The Los Angeles Community College District has announced it is seeking a new security services contract after failing to reach an agreement on a contract with the Sheriff’s Department, which has provided services to its campuses, including LASC, for 19 years. Learn more.
LASC will have a special on-campus Thanksgiving food distribution event for its students at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 24. As part of this effort, LASC is looking to give gift cards to students. Please consider donating to this effort at this link or learn more.
Please remember that wearing facial coverings and following all Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) safety advisories and current health orders from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health during the COVID-19 pandemic are mandatory. Read more.
LASC employees can borrow free-standing computer monitors, office chairs, and other classroom tools that might be needed to work from home. Submit your request here. Once approved, you will also need to fill out the return to campus form here.
An upcoming Microsoft 365 Overview Workshop will provide an interactive learning environment focused on hands-on collaboration to drive excitement, discovery, and knowledge around the power of Microsoft Solutions. Register for the 9 a.m. Friday, November 20, workshop at this link.
LACCD will be providing Online Learning Workshops throughout November. The next one is titled "Zoom 101: Zoom Basics" led by Joanna Zimring-Towne at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 18. Register for this session at this link. o
LACCD'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.

If you have questions about the work of LACCD's Emergency Operations Center, check out its recovery plan, policies and other information at this link. Past and future safety advisories produced by the EOC can be found here.

LACCD has several webinars scheduled in the weeks ahead to support faculty with their online instruction. Learn more. Do you have general Canvas/online learning questions and requests? Email for support.

OneDrive for Business and Microsoft 365 make it easy to access, share, and collaborate on files from anywhere. The next workshop on OneDrive will be from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, November 19. Register today.
LASC's Distance Education support team of Assistant Professor Gail Amos, Counselor Brandy Robinson, and Associate Professor Travis DuBry will be available for faculty through Zoom at the following times:
LACCD's Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will have standing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) training for hiring committee members and EEO representatives during the Fall Semester. Training is open to all employees, but an RSVP is required. The next training starts at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 19. Learn more.

In an effort to assist faculty with locating Open Educational Resources (OER) for their courses, LASC's OER Liaison is holding open office hours on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join the OER Zoom session every Wednesday here. Meeting ID is 984 0491 1893. For more information, contact
You can now add Library Research Guides and other library tools into your Canvas course. This is possible by using External Tools in Canvas. Follow the instructions on the faculty tab from the library webpage. LASC Librarians have created a series of subject specific research guides to help students with their research. See the list of subject guides on the Library A-Z Research Guides. For any questions or assistance with embedding library resources into your course, contact
LASC has initiated a telephone
hotline for employees and students to call with any general issues or concerns they might have related to the LACCD and LASC operations as well as the impact of COVID-19. Contact the FreshDesk/FreshCaller hotline from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays at (323) 274-1680 or
LACCD will provide hands-on beginner, intermediate and expert SAP training as well as eBTA training for initiators and approvers for LASC employees. Learn more. 
LACCD's African American Outreach Initiative program, in collaboration with California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee Agreement to HBCUs, will present the Fall's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Virtual Tour from Monday through Thursday, November 16-19. Learn more.
Make sure students don't miss LASC's free opportunity to connect with companies looking for interns and professionals at the college's Virtual Job Fair at 10 a.m. Tusday, November 17. Learn more.
Students are welcome to learn about the Arts, History, and Languages Pathway at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, on Zoom. Learn more.
LASC's Student Health Center is offering 100 free flu shots. After they are all gone, they will be $5. Students should schedule their appointment today. Learn more.
LASC's Student Sucess Center will have Linear Function Review Workshops to review the process of two linear functions. The next workshop is at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 19, on Zoom. Learn more.
Reading Comprehension and Critical Thinking Student Workshops will be put on by the Student Success Center throughout November. The next workshop will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, to discuss "Developing Academic Vocabulary." Learn more.
LASC's Student Success Center will host Conversational English Language workshops throughout November on Zoom. Attendees will practice speaking English while talking about their careers, college, cooking, exercise, and more.
The next workshop is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 18. Learn more.
LASC's Transfer Center is ready to assist students throughout the process of transferring to a university. The Transfer Center will provide students with the information and resources they'll need to smoothly and successfully transfer to a four-year institution. There are workshops every week. Learn more.
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 has a wealth of virtual classroom support available for students this Fall Semester. Learn more. Also, students can live chat with our support programs by visiting this link. 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' 2020 Fall Semester meeting schedules.
This Fall Semester, LASC will have an “Administrator On Duty” on Zoom from 5-8 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays to ensure everything is running smoothly with online instruction and support services. If you encounter any issues, contact the administrator on Zoom and they will provide assistance.
Plan your schedule and other activities around LASC's academic calendar.
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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 Last week's town hall can be viewed here.