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Online Student Support

Let us help you! Our Welcome Center can help answer your questions and assist you to find what you're looking for.

Enrollment Questions & Assistance:

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-7pm & Friday 8am - 1pm
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General Questions, Help with Canvas, and the SIS Portal:

Hours:  Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-7pm & Friday: 8:30am - 1pm
Call us at: (818) 938-8418
Email questions to:

Online Student Services & Academic Support

Check our Online Student Services & Academic Support page to access virtual "chat" assistance with Admissions & Records, Counseling, Financial Aid, Special Programs, Student Life, High School Admissions, Tutoring, Distance Education, the Library, Student Health Center, the Bookstore and more!

New/Returning Students & LA College Promise

Welcome Center

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Welcome Center webpage

New Promise Students

Hours: Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Promise Outreach & Recruitment webpage

Outreach and Recruitment (Recent and Current High School Students)

Hours: Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Outreach and Recruitment webpage

Current First Year Experience (FYE) and Second Year Experience (SYE) Students

Hours: Online  (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Online:  Canvas FYE or SYE courses

Enrollment Services

Admissions & Records

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Admissions & Records Webpage

Admissions - International Students

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Webpage:  International Students Office webpage

Counseling Department

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Webpage:  Counseling Department webpage

Counseling - Career Transfer Center

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Webpage:  Career Transfer Center webpage

Financial Aid

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2412
Webpage:  Financial Aid webpage

Textbooks & Fees

Business Office

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2318
Webpage:  Business Office webpage

Bookstore (Monarch Campus Store)

Hours:  Online  (Monday & Wednesday 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2717 & (818) 947-2718 (We will return all voicemail messages within 24-48 hours)
Webpage:  Monarch Campus Store webpage

Student Support & Special Programs


  • Helping Hands Project - students experiencing homelessness
  • LAVC Food Pantry - students experiencing food insecurities
  • High School Equivalency - GED / HiSET

Hours:  Online  (Monday, Thursday & Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday & Wednesday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2976
Webpage:  CalWORKs webpage

CARE - Single Parents

Hours:  Online  (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  CARE webpage

Dream Resource Center (DRC)

Hours:  Online  (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Dream Resource Center webpage


Hours:  Online  (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  EOPS webpage

Family Resource Center (FRC)

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5612
Webpage:  Family Resource Center webpage

Mosaic Center

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Mosaic Center webpage

Next Up/Guardian Scholars

Hours:  Online  (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Next Up/Guardian Scholars webpage

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)

Hours:  Online  (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Services for Student with Disabilities webpage

STEM – Promoting Awareness of STEM Opportunities (PASO)

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2393
Webpage:  PASO STEM webpage

TRiO Student Support Services/Upward Bound Programs

Hours:  Online  (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  TRiO Student Support Services/Upward Bound webpage

Umoja/Black Scholars

Hours:  Online  (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Umoja/Black Scholars webpage

Veterans Services

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Webpage:  Veteran Services webpage

Campus Resources & Services

Child Development Center

Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Webpage:  Child Development Center webpage

Student Health Center

Hours:  By Phone Appointment Only  (Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed on Friday)
Voicemail:  (818) 763-8836 - Option #4
Webpage:  Student Health Center webpage

Student Life

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Webpage:  Student Life webpage
Live Chat:  Chat live with Student Life on Cranium Café

Online Tutoring & Academic Support Services

Academic Resource Center – Computer Commons

Hours:  Online (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m.)
Email: or
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5725
Webpage:  Computer Commons webpage

Academic Resource Center - General Tutoring Center

Hours:  Online (Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Email: or
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2744
Webpage:  General Tutoring Center webpage

Academic Resource Center - Math Lab

Hours:  Online (Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Email: or
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2863
Webpage:  Math Lab webpage

Academic Resource Center - Writing Center

Hours:  Online (Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Email: or
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2810
Webpage:  Writing Center webpage


Hours:  Online (Monday-Tuesday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2764 
Webpage:  Library webpage

NetTutor (Online Tutoring)

Hours:  Online (View the NetTutor schedule for all subjects)
Webpage:  Academic Resource Center webpage

