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Office of Student Services
Dr. Jamail Carter, Acting Vice President of Student Services
Student Services Building, Room 209
(323) 241-5218

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Welcome To The Office Of Student Services

The Office of Student Services oversees a large variety of programs and services to support you through your journey at LASC and even through transitioning into your career or transferring to another college or university.

We are here to support you from enrolling at LASC to graduating, with services and programs such as Counseling, Financial Aid, CalWORKs, the Health Center, free noncredit courses, the TRiO Program, and so much more! Student Services is committed to the business of helping you develop and build your own character, to believe in yourself, and strive to become an active member in our community.

Take a look at all we have to offer you:

A&R can help you with questions on how to enroll into the College, or how to register for a class. And, they have your academic information, such as your final grades and transcripts. You can even get a printout of your class schedule.

ASO is your student governing body. They are students representing other students at college meetings so everyone has a voice. They also put on a lot of student activities. You can be a part of our ASO! Apply to be an ASO Commissioner.

CalWORKs gives cash aid and employment services along with other benefits to families in need. GAIN program offers employment-related services CalWORKs members. Find out if you qualify!

CARE brings additional benefits to Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) students who are parenting, receiving CalWORKs /TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) benefits, and are working towards getting a degree, transferring to a four-year university, or getting their credentials. 

Cougar Retention Center assists students that are having difficulties maintaining their GPA's and/or progress towards completion. Our center offers counseling and academic supports to prevent students from experiencing academic probation or dismissal.  

Talk with our attentive academic counselors about your educational and life goals so they can help you
create a pathway to succeed. They can also help you choose a career based on your interests and abilities.

We provide equal access to education to all students. If you have a disability, visit DSPS so we can provide services and accommodations for you to help you succeed in your educational, professional, and life goals.

If you are undocumented, the DRC can provide you and your family with information, support services, and resources to ensure you have the ability to pursue your educational and professional goals.

EOPS has great resources and support services for full-time students who need extra assistance financially, in learning, and/or in speaking and understanding English. CARE offers even more services to EOPS students who are single parents. See if you are eligible!

Get money for school that you don’t have to pay back! Check out the federal, state, and local applications you need to complete to see if you qualify. And, don’t forget to look at the scholarship applications!

The Foster and Kinship Education (FKCE) Program provides quality education and support opportunities for caregivers of children and youth in out-of-home care so that these providers may meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth. Learn more. 

The Student Speech Area is accessible to students and is intended for student use for expressive activity. Use by students of Student Speech Areas are in addition to student access to campus facilities through other applicable procedures. Learn more.

If you are a former foster youth and are between 17-23 years-old, you can receive extra support services and can apply for scholarships for additional resources to help you succeed.

It’s important to us that you stay healthy! So we have an on-campus Health Center for you to take care of many of your health and mental health needs! Take a look at all we offer!


If you are a current or former foster youth and you want to attend college, this program should be one of your first stops.

Outreach & Recruitment provides new students their Orientation Sessions. They also give tours of the campus, work with high school counselors, and set up events and workshops for high school students and community members to learn more about what LASC offers.
The Puente Program is an amazing program to support those who are interested in not only transferring to a UC after LASC, but also returning to support their communities after college.
Looking to transfer to a CSU, UC, or four-year institution after graduating from LASC? The Transfer Center can help! Meet with university representatives, receive specific transfer counseling, get assistance with your applications, and learn about guaranteed transfer agreements we have with other colleges.
Learn about the many programs we have that help first-generation college students, students who qualify for financial aid, and students with disabilities succeed in college.
ETS is for first-generation college students who qualify for financial aid and wish to transfer to a four-year university or college to prepare for and be aware of all of the resources and opportunities available in college to succeed.
TRIO Scholars offers additional support services and resources to first-generation college students who qualify for financial aid and/or disabled students wanting to transfer to a four-year college or university.
TRIO STEM helps first-generation college students who qualify for financial aid and are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or affiliated health science major get an associate degree or transfer to a four-year college.
LASC’s Umoja Community is a statewide program supporting Black and other historically underrepresented students who want to a four-year college or university get the support services needed to realize their goals.
We provide a wide array of resources and support services for our veterans. Check out our Veteran Lounge, computer workstations, individual academic counseling, application assistant, workshops, and much more.
The Welcome Center, conveniently located on the first floor of the Student Services Building in Room 118, is a one-stop location where students can find information about academic programs, access information to apply to LASC, and complete the necessary steps to enrollment as a student.