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Contact info

(310) 287-7250
pathways@wlac.edu

location & hours

Student Services Building, Room 420
Near parking lot 5

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

 

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Guy walking on arrows. Represent Pathways.

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First Year Programs

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First Year Programs (FYP) promote affordable entry to college and completion of career and university-transfer goals. Programs include: 

 

$0 TUITION - PROMISE PROGRAM @ WLAC

Free tuition, voucher support (food, books, or transportation) and additional academic support for qualifying students. To qualify for promise, students must: 

  1. Be a high school graduate or have a GED or equivalent
  2. Be considered a first-time college student*
  3. Complete either the FAFSA or CA Dream Act 
  4. Complete a short summer transition activity
  5. Attend West full-time (12 or more units) in the Fall and Spring and maintain a 2.0 GPA or better

LA College Promise Frequently Asked Questions

*YES! If you took college courses while still in high school, you still qualify for the Promise program.

 

FIRST YEAR PATHWAYS @ WLAC 

First Year Pathways is an academic program for students interested in Business, Computer Science, Health Sciences, general university transfer.  

 

Participating students are guaranteed full-time enrollment for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 in specific FYP classes. Students participating in FYP benefit from the additional resources below:

  • Early summer preparation activities
  • Access to Student Success Coaches Counseling
  • Comprehensive Onboarding Support to maximize access to student resources

Summer 2019 Bootcamp Schedule

Our staff will also review your eligibility for Los Angeles College Promise, our free tuition program for first year students.  Our Success Coaches will contact you and provide you with support. For more information, please contact us at pathways@wlac.edu or call us at (310) 287-7250 to learn more.