Virtual Valley Helpdesk

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 538-9050, (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
                     (818) 778-5834, (Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.)
Webpage:  Virtual Valley Helpdesk webpage

Academic Departments & Department Chairs


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Rebecca Stein
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2538
Webpage:  Anthropology Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Eugenia Sumnick-Levins
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2780
Webpage:  Art Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Jim Fenwick
Email: or
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2508 or (818) 914-8549
Webpage:  Athletics Department webpage

Biological Sciences

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Department Chair: Sara Huang
Email: or or (chair)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2514
Webpage:  Biological Sciences Department webpage

Business Administration

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Tasos Sioukas
Webpage:  Business Administration Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Lucas Haley
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2831
Webpage:  Chemistry Department webpage

Child Development

Hours:  Wednesday-Friday 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (via email)
Department Chair: Elmida Baghdaserians
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5502
Webpage:  Child Development Department webpage

Communication Studies

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Josh Miller
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2981
Webpage:  Communication Studies Department webpage

Computer Science & Information Systems (CSIS)

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Michael Rahni
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2872
Webpage:  CSIS Department webpage

Continuing Education Noncredit

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Lilit Davoyan
Voicemail:  (818) 947-5665
Webpage:  Continuing Education Noncredit Department webpage

Earth Science

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Jacquelyn Hams
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5566
Webpage:  Earth Science Department webpage

Emergency Services

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Laurie Nalepa
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2498
Webpage:  Emergency Services Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Patrick Hunter
Email: (preferred method of communication)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2800
Webpage:  English Department webpage

English As A Second Language (ESL)

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Reginald Hubbard
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2525
Webpage:  ESL Department webpage

Foreign Language

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Victorino Fusilero
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2822
Webpage:  Foreign Language Department webpage

Health Science

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Preetha Puthiankunnel
Nursing Voicemail:  (818) 947-2559
Respiratory Therapy Voicemail:  (818) 947-2845 
Webpages:  Health Science Nursing webpage
                       Health Science Respiratory Therapy webpage

History, Humanities, Law, Political Science (HHLPS)

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Michelle Visco
Webpage:  HHLPS Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Patty Melody
Voicemail:  (818) 957-2907
Webpage:  Kinesiology Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Mostapha (Steve) Barakat
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2858
Webpage:  Math Department webpage

Media Arts

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Eric Swelstad
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5503
Webpage:  Media-Arts Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Christian Nova
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2347
Webpage:  Music Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Tyler Prante
Webpage:  Philosophy/Economics Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Ron Mossler
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2523
Webpage:  Psychology Department webpage

Sociology/Ethnic Studies

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Keidra Morris
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2486
Webpage:  Sociology/Ethnic Studies Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Douglas Marriott
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2929
Webpage:  Technology Department webpage


Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Jennifer Read
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2786
Webpage:  Theater Department webpage

Distance Education

Distance Education (Virtual Valley)

Hours:  Online
Canvas Assistance Hotline: (844) 303-5595 
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2657
Webpage:  Virtual Valley webpage

Career & Job Training

Cooperative Education

Hours:  Online
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2334
Webpage:  Cooperative Education webpage

Workforce Training

Hours:  Online
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2941
Webpage:  Workforce Training webpage

Community Education

Community Services

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2577 ext. 4172  (We will return all voicemail messages within one business day)
Webpage:  Community Services webpage

Faculty/Staff Directory

LAVC Faculty & Staff Contact Information

Search the LAVC Faculty & Staff Directory to find the email address for an employee. 

Finding an Instructor Email in the Student Portal

Learn how to emailing your Instructor through the LACCD SIS Student Portal

Administrative Divisions

President’s Office

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2321
Webpage:  President's Office webpage

Vice President of Academic Affairs Office

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2326
Webpage:  Academic Affairs Division webpage

Vice President of Administrative Services Office

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2336
Webpage:  Administrative Services Division webpage

Vice President Student Services Office

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Closed 12:30-1:30 p.m.)
Webpage:  Student Services Division webpage
Download the LAVC Student Services Contact Directory [PDF]