Winter Session starts Monday, January 4. The online-only classes last just five weeks finishing up on February 7, 2021. Learn more. Los Angeles Southwest College (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.
LASC has initiated a hotline for
students to call with general questions or concerns they might have related to Los Angeles Community College District (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

LACCD has announced upcoming changes to Canvas support for students. 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 a student attends one of the workshops. Dates for the upcoming workshops are listed here.
Spring Semester begins the week of February 8 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.
Need housing? Need food? Need academic counseling? The
GATEWAYS program is available and ready to help. Reach out to them. 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 (LAX) multi-billion dollar capital improvement program with LASC's HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP). Orientation starts soon. Learn more.
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' 2020 Fall Semester meeting schedules. All students are welcome to attend the meetings.
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.