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Student Success & Support Program

Returning Students Checklist

Welcome back to Los Angeles City College.

Please follow the steps in the Returning Students Checklist below if you have been previously enrolled at Los Angeles City College, but had a break of more than two semesters between enrollments at LACC.

  • (Although you may have already submitted an application to attend LACC when you first started here, if it has been at least two semesters since you last enrolled you will need to submit another application.)
  • If taking a course at LACC while in high school, please follow the High School Students Checklist.
  • If you graduated or discontinued enrollment from high school prior to entering college, please follow the New Students Checklist.
Below are the steps to get you back on the road to becoming a successful student at LACC.
Step 1
Step 1: Submit Another Application

Complete the FREE LACC online application

Step 2
Step 2: Submit Official Transcripts
  • You can have your official, sealed transcript and/or score report mailed directly to our college from your previous college/university.
  • Include all official transcripts from all high schools, colleges and trade schools attended.
  • These reports are needed for:
    • prerequisites for advanced language courses
    • meeting transfer requirements
    • AP score reports may also help you receive college credit (consult a counselor to learn more)

(Advanced Placement (AP) and or International Baccalaureate (IB) shall be used toward meeting General Education requirements and graduation competency for the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees. Students must receive a passing score (3, 4, or 5) on an AP exam to receive the credit. Proof of any AP credit should be taken to the Admissions Office in SS-1F, and appropriate credit will be reflected on your transcript.)

Step 3
Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid

​Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

FAFSA is also available at each of our college campuses. 

Step 4
Step 4: Make a Counseling Appointment
  • See a counselor in advance of registration.
  • Make sure you are selecting the correct classes to reach your academic goals; whether it is a degree, certificate, university transfer or other professional/personal goal.
  • Schedule a counseling appointment online or in person at the Assessment/Matriculation office (SS-2F).
Step 6
Step 6: Pay Fees

Your enrollment will be cancelled for some or all of your course(s) unless payment is made in full by the due date. This due date is posted in your student portal for easy reference.

Fees can be paid online with a credit or debit card. Cash, money orders, and USD cashier’s check payable to Los Angeles City College may be delivered in person to the Business Office located in the Student Services Building, Second Floor.

 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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Phone: 323.953.4000


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