Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) Spring Semester begins the week of February 8 and is a great way to get started or continue toward your goal of aquiring a degree, earning a promotion, or starting a new career. Check out the schedule and plan to register. All classes will be taught online such as in Library Science, Theater, Music and more. New classes have just been added.
LASC's operations will be closed Monday, January 18, in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to reflect on Dr. King's work and the work that still needs to be done for racial equality.
LASC has a wealth of resources and support that it can offer all students and their families during this Winter Session in our virtual learning environment. Learn more. Also, changes to Canvas support have been announced. Canvas is the learning management system that students use to log into and access online courses. 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 
you can win a gift card! Learn more. 
LASC's Student Success Center provides free academic support services online to enhance student learning and achievement in a student-centered environment. Check out the center's Winter Session tutoring schedule here.
Transfers: Need help updating your Fall 2021 Cal State L.A. application? The Cal State LA Office of Admissions and Recruitment invites students to attend an upcoming Transfer Update Clinic from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, January 20, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 30. Register here.
LASC's Behavioral and Social Sciences Department will be offering engaging classes online this Spring Semester. Take a moment to check them out  and register today. The department studies the actions and behaviors of people and societies throughout history and the world in order to strengthen our communities and improve our lives.
LASC is getting ready to celebarate Black History Month throughout the month of February with several great events. Make sure to attend and participate. Learn more.

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.
The Dream Resource Center in collaboration with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is hosting free immigration consultations. If you have an immigration question, book your appointment here.
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 students are welcome to Guided Pathways'monthly Virtual Wellness Lounge on Zoom. Stop by to talk about your current thoughts, struggles, and student life. Register here.

Umoja is proud and excited to announce that they have a new partnership with Shields for Families. Learn more about the variety of services and programs that Shields for Families offers and contact our Umoja team members.
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.
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' meeting schedules. All students are welcome to attend.
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.