New Students



Transfer Credit

Transcripts and Diplomas

Contact Information

Phone: (805) 565-6060
Fax: (805) 565-7399
Transcript Phone line:
(805) 565-7060

Mailing Address:
Westmont College
Student Records
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Kerrwood Hall, First Floor

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
8:30am-10:15am and 11:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday:


New students and consortium visitors will receive registration instructions on July 22, 2015.

Registration instructions will be emailed to new students to their Westmont email addresses in preparation for fall registration. Please see Step 1 for instructions on username/password set up once you have confirmed through the Admissions Office.

Registration Checklist


1. Set up your Westmont College Email/WebAdvisor Username and Password.

  • Registration features will be available to you on WebAdvisor after July 1.

    • In order to access these registration features, you must reset your Westmont password.
  • How to Activate My Username and Password (Your social security number is required. If you do not have a social security number, contact for assistance.)
  • Check your Westmont email account at
  • Only use the prefix of your Westmont email address to log in to Westmont email and WebAdvisor. Do not use "" as part of your username.

2. Getting Started: Tools to Map Out Your First Semester

  • Your Academic Advisor
  • General Education at Westmont College
    • Discovering your Program Evaluation and Transcript in WebAdvisor
    • Reviewing Accepted Transfer Work
    • Westmont College Catalog

3. Mandatory Placement Exams

  • What Language/Math Class Should I Take? 
    • Take the Language Placement Exam
    • Take the Calculus Placement Exam

4. Preparing to Register for Your First Semester at Westmont

  • What Will My AP/IB scores Do for Me at Westmont? 
    • Reviewing Accepted Test Scores
  •  What Classes Should I Take?
    • Navigating WebAdvisor to View the Class Schedule
  • When Can I Register?
  • Using WebAdvisor to Select and Register for Classes

5. Discover Your “Major” Potential at Westmont College

  • How Can I Get Started on My Major Now?
    • View 4-Year Sample Plans by Major
  • Staying in Good Standing at Westmont College

6. I'm on a Waitlist. Now what?

  • Adding a Class From Your Waitlist
  • Adding & Dropping Classes

7. Stay in the Know

  • Reviewing the Academic Calendar
  • Navigating the Registrar’s page

8. Academic Advising Information

  • Prepare to call in
  • Academic Advising Contact Information

9. Order Textbooks Online after you've successfully registered for classes

  • When you have finished registering, you may purchase your textbooks.  Your online order, will be available for pick up at the Westmont Post Office; you will receive a notice in your Westmont mail box when your order is ready for pick-up.