PRESIDENT'S WELCOME
LASC's Fall Semester Has Started But You Can Still Register!
Take a look at all of the opportunities we have for you in Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) Fall Semester Schedule of Classes! Fall classes started Monday, August 31, but there is still time to register. All classes will be taught online. Stay connected with us and register today!
Let Us Help Make The Most Of Your College Experience
Whether you need support with housing, better technology to learn, studying for your classes, we are here for you! LASC's top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our students. A range of programs and services are dedicated to supporting students throughout their time at LASC.
Live Chat With LASC Team Members And Get Your Questions Answered
Connect and live chat with team members from Admissions, Counseling, CalWorks and many more programs. Assistance for all students is just a click away via the online Cranium Cafe, a meeting and collaboration platform designed specifically for student support.
LASC Offering Remote Instruction And Business Operations
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, LASC is physically closed to the public, but classes will be offered through the Fall Semester in a remote learning (online) model using Canvas and all student services and business operations will be available remotely. To keep up with the latest CVOID-19 news, the impact on LASC, and how students can receive necessary support, visit the our district's FAQ page.
LASC Releases Its 2020-21 Catalog That Details Academic Policies, Procedures And More
LASC's 2020-21 Catalog has been released. In it, you’ll find detailed information about each of our programs, majors and academic departments and so much more so you can start planning for your future with us.
LASC's GATEWAYS Program To Support Students With Housing Insecurity
LASC has introduced its Gaining Access Through Education, Work, and Yielding Stability (GATEWAYS) program that will support students who are experiencing housing insecurity and homelessness.
LASC's Promise Program Application Period Extended To Sept. 15
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has announced it is reopening the enrollment for its popular L.A. College Promise program effective immediately. The new deadline to enroll now in the tuition-free Promise Program with the LASC Cougars is September 15.
Our Promise To You:
Tuition-Free Two Years
You may have questions about LASC's Promise Program, our tuition-free college program, so take a moment and check out our informational booklet that aims to answer them.
Earn A Transfer Degree In Business Administration Or Child Development In Just Two Years
Starting this Fall Semester, students can complete a degree with a transfer guarantee in two years in Business Administration (AS-T) and Early Childhood Education (AS-T). Attend an information session to get started on your pathway as part of the Pathway of Accelerated Academics for the Working Student, or PAAWS.
EOPS Will Help Students Find Needed Educational And Financial Support
LASC's Extended Opportunity Programs and Services' (EOPS) goal is to help everyone who wants to have access to quality education with the resources needed to succeed. EOPS' open application period for Fall Semester has started. Sign-up today!
CARE Program Provides Students With A Wealth Of Assistance
LASC's Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program's open application period for Fall Semester is almost over. CARE services include textbooks and school supplies, grants, counseling, informational workshops and so much more. Join CARE today.
Child Development Center Enrolling Students For New School Year
LASC's Child Development Center is now enrolling children for the new school year and welcoming back returning students. Instruction will be done in an online or remote setting. Do you have questions about the center? Check in on one of their upcoming Informational Zoom meetings on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in English and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in Spanish. The Zoom ID number is 934 4374 4972 
Dream Resource Center Has Welcome Back To School Orientation
LASC's Dream Resource Center invites you to the Undocu-Student Orientation on September 2. Meet the DRC staff and learn about in-state tuition options, the Dream Act application, resources and much more. Register today.
Guardian Scholars Program Offers Supports For Foster Youth
If you are a former or current foster youth between the ages of 16 and 30 and want to go to college, LASC’s Guardian Scholars Program can help support your academic, career, and personal goals. The program provides students with a support network with educational and financial resources for their academic success and works in collaboration with other on-campus programs to offer you additional services to help you get ahead. Apply today.
Get Your Questions Answered By Our LASC Financial Aid Staff
Get answers to your financial aid questions by calling (800) 433-3243 for step-by-step assistance with federal student aid. You can also meet with our Financial Aid team via live chat. In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, federal student loan payments are being suspended through September 30.
LACCD Update: Welcome Black Student Kickoff Set For September 9
The African American Outreach Initiative (AAOI) of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will host its Welcome Black Student Kickoff on September 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. online. The live, online event will feature student speakers, college counselor assistance, and strategic navigation tools for students to succeed at their local campus. New and continuing students are invited to participate. 
LACCD Update: Board Of Trustees To Vote On 2020-21 Budget
LACCD Board of Trustees will vote on the district's 2020-21 proposed budget at its September 2 meeting. The development of the budget, which has been greatly impacted by COVID-19, has been an evolving process beginning with Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed State Budget in January 2020 and the State Budget Development through June 2020. 
LACCD Update: Record Number Of Tech Devices Ordered For Students
LACCD is moving forward with one of the single-largest bulk orders of laptop-style devices in the history of California's community college education system to help meet the technology needs of its students, including students at LASC, to complete lessons in remote learning platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Update: Chancellor Oakley Answers Student Questions
Students were able to get answers to their questions during a town hall with state Chancellor Eloy Oakley on August 18. Two overarching themes emerged in Oakley’s responses: Community colleges need more funding to meet students’ needs, and students need to voice their concerns with local administration and governing boards.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, upcoming events at LASC's campus have had to be cancelled or rescheduled. Here are some important dates coming up:

  • September 7: Labor Day (No Classes)
  • September 13: Deadline to add a class for Fall Semester
  • September 13: Drop deadline with full refund or no fees (Full-term classes only)
  • September 13: Deadline to drop without a “W”
  • September 21: Deadline to petition for course” Credit/ No Credit