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Registrar Services

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Transcript Requests

West Coast University students who attended/graduated after May 1997, West Coast University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide official transcripts. To request transcripts from West Coast University, students should visit their student portal and click on the National Student Clearinghouse link. There you will find step-by-step directions on ordering, delivery and fees. You can also visit the National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Ordering Center here.

West Coast University students who attended/graduated before May 1997, please download and complete the Transcript Request Form from Forms page. Once completed, please send the form to the WCU Los Angeles Registrar's Office via email: wcularegistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu. Please note that the cost for each transcript is $10.00.

Estimated processing time: Once your transcript request is received in our office , the transcript will be processed within 5 business days. Please allow an additional 5-7 business days for delivery by the United States Postal Service if you selected the mail option.

 

Enrollment Verification (For Students)

Students can print a verification of enrollment letter directly from the student portal to provide to various agencies or organizations who require student enrollment verification. Once you are logged into your student portal, navigate to the Academics menu and select Enrollment Verify, and the click on the link to generate the Enrollment Verification Letter. 

 

Enrollment/Degree Verification (For 3rd Party Organizations)

West Coast University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verifications to third party organizations. We no longer provide verifications via telephone nor email. External parties can obtain instant verifications at www.degreeverify.org.

 

Registration

Each term, students have the ability to choose from available sections of their scheduled courses to allow for greater flexibility in planning. To register, students should visit your student portal and  navigate to the Academic > Registration on the left side. While every effort is made to ensure that students have available options, student schedules are always subject to change dependent upon external requirements within the program, primarily with clinical assignments. Students should speak with their program dean with any questions or concerns.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How do I access my Student Portal and what can I find there?
A
: Your student portal acts as a link between you and your campus. From the student portal, you can access many helpful documents as pertinent information such as: degree audit reports, financial aid award letters, schedules, news and events, messages and calendars, your student account, attendance information, appropriate tax forms, and grades/transcripts.

 

Q: How do I add/drop a course?
A: Please visit the Forms page and download the "Course Withdrawal Form". Complete this form in full and submit to the campus registrar staff.

 

Q: How do I change my personal information?
A: Please visit your student portal to change your address, emails or emergency contact. If you need to update your name, please visit the Forms page and download and completed the "Personal Information Change" form. Note:  For name changes, you will need to provide a copy of your Social Security Card and a certified copy of marriage license, court order, divorce decree reflecting old and new names, or current passport.

 

Q: How do I order unofficial transcripts?
A: Current students may view and print their unofficial transcripts by accessing their student portal and selecting Academics > Degree Audit > Unofficial Transcripts. There is no charge for this service.

 

Q: Can my official and unofficial transcript be sent by e-mail or fax?
A: Transcripts cannot be sent via e-mail or fax. However, students may now order a PDF transcript through National Student Clearinghouse.

 

Q: What is FERPA? How do I change this information?
A: FERPA stands for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. This act affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. This act also protects the unauthorized release of certain education records without written consent From students. Students may elect an individual, or individuals, to access their education records by providing their signed consent.Occasionally, students may wish to change this information. To do so, please log into the student portal and navigate to My Documents > FERPA Release Form on the left side. Follow the on screen prompts to complete the form. Upon completion, the student information system will be updated automatically.

 

Q: Where do I find my schedule?
A: You may access your schedule by navigating to your student portal. After signing in, navigate to Academics > Degree Audit o the left side. Scroll to the bottom of the page to view upcoming courses you have been scheduled to take. Check the box on the left to show all courses.

 

Q: How do I clear holds on my account?
A: You can view active holds on your account through your student portal. After signing in, you can view the active holds on your account on the right side of the page. Please contact the appropriate department (i.e. – financial aid or the business office) to resolve the hold.

 

Q: How do I access my online classroom?
A: Canvas is the Learning Management System used by West Coast University. Canvas can be accessed by going through the student portal.