Some of Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) online operations will be available this Monday and Tuesday, December 28-29, and all services will be closed from Wednesday through Friday, December 30-31 and January 1, for the New Year's Day holiday.
Need housing? Need food? Need academic counseling? The 
GATEWAYS program is available and here to help. Reach out to them. Learn more.
Spring Semester begins the week of February 8, 2021, and is a great way to get started or continue toward your goal of getting the education you need to acquire your degree, earn a promotion, or start a new career. Check out the schedule and plan to register. All classes will be taught online.
Winter Session is a great way to finish school quicker and reach your goals sooner. The online-only classes last just five weeks starting January 4 and finishing February 7, 2021. Learn more.
Register soon for Careers for a Cause, which provides virtual social services pre-apprenticeship training. The eight-week online pre-employment training program offered by LASC prepares South L.A. residents to compete for careers in social services. Participants will receive a stipend and case management to support their participation in the training. Learn more.
Start your journey toward a rewarding construction career in support of Los Angeles International Airport's multi-billion dollar capital improvement program with LASC's HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP). Orientation starts soon. Learn more.
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has announced upcoming changes to Canvas support starting January 1, 2021 for students and faculty. Canvas is the learning management system that students use to log into and access online courses. Learn more.
All LASC students who have been disqualified for financial aid due to Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) must attend a SAP workshop. Extension petition forms will be reviewed after you attend one of the workshops. Learn more about the upcoming workshop dates.
LASC's Financial Aid Office encourages students to utilize GetAnswers, an online library of short 60-90 second videos accessible on-demand. GetAnswers' videos detail complex financial aid information to current and prospective students in an easy to understand style. Learn more.
LASC has initiated a hotline for
students to call with 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 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays at (323) 274-1680 or by emailing
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 by visiting this link in the Winter Session. Information about resources such as housing, Wi-Fi, and food accessibility are also available to students here.
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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. All students are welcome to attend the meetings.
Plan your schedule and other activities around LASC's academic calendar.
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There are many employment opportunities available in our surrounding community. Take a moment and check them out.
One of the best and often most underused ways to get money for college is through scholarships! You could receive hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in national, statewide, and local scholarships.