The Los Angeles Community College District's (LACCD) Emergency Operations Center has released a advisory with general safety updates, including the impact of COVID-19 on year-end holiday travel, sick leave and much more. Learn more.
Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) Annual Security Report for 2020 has been released and posted on the college's website. The Clery Act requires higher education institutions to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Learn more.
SAVE THE DATE: LASC's Spring Flex Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 5, 2021. The theme will be "Owning Our New Realities." LASC's Professional Growth Committee is looking for presenters to facilitate workshops on topics such as "Improvement of Instructional Design and Delivery," "Personal Enhancement and Wellness," "Technological Proficiency" and more. Fill out the form to be a presenter here.
LASC's Academic Senate is pleased to announce that LASC student Hyejin Yeom is the winner of a contest to create the official icon for the Academic Senate (see attached). Hyejin is majoring in psychology but also wants to pursue design. She plans to transfer to a four-year university next year and is interested in becoming a web user interface designer (UX designer). 
LACCD has announced changes to Canvas support for students and faculty starting in the 2021 Winter Session. Learn more about the changes. Canvas is the learning management system used to access online courses.
Looking to get started in the Vision Resource Center (VRC)? Check out a video on how to log-in to the center as well as another video that gives a quick demo of how to check the number of professional development hours you have for this academic year and more. Also, register now for four-week Canvas training courses that run from January 4-29. They include Introduction to Online Teaching (ITC)Introduction to OnlineTeaching and Learning (IOTL), and Humanizing Online Learning.
LASC's 2021 Winter Session and Spring Semester classes will remain predominately online due to the COVID-19 public health pandemic. Classes returning to in-person modalities during that time will only occur based on the prevailing Health Orders from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) and in accordance with the Health Department’s Reopening Protocols for Institutes of Higher Education. Learn more.
LASC has initiated a telephone
hotline for employees and students to call with any general issues or concerns they might have related to LACCD and LASC 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

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 students can live chat with our support programs this Winter Session by visiting this link. Information on resources such as housing, WiFi, and food accessibility are also available to students here.
Take a moment to catch up on more of the latest LASC news.
LASC's Academic Senate and College Council committees provide leadership for the overall direction and support of the college. Take a moment to review the committees' meeting schedules.
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