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 petition process to qualify as a Fall 2020 graduate or to receive a certificate has started at LASC and will last until October 8. If you have questions, contact a counselor via live chat.
With LASC's short-term classes, you can achieve your long-term goals. These classes last just eight weeks and start October 20. 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.
Want to play some women's basketball with the LASC Cougars and Head Coach Cortney Booker? It's not too late for anyone interested in playing in 2021. The journey begins by enrolling in the Kinesiology Athletics 552 course that starts October 10. For more information, contact Coach Booker at or (562) 206-9118.
LASC is incredibly saddened to share the heartbreaking news of the passing of LASC student Mikeona 
Johnson. She was a mother and a student who was greatly respected and appreciated by her peers and instructors. A vigil will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, October 2, on Zoom. Learn more here. Also, her family has started a Go Fund Me page to support with funeral arrangements and her young children. If you would like to donate, use this link.
Loaner laptops will be available for LASC students for the 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 Associated Students Organization will host comedy and karaoke at 5 p.m. October 7 on Zoom with special guest comedian Lewis Dix. All are welcome to attend. Learn more.
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. This week the center will recognize California Dream Act App Awareness Day on Thursday, Oct. 1. The center embraces and celebrates diversity in all forms and aims to be a resource for undocumented immigrant students and their families.
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 talks start at 1 p.m. this Wednesday, Sept. 30, with "What Is Media Literacy: from Social Moments To Social Movements: Importance Of Narrative Building" by LASC Sociology Professor Dr. Kristine Wright. Learn more.
Attend the upcoming "Why You Need To Be An Active Reader" workshop on Zoom to learn how to better understand and remember what you read. The next workshop is from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, September 29. Learn more.
The third annual Southern California Men of Color Conference is set to take place this October. LASC's Associated Students Organization goal is to recruit young men of color to the workshops and empower them to vote, use their voice, and make a difference in their communities. Learn more.
LASC is in the process of updating its Strategic Education Master Plan for the next five years.  The opinions, feedback, and voice from students are important to this process. On Wednesday, October 7, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., LASC's Academic Affairs Office is hosting a Zoom open forum just for students to discuss questions related to improving the college. All students are welcome to participate. Learn more.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, LASC's Library is inviting students to a film discussion on "Foreigners in Their Own Land" at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, on Zoom. Learn more. The movie is accessible on Films on Demand through the Library A-Z Databases. The Library also invites you to explore its electronic collection and streaming videos on Latinx history at
Celebrate the freedom to read during the annual Banned Books Week, which will be this week through Saturday, Oct. 3. Check out LASC Library's electronic resources and streaming videos to celebrate the week. Learn more. Discuss the power of reading and the importance of intellectual freedom.
Nursing students should check out the Nursing Video Collection, which is part of Films on Demand provided by LASC's Library, and contains online videos covering core clinical skills, patient care, anatomy and physiology, diet, pharmacology, lifespan development, diseases and infections, ethical, legal, and safety issues. Learn more.
Interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant? Attend a mandatory orientation in November and get started at LASC toward this rewarding career. Learn more.
LASC's Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) application period for Fall Semester is still open. The EOPS office helps those who could use extra support because of barriers with language, learning, social needs, and/or finances. Learn more.
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.
LASC's Trio Scholars Program's goal is to assist students in obtaining their associate's degree and transfer to a four-year college/university of their choice. The program will have Zoom orientations at noon on Mondays and Wednesdays through October 7. All are welcome to check them out. 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.
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.
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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. 
Plan your schedule and other activities around LASC's academic calendar.
Resources such as housing, WiFi, and food accessibility are available to support students throughout their time with us.
If you need to reach out to an LASC employee or department, click the buttons below to find their contact information.
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 questions directly to Dr. Awan.