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Hours:
Fall
Mon - Thu: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Phone: (714) 895-8306

Location:
1st floor, Student Services Center

Admissions Application Information


 

Welcome to the Golden West College Application Page

IMPORTANT: DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY TAKING CLASSES AT GWC

Term Dates:

Fall 2018
8/27/18 – 12/15/18
(multiple sessions within this date range)

Winter Intersession 2019
1/2/19- 1/25/19

Spring 2019
1/28/19-5/25/19
(multiple sessions within this date range)

Summer 2019
6/10/19-8/16/19
(multiple sessions within this date range)

Fall 2019
8/26/19- 12/14/19
(multiple sessions within this date range)

Golden West College is accepting applications for the following semesters

  • Fall 2018
  • Winter Intersession/Spring 2019
  • Summer/Fall 2019

What Type of Student are You?

First-Time College Student
You are a first time college student if this is your first time attending any college.

Concurrent Enrollment Student
Concurrent enrollment is for students who wish to attend Golden West College while being in grades 9-12. Concurrent enrollment students must submit an approved Special Part-time High School Release Form for 9th-12th Grade Students before registering for classes.

Dual Enrollment Student
Dual enrollment is for Huntington Beach Union High School District students. Dual enrollment students must  Dual enrollment students must submit an approved Dual Enrollment Release Form for 9th-12th Grade Students before registering for classes.

Transfer Student
You are a transfer student if you have attended another college, but have never attended Golden West College.

Returning Student
If you attended Golden West College in the past, but did not attend the previous semester, you are required to reapply in order to reactivate your academic record.

International Student
You are an international student if you are from a foreign country and carry a student F-1 visa.

Nursing Student
Please note that an additional application is required for this program.  Please visit the School of Nursing website to obtain detailed information.

Application Confirmation

After submitting your online application, you will receive a confirmation email immediately (sent to the email address you provided on your application.) A welcome email from the college will arrive approximately 1 – 2 business days later.  The welcome email will provide your student ID number, MyGWC login information, and instructions on what your next steps are.

Important email information

Please make sure that the email address you provide is correct so that you receive confirmation of your application and instructions as to what you need to do to complete the admissions process.

Some Internet Service Providers filter mail from Golden West College and the Coast Community College District, so please check your spam/trash folder if you don’t receive an email response within 3-5 business days from the date of submission.  You can avoid this by adding GWCAdmissions@cccd.edu and GWCAdmissions@gwc.cccd.edu to your approved sender’s list.  This is especially important if you use providers such as Yahoo, Gmail, Roadrunner, AOL, Earthlink or Hotmail and/or you use spam filters.

Thank you for making Golden West College your college of choice for your higher education.  Please call us at 714-895-8306 if you have any questions.  We hope you find your experience at Golden West rewarding, accommodating and student-friendly!

Hours:
Fall
Mon - Thu: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Phone: (714) 895-8306

Location:
1st floor, Student Services Center