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Student Success & Support Program

High School Students Checklist

Congratulations on your decision to enroll at Los Angeles City College while you complete high school!

Please follow the steps in the High School Students Checklist below if

  • you are over the age of 13 and/or entering 10th grade or above.
  • You may enroll as a special part-time student at LACC by completing a Supplemental Application for Admission of Students in Grades K-12 form, which is also available at the college Admissions Office in SSB - 1st Floor.
  • Enrollment must be recommended by your high school counselor and principal, with parental consent.
  • A student participating in the concurrent enrollment program receives college credit. With the approval of the high school the student may also receive high school credit.

High School students must re-apply every semester and are limited to 11 units per semester (7 units in winter session).
SAT scores are not a requirement for enrollment to Los Angeles City College. (These scores are used for students who will transfer directly to four-year universities upon high school graduation.)

Below are the steps to get you on the road to becoming a successful student at LACC.
If you are unclear of a course that your counselor has approved we will be glad to assist you in the General Counseling Center (SSB-1st Floor).


Step 1
Step 1: Appy to LACC
  • You can get an application to attend LACC on campus at the Welcome Center (SSB 1st Floor).
  • This application must be submitted with the required Supplemental Application for Admission of Students in Grades K-12 at the Admissions Office in the Student Services Building (SSB 1st Floor).
  • Please be sure to bring picture ID. For additional information or questions, please call the Admissions Office (323) 953-4000 ext. 2104.

(NOTE: The College Enrollment Information section must be completed by a school official)


Step 2
Step 2:Assessment/Testing for English and Math Placement
  • With the exception of passing AP scores for English and Math that can be used for course credit, you must take an assessment test at LACC if your high school counselor has recommended either of these courses.
  • Your assessment score will determine the course level of English and/or Math that you can enroll in. You may make an appointment for your assessment online or in person at the Assessment/Matriculation Office (SSB-2F).

Assessment tests can be taken only after you have applied to the college and are issued a student ID number. 

Step 3
Step 3: Academic Counseling Appointment
  • Make an appointment to meet with an LACC counselor who will guide you through class selections according to degree requirments. You may also come in person to the Assessment/Matriculation Office (SSB-2F) to speak with a counselor.
  • See a a counselor in advance of registration. Make sure you are selecting the correct classes to reach your academic goals; whether it be a degree, certificate, university transfer or other professional/personal goal.
Step 4
Step 4: Register for Classes

You will receive an appointment date and time to register for your classes (by e-mail or in person at the Admissions Office). On or after that counseling appointment, you can go to the Student Information System to enroll. Enroll early since classes fill up quickly!

Log in to to begin registering for classes

Starting with the Fall 2017 Semester, registration for classes will take place through a new and improved Student Information System. Please click here for information and tutorials on how to REGISTER FOR CLASSES, and use the new services offered by this system.

To receive high school credit for classes taken at LACC, fill out a Transcript Request Form upon completion of class(es) so that it can officially be sent to your school.

Other Considerations for High School Students:

Upward Bound - Provides high school students with career and college advisement, personal and academic skills dev elopement and monthly visits to local universities. In the summer, students spend 6 weeks taking college courses which will apply toward their AA and/or BA degrees. For more information call (323) 953-4000 ext. 2316.

Guardian Scholars - Designed to support current and former foster care participants and joins together with additional support services on campus. Assists with the admissions; assessment, educational planning and Personal Development classes are just a sample of help provided to students. For more information call (323) 953-4000 ext. 2236.

 Contact Us

Student Services Building, 2nd Floor

Los Angeles City College
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029

 Enrollment Questions?

Please contact the Welcome Center

Student Services Building, Room 180
(323) 953-4000 ext 2455

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