Los Angeles City College is an urban oasis of learning that educates minds, opens hearts, and celebrates community.
As a comprehensive community college, Los Angeles City College offers programs, course work, support, and guidance to develop a community of learners both near and far, with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for optimal growth and action in their personal and professional lives.
As its primary mission, Los Angeles City College offers post-secondary lower division arts and sciences, and vocational courses enabling the student to complete: A curriculum designed in preparation for transfer to a four-year university, an associate degree or certificate leading directly to entrance into the work force.
The College affirms the essential role of remedial and basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language (ESL), and support services that are intrinsic to student success at the post-secondary level.
The College advances state, regional, and local economic growth, and global competitiveness, through education, training, and services that contribute to work force improvement.
The College commits to providing educational and cultural activities that contribute to the general well being of the community it serves.
Program’s Mission Statement:
The mission of the International Student Program is to provide assistance and support to international students to facilitate their successful integration into Los Angeles City College.
The International Student Program assists students attending Los Angeles City College under F-1 Visas with college admission, assessment, orientation, immigration matters, employment under OPT, academic advising, and counseling.
1. The student will recognize his/her immigration status and understand the requirements for maintaining a visa status in good standing.
2. The student will maintain satisfactory academic progress.
3. The student will integrate successfully into the campus through knowledge of compus resources.
4. The program will provide students with accurate information and communicate in a culturally sensitive manner.