Admissions Timeline

Summer/Fall 2018

1. Apply for Admission

– Feb 1 –
New College Students, Returning Students, Concurrent Enrollment, Middle College and College Advantage

  • Students returning after 1 academic year must re-apply for Admission.
  • Student ID#s will always remain the same.
  • If you do not received a Student ID# within 24 hours, contact the Admissions Office.

2. Apply for Financial Aid

After applying for financial aid, log into the Student Portal. Under Financial Aid, check your Award Letter and Documents for any further action required.

3. Schedule Assessment Tests 

Submit Transcripts/AP Test Scores to the Assessment Office to clear prerequisites
Include your WVC student ID#, phone # and specify the class you want to enter.
Prerequisites must be cleared prior to registering for a class.

4. Register and Complete an Orientation   

Orientation is required to receive priority registration and is recommended for all new matriculating college students.

5. Schedule of Classes – Available Online

– March 22 –

6. Schedule of Classes (Booklet) – Available at the Admissions Office

– March 29 –

7. Register for Classes Priority Registration Dates

All students can locate their assigned registration date in the Student Portal. Under Registration, click on: My Registration Date.

8. Pay Registration Fees

Payment Options:
Option 1  –  Pay in full at time of registration    

– Online, through the Student Portal
– In person, at the Admissions Office

Option 2  –  Create a Nelnet Payment Plan – West Valley College has partnered with  
Nelnet to make enrollment expenses more affordable.   
– Go to:  to begin your payment plan.
– Log in to the Student Portal – Click on: Student > Student Account > Nelnet Payment Options.

9. Concurrent Enrollment (High School Students) – Registration Begins:

    Summer Session  

   Seniors     5/16/18    3pm – 5pm
   Juniors     5/17/18    3pm – 5pm
    Fall Semester     Seniors     8/15/18    3pm – 5pm
   Juniors     8/16/18    3pm – 5pm

10. Purchase Your Books

Prior to the first day of class, view the required and recommended materials for your classes from the Viking Bookstore. Click on: Purchase Textbooks online. Then, enter the course information. 

11. Obtain a Parking Permit

Purchase a parking permit online or in the Admissions Office prior to the beginning of the semester to avoid a parking violation.
See the District Parking Information & Regulations regarding the WVC parking “Grace-Period”.

12. Summer Session Begins

– June 4, 2018 –

13. Fall Semester Begins

– Aug 27, 2018 –

14. Add and Drop Classes Before the Deadline

Deadlines are strictly enforced.
See the Academic Calendar for Dates and Deadlines.

last published: 3/21/18