COVID-19 continues to surge in California. A Regional Stay Home Order, announced December 3, prohibits gatherings of any size, closes operations except for critical infrastructure and retail, and requires 100% masking and physical distancing. Read more
Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) Logo Refresh Presidential Taskforce has been working this semester on refreshing our college’s logo. LASC employees and students now have the opportunity to select our top choice for a refreshed college logo. Learn more and vote.
The mental health counselors from LASC's Student Health Center are leading a support group on Zoom at 6 p.m. Thursdays to help students navigate finals, the cultural times we are experiencing, and personal challenges they may have. Learn more.
The California State University system has extended its Fall 2021 undergraduate application filing period to December 15. If you have questions, contact LASC's Counseling Department or the Transfer Center.
The next Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (or CARE) Check-In forum will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 9, on Zoom. This twice-a-semester workshop helps current CARE students connect with other CARE students and share beneficial resources. This forum provides a safe space for CARE students to discuss the concerns of a single, head of household parent. Learn more.
Learn about LASC's General Studies/ Undecided Pathway on Monday, December 7, on Zoom. Staff and faculty will answer your 
questions and there will be a digital gift card giveaway. Register here or learn more here.
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.
The Dream Resource Center in collaboration with the Coalition for Humane Immigrants Rights (CHIRLA) will be providing Free Virtual Immigration/Legal consultations on December 15. Learn more.
LASC will be hosting a workshop on coping with grief and loss at noon
Thursday, December 10, on Zoom. Students who are feeling sad or undertain should know they have someone to speak to! Learn more.
Do you have questions about how to find scholarly articles for your research and how to cite your sources? Attend the Library's online workshops and learn about the many Library resources and how to access them. The workshops are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 8, and at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 9. Learn more.
LASC's Career Center can set you up with great opportunities to get a chance at flexible career. The latest are an emergency dispatch operators position at South Bay Regional Public Communications Authority and warehouse positions with Amazon. Contact Damien Danielly at the Career Center for support with your application.
Zoom support hours are available for students! LASC's Distance Education Support Team is offering live Zoom support hours for students each week with our team members. If you would like to video chat with them to answer questions or get help with Canvas, click on the below links:

LASC's Spring Semester schedule has been released. Classes begin the week of February 8, 2021, and are 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 online.
LASC's Winter Session is a great way to finish school quicker and reach your goals sooner. Classes last just five weeks from January 4 to February 7, 2021. Learn more. All classes will be online such as Administration of Justice 2, Section 10850. If you want to learn about criminal law and empower yourself when confronted with situations where you have to know the law, this is the class to take.  
Complete the "Student Self-Orientation to Canvas," which includes videos that will take you through the different parts of Canvas. The self-orientation can be found here.

LASC students can access free online tutoring through NetTutor in two ways:
LASC's Sociology Professor Dr. Kristine Wright and the Sociology (SOC) 50 "Intro to Social Justice Studies" class encourages you to complete a survey on social justice issues. Share your thoughts by filling out their survey here.
LASC has initiated a telephone
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
The Student Success Center provides free academic support services to enhance student learning and achievement in a student-centered environment. Check out the center's Fall Semester schedule and make time to meet with our incredible tutors.
Don't struggle through math homework on your own. The Math Lab knows online math isn't the same as in person but the center's staff is here to help ... they love math, and want to help you! Visit the virtual Math Lab today. No appointment needed. Learn more.
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.
The 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is open for completion. Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure to complete the FAFSA as soon as possible to be eligible for the most aid. 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, Wi-Fi, and food accessibility are also available to students here.
If you have any questions about the LASC's services or classes, call (323) 274-1680 or email from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays to get them answered by our friendly support team.
Take a moment to catch up on more of the latest Los Angeles Southwest College news that impacts you!
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.
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 our 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 out to an LASC employee or department, click the buttons below to find their contact information.
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. 
LASC knows there are a lot of questions that students have about the impact the COVID-19 outbreak will have on the college. President Dr. Seher Awan is inviting all students to a virtual town hall at 11 a.m. every Friday on Zoom at Dial in by calling (669) 900-6833. The meeting ID is 938 4354 5859. Receive updates and chat your questions directly to Dr. Awan.