The L.A. County Department of Public Health says the “Education” section for COVID-19 vaccine appointments should open in about
two weeksThe ”Education” section includes faculty and staff, but not students. Appointments likely will be limited during the next couple of months due to shortages in vaccine supplies.
LASC will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, in recogntion of Presidents' Day. Classes and operations will resume Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Celebrate Black History Month in February with LASC! The activities have something for everyone. Learn more about all of the upcoming events. Also, take a moment to read a letter from Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez, Ph.D., about Black History Month here.
LASC's annual Odessa Cox forum named in honor of LASC's principal founder Mrs. Odessa Cox will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17. Because of Odessa Cox, LASC opened its doors on September 11, 1967. This year, we will celebrate her legacy via Zoom with a theme of "Find A Way Or Make A Way." Learn more and register to attend.
Susan Peterson, a custodian at LASC and long-time employee in LACCD, recently passed away from natural causes. Susan was well respected and adored by her colleagues as she was authentic and a straight shooter, but she also developed great relationships across the campus thanks to her personality that was affable and many times hilarious. She was set to retire this June.
Former LASC Professor Reginald Dwayne Brown passed away Jan. 19 from COVID-19 complications. Brown developed the curricula for students and taught them to write scenes, record and edit film for the Certificate in Digital Cinematography from 2005 to 2013 at LASC. Learn more.
LASC is excited to launch its Program Pathways Mapper! The online mapper details academic opportunities at LASC in a concise manner while providing students with a clear roadmap of classes they need to graduate. Think of it as the college catalog, but customizable for each LASC student. Learn more.
To provide students with reliable, high-speed internet access — and in keeping with social-distancing directives issued by county, state, and national officials — LASC is launching “Drive-Up Wi-Fi." Learn more.
LASC's Associated Students Organization has openings for executive board and commissioner positions. Also, applications are being accepted to serve as the student trustee on LACCD's Board of Trustees. Learn more.
LACCD is hosting several webinars in the weeks ahead to support Distance Education teaching. For a full list of the upcoming webinars, visit here. The webinars are updated frequently, so keep checking back.
LACCD's Board of Trustees on February 3 unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Francisco C. Rodriguez, Ph.D. as chancellor and chief executive officer for the largest community college district in the nation. Learn more.
In celebration of Black History Month, LASC's Art Gallery is pleased to present “Agency: Reclamation of Our Stories” - a solo virtual exhibition by Gena Rynae Smith. Smith opens the exhibition on Monday, Feb. 15. To view exhibition, visit the Gallery's Facebook page.
LASC's Professional Development Committee will present a "Teaching & Learning Series" this Spring Semester. The workshops include "Using the Brain Science to Teach Diverse Learners" at 3 p.m. March 4, "Engaging Diverse Students through Active Pedagogy" at 3 p.m. April 1, and "Effective Assessment Strategies for Student Success" at 3 p.m. April 29. Register here.
Contact tracing helps to slow the spread of COVID-19. Tracing means finding and talking to people who are infected with COVID-19 and then finding and talking to all the people they may have interacted with. LASC has a form for you to fill out if you know someone who had COVID-19. When completed, send the form to LACCD's Emergency Operations Center. The form can be accessed here.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, LASC's campus is closed to the public, but almost all classes are offered in a remote learning (online) model using Canvas and all student services and business operations will be offered online. Keep up with the latest CVOID-19 news with LACCD's FAQ page.
LASC's Spring Semester information guide for students details support and resources available to students such as tutoring, health and technology. Learn more. LASC students can live chat with our support programs this semester by visiting this link. Information on resources such as housing, WiFi, and food accessibility are available here.
In the interest of furthering the educational objectives of students, LASC's Library will make available a Google Chromebook or Surface GO for one academic year for a student actively enrolled at the college. Learn more.

LASC has a telephone hotline for employees to call with any general issues or concerns they might have related to operations as well as the impact of COVID-19. Contact the FreshDesk/FreshCaller hotline in the Winter Session from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays at (323) 274-1680 or
LASC will serve as a polling place for the upcoming state Senate District 30 election. Voters can cast their ballots from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting Saturday, February 20, to March 1 as well as from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Election Day, March 2. Candidates running to fill this seat can be viewed here.
LASC's Career and Technical Education program is excited to announce the "Hot Jobs and Skills" series! The South Los Angeles community is all invited to these engaging events to learn about in-demand jobs, who is hiring, and what skills you need for the future of work. Learn more or register here for the kickoff event at noon Friday, Feb. 19, on Zoom.
LACCD is inviting all employees to several meetings this week on Zoom including the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Black/African American Student Affairs at noon Tuesday, Feb. 16, DACA/Immigration Task Force at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, and the Sheriff’s Oversight Committee at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19
LASC's Guided Pathways program is looking to hire students to support their efforts this Spring Semester. A virtual information session will be from 2-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Learn more.
Students are invited to learn how being a TRiO Scholars program participant can help them achieve their educational transfer goals from 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through March 17 on Zoom. Learn more.
Students are welcome to join one of the LASC Library's Canvas workshops to learn how to effectively use Canvas this Spring Semester. Workshops are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16; 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17; and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Learn more.
All LASC students are invited to a workgroup put on by our Guided Pathways program to have their voice be heard to shape the future of the college at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, and February 24. Learn more. There will also be a free digital gift card giveaway.
Cal State Los Angeles' Office of Admissions and Recruitment invites students to attend its virtual Black Excellence at Cal State LA event at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. Register here.
Students interested in learning more about Open Educational Resources in their field of study can get answers every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. on Zoom. Learn more.
LASC's Dream Resource Center will be hosting a virtual California Dream Act workshop at noon Tuesday, Feb. 16, to assist students with their Dream Act application prior to the March 2 deadline. Learn more.
LASC counselors will be available to assist students with registration and educational plans via live chat from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, on Cranium Cafe. Learn more.

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LASC's President Dr. Seher Awan is inviting all employees to a virtual town hall at 2:30 p.m. every Tuesday to receive updates and chat questions to her. The Town Hall can be accessed via Zoom at or by phone at (669) 900-6833. Meeting ID is 924 9400 3345. Recent town halls can be viewed here.