Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez will host a special panel discussion on supporting undocumented students in California at 11 a.m. Friday, October 23. Learn more about this special event. Also, take a moment to read a message from the chancellor about LACCD's undocumented students.
Los Angeles Southwest College's (LASC) Dream Resource Center will host several workshops as part of Undocumented Student Action Week this Monday through Friday, October 19-23, including on the Dream Act, writing, scholarships, mental health and much more. 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 so many interesting classes. Learn more. All classes will be online. Register today!
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 to February 7, 2021. Learn more. All classes online.
is presenting "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 20. Learn more.
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 22. Learn more.
LASC is working on its first-ever virtual tour and a taskforce working on the project wants your input. The taskforce will be hosting town halls on Zoom at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, and at 10 a.m. Friday, October 23. They are also looking for individuals interested in appearing in the videos. Learn more.
LASC's Library invites all students to a series of online research workshops on Zoom to learn new research techniques and how to use the OneSearch tool for your research. Learn more.
Have any questions about your Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Pathway? Faculty and classified professionals will be available to answer student questions about this pathway at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, on Zoom. Meeting ID: 947 4061 4649 Check out the event flyer here.
LASC is looking for a Guided Pathways Student Ambassador (GPSA) to work on the college’s implementation of the Guided Pathways framework. Guided Pathways is governed by LASC's Academic Senate and GPSAs are an integral part of the Guided Pathways team. Learn more.
EOPS students: Don’t end up on a waitlist this Winter Session. Take advantage of this program's priority registration benefit from Monday to Wednesday, October 19-21, and secure your spot in classes needed to reach your educational goals. Learn more. CalWORKS, DSPS, Foster Youth and Active Duty/Veterans students are also eligible for priority registration during this time.
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 to learn about benefits available to working parents at careinfo@lasc.edu. 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 will discuss Election Night media coverage at 5 p.m. November 3 with LASC Sociology Professor Dr. Kristine Wright, Political Science Professor Dr. Lance Robert and more. 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. Tuesday and Wednesday, 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
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 learn the best process to apply to transfer to the California State University system. Contact TRiO Scholars to schedule your appointment. Learn more.
LASC's Transfer Center is ready to assist you throughout your journey of transferring to a university. The center will provide you with the information and resources to smoothly and successfully transfer to a four-year institution. Stop by an upcoming workshop. Learn more.
Do you have questions about securing housing? Meet the GATEWAYS staff to learn 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 studenthelp@laccd.edu or (213) 460-3164.
LASC has a drop-off ballot box near the Denker Avenue entrance to campus off of Imperial Highway. Stop by and drop off your ballor in a safe, secure and convenient way.
The deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 3 election is Monday, October 19. Register to vote here. 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.
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 LASCStudentSupport@laccd.edu from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays to get them answered by our friendly support team.
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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' 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 tinyurl.com/LASCStudentTownHall. 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. 15 town hall can be viewed here.