Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) new “Student Support Hub” web page in Canvas will provide all students with an area where they can easily access the most widely-used campus support services so that they don’t have to leave the course shell and can find everything conveniently located in one place. Learn more.
All Summer Session II classes will be taught online and remotely using Canvas. Students should take a moment to review helpful information and resources provided by Jessica Drawbond, LASC's Distance Education Coordinator, to achieve success during this session. Learn more .
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, LASC's campus is closed to the public, but classes are offered in a remote learning (online) model using Canvas and all student services and business operations will be offered online and remotely during Summer Session II. Fall Semester classes will also be online . To keep up with the latest CVOID-19 news and the impact on LASC, visit Los Angeles Community College District's FAQ page .
Connect and live chat with team members from Admissions, Counseling, CalWorks and many more programs on campus by visiting this link . 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's Career Center will be hosting an Interactive Resume Workshop that will help students build or modify their resume from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 29, in the virtual Cranium Cafe. Log into Cranium Cafe through the student portal, locate Career Center Director Damien Danielly under the Student Services Directory, and register for the workshop. Learn more.
LASC students who borrowed books, laptops, or any other items from LASC's Bookstore, Child Development Department, Library, or the Promise program during the 2020 Spring Semester are asked to return these rental items to campus from noon to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28. Learn more .
Guidelines and processes for faculty and staff to return to campus to collect items necessary to continue to work remotely have been announced. Faculty and staff may request access to campus under these guidelines .

Take a look at all of the opportunities we have for you in our Fall Semester Class Schedule ! Fall Semester starts August 31 and lasts through December 20. Classes will be taught online and remotely.


LASC's  Career Pathways and Job Center  will have a  Mock Interview Workshop  from 10:30 a.m. to noon August 12. Register to learn strategies for a successful job interview. Log into Cranium Cafe through the student portal, locate Career Center Director Damien Danielly under the Student Services Directory, and register for the workshop.
LASC's Career Center will be hosting a virtual Career Assessment Workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon August 19. Undecided student: Come get support choosing a major. Students with a major: Come find out all the information you need to know about the career that works for you. The center has support for everyone.
LASC's women's basketball team is looking for players for the upcoming season . If you are interested or if you know someone who may be interested, contact head coach Cortney Booker at bookercl@lasc.edu . The Cougars have made great progress in their rebuilding efforts in the past two years. Season starts in early 2021.
LASC's Child Development Center is now enrolling children for the new school year or welcoming back returning students. Take some time to fill out an enrollment application here . Informational Zoom meetings will be Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in English and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in Spanish. The Zoom ID number is 934 4374 4972 Learn more.
As LASC continues to offer its courses remotely in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Internet access will be required for participation in many class activities. Several organizations offer low-cost Internet access to students. Contact information for the providers is provided here.
LACCD is working with the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority to help students with housing issues.  The Campus Peer Navigator Program aims to connect students who are experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness with resources that can end their housing crisis.  Learn more.
The Dream Resource Center in collaboration with Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) will be providing a "Getting Papers" workshop at noon on August 6 in which participants can learn about different immigration options. Join and learn all of the options available for you. Register here .
LASC knows there are a lot of questions that students have about the impact the COVID-19 outbreak will have on the college. President Dr. Seher Awan is inviting all students to a virtual town hall  at 11 a.m. every Friday to receive updates and chat questions to her. For more information,  visit here.
 LASC's Extended Opportunity Programs and Services' (EOPS) open application period for Fall Semester has started. For more information, visit the program's webpage or check out its most recent flyer . The EOPS application can be found here .
Need a fast answer to your question? LASC's librarians are one click away! Click on the "Chat with a Librarian" icon on the library page to chat with one of the Librarians!
The California Community College Athletic Association Board of Directors has approved the implementation of a contingency plan that would provide a return to intercollegiate athletics for the 2020-21 academic year that shifts all sports, including football, to the spring season. At this time, you can plan to see LASC's football as well as men's and women's basketball teams play again this spring. Learn more.
LASC's Associated Students Organization held its virtual swearing-in ceremony for its new 2020-21 executive board on July 17. The board consists of Teissy Angel Ramirez, President; Kenneth Sanchez, Executive Vice President; Javiyan Jones, Administrative Vice President; Michelle Booker, Secretary; Humzah Farrukh, Treasurer; and Selena Lopez, Chief Justice. Meet the board .
Despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all students who need support from our staff at the Student Health Center can still receive it . To reach the center, contact the Mosaic Family Care office at  (323) 226-9042 . Students can also email the office at  info@mosaicfamily.care . Learn more .
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has released a Framework for Racial Equity and Social Justice . The document speaks to the values of LACCD and directs specific action steps and commitments that will allow its colleges and the district to actively build anti-racist organizational capacity and resilience, and move toward a more socially and racially-just academic community, Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez says.
SAVE THE DATE:  LASC's 2020 Fall Flex Day for employees will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon August 27, as well as 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 28. LASC's Professional Growth Committee will host Fall Flex Day on Zoom.
