Student Affairs

Registrar Services

Below are the various services offered from the Office of the Registrar.

Registrar Services

Transcript Requests

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.  Or, visit https://www.studentclearinghouse.org/secure_area/Transcript/to_bridge.asp.

WCU students who attended/graduated before May 1997:

  • To request transcripts, download and complete the Transcript Request Form
  • Send the Transcript Request Form to:
    WCU-Los Angeles 
    12215 Victory Boulevard
    North Hollywood, CA 91606
    Attn: Office of the Registrar

Enrollment Verification

To request enrollment verification, students should complete the Enrollment Verification Request form and submit to their campus registrar’s office. Office contact information can be found on the “Contact Information” page.

Degree Verification

West Coast University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and Degree verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:

Web: www.degreeverify.org 

Mail: National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171

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 myedu.westcoastuniversity.edu. Upon logging in, you will receive a message informing you of your registration period.

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 Nursing program, primarily with clinical assignments. Students should speak with their program dean with any questions or concerns.

FAQs

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 your campus registrar staff

Q: How do I change my personal information?
A: Please visit your student portal to request a change of address. If you need to update your name, please visit the "Forms" page and download the "Personal Information Change" form.

Complete this form in full and submit to your campus registrar staff. For name changes, provide a copy of your Social Security Card plus a certified copy of marriage license, court order, divorce decree reflecting old and new names, or current passport.

Q: How do I request enrollment verifications?
A: Please visit the "Forms" page and download the "Enrollment Verification Request Form". Complete this form in full and submit to your campus registrar staff.

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, you may now order a pdf transcript through National Student Clearinghouse.

NOTE: If you attended prior to May 1997 these services may not be available to you.

Attended Before May 1997

To request official transcripts if you attended before 1997, please send a SIGNED and completed Transcript Request Form to:

WCU-Los Angeles
12215 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606
Attn: Office of the Registrar

Please include a check with your request. Please do not send cash. The cost for each transcript is $10.00.

IMPORTANT: Once your transcript request is received in our office, the transcript will be mailed within 10 business days. Please allow an additional 5-7 business days for delivery by the United States Postal Service.

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 visit your campus registrar’s office. You will complete a new FERPA request to update the information that can, and cannot be released. Please see the University Catalog for more details

Q: Where do I find my schedule?
A: Students may access their schedule by navigating to their student portal. After signing in, clink on Academics in the left column, and click on degree audit. 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: To view active holds on your account, navigate to your student portal. After signing in, on the right side of the page you can view active holds on your account. Students should contact the appropriate department (i.e. – financial aid or the business office) to resolve the hold.

Q: How do I access Blackboard?
A: Blackboard is the Learning Management System (LMS) used by West Coast University. Blackboard can be accessed by going to https://learn.westcoastuniversity.edu. For technical support, please visit https://uah.edusupportcenter.com/sims/helpcenter/common/layout/SelfHelpHome.seam?inst_name=westcoast

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 reprts, financial aid award letters, schedules, news and events, messages and calendars, your student account, attendance information, appropriate tax forms, and grades/transcripts. Please visit https://myportal.westcoastuniversity.edu and log in to find out more.