New Students

Process for Incoming Students
  1. Complete an application to West Valley College.
  2. Obtain necessary documents needed for college from high school or medical professional.
  3. Complete an application to the Disability and Educational Support Program.
  4. Upload documents to the application. For additional help, please email despFREEWEST_VALLEY
  5. Email or call DESP to make a counseling appointment to complete the intake for the program and to discuss course placement and scheduling.

All DESP information is available in alternate formats upon request.

How to Apply to DESP


2021 On-to-College Orientation Virtual Workshops

Important information for First Year California College Students will be presented:

  • Applying to West Valley College/DESP
  • DESP services and classes
  • West Valley College classes and programs
  • AA/AS/ADT degree, transfer and career programs
  • Self-Guided Placement
  • Educational Plan
  • Financial Aid

Event Dates

Date Time Zoom
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 13, 2021 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Last Updated 11/3/20