West Hills College Coalinga
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Admissions Process

Getting started at West Hills College Coalinga has never been easier! Join us for the registration and on-boarding journey.

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Ready to start your higher educational journey?

Complete the West Hills College Coalinga application through CCCApply

Be sure to have the following information on-hand:

  • Your address, parent contact numbers, email address, etc.
  • Social Security/Residency number (if available)
  • General tax info (i.e. the name of the state where your parents paid taxes last year)
Apply for Financial Aid
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You can afford College!
Let us help you find the right financial aid so you can go to college!

From grants and scholarships to loans, financial aid comes in a number of different forms from both private and government sources. Apply today to see if you qualify.

Complete Online Orientation
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Everything you need to help you succeed!
Get familiar with the college & services available to help you succeed!

Our self-paced online student orientation is the best way to learn about the college and the services and resources available to help you succeed.

Meet With Counselor
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Start strong with a personalized educational plan of your journey

Schedule an appointment with a Counselor to get a customized educational plan designed to help set you on a path to success.

Register for Classes
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Lets put your Ed Plan to use and enroll in the classes you need for the coming year.

Remember at West Hills College Coalinga, you can register for your classes up to a full year in advance.

Need help? Don't worry, we are here for you!

Class Registration Assistance
Class Registration
Assistance
  • Help navigating student portal
  • How to search and enroll for classes
  • Understand the various instruction options offered
  • Solve any problems with registration

Counseling and Advising Assistance
Counseling & Advising
Assistance
  • Troubleshoot registration problems
  • Review progress made toward your academic goal
  • Plan for future terms and have a clear path toward your degree or transfer options
Financial Aid Assistance
Financial Aid
Assistance
  • Complete the FAFSA or CA Dream Act application or other
  • Trouble shoot and solve problems that may arise


Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Once you've completed admissions and the affidavit in Student Services, you will be eligible to complete an application for the California Community College Promise Grant, formerly known as the Board of Governors (BOG) Enrollment Fee Waiver. Dream

    This will allow you to register for your classes and its paid for through the state of California

    WHC Lemoore Dream Resource Center

    WHC Coalinga Dream Resource Center

  • More than likely yes, we encourage all future and current West Hills students to fill out a FAFSA application. This will allow our team to evaluate your need and provide you with any financial assistance and options available to you. 

    We also offer a number of other options to our student which include:

    • Fee waivers and book vouchers (For Those who Qualify)
    • Grants and Loans
    • Scholarships
    • Work-Study

    Learn More on our Financial Web Site

  • Visit our cost of attendance page for current information on tuition and fee waivers. Tuition rates differ based on California residency status.

  • The Fall semester begins mid August with Spring semester starting mid January. For official semester start for Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters please see our Academic Calendar

    View Official Academic Calendar

    Classes are offered Monday through Friday during the mornings, afternoons, and evenings. In addition, there is an excellent selection of courses offered online.

    View/Search the Class Schedule

    Apply for Admissions

  • West Hills Community College offers certificates of completion, Associate Degrees in Arts (AA) or Sciences (AS), as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT). Students can prepare for the world of work in a matter of months, earn a degree, find employment, or transfer to a four-year university. You can also take classes to update your skills or for personal enrichment!

    View Academic Programs 

    Not sure what program to seek? Find an Academic Program that meets your interest

    We also offer a number of non-credit Skill Building Education courses for those simply looking to improve their current skill set or advance their careers. 

    Skill Building Education Courses

    For information on the classes that universities will accept (in a specific major), consult www.assist.org and/or speak with your academic advisor or counselor.

     

    Variation: What degrees and certificates are offered?

  • West Hills Community Colleges offer Associate Degrees in Arts (AA) or Sciences (AS), as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT), Certificates of Achievement, and Industry Certification Prep course sets in a number of academic majors. 

    Visit our Degrees and Certificates page for a comprehensive overview of all academic majors offered at our Colleges. 

    If you are not sure what academic major to pursue we also offer a personalized academic program finder which matches your interest to potential majors.

  • West Hills College is making it possible for students to register in advance for classes for an entire year! Students are able to register for all three semesters of the academic year at once. This will allow students to plan and guarantee their class schedule for a full academic year.

    Learn more about Reg365

    View Course Schedule

  • You can view the course schedule at www.westhillscollege.com/schedule

    View Course Schedule

     

  • Class registration becomes available in April/May each year, allowing registrations for the following Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters - the entire academic year all at once! 

    Priority registration is granted based upon special factors such as active military/veteran status, membership in a special group (i.e. President's Scholars, SSS TRiO), and a number of college units completed. New students need to complete the application for admission, placement testing, orientation, and counseling. 

    For more information call Student Services. Here is the information for all locations: 

    • West Hills College Lemoore: 559-925-3000 

    • West Hills College Coalinga: 559-934-2000

    • West Hills College Coalinga, North District Center 559-934-2977

     

    Variation: When can I register for next semester?

  • Everyone who would like to attend one of our Colleges must complete an admissions application. 

    How to apply, a step-by-step view of the admissions process

    After applying to one of our colleges you will be asked to have your official transcripts sent to us from any previous colleges or universities you have attended.

    For more information, please see “I completed classes at another college. How do I receive credit for these courses at West Hills?”