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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

WLAC 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 and Spring 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

Our staff will also review your eligibility for our $0 Tuition Promise Program. For more information, please contact us at pathways@wlac.edu or call us at (310) 287-7250 to learn more.