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Student Services

Supporting your success online

Los Angeles Southwest College is dedicated to creating conditions for our students to succeed. There is a wealth of remote and online support services available for YOU!

Click the images below to Live Chat with an LASC employee in the department or program that you need support from.

If you need immediate assistance, contact our Fresh Desk hotline at @email or (323) 274-1680



The campus will be closed on July 4, 2024, in observance of Independence Day. 


LASC Formally Recognized as an Historical Black College [pdf]


Parking Permits Required – beginning February 19, 2024

Parking permits will be required at Los Angeles Southwest College beginning with the Spring 2024 semester. The parking permit is $20 for the semester and a daily permit can be purchased for $2 at kiosks in parking lots 3 near the Student Services Building, 4 near the Football Stadium, or 8-parking structure near the Child Development Center

Parking permits are required for all vehicles beginning February 19, 2024. Please ensure that your vehicle has a valid parking permit displayed to avoid any inconvenience. 

Student in Science Classroom




But that's not all!

LASC is filled with resources for you throughout our campus and online. Learn more about them by clicking the link below.

For the Student Services Office homepage, visit this link.

Admissions Questions

LASC has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide degree verifications. Learn more here.

We know you may have questions about how your grades are calculated, how to dispute and improve them and much more. Get useful information about grades, along with how to request your transcripts, here.

LASC and the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Student Grievance and Complaint Procedures are established so that students can resolve difficulties/problems they encounter in college-related activities. Student complaints are taken seriously. Learn more.

Career Planning

The core purpose of LASC's Career Pathways & Jobs Center (Career Center) is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and insight in career development, professional development, and employment processes.


An equity-centered institution such as LASC fosters an inclusive campus environment that promotes multiple strategies for underserved students to increase and equalize student success among all LASC students. Learn more here.

Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Learn more about Title IX.

Financial Aid

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!


Explore the Library's extensive collection of print and online resources you can use to study, research and learn.


Noncredit Adult & Continuing Education Services Center, also called the NACES Center, can help you get ahead! We have classes that can prepare you for college-level courses in English and math, build your computer skills, study towards becoming a United States citizen, and help you feel more confident in speaking English, from among other classes.

Online Classes

If you have a busy schedule, taking online and hybrid courses can give you a flexible way to get ahead! These types of courses are known as Distance Education courses where you don’t need to be physically on-campus for all or a part of them in order to complete them. Learn more about them.

Student Services

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 program 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.

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.

If you are a middle school or high school student who wants to go to college after you graduate high school, LASC’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) program can help make your transition from high school to college smooth and successful. Learn more.

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!

Gateways understand that students may encounter barriers such as homelessness or housing insecurity along their academic journey. Please know that they are here for you and look forward to supporting you during difficult times. Learn more here

If you are a former foster youth and are between 17-30 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 coming from another country and want to start or continue your college education at LASC, welcome!.

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

LASC’s promise to you is that any first-time, full-time college student can attend LASC tuition-free. Learn more here.

The Puente Project is a national award-winning transfer readiness program co-sponsored by the University of California and the California Community College Chancellor's Office.

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.

If you are the first person in your family to go to college, can qualify for financial aid (FAFSA), and/or have a disability, the TRIO Scholars program can provide you resources and support to help you achieve your academic goals!

If you want to go into allied health or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) career, TRIO STEM Scholars program is designed to give you extra support to help you thrive as a student at LASC.

LASC’s Umoja Community is a statewide program supporting Black and other historically underrepresented students who want to go to a four-year college or university to 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.


Need some extra help on your math homework? Join the online Math Lab in Canvas here.

The Student Success Center provides free academic support services to enhance student learning and achievement in a student-centered environment. Learn more.

Student Services

Office Hours and Location

Mondays to Fridays: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Student Service Building, Room 209


Dr. Tangelia Alfred, Vice President of Student Services