Los Angeles County has opened the COVID-19 vaccination education tier. You can click on the links below for more information about scheduling your appointment at
You may get side-effects in the first two days after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. These are normal and show that your body is learning to build up immunity. Having these types of side effects soon after vaccination does not mean that you have COVID-19. Learn more.
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Board of Trustees, Chancellor, College Presidents and executive staff stand in strong solidarity to denounce the racist acts of violence and killings that occurred last week targeting the Asian-Pacific Islander community of Atlanta, Georgia. Take a moment to read a statements from LACCD Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez here and Los Angeles Southwest College President Dr. Seher Awan here.
LACCD's Board of Trustees approved extending the Supplementary Retirement Plan (SRP) at its March 17 meeting. Eligible employees who wish to participate in the SRP have the option of resigning from the District on June 30 or December 31. Learn more. Based on the number of interested applicants, the board will vote whether or not to move forward with the SRP at its May 5 meeting.
Need to take an Introduction to Teaching with Canvas (ITC) or Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning (IOTL) course to be Distance Education certified? Sign up for your courses now in the Vision Resource Center. Click on the links below to register in the VRC. You must take ITC first followed by IOTL. ITC classes are April 12 to May 7 and May 10 to June 4. IOTL classes are from April 12 to May 7 and May 10 to June 4.
LASC's Employee Recognition Day for FY 2020-2021 will be at 1 p.m. May 20. There will be opportunity drawings, recognitions, honoring our retirees and a DJ Dance Party! We will be recognizing the Classified Professional of the Year, the Administrator of the Year, and the Student Worker of the Year. Our Academic Senate will continue to facilitate the faculty awards. Please cast your vote here.
LASC's Academic Senate Executive Committee and Officer Elections timeline and related information has been announced. The service period is 2021 to 2023. Learn more.

An upcoming Professional Development workshop will focus on "Microsoft 365 SharePoint" from 10-11 a.m. March 31. The workshop is hosted by East Los Angeles College but open to all LACCD faculty and staff. Register here and then join the virtual event live.
LASC's Health Center would like to inform students about their services by making a virtual visit to your classroom to give a brief five-minute presentation. Email them at at laschealthcenter@lasc.edu 
with dates and times that work for you. 
Know students who need support with math? LASC's online math lab is available from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays as well as 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. This opportunity is free for all LASC students. Learn more.
The filing period to petition for 2021 Spring Semester graduation or a Certificate of Completion ends Friday, March 26. Students should contact their LASC counselor to learn more at lasc.edu/counseling.
All are welcome to attend the third annual LACCD Women’s History Month Breakfast titled “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced” featuring Trustees Nichelle Henderson and Andra Hoffman at noon Thursday, March 25, on Zoom. Learn more.
The L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Community Resource Center in Inglewood has partnered with FEAST and God’s Pantry to host a drive-thru food distribution event at
Weingart YMCA Wellness & Aquatic Center from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 27, at 9900 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. The community is invited to drive-thru and pick up a bag of assorted groceries at no cost. Learn more.
The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) committee of African American Outreach Initiative (AAOI) is hosting a HBCU Speaker Panel from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Current HBCU students and alumni from various HBCUs on the panel will speak and answer questions about their experiences attending an HBCU. Learn more.
The IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Anti-racism) Community of Practice (CoP) will have its second meeting of the Spring Semester from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 26, that is open to all LASC employees. Sign up to join all sessions.
The Dream Resource Center would like to invite counselors to join the "Equity Grounded Counseling: Serving Undocumented Students Webinar" at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 25. Learn about important legislations and resources that can support you in counseling undocumented students. Register here.
To provide students with reliable, high-speed internet access — and in keeping with social-distancing directives issued by county, state, and national officials — LASC has launched “Drive-Up Wi-Fi." Students are welcome to drive to LASC, park in our parking lot and get FREE Wi-Fi! Learn more. You can also apply for a Wi-Fi hotspot here.
In celebration of Women's History Month, LASC's Gallery is pleased to present "Women and Surrealism," a three-person exhibition recognizing the creative artistry of Esmeralda Castellanos, Ruth Ferguson and Violeta Romero. Learn more.
LACCD's Lavender Graduation Celebration will be at 4 p.m. May 17 celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) student graduates. Learn more. LACCD invites students to apply to be a speaker at the event here.
LACCD’s African American Outreach Initiative program presents the 2021 Virtual Black Graduation Celebration: A Cultural Ceremony Honoring Students! The celebration is from 3-5 p.m. May 25. Learn more. Also, the AAOI committee organizing the event is looking for singers to represent LASC at the after party. Learn more about this opportunity here.
All students who have worked so hard to reach Graduation will be able to celebrate their accomplishment virtually at 4 p.m. June 8. Learn more about this year's Virtual Graduation Ceremony.
The English and Foreign Language Department Presents "Say the Word" Open Mic. Come and express yourself through spoken word from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 on Zoom.
If you have any questions, email johnsojf2@lasc.edu or learn more.
LASC's Distance Education office will have open Zoom sessions for drop-in help and assistance with Canvas and online learning. Stop by from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Thursday, and 9-11 a.m. Friday.
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.
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 such as tutoring, health and technology. Learn more. 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
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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
tinyurl.com/TownHallatLASC or by phone at (669) 900-6833. Meeting ID is 924 9400 3345.