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SSB 420 

M & TH: 8:30am - 5pm
TU & W: 8:30am - 7pm
F: 8:30am - 1pm


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Welcome to West!


Step 1 of the processOrientation


Step 2 of the processFinancial Aid

  • Schedule your Financial Aid Application Completion Workshop appointment OR
  • Call us 310-287-7251 or email


Step 3 of the processCounseling

COUNSELING helps you identify the courses required to complete your goals and the best order to take them. Guidance from a WLAC Counselor will help you determine the amount of time and money needed to invest in your education and take the most direct route from start to finish. 

What about Assessment/Placement testing?

New WLAC students now qualify for placement into university-transfer level math and English courses without Assessment testing. Students have the option to enroll in 

  • English 101 (or lower) 
  • English Second Language 6 or 8 
  • Math 215 (Principles of Math), 227 (Statistics), 245 (College Algebra) 


If you applied BEFORE March 2019 can also obtain university-transfer level placement by completing the steps below.

  • Login to your Student Portal ( 
  • Under your To-Do Checklist, click on "More to-do list details) 
  • Click "English & Math Placement" and complete the five-question Web Form. Your new placement will appear within 1 business day. 


We recommend you speak with a WLAC Counselor to determine if or which classes are required for your educational goal and major. Students may enroll in STEM courses by completing the pre-requisites or submitting the Pre-Requisite Completion or Challenge petitions with qualifying supporting documentation. STEM courses include:

  • Math 235 (Finite Mathematics),
  • Math 236 (Calculus for Business and Social Science)
  • Math 241 (Trigonometry with Vectors) 


For more information, visit SSB 420 or call 310-287-4462


Petition - Priority Registration Appeal

Pre-Requisite & Co-Requisite Challenge Petition Form

Prequisite & Assessment Completion Form

CSU General Education Plan 2019-2020

IGETC 2019-2020

LACCD Associate Degree General Education Requirements Plan 2019-2020


You are not required to complete the Orientation if you

  • Earned an AA, AS, BS, BA or higher degree
  • Are still attending High School in 11th grade or lower
  • Have on file at West LA College:
  1. A Current Student Education Plan with a Counselor
  2. Documentation of completed Assessment testing or pre-requisite completion
  3. Completed the West LA College Orientation.

Please call to verify your status if you have further questions 310-287-7251

Accomodations for Students with Special Needs

Accommodations are made for students with special needs. 
For more Information click here: DSPS Department

More information on Priority Registration

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