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(310) 287-7251

Student Success Coaches Weekly Schedule

Mondays 8 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesdays 8 am - 3 pm
Wednesdays 8 am - 3 pm
Thursdays 8:30 am - 4 pm
Firdays 8 am - 3 pm


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FREE TUITION for the First 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. Qualify for California residency or AB540
  2. Be a High School graduate or have a GED or equivalent
  3. Be considered a first-time college student - (If you took college courses in while still in High School, you still qualify for the Promise Program)
  4. Complete either the FAFSA or CA Dream Act 
  5. Complete a short summer transition activity
  6. Attend West as a full-time student (or full-time equivalent)
Students that complete the Fall Semester in full-time equivalent statud and with a 2.0 GPA (or preferably higher) will earn FREE TUITION for the following Spring semester.

Important Note: Since 2017, Promise students that complete their first year of college with a minimum of 24 units and at least a 2.0 GPA have received FREE TUITION for their Second Year.

Applications for 2019-2020 have closed.

Promise Applications for 2020-2021 will open on January 02, 2020.

Upcoming Financial Aid Application Workshops

  • Sept 18th 10 am, Sept 25th 2 pm
  • Oct 9th 10 am, Oct 16th 5 pm, Oct 23rd 11am, Oct 30th 2 pm
  • Nov 6th 10 am, Nov 13th 4 pm, Nov 20th 12 pm, Nov 27th 2 pm
  • Dec 4th 11 am, Dec 11th 2 pm, Dec 18th 11 am

Call us 310-287-7251, Visit SSB 420, or email to schedule