There will be no Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) classes in recognition of the Veterans Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11. Classes will resume Thursday, November 12. Thank you to all veterans for their service to our country. To learn more about LASC's Veterans' Resource Center, visit this link.

LASC will have a special on-campus Thanksgiving food distribution event for its students at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 24. While supplies last, students can drive-thru campus and receive a free turkey and a gift cardLearn more.
The Student Success Center provides free academic support services to enhance student learning and achievement in a student-centered environment. Check out the center's Fall Semester schedule and make time to meet with our incredible tutors.
Don't struggle through math homework on your own. The Math Lab knows online math isn't the same as in person but the center's staff is here to help ... they love math, and want to help you! Visit the virtual Math Lab today. No appointment needed. Learn more.
LASC's Dream Resource Center in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health will be hosting a Grief and Loss Workshop on Tuesday, November 10, from noon to 1 p.m. on Zoom. Learn more and get the support you need.
LASC's Student Health Center is offering 100 free flu shots. After the first 100 flu shots are taken, they will be $5. Schedule your appointment today. Learn more.
Calling all students and recent grads! Don’t miss LASC's free opportunity to connect with companies looking for interns and professionals at the college's Virtual Job Fair at 10 a.m. November 17. Learn more.
Interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant? Attend a mandatory orientation and get started at LASC toward this rewarding career. The next orientation is 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 10, on Zoom. Learn more.
LASC's Trio Scholars program is hosting an "Applying to the CSU" workshop on Zoom on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in November. All students are invited to learn the best process to apply to transfer to the California State University system. Contact TRiO Scholars to schedule your appointment. Learn more.
One of the many benefits of being a CARE student is receiving priority registration. This means eligible students are among one of the groups to register early every semester. Meet with your CARE counselor and register for 2021 Spring Semester classes during the program's Priority Registration online event from Monday to Wednesday, November 9-11. Learn more.
LASC's Library recently added new electronic books. The newly added titles include general education and interestgraphic novels, and nursing specific titles. For more information, contact
Join LASC's Librarians on Zoom to learn how to cite sources and format your research papers. The next MLA workshop will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, November, 10, and the next APA workshops will be at 11 a.m. Monday, November 9, and Thursday, November 12. Learn more.
Reading Comprehension and Critical Thinking Student Workshops will be put on by the Student Success Center throughout November. The next workshop will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 10, to discuss "7 Reading Stratgies You Should Know." Learn more.
LASC's Student Success Center Committee presents its 2020 Fall Semester Virtual Poster Showcase. Enter the competition and you could win one of several prizes. Topics for the poster include voter suppression, homelessness, crimes against women, digital divide during COVID-19, climate change, and racial disparities in law enforcement. Learn more.
LASC's Student Sucess Center will have Linear Function Review Workshops to review the process of two linear functions. The next workshop is at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 12, on Zoom. Learn more.
LASC's Student Success Center will host Conversational English Language workshops throughout November on Zoom. Attendees will practice speaking English while talking about their careers, college, cooking, exercise, and more.
The next workshop is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 11. Learn more.
Learn about your career and academic pathway! Have questions or want to know information about the Arts, History, and Languages Pathway? Drop-in at 12:30 p.m. November 17 on Zoom. Learn more.
LASC's Transfer Center is ready to assist you throughout the process of transferring to a university. Transfer Center workshops will give you the information and resources you’ll need to smoothly and successfully transfer to a four-year institution. There are workshops every week. Learn more.
LASC's Spring Semester schedule has been released. Classes begins the week of February 8, 2021, and are 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 online.
LASC's Winter Session is a great way to finish school quicker and reach your goals sooner. Classes last just five weeks from January 4 to February 7, 2021. Learn more. All classes will be online.
Los Angeles Community College District's (LACCD) African American Outreach Initiative program, in collaboration with California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee Agreement to HBCUs, will present the Fall's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Virtual Tour from November 16-19. Learn more.
LASC's Sociology Professor Dr. Kristine Wright encourages students to complete a survey on social justice issues. Share your thoughts by filling out this survey. Learn more.
LASC's Distance Education Support Team is offering live Zoom support hours for students each week. If you would like to video chat with them and get answers to your questions or get help with Canvas, click on the following links:

LASC students can access free online tutoring through NetTutor in two ways:

LASC has initiated a telephone
hotline for students to call with any general issues or concerns they might have related to the 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
Do you prefer to Tweet, Snap, Like or Pin? Or, do you do it all for the ‘gram? No matter what you’re using, we want to know! Learning how our students consume media helps us reach out to others and grow our college! Want to help? Share your feedback and you could win a $100 gift card to LASC's Bookstore! Learn more.
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 to current and prospective students in an easy to understand style. Learn more.
The 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is open for completion. Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure to complete the FAFSA as soon as possible to be eligible for the most aid. Learn more.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, 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 offered online. Keep up with the latest CVOID-19 news with LACCD's FAQ page.
LASC has a wealth of virtual classroom support available for students this Fall Semester. Learn more. Also, students can live chat with our support programs by visiting this link. Resources such as housing, WiFi, and food accessibility are also available to students here.
If you have any questions about the LASC's services or classes, call (323) 274-1680 or email from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays to get them answered by our friendly support team.
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.
This Fall Semester, LASC will have an “Administrator On Duty” on Zoom from 5-8 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays to ensure everything is running smoothly with our online instruction and support services. If you encounter any issues, contact the administrator on Zoom and they will provide assistance. 
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. 
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.