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International Student Program


Student Services Are Now Offered Online

The campus will remain closed until further notice, please do not attempt to visit the office in person.

You can live chat with a representative from this office using the information at the bottom of this page, or by visiting the Online Student Services Building. Please note that some services are still in the process of being moved online (including access to campus phone extensions and voicemail) and will vary by office.


Important Message to Our International Students:

Due to the COVID-19, our campus is temporarily closed and classes will be taught online for the remainder of Spring 2020 semester. Student Services will also be offered remotely. We thank you for your patience and flexibility at this difficult time.
Please view the Frequently Asked Questions for F-1 Visa International Students.
Please be noted that the information above may be updated accordingl to the current policies of the college, the district, and our government agencies. 
Please read the information guidance from SEVP by clicking HERE

International Student Program

Welcome to Los Angeles City College where you can pursue your passion and quality education in the heart of Los Angeles and Hollywood! By attending LACC, you will be joining our international student community that is comprised of more than 70 different countries and cultures. LACC's International Student Program (ISP) staff and counselors will assist you with your transition to a U.S. college as well as immigration documentation and academic counseling to ensure that you maintain your F-1 visa status and are on the right track to achieve your educational goals. The ISP staff will support to make your educational and cultural experience at LACC enriching and transformative. We look forward to working with you!

Our Purposes
  • Provide international students with academic counseling to help them maintain good academic standing and achieve their educational goals.
  • Provide international students with immigration advisement/documentation necessary to maintain their legal status in the U.S.
  • Represent LACC to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of State, and other government agencies involved with international students.
  • Guide international students in their adaptation to the American culture and the campus life.
Student Learning Outcomes
  • The international student will demonstrate an understanding of the F-1 visa student requirements to maintain his/her visa status in good standing.
  • The international student will identify the academic requirements for completing certificates, associate degrees, and university transfer. 

 Live Chat With This Department

Video chat with International Student Program on Cranium Cafe

Mission Statement

The mission of the International Student Program (ISP) is to provide international students with assistance and support to facilitate their successful integration into Los Angeles City College as well as fulfilling educational outcomes. 

 Contact Us

Student Service Building, 2nd Floor 

International Student Program
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Tel: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2470
Fax: (323) 953-4013 

 Office Hours


Monday through Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM



Monday & Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911