U.S. History 17A Online
How to Register
Tom Gallup, Instructor
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History 17A Online
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Instructor: Tom Gallup
What is registration?
Registration at West Valley College is the process of signing up for a
class and paying the fees for that class.
Who may register?
Any person may register in this or any other class at West Valley
who is a high school graduate, has passed the State Proficiency Test,
a G.E.D. or is 18 years of age or older. If you are currently a high
student, you may register with a properly completed concurrent
form. This form can be obtained at the Admissions Office or one can be
requested by mail from:
West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Ave.
Saratoga, Ca. 95070
If you live outside of California
If your legal residence is outside of California or you have not
in the state for one year and one day prior to the first day of the
you may register, but you must apply for admission as a nonresident
and pay nonresident fees of $120 per unit.
BEFORE you can register
Before you can register in this class or any other class, you must
for admission to the college. If you are already a student in the fall
semester, skip to Registration - Continuing Students ONLYbelow.
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION TO WEST VALLEY COLLEGE
New Students and Returning (after at least a one-semester
If you have never taken a class at West Valley College, you are a NEW
If you were registered at some time other than the current semester,
are considered a RETURNING student. In either case, you need to submit
an application to the Admissions Office. You can do this in person or
mail. To obtain an application by mail, write:
Or, you can apply using FastApp
1. Go to http://www.westvalley.edu
2. Click on 'Apply Now' (just below the picture, upper right side
the home page).
3. Carefully complete the online application. This should
about 10 minutes.
4. Verify all information (including email address) and then
the 'Accept/Submit' button.
5. If there are any errors on your application, you will be asked
to click on your browser's 'back' button to correct errors.
6. When the signature page appears, print it using your browser's
'print' option. Sign and mail the page to the address at the
of the page or fax it to 408-867-5033. You will not be
admitted and will not be able to register until you mail, fax or bring
in the signature form to the Admissions Office.
7. High School students only: Submit a Concurrent
Form to complete the application process.
8. In about 24 hours, you will receive an email, 'Next Steps for
Registration at West Valley College'. If you do not have an email
address, you will receive this information at your home mailing
- Admissions Office
- West Valley College
- 14000 Fruitvale Ave.
- Saratoga, Ca. 95070
Assessment and Orientation (for new and returning students
Once you have completed and submitted your application form, you need
sign up for assessment and orientation in the Admissions Office.
Assessment is necessary, only if you plan to register in
Reading or Math class. If you do plan to enroll in one of these
you may still have assessment waived if you have already completed
college courses with a grade of C or better in english, reading or
Just submit transcripts (unofficial is acceptable) verifying that to
Assessment Office, Room 27 (Counseling), West Valley College.
Orientation. You can sign up for college
or you can request an orientation time by sending a letter to
along with a $6 fee. To contact Admissions for an orientation
call 741 - 2001. You do not need orientation if:
1. You already have an AA or higher degree.
2. You are concurrently registered at another college and will
taking only one class at WVC.
3. You are taking classes for personal interest only.
4. You are taking fewer than 6 units.
REGISTERING FOR THIS CLASS AND OTHER CLASSES AT WEST VALLEY
Registration -- New and Returning Students ONLY
Once the application, assessment and orientation processes have
your application is complete. Now you need to register in this and/or
classes. You will be given or mailed a time when you can register in
or via the telephone/web system. If you plan to register by phone,
do not attempt to register before your scheduled time. The Tel Reg
is (408) 741-2400. The web address is www.westvalley.edu/wvc If you
your time to register, you may call in or log on any weekday after your
priority time between 7- 10 p.m.
Registration -- Continuing Students ONLY
If you were registered at West Valley College during the spring
2001, you are considered to be a CONTINUING student . As such, you may
register in this class by phone or on the web according to you priority
registration time. This time will be mailed to you. Please do not
to register before your scheduled time. The Tel Reg number is (408)
The web address is www.westvalley.edu/wvc If you miss your time to
you may call in or log on any weekday after your priority time between
7- 10 p.m.
If you are already a student at the college but have not yet registered
in this class -- and it is before the semester has begun -- you
may register in this class using the telephone or web system:
741-2400 website: www.westvalley.edu/wvc
If you are already a student at the college and it is after the
semester has begun, you may contact me via e-mail to check if the
is still available. My e-mail address is: Tom_Gallup@westvalley.edu
Registration -- High School Students ONLY
For High School students. You can apply in person at the Admissions
by using FastApp (see above). If you apply using Fast App, you
also submit a Concurrent Enrollment Form. This form is available
online when you use FastApp.
FEES (for new, returning, continuing and high school students)
Fees may be charged to your credit card during the Tel Reg process.
students should include their priority mailer payment stub with
All other students need only submit payment. Payments should be
within 5 days of registration. Payment of fees can be made in person at
the Cashier's Window in the Admissions Office, or they can be mailed to
West Valley College
P.O. Box 61000
San Francisco, Ca. 94161-2731
AFTER YOU HAVE REGISTERED
Send me your e-mail
Revised January 14, 2008
by Tom Gallup, e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
West Valley College