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About the School:

Los Angeles Southwest College is a public community college in the unincorporated area of West Athens, California in Los Angeles County, near the city of Los Angeles. It is part of the Los Angeles Community College District.  

Laptop Programs:

The Promise program is designed to prepare you for academic success and to help you in selecting the career path that's right for you. Whether you are transitioning from high school or just beginning your college education, the rigors of college life can present even the best students with challenges that require major adjustments. Sometimes getting started may seem overwhelming, as there are many decisions to make. That's why we have created a supportive environment here at Los Angeles Southwest College where there are people and programs to assist you with your college career.   Important aspects of the LACP are:
  • Waived tuition for two years of full-time college
  • Priority enrollment at any of LACCD's nine colleges
  • Dedicated support team providing a wide array of academic and student support services

 

In partnership with Mayor Eric Garcetti's Connect to 

Success initiative, The Los Angeles College Promise (LACP) does not only provide 

free tuition fee (2 years) but also offers free laptops to the first-time college 

students.

 

 

To Qualify 

 
Los Angeles College Promise
  • The student must be a 2020 graduate of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
  • The student must complete a FAFSA.
  • The student will automatically be considered for the California College Promise Grant Fee Waiver (CCPGFW), provided eligibility exists, a separate application is not needed.
  • The student must attend full-time (12-15 units)

 

California College Promise
  • First-time college student
  • The student must complete a FAFSA.
  • The student will automatically be considered for the California College Promise Grant Fee Waiver (CCPGFW), provided eligibility exists, a separate application is not needed
  • The student must attend full time