- Academic Counseling and Guidance
The university’s academic counseling services assist students in reaching their educational goals by:
– providing orientation for a successful academic experience at Western Covenant University; – helping to clarify career and academic goals, and assisting with course selection and program planning
- Health Care Services
The University does not provide full-service. The University provides assistance to students in acquiring health insurance.
- Student Housing
Western Covenant University is a nonresidential university, i.e., the University does not provide on or off-campus student housing. There is abundant local housing in the vicinity of the University, and there are numerous private housing agencies that can assist students in finding housing. Area and local newspapers, and special free publications also provide extensive information about available housing in the area.
- Student Lounge
There is a student lounge which has tables and chairs for eating, studying, and relaxing. The lounge is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven, water dispenser, vending machines, and coffee maker for students to use in preparing meals or snacks. Students are encouraged to use the student lounge for visiting, relaxing or studying in an atmosphere where conversation and discussion are encouraged.
- Library/Learning Resources
The Western Covenant University library houses a representative collection of books, periodicals and journals in the disciplines relevant to the university’s course offerings and programs.
With the growth of the University, the library’s collections are continually being updated and expanded to meet the needs of new programs and curricula. WCU students also have access to the university’s on-line library system, Small Library Solutions (SLS), which can be accessed anywhere and at anytime by students with their laptop computers. The SLS provides WCU students with library services similar to large on-campus libraries.
On-site Non-free parking is available for students. Handicapped parking for physically challenged students is conveniently located near the facility.
The University library is open between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday — Friday. The library is closed on Saturday and Sundays.
- Student Record Retention Policy
Record Retention Period Students’ applications for admission Five yrs. High school transcripts Five yrs. Transcripts from prior colleges/ universities attended Permanent (50 yrs.) Registration forms Five yrs. Add/drop forms Five yrs. WCU transcripts Permanently Application for graduation Five yrs. Change of grade form Five yrs. Grade report forms Five yrs.
- Student records are confidential and are maintained and released in accordance with applicable law, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, Public Law 93-380, as amended (commonly referred to as the Buckley Amendment). To comply with this law, WCU must have written permission from the student in order to release any information from a student’s education record.
Transcripts, Certificate of Enrollment, and Certificate of Graduations may be ordered and picked up in person at the Office of Admissions and Records. Please be sure to have a valid ID, i.e. driver’s license, state-issued identification card, or passport.
Alternatively, Transcripts, Certificate of Enrollment, and Certificate of Graduations may also be ordered by mail. Send your completed WCU Transcript Request Form.
Western Covenant University
Office of Admissions and Records
680 Wilshire Pl., Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Whether you place an order in person or by mail, please allow 5-7 days for processing. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 293-1771.