Celebrate Black History Month throughout the month of February with the LASC Cougars! The festivities kick off with a welcome event at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, as our HBCU alumni and campus community share the purpose and pride of attending an historically black colleges and universities. Make sure to attend and participate at all of the events this month. Learn more.
LASC's Student Success Center provides free academic support services online to enhance student learning and achievement in a student-centered environment. Learn more here.
All LASC students can receive free academic tune-ups on a variety of subjects that are all just a mouse-click away with online tutoring on NetTutor in two ways:
Through Canvas by clicking on the "NetTutor" link in any Canvas shell
Click "Online Tutoring" once you've logged in here.
LASC's Spring Semester Welcome Week hosted by LASC's Associated Students Organization (ASO) on Feb. 10-11 is meant to celebrate the start of Spring Semester and invite students to join, create or re-charter a club; participate in activities; chat with ASO members; win prizes; and so much more. Learn more.
LASC will be offering many zero-textbook cost (ZTC) and open educational resources' (OER) courses this Spring Semester. All textbook and course materials for these courses can be accessed digitally for free via Canvas. The link to the textbooks are available via Canvas and will be listed on the syllabus. Learn more.
LASC's Sociology Club gives you an opportunity to meet other students, learn about sociology careers, network, discuss ideas, practice leadership, contribute to the community, and improve your resume. Learn more.
LASC in partnership with Kroger Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination center on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 2-3, and February 9-10. Initial availability is only for locals who are 65 years old and older. Register here.
In the interest in 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.
Do you LOVE Los Angeles Southwest College? We have an opportunity for YOU to be the voice of our college and show us your dynamic
personality in action as part of our first ever virtual tour -- and maybe
The Dream Resource Center will host "UndocuZoom" at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. every Wednesday during Winter Session for students, parents, and community members to connect with and build a community among LASC's undocumented population.
Community Coalition has launched a COVID-19 Communities of Color Assessment that it is encouraging South Los Angeles residents to complete. The purpose of the assessment is to help inform legislative priorities and local campaigns. Learn more.
LASC has initiated a hotline for
students to get answers to any questions or concerns they might have related to Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) or 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 COVID-19, 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 available online. Keep up with the latest CVOID-19 news with LACCD's FAQ page.
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 in an easy to understand style. Learn more.
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 tinyurl.com/LASCStudentTownHall. Dial in by calling (669) 900-6833. The meeting ID is 938 4354 5859. Receive updates and chat your questions directly to Dr. Awan.
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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' meeting schedules. All students are welcome to attend.