The 2018-2019 course catalog requires a revision. The following Admissions sub section should read as follows:
- Admission to West Hills College Lemoore requires one of the following:
- High school graduation.
- Successful completion of the California High School Equivalency Examination or G.E.D.
- Attainment of adult status, 18 years of age.
- Recommendation from the principal of the high school the student is attending and parental permission.
- Student must be approved for “advanced scholastic or vocational work,” and must be identified as a special part-time or full-time student. Some courses may have restricted access based on age or
- Students may be admitted as a special part-time or full-time student (dual enrollment) if:
- the class is open to the general public or the class is offered during the normal school day at the student’s high school campus; and
- the student is currently enrolled in grade 11 or 12 (Junior or Senior year). Exceptions may be made for some special programs and course work, and
- the student has demonstrated eligibility for instruction by completing assessment and orientation.
Eligibility for Dual Enrollment Admission Definitions:
- Advanced scholastic or vocational work is identified as college-level, degree-applicable course work.
- A special part-time student is identified as a high school student who is attending high school and community college concurrently, and is enrolled in 11.0 college units or less.
- A special full-time student is identified as a high school student who has been completely released by his or her high school to attend West Hills College Lemoore fulltime, and is enrolled in 12.0 units or more.
Pursuant to California Education Code Section 76001 (d), specially admitted part-time students may not enroll in more than 11 units per semester.
Pursuant to California Education Code Section 76300 (f), specially admitted part-time students may be exempt from payment of the enrollment fees, per special action of the Board. All other appropriate fees shall be assessed.
Specially admitted students released from their high school to attend full-time must pay the enrollment fee and all other appropriate fees as assessed. However, full-time special admit students may qualify for the California College Promise Grant program.