The Los Angeles Fire Department will be setting up a COVID-19 vaccination distribution site on Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) campus in Parking Structure 8 starting April 5-6 to provide vaccinations to individuals in eligible tiers. Appointments will be available through
vaccination site will operate up to six days a week and participants will enter/exit campus via the Denker Avenue gate. The specific vaccine that will be offered has not been announced. 
On Monday, March 29, there will be a town hall webinar hosted by Los Angeles City College with medical professionals who will be answering your questions about COVID-19 vaccinations. All are invited to attend to the 2 p.m. webinar. Learn more.
Los Angeles Community Coillege District's (LACCD) Chancellor Francisco Rodrigiez says the district has reached several key milestones regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and also shared some important updates about what may be ahead for the District in a recent email to employees. Learn more.
The next book discussion of "Leadership & Self-Deception" is from 8-9 a.m. and from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 16. By popular demand, the future discussions will be extended by 30 minutes. The second part of the book will be discussed. Register for the 8 a.m. discussion  or the noon discussion.
LACCD's Joint Labor-Management Benefits Committee & The Human Resources Division-Health Benefits Unit has published its Spring 2021 Employee Health Benefits Newsletter, which includes benefit and wellness information. If you have additional questions on your employee benefits, email
LACCD's Board of Trustees approved extending the Supplementary Retirement Plan (SRP). 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.
LASC's Academic Senate Executive Committee and Officer Elections voting period is from Monday, March 29, to Friday, April 2. The service period is from 2021 to 2023. Learn who the candidates are.

A four-week course on "Equity & Culturally Responsive Online Teaching" will be available for all LACCD employees from April 12 to May 9. This course will guide you through a critical journey of becoming an equity-minded educator with the goal of cultivating inclusive experiences that empower all students to achieve their full intellectual capacity. Learn more.
LASC's 2021 Summer Session Schedule of Classes has been released. Take a look at all of the opportunities in our schedule. Summer Session classes are in two parts: Summer Session I is from June 14-July 18 and Summer Session II is from July 19-August 22. All classes will be taught remotely. Learn more.
Check out this upcoming professional development opportunity of the “Teaching and Learning Series” – Part 2 at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 1 that will be titled "Engaging
Diverse Students Through Active Pedagogy." A question-and-answer session will follow. In this session, participants will discover the answer to the perennial question, "How do we engage diverse learners?" Learn more.
LASC's Health Center would like to inform students about their services by making a virtual visit to classrooms to give a brief five-minute presentation. Email them at at 
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.
LASC's Library is hosting two research skills workshops at 3 p.m. Monday, March 29, and 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, on Zoom. The sessions will cover proven strategies to conduct research, how to find sources by searching databases, and how to cite them. Learn more.
LASC's Child Development Department will have an information session on its Student Success & Support Initiative from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 1. CDSSSI is designed to offer Child Development students resources, support, counseling, university transfer preparedness, career exploration, and professional development. Learn more.
Sometimes the difference between you and another candidate getting the interview is a great resume. The Child Development Department has organized a workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, to provide students with tips on how to write an effective resume and cover letter. Learn more.
An upcoming Professional Development workshop will focus on "Microsoft 365 SharePoint" from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 31. The workshop is hosted by East Los Angeles College but open to all LASC faculty and staff. Register here and then join the virtual event live.
LACCD's Distance Education will have a webinar titled "Making Zoom More Engaging" from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 29. Start using chat prompts, collaborative documents, reaction buttons, and more! Register in the Vision Resource Center
LACCD's Distance Education will have a webinar titled "Zoom FUN-ctions  from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 30. Explore various Zoom functions to make your meetings fun and interactive. Register in the Vision Resource Center.
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.
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 students are invited to take part in a virtual job fair from noon to 3 p.m. May 7. Connect with more than 40 employers from different industries with entry to experienced level positions. If you have questions, email Learn more.
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 or 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.
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 or by phone at (669) 900-6833. Meeting ID is 924 9400 3345.