With LASC's short-term classes, you can achieve your long-term goals. These classes last just eight weeks and start Monday, 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. Classes last just five weeks from January 4 to February 7, 2021. Learn more. All classes are online. Priority registration starts for continuing and new, fully matriculated students who have completed 60-99 units as well as Middle College High students on Monday, October 26.
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 27. 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 29. Learn more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interested in attending USC? Not sure where and how to start? USC Ambassadors are here to support you. The ambassadors are student workers from the USC Office of Undergraduate Admission and are trained to help LASC students apply to USC! Learn more.
Students studying Behavioral and Social Science: Do you have questions about your pathways?
Do you want to know what careers you can have with your pathway?Drop-in and learn more about your academic pathway at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 27. Register today here or 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 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 5. The event is open to all students, employees and guests. This is a free, fun event. Register here. Questions? Email jonsojf2@lasc.edu.
Do you have questions about securing housing? Meet the GATEWAYS staff to learn about LASC's newest program at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, via Zoom. GATEWAYS seeks to remove housing barriers for students that prevents them from academic success. Learn more.

LASC is working on its first-ever virtual tour and a taskforce working on the project wants your input. Take a few moments to fill out a survey here and share with the task force what areas in the surrounding community you'd like to see highlighted in the tour videos.
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 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.
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.
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 ballot in a safe, secure and convenient way.
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. through 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.
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 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.