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August 3, 2020



Transition to College PROGRAM INFO SESSIONS   ASO 

Transition to College

This free two-week program prepares recent high school grads and others to start college successfully. This course also meets a requirement to qualify for the $0 Tuition Promise Program


Succeed in Online Classes


Free 3-Week Class

Gain skills and confidence to succeed in the online classroom. Explore Canvas and learn how to complete typical  tasks such as creating a student profile, taking a quiz, and posting to discussion boards. Also covered are time management and online etiquette.



More details at bottom of page 

Associate Student Organization Officers Wanted

Gain leadership skills and impact the student experience by serving as an ASO officer. Applications due by August 9.

Active Members Needed Too...

Hear a message from ASO current and past members.

Q&A -  Financial Aid Associate Degrees for Transfer Q&A -  Financial Aid
Can I still apply for financial aid?

business people

When will I receive my financial aid?

Can I Still Apply
for Financial Aid?

YES! The 2020-2021 deadline for Cal Grants is September 2. Find more info at

Typically, students who submit a complete application by September 2, and who are qualified for Cal Grants, will receive their funds by December 30. However, this varies. Log-on to the Student Information System (SIS) at to view your disbursement information.

Find more answers in the next few weeks on Facebook or Instagram

Business Administration

West offers 24 Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T & AS-T)) including an AS-T for Business Administration. Requirements include: ACCTG 1 & 2; Bus 1 & 5; Econ 1 & 2...view full list

Students who complete an Associate Degree for Transfer are guaranteed admission to a California State University in the same or a similar major. Read more in our college catalog.

When Will I Get My Funds?

Typically, students who submit the FAFSA by the priority deadline (March 2, 2020) and are eligible for funds will receive the funds by September 30. However, this varies. 

To check on your disbursement, log onto your student portal at

  • STEP 1: Click on the “Financial Aid & Scholarships” icon. 

  • STEP 2: At the Financial Aid & Scholarships page, under awards on the left, click “Disbursements” then choose the appropriate semester.


Info Session - Co Sci Info Session - ACT Info Session - Film/TV

Computer Science
Thur, Aug 13 - 7pm

The Computer Science / Info Tech program offers certificate, Associate Degree and university transfer paths including the highly in-demand AWS certification.

For the meeting link, email your full name and your area of interest to Prof. Chiang at 

  • Microsoft, CISCO and VMware program
  • Engineering program
  • Computer Science program
  • Web Development and Database 


Accelerated College Transfer
Thur, Aug 13 - 2pm

ACT (Accelerated College Transfer) is designed to allow busy adults to complete degree and transfer requirements in just two years. Most classes are in an 8-week format.

For the meeting link, email Prof. Stapleton at

Film / TV Production Crafts
Thur, Aug 13 - 6pm Sharp!

Learn how you can prepare for a career behind the scenes in film and TV through our unique, industry-partnered production program.

Register for the 6pm Hollywood CPR meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Info Session - Health Care Info Session - Paralegal Info Session - Pharmacy Tech

Health Care Staff

Medical Assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) work in hospitals, clinics and nursing facilities. Learn how you can quickly join the health care industry and use your experience as a stepping stone to higher levels of employment.

Aug 5 @ 4pm


  • Meeting ID: 930 2701 0862
  • Password: 657529
  • Dial In: 1 669 900 6833

August 6, 19 & 28 @ 6pm

  • Meeting ID: 972 0062 0752
  • Password: 314718
  • Dial In: 1 669 900 6833

Paralegal Program @ 

Paralegals not only work for courtrooms and law firms, you can find them in corporate suites, health care offices, legal aid clinics, entertainment and more. Learn more about our ABA-Approved program through an online Zoom Info Session. 

The meeting link will be emailed to you after you register.

RSVP: Thurs, August 6 at 5pm

Pharmacy Tech  
Aug 3 & 7 @ 5pm

Like others in health care, Pharmacy Techs are in high demand, now more than ever. Learn more about how you can prepare at West. RSVP here.