practice tests are available online www.act.org/compass/sample/index.html . Please bring your college ID, and a valid picture  identification to take the test. Assessment results are available after you have successfully completed the assessment test and college orientation. For additional information on assessment testing please call.


Associated Students Organization

Building A-5 | (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.


Athletics

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

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.

 

ATMs

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  

(Summer & Winter Hours - see top of this page.)

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

Buy books and supplies for your courses, plus snacks, cards and gift items. THE BOOKSTORE is open Monday - Thursday 9:30am - 7:00 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Closed Saturday and Sunday, or visit the ONLINE BOOKSTORE anytime.

PAWS #1 near CE

M - TH   7:30am - 9:00pm

F & S     8:30am - 1:30pm

 

Business Office

Pay for admission, fees and parking permits by cash, check, money order, credit or debit card: (1) In-Person or (2) Online at SIS system. Hours: Mondays & Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

(Summer & Winter Hours - see top of this page.) 

 

Cafe West

Student Services Building (SSB) 1st Floor 

Breakfast and Lunch/Dinner Menus. Pizza & Pasta, Burgers & Fries, Asian & Mexican Cuisine. Coffe bar, smoothies, health drinks and fresh baked goods. Items for vegetarians and vegans. Hours: Monday - Thursday (Coffee/Juice Bar + Grab & Go) 7:00am - 9:00pm; 7:00am - 2:30 (From the Kitchen); Friday & Saturday 8:00am - 2:00pm.

 

CalWORKs/GAIN

Building B4 | (310) 287-4261

See "Institute for Student Excellence" below

 

Campus Community Programs (formerly Institute for Student Excellence)

Locations Below | (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:

CalWORKs/GAIN.................................Building B4

- Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)..Building B5

- Educational Services ..........................Building B5

Educational Talent Search (ETS) ..........Building B4

TRiO Student Support Services ...........Building B5

Upward Bound ..................................Building B4

 

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-Thursday 7:45 a.m. to 4:00p.m.

Counseling

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 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Counseling is closed on Fridays. 


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, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

(Summer & Winter Hours - see top of this page.) 

 

Email - Student

About Student Email; How to Access; How to Forward

Link to Student Email

 

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)

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

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.

 

Expressway

Orientation, Assessment, Counseling


Financial Aid

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

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 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  (Summer & Winter Hours - see top of this page.) 

 

Foster and Kinship Care Education

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 (SSB 220) | (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-Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Fridays- Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

(Summer & Winter Hours - see top of this page.) 


International Student Services

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

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-Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(Summer & Winter Hours - see top of this page.) 


Internships (LACCD Program)

  

LEARN 

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.

 

Library 

HLRC | (310) 287-4269 & (310) 287-4486

 

Matriculation - See Student Success & Support Program

Student Services Building (SSB 420) | (310) 287-4462


Office of School Relations & Outreach

Student Services Building (SSB 410) | (310) 287-4500

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– Thursday 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Orientation

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

 

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.  

 

Puente

(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 Violence - You Should Know...


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 Mon, Wed & Thurs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Tues 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Fri from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

(Summer & Winter Hours - see top of this page.) 

 

 

Student Success & Support Program (formerly Matriculation)

Student Services Building (SSB 420) | (310) 287-4462

 

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Transfer Center   &  Other Transfer Services

Student Services Building (SSB 340) | (310) 287-4353

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...

 

Tutoring

HLRC (Library) 1st Floor | (310) 287-4408 

In-Person Tutoring Online Tutoring | Learning Skills

Umoja Program

Student Services Building (SSB 420) | (310) 287-4462

The Umoja Program at West Los Angeles College is a community of Instructors, Counselors, Students and Support services Staff that are committed to the academic success, personal and professional growth, and self-actualization of African American students and others. The Umoja Program currently offers English and Math, and Personal Development and plans to offer other academic courses in the Spring 09 such as Business, Speech, African American Social Cultural Studies and more. Umoja also offers access to Individualized Counseling, Financial Aid, Career Counseling, Advisement, Career Mentoring, Scholarships, Personalized Tutoring, Workshops and Field Trips.


Veterans Office

Student Services Building (SSB 220) in Admissions | (310) 287-4501

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.


 

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