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From our incredible history, to successful athletic teams, to ensuring that you receive one-on-one support, and so much more, Los Angeles Southwest College has so much to offer you. Take a moment to check out the resources below to learn a little bit more about us.

LASC is in full compliance with all accreditation requirements by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Our administration at LASC is delighted you are here and we are dedicated to helping you successfully achieve your educational goals. 

At LASC, we strive to instill goals and aspirations into our student-athletes. The Athletics Department consists of football and men's and women's basketball teams.

LASC's license examination pass rates for academic programs can be found at this link. 

Take a moment to review a map of the college and know where to park when you arrive on campus.

LASC awards Associate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Science (A.S.), Associate of Arts for Transfer (A.A.-T) and Associate of Science for Transfer (A.S.-T.) degrees in selected curricula to graduates that will indicate the satisfactory completion of 60 or more units of course credits at its Commencement.

LASC has so many departments and programs ready to assist you. Take a moment to reach out to them. 

If you have questions for an LASC employee, check out our directory to find out how to reach them. 

Are you looking for an accessible location for your next meeting or conference with modern technology in a contemporary space? LASC’s recently renovated buildings, meeting spaces, and venue facilities offer you exceptional conference and event accommodations while being just minutes away from LAX and downtown Los Angeles, as well as the 105, 110, and 405 freeways. Learn more here.

At LASC, we know that our faculty and classified professionals are essential to the success of the college and our students. We want to make sure they have everything they need at their fingertips to find success on our campus. Learn more here.

LASC is the product of decades of hard work, vision, and perseverance to achieve the dream of its principal founder, Odessa B. Cox. Learn about our incredible story.

LASC's Information Technology Department is responsible for the campus computing infrastructure. Learn about how this department supports all employees and students

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for conducting institutional research and developing information in support of institutional accountability, institutional assessment, unit assessment, planning, accreditation, and grant development.

College can be one of the most exciting, inspiring, and transformative times in your life. To get the most out of your time in school, you'll need to feel safe at all times while you're on or near campus. Learn how we are ensuring your safety on campus.