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September 26, 2022

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SURVEY TIME - Win Tickets or a Front-of-Line Pass

Please help us spend our marketing dollars effectively. We'd like your input. By completing this survey on WLAC's recent advertising efforts, you will be entered to win a pair of tickets to Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm or a front-of-the-line pass for an appointment with WLAC's Academic Counseling or Financial Aid department. The last day to complete the survey is October 21, 2022. >> SURVEY 

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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH Espooky Conversations

The WLAC Spanish and Chicano / a Studies programs invite you to their Latinx Film Screenings. Enjoy two short lectures on the films' cultural-historical impact and free movie screenings.

LOCATION: GC 160 at 10:30AM

FILMS/DATES:

  • Tues, Oct 4 - El Espinazo del Diablo/The Devil's Backbone (2001)
  • Mon, Oct 10 - La Llorona (2019)

 

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF THE AMERICAS - Instagram profiles

 

Note: Spanish 002 #17377 starts Sept. 26, Spanish 001 #16147 and #17376 and Spanish 002 #16044 start Oct. 26. 

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MORE CLASSES STARTING Sept 26 & Oct 24

Whether you got a late start enrolling or have found you'd like to add another course to your schedule, we've got great in-person and online options for you. "Late Start" classes include dance, LGBTQ studies, Environmental Ethics, Astronomy, Afro American History, French, Sociology, Psychology and more. Many classes meet both a degree and transfer requirement.

View List of Classes 

Use Program Mapper to see what classes are right for your major

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UNIVERSITY TRANSFER FAIR - Thur, Oct 6 - 11am - 2pm 

 

UNIVERSITY REPS On Campus

MONDAYS: USC | 11am - 1pm | SSB Courtyard

Fri, Oct 6 - UCSB 
3:00 - 4:30PM | GC 130
 
Fri, Oct 13 & 24 - Cal State Dominguez Hills 
10am - 1pm | SSB 340
 
OFF CAMPUS
 

TUESDAY TRANSFER ASSISTANCE

Zoom sessions brought you to by TRIO SSS, a support team dedicated to helping students reach their goals. Zoom links will be posted soon.

Transfer 101 - What You Need to Know

Oct 4 - 11am, Oct 18 - 1pm, Nov 8 - 11am

Cal State Applications - How To

Oct 11 - 11am, Oct 25 - 1pm, Nov 29 - 11am

UC Applications - How to

Nov 1 - 11am, Nov 15 - 1pm, Nov 22 -11am

 

additional workshops...

Tues, Sept 27 UC TAG Workshop

Zoom 319 877 9071 - Passcode 011030
3:00PM | Room TBA

 

Fri, Oct 7 UC Berkley Application Workshop 
10:00AM | Room TBA

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LET'S TALK - Program Info Sessions

 
Prepare for a career in firefighting, local law enforcement, private security, Federal service, corrections or advocacy. Information sessions are held the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm on Sept 28, Oct 26, Nov 23 ...Register for Zoom Session

 

Paralegal & Legal Secretary
Learn more about our American Bar Association (ABA)-Approved Paralegal program with instructors who are judges, attorneys and experienced paralegals. Sign-up for a Thursday, 6:00pm Info Session  Oct 20   |   Nov 10  |  Dec 8

 

Dental Hygiene 

The program at West is unique in that we offer a Bachelor's Degree. Students are instructed by experienced dentists and dental hygienists within a professional dental clinic setting. Learn more Oct 25 or Nov 15.

 

Dental Assisting 

Tuesdays
ZOOM Link: Sept 27 at 4:00pm Oct 11 at 12:30pm  |  Nov 22 & Dec 13 at 7:00pm 

Wednesdays
ZOOM Link: Oct 12, Nov 9, Nov 30, Dec 7 - at 5pm

Fridays 

GROCERY GIVEAWAY & Other Food Support

  • Grocery Giveaway Days on most
    1st & 3rd Thursdays from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm: 

    Basic Needs Center (FA 103):
    Oct 6, Oct 20, Nov 3, Dec 1, Dec 8
    please bring your student ID or other proof of being a WLAC student
     
  • Need on-going assistance with groceries, rent or other school expenses? contact WLAC.edu/Basic-Needs
     
  • Get help signing up for CalFresh & Fresh Success
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MENTAL WELLNESS WORKSHOPS

Strengthen or improve your mental wellness in these Zoom sessions led by mental health pros. Sign-up by clicking the subjects that interest you.

TUES, OCT 4: Mental Health: Stress Management Part 1

TUES, NOV 1: Mental Heatlh: Stress Management Part 1

TUES, DEC 6: Mental Health: Healthy Communication and Relationships 

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CAREER CENTER NEWS

VIA ZOOM - zoom links not yet available

Get the Job Workshops - Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30

  • Wed, Oct 19  Resume Workshop
  • Wed, Oct 26  Cover Letter Workshop
  • Wed, Oct 26  Interviewing Skills Workshop
Manage Your Money - Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30
  • Thurs, Nov 3   Building a Financial Plan for College
  • Thurs, Nov 17 Becoming Bank Savvy
  • Thurs, Jan 19   Tips & Tricks for Managing Credit
  • Thurs, Feb 2     Making Student Loans Work for You 

Sponsored by the WLAC Career Center & TRiO SSS and the Babson Financial Literacy Project

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GET HELP...

 
GENERAL QUESTIONS:
Welcome Center in SSB 420
Email wlac-pathways@laccd.edu or phone (310) 287-7251
 
PASSWORD RESET: Email WLAC-TechSupport@LACCD.edu
 
LIVE CHAT:  LiveChat with Admissions, Financial Aid, Counseling and the Business Office
 
 

 

OTHER COMING EVENTS

October

10/17 -21 ASO/DRC: Undocumented Student Week of Action

 

November

11/01 - ASO & Basic Needs: Dia De Los Muertos

11/02 - ASO & Basic Needs: Dia De Los Muertos

 

 

Fri, Oct 7 UC Berkley Application Workshop 
10:00AM | Room TBA