Ralphs   and  Food 4 Less  has announced the availability of free COVID-19 drive-thru testing on LASC's campus. The opportunity is open for all but appointments need to be made here . Ralphs' pharmacy team members will conduct the tests from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 25-26, in Parking Lot 3.
LASC's Foundation will host a free virtual networking event at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, in which esteemed business and community leaders celebrate the moments that didn’t always go right as a means to inspire attendees to take action toward their goals and not wait until things are perfect. Writer, actor, and comedian Yvonne Orji as well as entrepreneurial activist Karim Webb will be guest speakers and Jasmine Akai Simpkins will be the host for this powerful event. Register today.
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ruling that the Trump Administration cannot dismantle the immigration reform program strongly supported by the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). Read reactions from Los Angeles Southwest College, LACCD and its Dream Resource Center counselors.
A federal judge ruled last week that the U.S. Department of Education could not place eligibility restrictions on California community college students to receive emergency coronavirus financial aid. Those restrictions prevented undocumented students and students in the DACA program from receiving the aid in the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act. Read more.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, LASC is closed to the public, but classes are being offered in a remote learning (online) model using Canvas and all student services and business operations will be offered online and remotely this Summer Session. Fall Semester classes will also likely be online . To keep up with the latest CVOID-19 news and the impact on LASC, visit LACCD'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.
Trio Scholars , a federally funded program designed to assist program 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.
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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, June 22, or Tuesday, June 23.
LASC's Summer Session I is here! Check out the summer schedule and plan to register for Summer Session II classes. Summer Session II is from July 20 to August 23. Summer Session I concludes on July 19. All classes will be taught online and remotely.
LASC's Behavioral and Social Sciences Department will be offering engaging classes online throughout this summer. Take a moment to check them out and register today . The department studies the actions and behaviors of people and societies throughout history and the world in order to strengthen our communities and improve our lives.
LASC Guided Pathways committee is asking students to vote on the college's meta-majors plan and the first 25 students to register will receive a digital gift card. Meta majors are collections of academic majors that have related courses. Join the committee at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, for a virtual Zoom meeting to cast your vote. Learn more.
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 Career Center will host an interactive resume workshop on Wednesday, June 24. Attendees will learn critical skills and receive hands-on tips about resume writing as well as detailed instructions and a step-by-step guide on writing effective resumes from our Career Center team.
LASC's Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) will have its open application period for Fall Semester start Monday, June 22. For more information, visit the program's webpage or check out its most recent flyer . The EOPS application can be found here .
LASC's Financial Aid office will have Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) workshops throughout the summer. Check out the times and dates here .

SAVE THE DATE: LASC's 2020 Fall Flex Days for employees will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, August 27, as well as 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, August 28. LASC's Professional Growth Committee will host Fall Flex Day on Zoom.
  • Do you need to complete your General Education requirements? Do you want a fun class that will lift your spirits? Do you want to learn how to write and perform creatively? Theater 100 is not only a requirement for your degree, but it’s also a creative and fun experience. Learn more about this class offered this Summer Session II.
  • Are you interested in learning and improving your research skills? If so, consider enrolling in this summer's Library Science 101 course to learn and improve your research skills and explore a variety of sources. This one-unit transferable course will teach you strategies to locate sources and evaluate research materials, and will guide you to use information ethically using citation styles.
  • 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.
  • 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 19. Classes will likely be taught online and remotely.
  • In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, federal student loan payments are suspended through September 30.
  • 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.
  • All Certified Nurse Assistant and Construction classes will be cancelled this fall due to the coronavirus.
  • Congratulations to our newest tenured faculty! LACCD's Board of Trustees recently approved the following LASC faculty for making tenure: Gail Amos, Stephanie Arms, Dimetros Dammena, Yancy Duncan, Jonathan Pope Evans, Lauren Evans, Martin Martirossian, Parisa Samaie, and Katrina Taylor.
  • 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.
  • Take a moment to read a new newsletter from LACCD about sustainability and climate change titled "LACCD: Sustainability."
  • 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.
  • 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 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
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.
  • A webinar "Addressing Anti-Blackness on Campus: Implications for Educators and Institutions" at 2 p.m. June 24 is open to all educators looking for concrete next steps that will address tangible strategies for addressing anti-Blackness in schools, colleges, and universities. Register today.
  • Californians are required to wear face coverings in high-risk settings as the state continues to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Gavin Newsom issued the statewide order last week. It follows new guidance from the California Department of Public Health that asymptomatic or presymptomatic people can still spread the disease.
  • Gov. Gavin Newsom recently released his revised proposed budget for 2020-21 that shows the impact of a state battered by the coronavirus and related drop in state revenues.
  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services has announced that the state and federal government have waived some reporting requirements to ensure that all individuals continue to receive their benefits. Learn more.
  • The City of Los Angeles is looking to help tenants with evictions during this COVID-19 outbreak. Check out the Renters Fact Sheet.
  • 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.