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Dual Enrollment

West LA College provides two programs that give students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school tuition free, dual enrollment and concurrent enrollment. Our goal is to ensure a smoother transition from high school to college for all students by providing them with greater exposure to higher education.


What is Concurrent Enrollment?

The Concurrent Enrollment Program allows high school students to enroll in college classes offered by West on campus. To learn more about concurrent enrollment and the application process check out Concurrent Enrollment.  


What is Dual Enrollment?

The Dual Enrollment Program allows high school students to enroll in college classes offered by West on their high school campusThis option is only available at select schools. Contact your high school counselor for more information. 

Apply for Dual Enrollment

K-12 students may enroll in WLAC classes. The credits/units you earn can help you complete graduation requirements early, make you more competitive for admission to the top universities, and even help you make-up credits. Speak with your HS counselor to learn more.

Step by Step Process

If you already have an LACCD ID# and have taken an LACCD college course within the last 12 months, you can skip this step. If not, you must

Complete the online application to West LA College.

  • Instructions on How to Apply
  • How to Apply Video

    Be sure to write down your confirmation number. You should receive an email with your Student ID within 5-7 business days from “noreply@email.laccd.edu”.

You must have an active LACCD ID# to complete this step. LACCD ID#s begin with 88 or 900 and are 9-digits long. Ex: 881234567 or 900123456.

Submit the Digital K-12 Form

Students, parents/guardians, and counselors must all create a dynamic forms account to digitally sign the form. Follow the instructions and video linked above.

You must have an active LACCD ID# and a processed K-12 Form in order to complete this step

Enroll at mycollege.laccd.edu

Instructions on How to Log-In & Enroll
Log-In Video & How to Enroll Video

You will receive access to Canvas within 24 hours of enrolling in the class

  • All WLAC Online/Hybrid classes will be taught using the Canvas course management system. Please be aware that you may not be able to access your courses until the official start date of the term. Instructors need to publish their courses in order for you to see and have access to them.
  • If this is your first time taking an online class, please check out the following resource pages Course Login Info, For Students, Canvas Guides. We also recommend enrolling in BSICSKL 105CE - Student Success in Online & Hybrid Classes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition is FREE! High school students concurrently enrolled in a public school district are exempt from enrollment fees charged as well as materials for all terms.

Students will receive college credit for all classes completed. Talk to your high school counselor about receiving high school credit.

Dual enrollment students can take up to 15 units per semester.

Most WLAC Dual enrollment courses take place at the student's high school, during the school day.  Some courses are also taught after school on the high school campus, online or in a hybrid format.

It's important to keep in mind that Dual Enrollment courses are college courses.  While our course instructors participate in training to redesign courses to enhance Dual Enrollment students' success, please be aware that your student will still be covering college-level content.  Final grades received in a Dual Enrollment class will be recorded on an official Los Angeles Community College District transcript.  For these reasons, it is important to recognize the commitment a student is making before enrolling in a Dual Enrollment course.

Many West Los Angeles College credits are transferable to UC and CSU schools, as well as some private universities and colleges.  Check the WLAC Catalog or speak with a counselor for specific details about transferability.

Parents or guardians will not have access to a student's records (including grades and transcripts) without the student's written consent.


Phone: (310) 287-4419
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