SAVE THE DATE:  LASC's Employee Recognition Day will thank employees for their hard work throughout the year and to show them how much they are valued. This year's ceremony will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. August 27 on Zoom.
  • The July 2020 edition of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges' Rostrum includes an article written by LASC's Arts and Humanities Department Chair Katrina Taylor titled "Gitcho' Mind Right: Why Confronting Unconscious Bias Must Become an Actionable Item." Take a moment to read the article here or read the entire publication here, which includes writings from several Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) faculty members.
  • LACCD's Board of Trustees this month took a bold, forward-looking step as pro-environment stewards to eliminate the District’s carbon-energy use, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to protect the vulnerable communities the District serves from the negative impacts of the climate change crisis with the adoption of its Clean Energy and Sustainability resolution. Learn more.
  • Students needing assistance with an Emergency Withdrawl should always email LASC's Admissions and Records Department at admissions@lasc.edu. For more information on EWs, visit this link.
  • LASC's Theatre Program was recently recognized nationally by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for their production of "Criminal," an incredibly powerful and moving piece. Learn more about this important work. "Criminal" was recognized with the following accolades: The Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Award, Outstanding Production Ensemble, and Outstanding Company-Generated Work.
  • LASC's Trio Scholars, a federally funded program designed to assist participants in achieving their educational goals, has released its Graduation/Transfer Celebration newsletter highlighting its graduates. The graduates are fighters who have overcame extreme adversity and will continue to fight for their future. The TRiO Scholars office is extremely proud of the students and encourage them to be tenacious and continue to accomplish their dreams.
  • During the COVID-19 outbreak, there will be no on-campus activities/events at any of the nine LACCD colleges, including LASC. There will be no gatherings of more than two people and they will need to exercise social distancing of at least six feet apart. Read more.
  • In response to the City of Los Angeles' Worker Protection Order, all LACCD and LASC employees should utilize cloth face coverings when on District property for employee protection against COVID-19. Vendors should also know that face coverings are required on campus. Read more.
  • All Certified Nurse Assistant and Construction classes will be cancelled this fall due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).
  • LASC's Dream Resource Center is proud to support Immigrants Rising's Virtual Wellness Gatherings to help undocumented young people stay connected to one another. Connect every Sunday and Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. via Zoom or phone. Read more.
  • LASC's Business Office will be mostly operating remotely in the weeks ahead. Business Office staff will be working on campus on Thursdays but only from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you have questions about your student account, refunds, holds, online payments, or Bank Mobile, send an email to lascbocounter@lasc.edu
  • LAW 14: Law Office Management 3 will be offered in Fall Semester. This course applies document production skills based on litigation techniques and strategies. Lectures and activities will examine electronic discovery; ethics; electronic document production; legal timekeeping and billing and litigation management. Students will prepare complaint forms and discovery documents.
  • There will be three Computer Technology classes offered in the Fall Semester. Register today.
  • Computer Technology Basics, CT 01. Section #21401. Online. Three units.      
  • Devices, Electronics 08. Section #11060 and #11067. Lecture and lab. Four units online
  • Computer Servicing and Electronics 111. Section #11173 and #11178. Online. Lecture and Lab. Four units online.
Increased anxiety is absolutely normal right now. Here are some ways to receive support.
  • All of the providers and staff at LASC's Student Health Center operated by Mosaic Family Care are committed to supporting the health and mental health needs of all students. Students who need support from the center should contact the Mosaic Family Care office at (323) 226-9042. Students can also email info@mosaicfamily.care.
  • Students can visit StayEnrolled.com to get the latest information and updates related to financial aid, transfer and career education. Current and prospective students will find specific resources and support services available.
  • The California Youth Crisis line runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (800) 843-5200.
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides confidential assistance to anyone in crisis and their loved ones through a live chat and free 24-hour hotline at (800) 273-8255. You can also text the Crisis Text Line at 741741.
  • LGBTQ students can contact the Trevor Project by calling (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678678 for 24/7 information.
  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline is available from 1-9 p.m. daily at (800) 273-8255.
  • Call or text the Victims of Crime Resource Center at (800) 842-8467 for help.
  • Los Angeles County is offering mental health services for individuals suffering loneliness or anxiety amid the pandemic and have set up a number to call for resources. The Department of Mental Health can be contacted 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (800) 854-7771.
  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services is aware of the financial impact that the Coronavirus is having on the health and financial well-being of County of Los Angeles residents. The department has provided these resources to help residents who may be experiencing financial challenges due to the pandemic.
  • To assist residential renters who have been economically impacted by the Coronavirus, the Mayor and the City Council have adopted tenant protections on evictions and rent increases in the City of Los Angeles.
  • Curious about how other students and/or colleges across the state are handling the move online? Want to share your own experience, too? Stop by 3CSN’s Wayfinding Online Series on Zoom at 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
  • In order to keep patients and healthcare providers safe, drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites are available across Los Angeles County. If you’re experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever, fatigue, and shortness of breath, here is where to find a testing site near you.