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:


Online Registration for New Students for Fall Semester 2014 will open up on August 11-14, 2014.

Registration instructions will be emailed to new and transfer students on Thursday, July 24 to their Westmont email addresses. 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.

  • StartingJune 1, 2014, you must reset your password in order to access student features on WebAdvisor (you may use the same password as before).

  • How to Activate My Username and Password
  • 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. 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 Language/Math Class Should I Take? 
    • Language Placement Exam FAQ
    • Take the Calculus Placement Exam
  •  What Classes Should I Take?
    • Navigating WebAdvisor to View the Class Schedule
  • When Can I Register?
  • Using WebAdvisor to Select and Register for Classes

4. 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

5. Changing Your Classes After Meeting With Your Academic Advisor

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

6. Stay in the Know

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


7. Academic Advising

The Student Records Office is here to support you as you transition to Westmont and during your journey here as a student.

  • The academic advising hotline will open one week prior to fall registration. Check back here for details.

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