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Units for Health Sciences Students

​Want to earn up to units in a Work Experience Course next semester? Apply to become a volunteer at one of many local United Health Care (UHC) Centers: http://bit.ly/2zOff6J

Once you are accepted by UHC as a spring volunteer, enroll in a HS 15X course. You will earn 1 unit for every 60 volunteer hours at UHC.

CSU Application Deadline Extensions

Miss the CSU application deadline? Some CSU campuses remain open to applications after the November 30th priority application deadline. This includes several impacted campuses. The campuses that remain open are:


Impacted Campuses – Deadline Extended to December 15th

Humboldt
East Bay
Monterey Bay
Sonoma (will stay open until December 18th)

Non-impacted Campuses – Deadline may extend beyond December 15th

Bakersfield
Channel Islands
Dominguez Hills
Maritime
San Francisco
Stanislaus

To review campus deadlines please use the Application Dates and Deadlines page. The page is located at: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply/Pages/application-dates-deadlines.aspx.

Cal State Apply support will also be available from December 1st through December 15th to support applicants completing their application. Applicants can contact support via phone at 857-304-2087 or e-mail at CalStateApply@Liaisoncas.com. Chat functionality is also available within the application help center.


Financial Aid Research Study

Financial Aid Research Study

West Hills College is working with a research organization called MDRC to learn how financial aid can best assist students with managing their finances and succeeding in college.  As part of this study, West Hills College will share your student records data with MDRC beginning in the 2016-17 academic year.  These data include personal identifiers, such as name and contact information, enrollment, credits attempted and completed, grades, and financial aid awarded and disbursed. Information that MDRC collects for the study will be kept confidential and will be used for research purposes only.  If you have questions about the study, or you don't want to be contacted or your data to be shared, please email ALAP@mdrc.org and include your student ID number.

Crisis Text Line

​Feeling Overwhelmed? Stressed? Unsure where to turn? California Community Colleges with Crisis Text Line to provide expanded mental health support for students. Text "COURAGE" to 741741 for round the clock, confidential support from trained crisis counselors. 

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Are You Registered for Spring? Enter to Win A Lenovo Laptop!

​Are you a West Hills College Coalinga, West Hills College Lemoore or North District Center, Firebaugh student? Are you registered for Spring classes? If so, post about it on your social media account before Jan. 11 using #WestHillsSpringReg to tell us about it! Then enter to win here: http://tiny.cc/westhillsreg 

You will be entered to win a new Lenovo laptop! 

PAID Summer 2018 Internship with US Dept. of Transportation

​The US Department of Transportation is currently accepting applications for a paid summer internship in Washington DC. Details are in the link: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/education/stipdg.cfm

To apply, please click here.
Applications will be accepted through January 19, 2018.

Business Student Internships at West Hills Coalinga

West Hills College Coalinga business students interested in a local, unpaid internship in the spring should complete the following internship application to be scheduled for January interviews:

https://whc.formstack.com/forms/whcc_internshiprequest

The WHCC business internships will provide:

  • A minimum of 1 college credit
  • Resume content
  • Networking opportunities
  • A great learning experience

Only 10 placements are available so apply now! Internships and the coordinated work experience course is to be scheduled for a late start date sometime in March. Enrollment for this course will be open in early 2018.

7 things you need to complete you FAFSA or Dream applications

The FAFSA Opens October 1! Be ready to renew with the tips below. Here are 7 things you need to complete your FAFSA or Dream Application!

1. Your FSA ID or Dream Username & Password
      
2. Your Social Security number or TIN for Dream Students

3. Your driver’s license number

If you don’t have a driver’s license, then don’t worry about this step.

4. Your 2016 tax records*
    ie. 2016 w-2s, 2016 1040 tax returns

5. Records of your untaxed income*
   IE. Child support,  Interest income, and veterans non education 
        benefits.

6. Records of your assets (money)*
    IE banking account balances, stocks, bonds, real estate. 

7. List of the school(s) you are interested in attending
    West Hills College Coalinga school code: 001176
    West Hills College Lemoore school code: 041113

 
* If you’re a dependent student, you will need this information for your parents as well.

Remember, the state deadline to file is March 2, 2018! Get ahead of the curve and fill out your applications now! 

For more info and to fill out the application, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/