Admissions & Aid


Golden West College provides enriching and innovative programs that help students transfer to four-year institutions, earn associate degrees, complete certificates in career and technical education and advance their careers. With 70 programs of study, GWC provides an intellectually and culturally stimulating learning environment for its diverse student population.

FAQ: Admission and Records

Below you will find answers to some frequently asked admissions and records questions. We highly recommend that you take a few moments and explore the GWC website to get familiar with all the ways we are here to help you.

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If you are not able to find the answer to your question, contact us at or call (714) 892-7711 Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Top Ten FAQ for A&R

Register for Classes

Register for Classes:
Find all the information you need to prepare and guide you for registration. Solve registering issues. Find the Prerequisite Clearance Request form and more. All the infomation to ensure you get the classes you want.

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees:
Your registration depends on paying your fees on time. If you miss the payment deadline, your classes will be dropped for non-payment. We recommend you review the costs so you can expect how much to pay.

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Transcripts & Records

Transcripts & Records:
Use our online system to order your transcripts, request an enrollment verification, or request a transcript evaluation. Also, find answers to other records questions.

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Grades, Policies and Forms

Grades, Polices & Forms:
Find academic information and policies on topics like grades, graduation and credit for prior learning. If you need a certain Admission form, you can find the list of forms here.

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Veteran & Military Students

Residency Info

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