Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) Spring Semester begins the week of February 8. Register today to 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 Library Science, Theater, Gender Studies, Law Office Management, Music and more. New classes have just been added.
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 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.

LASC's Student Services Offices will be closed from 1-2:30 p.m. this Thursday, January 28, for mandatory training. These offices include Financial Aid, Admissions and Records, CalWORKS and more.
LASC in partnership with Kroger Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination center on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 26-27, as well as February 2-3 and 9-10. Initial availability is only for locals who are 65 years old and older. Registration is here.
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.
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 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 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 students are welcome to Guided Pathways' monthly Virtual Wellness Lounge on Zoom. Check in to talk about your current thoughts, struggles, and student life. Register here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.