The Los Angeles Fire Department will be setting up a Covid-19 vaccination distribution site on Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) campus in Parking Structure 8 starting April 5-6 to provide vaccinations to individuals in eligible tiers. Appointments will be available through
vaccination site will operate up to six days a week and participants will enter/exit campus via the Denker Avenue gate. The specific vaccine that will be offered has not been announced. 
The filing period to petition for 2021 spring graduation or a Certificate of Completion has been extended through Friday, April 2. Contact your LASC counselor to learn more at
LASC's Behavioral and Social Sciences Department still has engaging late-start classes open such as in Administration of Justice and Anthropology. It's not too late to register. Sign up for these classes today. Learn more. Classes start April 12.
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.
LASC's Career Pathways & Jobs Center can connect you with life-changing internship opportunities such as with Brookfield Properties, Swiss Re Group, and so many more. Learn more about the center here, which also offers a wealth of job opportunities as well.
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 Wi-Fi hotspot, should apply here.
LASC's 2021 Summer Session Schedule of Classes has been released. Take a look at all of the opportunities in our schedule. Summer Session classes are in two parts: Summer Session I is from June 14-July 18 and Summer Session II is from July 19-August 22. Learn more.

LASC's Library is hosting two research skills workshops at 3 p.m. Monday, March 29, and 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, on Zoom. The sessions will cover proven strategies to conduct research, how to find sources by searching databases, and how to cite them. Learn more.
LASC's Child Development Department will have an information session on its Student Success & Support Initiative from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 1. CDSSSI is designed to offer Child Development students resources, support, counseling, university transfer preparedness, career exploration, and professional development. 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 has launched “Drive-Up Wi-Fi.” Drive to LASC, park in our parking lot and get FREE Wi-Fi! Learn more.
Sometimes the difference between you and another candidate getting the interview is a great resume. The Child Development Department has organized a workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, to provide students with tips on how to write an effective resume and cover letter. 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.
All students who have worked so hard to reach Graduation will be able to celebrate their accomplishments virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 8. Learn more about this year's Virtual Graduation Ceremony.
Los Angeles Community College District's (LACCD) 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 invites students to apply to be a speaker at the event here.
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.
LASC students are invited to take part in a virtual job fair from noon to 3 p.m. May 7. Connect with more than 40 employers from different industries with entry to experienced level positions. If you have questions, email 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.
Do you 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.
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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