STEP 1: Complete LACCD's Online Application

If you already have an LACCD ID# and have taken an LACCD college course within the last year, you can skip this step. If not, please:


How to Apply Instruction Guide

Note: You will receive an email with your LACCD ID# 2-5 business days after completing the online application to West LA College. If you do not receive this email within this timeframe, please contact the Admissions Office at or Live Chat.

STEP 2: Complete Online Orientation

Log into your student portal, click on "Student Status," select "Orientation," select "Orientation" again, and review the slides until you get to the confirmation screen.

Need more support?
Contact the WLAC Welcome Center (email

STEP 3: Choose Classes

Use the WLAC PROGRAM MAPPER for class recommendations based on your educational goal (Certificates, Associate Degrees, University Transfer) and Pathway/Major. This is a great resource to use before meeting with a counselor.

WLAC Program Mapper

Note: If you are transferring to us with college credits from another college, we recommend you:

  • Use WLAC Program Mapper for immediate class recommendations,
  • Submit the Pre-Requisite Completion Form (to access advanced classes)
  • Enroll in the classes AND obtain Counseling Services

Need Additional Academic Counseling? Contact the WLAC Counseling Office

Counseling Website | Email: | Live Chat

STEP 4: Enroll in Classes

Classes are offered in 5, 8, or 16 week sessions. Login to your Student Portal and enroll today!

Need more support?

Contact the WLAC Welcome Center (Email

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)
  • On your student portal, click on "Student Status" and select "Assessment Result."
  • If your assessment comes out blank, click on "To Do List & Holds" select "English & Math Placement" and complete the webform.
  • If this is not on your to-do list, email the Welcome Center at to request for it to be added.

Accommodations are made for students with special needs.

For more information go to the, DSPS Department website.

Welcome Center Live Chat

Office Hours

In-Person & Live Chat
Technology Learning Center (TLC) Building, 1st Floor (in Parking Lot #5)
Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fridays: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Our staff is available to assist you with enrollment and general support. Please provide your name, LACCD ID# (if applicable) and your question/concern.