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pathways@wlac.edu


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FREE TUITION for the 1st year

First-time freshmen of any age and income who enroll full-time can have FREE TUITION for the 1st year as part of WEST's PROMISE PROGRAM.  Additionally, students earn priority registration and a support voucher for transportation, bookstore supplies, or dining in the Wildcat Cafe. 
 

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

 

For more information, visit the Welcome Center (SSB 420), call (310) 287-7251, or email pathways@wlac.edu. For a review of the Promise Program(s), review the WLAC Promise Information handout

 

 

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

 

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.