In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, Apple invites all Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) students to attend and listen to Latinx employees as they share their diverse career journeys at a Career Panel Discussion at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 15. Learn more.
LASC's Art Gallery presents “I’m Only Dreaming,” a solo exhibition by artist Chris Garcia, to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. Chris, who is in his final year studying at LASC, is an interdisciplinary artist working in a variety of media and symbolism, dream imagery and portraits, including self-portrait and of Native American and Meso-American people. To view the exhibition, visit the Gallery's Facebook Page.
program will have a 'Check-In' event at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 14.
The 'Check-In' allows current CARE students to connect with other parenting students, share resources and have an open dialogue. Learn more.
LASC's Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program, which brings additional benefits to Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) students, has a new email address. Reach out to them at Learn more.
LASC's Behavioral and Social Sciences Department will host its Media Literacy Project to educate LASC students in methods to better access, analyze, evaluate, and create media. The next talk is "Fake News, Privacy and Democracy" at 5 p.m. this Wednesday, October 14, with LASC Sociology Professor Dr. Kristine Wright. Learn more.
Amazon is hosting its first-ever career enrichment summit "Represent The Future Summit: Success Is Inclusive" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 20-21 to uplift Black, Latinx, and Native American professionals of all backgrounds and experience levels. Amazon has extended a priority registration invitation to LASC students. Register today. Access code is rtf2020
Do you have housing questions? Meet with the GATEWAYS staff to learn more about LASC's newest program at 1 p.m. October 27 via Zoom. GATEWAYS seeks to remove housing barriers for students that prevents them from academic success. Learn more.

LASC's Transfer Center is ready to assist you throughout the process of transferring to a university. The center will provide you with the information and resources you’ll need to smoothly and successfully transfer to a four-year institution. Stop by one of the center's upcoming workshops. Learn more.
LASC's Trio Scholars program is hosting an "Applying to the CSU" workshop on Zoom on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays in October and November. All students are invited to attend to learn the best process to apply to transfer to the California State University system. Contact TRiO Scholars to schedule your appointment. Learn more.
With LASC's short-term classes, you can achieve your long-term goals. These classes last just eight weeks and start October 26. Check out the schedule that includes interesting classes such as Administration of Justice 1 (Section 19739) and Administration of Justice 2 (Section 18964). Learn more.
presents "Deconstructing Paragraphs" workshops in October. The workshops will review the step-by-step process to create effective paragraphs. The next Zoom workshop will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 13. Register here. Learn more.

LASC's President Dr. Seher Awan invites you to participate in some fun virtual activities to celebrate Halloween together as a campus. The President's Office will be hosting a virtual costume contest and room/door decorating contest with judging from 1-3 p.m. October 30. Let’s get spooky and have some fun! Learn more.
LASC's next Logo Refresh Presidential Taskforce meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, October 14 on Zoom. The meeting will include a review of sketches of potential logos. All invited to attend. Additional information about this meeting and this Taskforce is posted on LASC's Public Relations webpage here.
Join LASC's library in hands-on, online workshops on Zoom and improve your skills in citing sources. Learn how to cite books, articles, videos, and how to properly list your sources. Learn more. The next APA workshop is 3 p.m. Monday, October 12, and the next MLA workshop is 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 13.
LASC's Winter Session is a great way to finish school quicker and reach your goals sooner. Check out the schedule that was just released and plan to register. Winter Session classes last just five weeks from January 4, 2021, to February 7, 2021. Learn more. All classes will be online.
The Student Success Center will host English Conversational Language workshops in October. Practice your English conversation and improve your pronunciation. The next workshop is at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 15. Learn more.
LASC's Financial Aid Office encourages students to utilize GetAnswers, an online library of short 60-90 second videos that are 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.
LASC's Counselors will host all-day Zoom sessions from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays in October. Reach out to a counselor and get the support you need. Learn more.
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.
Students who need immediate support with questions such as those related to Canvas, Zoom, Distance Education learning and more can contact our FreshCaller/FreshDesk hotline from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday by calling (323) 274-1680 or by emailing
Have questions for LASC's Information Technology (IT) Department? Students can reach the IT Department at or (213) 460-3164.
Loaner laptops are available for LASC students this Fall Semester! Fill out an application for a loaner laptop here. Students will be contacted once the laptops are available to be picked up.
LASC's Dream Resource Center will host a series of informational events throughout the Fall Semester. Learn more about them here. All are invited to participate and connect. The center embraces and celebrates diversity in all forms and aims to be a resource for undocumented immigrant students and their
Hip Hop Congress represents the merger of artists and students, music and community. The Hip Hop Congress mission is to use Hip Hop culture to inspire young people to get involved in social action, civic service, and cultural creativity. Get involved! Join Hip Hop Congress! Fill out this interest form and they will contact you!
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. The club meets once a month virtually through Zoom. Join in! Learn 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.
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 on Zoom. This opportunity is free for all LASC students. Learn more.
The Centers of Disease Control (CDC) recently issued a federal eviction moratorium that overrides state and local eviction moratoriums, and extends the period until December 31. Learn more.
CalFresh is a sustainable solution for hunger that provides monthly food benefits to individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. Calfresh is federally mandated in California and is state-supervised and county-operated. Learn more. To receive CalFresh support, visit this link.
The Inglewood Alumnae Chapter of Delta Signa Theta Sorority will present a candidates and issues forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 13. Candidates from the L.A. County Board of Supervisors 2nd District race and the District Attorney's race will be in attendance as will representatives of Propositions 15, 16, 20, 21, 22 and 25. All welcome. Learn more.
LASC's Lakin Center will serve as an in-person voting center from October 24 to November 3 for the upcoming General Election. Voters will be able to cast their ballots in-person or drop-off their mail-in ballots from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. October 24 to November 2 and from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Election Day, November 3. Register to vote here. Interested in being a #LAvotes poll worker? Register here. Also, LASC has a drop-off ballot box near the Denker Avenue entrance to campus off of Imperial Highway.
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. 
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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. The Oct. 9 town hall can be viewed here.