For Students

New Student Information

If you are new to online learning, click on the link above to learn more about how to succeed as an online student at WLAC.


  • Accessibility for Disabled Student

    West Los Angeles College's Distance Learning Center affirms our commitment to accessible online and hybrid course design for all students, including those with disabilities. Please report any inaccessible design features to our Multimedia Specialist.

    If you know, or think that you have any learning or physical disabilities, please contact the Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS) Office in the Student Services Building room 320 or at (310) 287-4423. The DSPS will then contact your instructors to notify them of needed accommodations.

  • Online Student Help Desk

    The Help Desk is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help resolve any technical difficulties you may have with your course, including logging in. Post your question on the Help Desk and you will receive a response within 24 hours Mon - Fri.

    Need help faster? Try the 24/7 Canvas Support (Chat).

  • Online Bookstore

    Click on the link above to access the WLAC Bookstore online. This separate website will open in a new browser window.

    For help:

    1. Email college store questions to: onlinebookstore@wlac.edu
    2. College Store website for online purchases
    3. Instructions on how to use book vouchers on our website
  • Online Tutoring

    Get help with your classes through WLAC's free Online Tutoring Program. Our student-friendly tutors are accessible from your home or anywhere you have internet access.

  • Online Writing Lab

    Get help with your classes through WLAC's free Online Writing Lab. Our student-friendly tutors are accessible from your home or anywhere you have internet access.

  • Online Library Resources

    Access the WLAC Library online. This separate website will open in a new browser window.

  • Online Academic Counseling

    Access WLAC's online academic counselors who are available by chat, email, and telephone.

  • Graduation Information

    See information about the graduation process.

  • Transfer Information

    Degrees and Certificates / Transfer Programs

  • Guide to Preventing Plagiarism

    Learn ways to avoid plagiarism.

  • Student Complaint Process for Online or Hybrid Classes

    Distance Education Student Complaints, Procedures, Policies and Resolution

    West Los Angeles College (West) is committed to the integrity of online education. In compliance with the Federal Department of Education regulations, West provides prospective and enrolled students with contact information for filing complaints with its accrediting agency and with the appropriate state agency for handling complaints in the state the student resides. More information