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Learning Center

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Learning Center Hours

Monday - Wednesdays:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Tutoring Hours

Monday - Thursday:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Please observe MASK RULES on campus

and use the ONLINE CHECK-IN before entering campus.



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Learning Center Front Desk         

Thursday & Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


Tutoring Live Chat

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm


Phone: (310) 287-4404

or (310) 287-4546 


Learning Center Services

We can also help you with:

  • Answering your general questions about the division and college, about noncredit classes and programs
  • Resetting your Student Portal (SIS) password 
  • Transitioning to online classes for Fall 2021
    • 24/7 assistance with using Canvas is available toll free at the Canvas Phone Help Hotline: (844) 303-5595
LACCD Student Registration Call Center
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(844) MyLACCD or (844) 695-2223
  • GED Test Takers
    In an effort to continue protecting candidates and employees from the spread of COVID-19, GED testing at West has been suspended until further notice. You can log in to search open sites in the area and we will ensure to update our hours when our campus is re-opened for in-person services and instruction.
  • Computer and Study Room Reservations
A limited number of Learning Center computers are available for student use via reservation. Students may request general computer usage for up to 2 hours. Computers are spaced to maintain adequate social distancing (at least 6 feet). Computers can be reserved via Penji (link below). 
A limited number of Study Room spaces are also available for student use via a reservation.Students may request study room usage for up to 2 hours. Because of their small size, each study room may only be used by one student at a time. Study Rooms can be reserved via Penji (link below).

To reserve a computer for use, to book usage of a study room, or to receive tutoring assistance, please use Penji. 

  • Penji can be accessed via a web browser at: (link)
  • Penji can also be accessed via mobile app (link) for iOS and Android
For more information on Penji (including a sign-on guide), or for more information on tutoring, please visit the "Learning Center Tutoring" (link) page.

Learning Center Front Desk

To Live Chat with the Learning Center Front Desk Staff please follow the steps below. 

  • Step 1: Select the “Live Chat” tab on the front desk staff card
  • Step 2: Create an account or login to your account
  • Step 3: Wait for pop-up window to appear to start Live Chat 


Video chat with Learning Center Front Desk on Cranium Cafe