LASC's Associated Students Organization has openings for executive board and commissioner positions. Also, applications are being accepted to serve as the student trustee on the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Board of Trustees. Learn more.
The Student Health Center invites all students to join its weekly support group. This is a chance to chat casually with other students about issues that concern you, whether they are academic, environmental, or personal. The center has two professional facilitators, one male and one female, one of whom is Spanish speaking. Learn more.
Are you familiar with LASC's resources and want to help other students find them? Get paid to do so with the college's ambassadors program. Email with your resume. Must have a 2.0 GPA and be a current student. Deadline to apply is March 22. Learn more.
Do you want to help students find what they need to be successful at LASC? The college is looking to hire peer-to-peer guides to create the best Southwest! LASC is looking to hire asap. Must have a 2.0 GPA and be a current LASC student. Email your resume to by March 22. Learn more.
LASC's English and Foreign Languages Department will host its semi-annual "Say The Word" open mic competition for rap, poetry and art at 11 a.m. April 28 on Zoom. Learn more.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, LASC's Art Gallery is pleased to present "Women and Surrealism," a three-person exhibition recognizing the creative artistry of Esmeralda Castellanos, Ruth Ferguson and Violeta Romero. Learn more.
To provide students with reliable, high-speed internet access — and in keeping with social-distancing directives issued by county, state, and national officials — LASC is launching “Drive-Up Wi-Fi.” Drive to LASC, park in our parking lot and get FREE Wi-Fi! Learn more.
The California Campus Catalyst Fund in partnership with Harder+Company Community Research are conducting a survey to understand the campus’s support for undocumented students and their families. The Dream Resource Center encourages your participation to lift up how our college has been supporting undocumented students! Click here to access the survey.
LACCD is conducting its biennial Spring 2021 Student Survey. The purpose of the survey is to find out about students’ educational experiences and give students an opportunity to provide feedback to LASC and the district. Take a moment to complete the survey here.
There is still time to register for Spring Semester classes! Add a late-start class or two and get closer to your goals be it reaching the Commencement stage, transferring, or getting hired at your dream job. Learn more. Late-start classes, such as Theater 100, Sociology 2, and Anthropology 132 begin April 12.
In the interest of furthering the educational objectives of students, LASC's Library will make available a Google Chromebook or Surface GO for one academic year for LASC students actively enrolled at the college. Learn more. Students who need a hotspot, should apply here.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) is seeking passionate and policy-driven scholars to engage in energy justice law and policy research in support of an equitable transition away from fossil fuels. Apply and learn more.
LASC’s Extended Opportunity Programs and Services office's goal is to help everyone who wants to have access to quality education with the resources needed to succeed. The deadline to register for EOPS is Friday, March 19. Apply today.
LASC's NextUp and Guardian Scholars programs welcome you to read its latest newsletter that details the benefits of joining, meet the team, and more. You can view the newsletter here. Also, check out this flyer to meet Carlos Borrayo, NextUp and Guardian Scholars newest Career Guidance Counselor Assistant (CGCA).
Hip Hop Congress represents the merger of artists and students, music and community. Its mission is to use Hip Hop culture to inspire young people to get involved in social action, civic service, and cultural creativity. Fill out this interest form and they will contact you!
LASC's Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program is accepting applications for Spring Semester. If you meet the eligibility requirements, apply today. Read more.
There's something for everyone in this spring's Microsoft trainings! Want to start working smarter across applications? Then the "Manage Your To Dos with Microsoft" and "Tasks in Microsoft 365" workshops are for you. Reserve your spot at the next workshop scheduled 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18. Register in advance and join the training.
Come celebrate Pi Day with ASO and the Student Success Center with prizes and fun games. Meet your LASC math tutors at noon Monday, March 15, on Zoom. Learn more. Pi, also known by the Greek letter “π,” is a constant value used in math that represents the ratio of a circumference of a circle to its diameter, which is just about 3.14….15…9265359… (and so on).
LASC's Dream Resource Center in collaboration with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) will be providing free immigration legal consultations in the Spring Semester. Consultations include assistance with applications for DACA, citizenship, pathways to legalization, and more. Book your appointment here.
LASC's Career and Technical Education program is excited to launch Hot Jobs and Skills. LASC's entire campus is invited to this engaging event to learn about in-demand jobs, who is hiring, and what skills you need for the future of work. The next event is noon Friday, March 19. Register or learn more.
LASC's Library is hosting a series of free technology workshops on different presentation tools. Each workshop will show students how to access the featured application, create and edit slides, images and YouTube videos, and how to share their presentation. This week the workshops at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, and 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 18, will focus on PowerPoint. Learn more.
LASC's Disabled Students Program & Services and NEXTUp offices will host Student Resource fairs throughout March and April. Stop by to learn about surrounding community agencies at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, on Zoom. Learn more.
Do you want to transfer to a four-year university? Learn how being a TRiO Scholars program participant can help you achieve your educational transfer goals from 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through this Wednesday, March 17, on Zoom. Learn more.

The filing period to petition for 2021 Spring Semester graduation or a Certificate of Completion lasts through March 26. Contact your LASC counselor to learn more at
All students who have worked so hard to reach Graduation will be able to celebrate their accomplishment virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 8. Learn more about this year's Virtual Graduation Ceremony.
LACCD's Lavender Graduation Celebration will be at 4 p.m. May 17 celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) student graduates. Learn more.
LACCD’s African American Outreach Initiative program presents the 2021 Virtual Black Graduation Celebration: A Cultural Ceremony Honoring Students! The celebration is from 3-5 p.m. May 25. Learn more.

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 Student Success Center provides free academic support services online to enhance student learning and achievement in a student-centered environment. Learn more here. The center will also be hosting workshops this week. Check them out here.
Students who need support with math? LASC's online math lab is available from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays as well as 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. This opportunity is free for all LASC students. Learn more.

LASC's Spring Semester information guide for students details support and resources available such as tutoring, health and technology. Learn more.
LASC has initiated a hotline for
students to get answers to questions or concerns they might have related to 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

LASC students can live chat with our support programs this Spring Semester by visiting this link. Information on resources such as housing, WiFi, and food accessibility are also available here.
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.
If you need some support with Canvas, this video gives a nice overview of how to navigate it. Also, Canvas has some helpful guides to answer your questions. Have more questions about Canvas? Students should send an email to
Canvas support is available for all students on Zoom from noon to 1 and 3-4 p.m. Mondays; noon to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; and 9-10 a.m. Saturdays. 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 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.
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