frequently asked questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Student Success Center located?
The Student Success Center is located on the 3RD & 4TH floors of the Cox Library.
How do I contact someone?
You may call to speak to one of our friendly staff members at (323) 241-5455 or you email the director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What services does the Student Success Center provide?
The SSC provides an array of services including: tutoring, study skills seminars, on demand e platform seminars, computer usage, copying and printing, quite study areas, private study rooms, Spanish Lab support and Micro Lab support.
Do you accept walk-ins for tutoring?
Yes. Depending on tutor availability, we will gladly accept walk in tutorial sessions.
Are children allowed in the SSC?
No, we do not have any programs for children at this time.
Are the tutorial services free?
Yes, all learning support services are free to registered LASC students.
What if I need a tutor in a specific subject, but the SSC does not provide tutoring in that area?
The SSC tutors will make an effort to assist students in all areas. Also, Smarthinking, our online tutoring service may offer the support needed.
What are the requirements to become a Tutor?
To qualify to serve as a tutor, student must have proved to be proficient in the subject of interest by successfully completing at least one course in the subject of concentration with a "B" or higher. All tutors must receive a faculty recommendation and the department chair's written approval, as well as maintain at least a 2.5 GPA prior to and during their time of employment. Additionally, according to the Human Resource Guide R-320, to serve as a tutor, a student must be a current full-time student working part-time or a part-time student employed part-time in a college work-study program, or in a work experience education program financed by state or federal funds. Please note, students may not work as a tutor while on academic probation or progress probation.
How can I receive an application?
Stop by the Student Success Center office in the Library.
What types of seminars do you offer?
We offer online and land-based support seminars, including study skills, academic, nutrition, and personal life management workshops.
Are seminars available to groups or classes?
Yes. All of the Student Success Center Seminars are available to groups and to classes pursuant the instructor's or counselor's request. We also offer a variety of the seminars online for 24/7 access through www.Studentlingo.com/lasc for students, faculty, counselors, staff, and the community usage.
How much are copies?
Copies are 10 cents per page. For your convenience, you can retrieve a copy card on the second floor in the library.