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Student Questions & Support 

LAVC Welcome Center / Student Support Help Desk

Hours:  Online 
Phone: (818) 938-8418​ (Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Email:  LAVCStudentSupport@laccd.edu
Zoom:  Student Support Help Desk (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)


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.)
Email:  lopezca3@lavc.edu
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.)
Email:  financialaid@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2412
Webpage:  Financial Aid webpage
 


Textbooks & Fees

Business Office

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

Bookstore (Monarch Campus Store)

Hours:  Online  (Monday & Wednesday 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Email:  bookstore@lavc.edu
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

CalWORKs

  • 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.)
Email:  calworks@lavc.edu
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
 

EOPS

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.)
Email:  angelam@lavc.edu
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.)
Email:  lavc-lavcstem@laccd.edu
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

Cranium Café link:

https://laccd.craniumcafe.com/group/student-life/lobby


Online Tutoring & Academic Support Services

Academic Resource Center – Computer Commons

Hours:  Online (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m.)
Email:  leavitra@lavc.edu or cclab@lavc.edu
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:  salterkc@lavc.edu or generaltutoring@lavc.edu
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:  olshannj@lavc.edu or mathlab@lavc.edu
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:  cancinjl@lavc.edu or writingtutor@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2810
Webpage:  Writing Center webpage
 

Library

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.)
Email:  ref@lavc.libanswers.com
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.)
Email:  vvhd@lavc.edu
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

Anthropology

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Rebecca Stein
Email:  steinrl@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2538
Webpage:  Anthropology Department webpage
 

Art

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Eugenia Sumnick-Levins
Email:  sumnike@lavc.edu  
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2780
Webpage:  Art Department webpage
 

Athletics

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Jim Fenwick
Email:  fenwickjl@lavc.edu or jfenwick27@gmail.com
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:  shandrm@lavc.edu or brockmeh@lavc.edu or huangss@lavc.edu (chair)
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2514
Webpage:  Biological Sciences Department webpage
 

Business Administration

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Tasos Sioukas
Email:  sioukaav@lavc.edu
Webpage:  Business Administration Department webpage
 

Chemistry/Physics

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Lucas Haley
Email:  haleyll@lavc.edu
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
Email:  baghdaes@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5502
Webpage:  Child Development Department webpage
 

Communication Studies

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Josh Miller
Email:  millerje@lavc.edu  
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2981
Webpage:  Communication Studies Department webpage
 

Computer Science & Information Systems (CSIS)

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Michael Rahni
Email:  rahnimk@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2872
Webpage:  CSIS Department webpage
 

Continuing Education Noncredit

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Lilit Davoyan
Email:  davoyalv@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-5665
Webpage:  Continuing Education Noncredit Department webpage
 

Earth Science

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Jacquelyn Hams
Email:  hamsje@lavc.edu  
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5566
Webpage:  Earth Science Department webpage
 

Emergency Services

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Laurie Nalepa
Email:  nalepal@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2498
Webpage:  Emergency Services Department webpage
 

English

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

English As A Second Language (ESL)

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Reginald Hubbard
Email:  hubarrs@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2525
Webpage:  ESL Department webpage
 

Foreign Language

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Victorino Fusilero
Email:  fusilevm@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2822
Webpage:  Foreign Language Department webpage
 

Health Science

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Preetha Puthiankunnel
Email:  puthiapj@laccd.edu
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 Lewis
Email:  lewismv@lavc.edu
Webpage:  HHLPS Department webpage
 

Kinesiology

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Patty Melody
Email:  melodype@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 957-2907
Webpage:  Kinesiology Department webpage
 

Mathematics

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Mostapha (Steve) Barakat
Email:  barakama@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2858
Webpage:  Math Department webpage
 

Media Arts

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Eric Swelstad
Email:  swelstej@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 778-5503
Webpage:  Media-Arts Department webpage
 

Music

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Christian Nova
Email:  novacp@lavc.edu  
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2347
Webpage:  Music Department webpage
 

Philosophy/Economics

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Tyler Prante
Email:  prantet@lavc.edu
Webpage:  Philosophy/Economics Department webpage
 

Psychology

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Ron Mossler
Email:  mosslera@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2523
Webpage:  Psychology Department webpage
 

Sociology/Ethnic Studies

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Keidra Morris
Email:  morrisk@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2486
Webpage:  Sociology/Ethnic Studies Department webpage
 

Technology

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Douglas Marriott
Email:  marriodc@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2929
Webpage:  Technology Department webpage
 

Theater

Hours:  Online
Department Chair: Jennifer Read
Email:  readjl@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2786
Webpage:  Theater Department webpage
 


Distance Education

Distance Education (Virtual Valley)

Hours:  Online
Email:  distanceed@lavc.edu
Canvas Assistance Hotline: (844) 303-5595 
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2657
Webpage:  Virtual Valley webpage
 


Career & Job Training

Cooperative Education

Hours:  Online
Email:  coop@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2334
Webpage:  Cooperative Education webpage

Workforce Training

Hours:  Online
Email:  LAVCWorkforceTraining@lavc.edu
Voicemail:  (818) 947-2941
Webpage:  Workforce Training webpage


Community Education

Community Services

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



Administrative Divisions

President’s Office

Hours:  Online  (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Email:  sirkinta@lavc.edu
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.)
Email:  holladjs@lavc.edu
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.)
Email:  adminservices@lavc.edu
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.)
Email:  hurwitfa@lavc.edu
Webpage:  Student Services Division webpage



Contact Directory by Division

Download the LAVC Student Services Contact Directory [PDF]