As new COVID-19 cases remain at significant levels, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures. In the new order that goes into effect on Monday, November 30, residents are advised to stay home as much as possible and always wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when they are outside their household and around others. Learn 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 Distance Education training session on VoiceThread will show attendees how to use the service to upload, share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos. Over 50 different types of media can be used in VoiceThread. The session will led by George Haines at 11 a.m. Friday, December 4. Register here.
Canvas Studio is a communication tool that allows instructors and students to actively collaborate through video and audio media.
Learn more at a workshop led by DeAnna Gossett at 1 p.m. Friday, December 4, on Zoom. Register here.

Learn more about Open Educational Resources (OER) at a 11 a.m. Friday, December 4, workshop. These free resources can be used to replace costly textbooks for students. Register in Zoom.
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. The next training starts at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 3. Training is open to all employees, but an RSVP is required. Learn more.

Starting in winter 2021, there will be a new Rich Content Editor in Canvas. The RCE is in the toolbar area in Canvas and allows users to edit text, add links and images, and much more. Learn more at an upcoming workshop at 10 a.m. December 11. Register here.
Want to host a virtual event?! The Hopin platform is up and running! If you have a virtual event that you would like to host, contact LASC's Event Coordinator Jen Shetland at and/or fill out an information form here.
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 Los Angeles Community College District's (LACCD) 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.

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
There will be several upcoming Canvas training courses offered in the Vision Resource Center. Register now for four-week Canvas training courses that run from January 4-29, 2021. They include Introduction to Online Teaching (ITC), Introduction to Online, Teaching and Learning (IOTL), and Humanizing Online Learning.
All LASC students are invited to a student forum from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, December 4. Students will be able to share their concerns, hopes, and thoughts about LASC on Zoom with college administrators. Learn more.
LASC's Career and Technical Education program invites all students to an upcoming "How To Be More Agile & Streamline Your Business During Pandemic Times" networking event at noon Friday, December 4, on Zoom. Learn more and register.
The Dream Resource Center will host a workshop on mental health along with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health at noon Tuesday, December 1. 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.
The Dream Resource Center will host "UndocuZoom" at 11 a.m. every Thursday for students, parents, and community members to connect with and build a community among LASC's undocumented population. Learn more.
Students are welcome to learn about the Business and Entrepreneurship Career and Academic Pathway at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 1. Register here or learn more here.

The mental health counselors from LASC's Student Health Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 3, are leading a support group on Zoom to help students navigate finals, the cultural times we are experiencing, and personal challenges they may have. Learn more.
The students of LASC's SOC 50 class will be facilitating a SPEAK OUT on "Justice For All Genders" that will discuss women deserving fair treatment and same pay for the same job at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 2, on Zoom. All students are encouraged to attend. 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.
If you need to reach an LASC employee or department, click the buttons below to find this information.
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.