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Online Hours:

Mondays through Thursdays
9 am to 5 pm

9 am to 1 pm






NOTE: Students should leave a name, student ID (if applicable), EMAIL (no phone numbers), and nature of inquiry. 

Phone: (424) 371-7734


To ask general questions please call during our business hours: 

Monday to Thursday 9 am to 5 pm
Friday 9 am to 1 pm

Our staff is available to assist new and returning college students with your application and completing each of the important steps below:


STEP 1: LACCD Online Application

 An application is required if you are new to LACCD or have not enrolled in two consecutive semesters.

  • K-12 Students: Submit your Online LACCD application. After receiving your LACCD ID# via email, submit your Supplemental K-12 Form to The Supplemental Form is required for every term.


  • Graduating High School Students: If you have taken WLAC courses within the past year, you must complete a High School Graduation Update Form and submit a copy of your high school diploma or transcripts to the Admissions Office.


STEP 2:  New Student Orientation

Log into your Student Information System Account and review your TO DO CHECKLIST. It presents important information for students and helps satisfy a requirement to earn Priority Registration. 

To access the Orientation, log into your SIS, click on Student Status, click Orientation on the left side navigation, click on the Orientation button.  Read the Orientation instructions and begin. 

How do I Log into my SIS for the first time? (video)

How do I Get to the West New Student Orientation (video)


STEP 3: Schedule a Counseling Appointment

Meet with a Counselor for enrollment recommendations, to clear prerequisites, and formalize your plans for a certificate, degree, and university transfer.  


STEP 4:  Register for Classes

Review the Schedule of Classes for available classes. Classes are offered in 5, 8, or 16 week sessions.

How to Enroll (video)

Note: We highly recommend you meet with a counselor prior to (or immediately following) enrollment in classes to ensure the class will advance completion of your educational goal.

If you need to prove you have fulfilled a Pre-Requisite to register for a class, follow these guidelines. 

Pre-Requisite Clearance Form

What about Assessment/Placement testing?

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) 


If your account does not show a college-level placement for English or math, complete the following steps:  

  • Login to your Student Portal ( 
  • Under your To-Do Checklist, click on "More to-do list details) 
  • Click "English & Math Placement" and complete the five-question Web Form. Your new placement will appear within 1 business day. 


We recommend you speak with a WLAC Counselor to determine if or which classes are required for your educational goal and major. Students may enroll in STEM courses by completing the pre-requisites or submitting the Pre-Requisite Completion or Challenge petitions with qualifying supporting documentation. STEM courses include:

  • Math 235 (Finite Mathematics),
  • Math 236 (Calculus for Business and Social Science)
  • Math 241 (Trigonometry with Vectors) 


You are not required to complete the Orientation if you

  • Earned an AA, AS, BS, BA or higher degree
  • Are still attending High School in 11th grade or lower
  • Have on file at West LA College:
  1. A Current Student Education Plan with a Counselor
  2. Documentation of completed Assessment testing or pre-requisite completion
  3. Completed the West LA College Orientation.

Accomodations for Students with Special Needs

Accommodations are made for students with special needs. 
For more Information click here: DSPS Department

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