Enrollment Process

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You may delay, but time will not."

- Benjamin Franklin, Inventor


Adding Online Courses

Tthere are 3 ways to add courses in the new Student Information System
  1. Adding an open class before the class start date
  2. Adding to the class wailtlist before the class start date
  3. Adding to the class with a permission number from the instructor
Student Information System How To Tips

Permission Numbers

If the class start date has already passed, email the instructor and request a permission number. Once the instructor emails you a permission number, log into the Student Information System and enroll in the course using the number. If the class start date has already passed, email the instructor and request a permission number. Find instructor email addresses by selecting the “Schedules” tab above.

*For hybrid courses, attend the first class meeting and ask the instructor for a permission number.

Permission numbers may not be shared with anyone else. You must either use that number to register into the course or let the instructor know that you are no longer interested in adding the course. Students who give/sell permissions number may be faced with disciplinary action.

Enter the permission code in the box labled Permission Nbr


If it is prior to the class start date and you are trying to add a Fall 2017 course that is full, please review the policy on adding to the waitlist via the new Student Information System (SIS). After reviewing the waitlist policy, please watch this video demonstrating How to Add to a class waitlist in the new SIS. For more information regarding the new SIS portal, visit the New SIS homepage. *Note: if the you are added to the waitlist and a spot in the class becomes available, the system will automatically enroll you in the course. Check your schedule in the SIS periodically to see if you've been successfully enrolled.

Pre-Requisites, Co-Requisites & Advisories

Pre-requisites in all subjects will be enforced.
Pre-requisite & Assessment Petitions must be submitted 5 business days prior to the class start date with an instructor's Permission to add the class.

Admission to the College

Click on the link above to view information related to admission to the college and the Student Support and Success Program.


Click on the link above to view information related to the college assessment process.

College Catalog

Registration and Enrollment

Click on the link above to view information related to the registration and enrollment process.

News and Events

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WLAC Online Degree for International Students / Students abroad can now earn a U.S. degree online. Applications are now being accepted.
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Student Complaint Process for Online or Hybrid Classes / Distance Education Student Complaints, Procedures, Policies and Resolution

West Los Angeles College (West) is committed to the integrity of online education. In compliance with the Federal Department of Education regulations, West provides prospective and enrolled students with contact information for filing complaints with its accrediting agency and with the appropriate state agency for handling complaints in the state the student resides.
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