|SPRING 2018 CLASSES
Search and Plan your Classes Now!!
Spring 2018 classes are now available to search online.
Registration for continuing students begins November 27, but be sure to check the InSite Portal for your exact registration date and time
Look for the print version to be available soon at the Welcome Center, Bookstore, Admissions & Records, and the Brentwood Center.
Admissions & Records Reminders
Registration Reminders for Spring 2018
Registration appointments have been placed on your WebAdvisor account. For students with group 1 priority, registration begins on November 20. Please check "My Priority Registration Appointment" in WebAdvisor for the date and time that you can begin to register. For best selection of classes, it is recommended you register on your registration date.
Students who are on second semester probation or dismissal, or have over 100 degree-applicable units will receive a lower registration priority date. Students who qualify may file a
Registration Appointment and BOGW Appeal
. Please see instructions on the form.
Students who have applied for Fall 2017 graduation will receive notification of their status by November 15 in an email that will be sent to their InSite email accounts. If you have questions, please contact Admissions & Records at (925) 473-7500.
Students who plan to graduate in Spring 2018 can apply once they register for spring classes.The deadline for spring graduation is March 1, 2018. Please see your counselor to make sure you are on track.
Application for Graduation
- November 10 - HOLIDAY - Veterans Day - College Closed
- November 17 - Last day to drop with a "W" on transcripts (full term classes)
- November 23 - 25 - HOLIDAY - Thanksgiving - College Closed
- December 9-15 - Final Exams
- December 15 - Last day of instruction
- December 21 - January 2 - Winter Recess - College Closed
FINANCIAL AID TIPS & INFO
The 2018-2019 FAFSA launched on October 1st
Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible to maximize the amount of financial aid you receive.
FAFSA requires 2016 income and tax information.
If you have already filed your 2016 taxes, you can transfer your tax information directly into the FAFSA form using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT). If you're eligible, this is the fastest, most accurate way to input your tax return information.
Announcing the NEW Community College Completion Grant (CCCG)
The Community College Completion Grant (CCCG) is a financial aid award designed to encourage faster completion of degrees or certificates. The CCCG is for students attending at least 15 units per semester.
Students must be eligible for the Full Time Student Success Grant (FTSSG) and have a comprehensive education plan to be eligible.
The Financial Aid Office will determine eligibility soon. Stay tuned.
New Name, Same Great Gran
The Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) will soon be renamed the California College Promise Grant. The fee waiver program, including the application process and eligibility requirements, will remain the same.
Take Charge of Your Finances
Throughout your college journey, it's important to understand how money really works. Now is a great time to learn about making money, managing money, saving money - and how to make informed decisions about money. To help you manage your finances, the California Community Colleges system offers a free tool called
. The CashCourse resources will test your knowledge regarding your
and give you insight on topics that you can explore like budgeting, credit, and paying for school.
|FALL MUSIC SERIES
Don't miss out on this great opportunity to experience fabulous music produced by our amazing music students and faculty. The LMC Music Program
has arranged a series of events that feature LMC Music faculty and students, with some events planned in collaboration with local high school school programs. For detailed descriptions of each event, visit http://www.losmedanos.edu/music/events.asp
For more information, contact Aaron Nakaji,
Music Laboratory Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or
TEDx LOS MEDANOS COLLEGE
The Future of Everything
TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. On November 14, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Los Medanos College will hold its very own TEDx event in the Recital Hall, Room MU-720. The live presenters, many who have ties to LMC, will speak on a variety of topics that will, no doubt, spark deep discussion and connection.
For a full list of presenters, go to:
Another exciting season of LMC Basketball is about to begin, and our Men's and Women's Basketball teams have been working hard to provide us with a winning season! So deck yourself out in your best Mustang gear, come on out to the games, and cheer on your teams!
Follow us on Facebook for textbook buyback dates, rental return reminders, and chances to win new LMC merchandise!
Sign-up for SoCal and HBCU Tours!
Are you thinking of applying to schools in the Southern California area? Are you interested in applying to one of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)? To help with your transfer decision, consider taking advantage of this opportunity to travel
to each school
with fellow LMC students and e
xperience first-hand what each campus is like!
Visit UCLA, CSU Los Angeles, CSU Long Beach, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and UC Santa Barbara.
- Trip dates - January 16-20
- Application deadline - November 17, and can be found here.
Visit Xavier, Dillard, Southern, Florida A&M, Edward Waters, Morehouse, Spelman, and Clark-Atlanta.
- Trip dates - March 24-31
- Application deadline - November 17, and can be found here.
Kennedy King $10,000 Transfer Scholarship Application Now Open!
Each spring, the Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund awards two-year scholarships of $5,000 per year to Contra Costa County community college students. Eligible student will transfer in the upcoming fall or spring to junior standing in four-year accredited institutions. Application workshops and essay workshops are available!
- Live Your Dream Awards -- $1500/$2000 - Deadline: November 15
- Spotlight On You - Vocational/Career Scholarship - up to $3000 - Deadline: March 29
- Sandi Lou Back to School Scholarship - $2500 - Deadline: March 29
Additional scholarship opportunities available online at:
LMC Foundation Scholarship Application available November 17!
Los Medanos College Foundation Scholarships
are for current LMC students who are attending LMC in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. To be considered, applicants must have established an LMC GPA of 2.0 or higher. Criteria for scholarships and award amounts vary. To apply go to:
If you have questions regarding a scholarship or need assistance with a scholarship application, email Scholarship Specialist,
, or call (925) 473-7518.
BRENTWOOD CENTER NEWS
Transfer Application Workshops
Join our Transfer Services Coordinator, Rachel Anicetti, for help applying to four-year colleges on
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
No appointment is necessary! Just drop-in at the Brentwood Center, Room 9.
For questions, call Transfer Services at (925) 473-7444
Meet with a CSU East Bay Advisor
An advisor from CSU East Bay will be at the Brentwood Center on November 14 and December 5 to meet with students interested in transfer. You can make an appointment online, by phone at (925) 513-1625, or just stop by the Brentwood Center's front office for assistance.
Assessment for Spring 2018
New Student Ed Planning Workshops
Create your Education Plan to make sure you stay on track and take the classes you need! Sign up for one of our upcoming
Ed Plan Workshops
at either the Pittsburg campus or the Brentwood Center.
Financial Aid Workshops
Do you have questions about how to pay for college?
Drop-in Financial Aid Workshops
are coming to the Brentwood Center in November and December. No appointment is necessary, just drop on by!
EOPS - CalWORKS Counseling
Our EOPS/CalWORKS Counselor is here on Fridays to meet with students enrolled in those programs. To make an appointment, call (
925) 473-7480 for EOPS or (925) 473-7482 for CalWORKS.
STAY FOCUSED ON YOUR STUDIES!
The Center for Academic Support, Room 13, is here to help students meet class deadlines, finish assignments, and study for finals. Don't delay in getting the help you need! Go to the
Center for Academic Support website
for information and the schedules for one-on-one reading/writing consultants, and for drop-in tutoring.