In the Loop (Students)

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Long Beach City College’s Student In the Loop is a weekly email to keep LBCC students aware of upcoming events, workshops, registration dates, and other helpful information.​

Return to Campus

Long Beach City College would like to remind you that we will continue to work in alignment with local health orders from the City of Long Beach Health Department, in addition to monitoring County of Los Angeles case trends. The College continues to make available masks and sanitizer, and the custodial team continues to participate in enhanced cleaning practices. LBCC remains a safe environment for the entire campus community. Through our continued actions of social distancing, vaccinations and masking, we will preserve a safe environment for all.

Vaccination Clinics & Verification Uploading

Need instructions on how to upload your vaccination verification or where you can get vaccinated (including on-campus vaccination clinics)? Please visit the Return to Campus Info for Students section.

Student Loop Events

Jazz Combo Showcase and Jazz Jam to Perform at DiPiazza’s

Join the LBCC Jazz Combo and Jam on Dec. 1, at DiPiazza’s Lava Lounge (5205 Pacific Coast Hwy.). Jazz Combo begins at 7 p.m. and the Jam jams from 9 – 10 p.m. Email psheng@lbcc.edu if you have any questions.

Don’t Miss the First LIVE Production of Deploy the Arts Program

Comprised of original Veteran narratives, the theme of the stories is “Bringing it Home,” performed at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1 – 3 and 2 p.m. Dec. 3 – 4 in the LBCC Ellis Auditorium. Ticket information at www.LBCC.edu.

Two Opportunities to Celebrate the Holidays in Local Parades!

You and your family are invited to walk with the Long Beach City College entry in two local holiday parades this year! Join us at the: Belmont Shore Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m., on Sat. Dec. 3 (RAIN OR SHINE) that takes place on East Second Street between Livingston Avenue to Bayshore Avenue. RSVP here; Daisy Parade at 4:30 p.m., on Sat. Dec. 10 that takes place on Daisy Avenue between Pacific Coast Highway and Hill Street. RSVP here. Join us at one or both parades! Please be sure to complete the sign-up form here no later than Thurs., Dec. 1. Questions? Contact cbolton@lbcc.edu.

Long Beach International Tamales Festival – Sun., Dec. 4

LB Home + Living is bringing the annual Tamale Festival to the Pacific Coast Campus on Sun., Dec. 4. Sign-up for the Piñata Making Contest and/or purchase tickets for the event! 

LBCC Performing Arts Presents ‘Carols by Candlelight’ – Sat., Dec. 10

Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols will be featured in a festive “Carols by Candlelight” holiday concert on Sat., Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the with the LBCC Viking Singers, Viking A ‘Cappella Madrigal Choir, Viking Chorale and vocal soloists. Directed by Skye Angulo with accompaniment by harpist Elle Choate, and Hanna Yi, piano. LAC Auditorium (Bldg. J). $15 General Admission, $10 Seniors/Staff/Students, FREE to LBCC Students with Valid ASB Card. For information, contact Skye Angulo, sangulo@lbcc.edu or X4495. Purchase tickets online at www.lbcc.edu/PerformingArts.

Associate Degree Nursing & Vocational Nursing Pinning Ceremony – Tues., Dec. 13

All are welcome to attend the Associate Degree Nursing & Vocational Nursing Pinning Ceremony at 6:30 p.m., on Tues., Dec. 13 in the LAC Ellis Auditorium (Bldg. J). Help congratulate this exceptional class!


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
If you require accommodations, please contact the Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) at least 72 hours prior to the event at (562) 938-4558 or (562) 938-4833 (TTY) or dsps-staff@lbcc.edu. If you require sign language interpreting services, please contact Stephanie Bonales at sbonales@lbcc.edu or (562) 938-4918.
If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact Sunita Shelly: sshelly@lbcc.edu / 562.938.4947 or Sonia Leticia Vélez: svelez@lbcc.edu at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please note requests are based on provider availability, the more advance notice the better.

Student Loop Workshops

Traveling While Undocumented Workshop – Tues., Nov. 29

LBCC has partnered with CHIRLA to provide free legal services to students, staff, and faculty. Learn about your civil right while traveling undocumented on Tues., Nov. 29 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. in P-113, LAC. This workshop is open to everyone.

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Virtual Workshops Every Tuesday in November

The LBCC Scholarship Office is hosting workshops designed to assist students with completing the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship application. You will hear first-hand information from a JKCF Scholar! This highly selective scholarship is for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Each JKCF Scholar has access to generous financial support for two to three years, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to connect with the thriving community of fellow Scholars. The deadline to apply is Jan. 12, 2023. For details and to RSVP for a Virtual Workshop, visit: https://www.lbcc.edu/scholarships.

SJIC Community Social Hours

Join the Social Justice Intercultural Center’s (SJIC) discussion-based social hours, where our identities and experiences while building community are discussed. Nov. 29 Dating & Sex. From 1 – 2 p.m. on Wednesdays Black, Indigenous & People of Color (BIPOC) Social Hour topics include: Nov. 9 Generational Trauma; Nov. 30 Mental Health Stigma. We look forward to welcoming you in the SJIC in the lower level of E Building, LAC.

LBCC Scholarship Applications/Workshops Now Available – Deadline Fri., Dec. 9

The 2023-2024 LBCC Scholarship Application is now available, and must be submitted no later than Fri., Dec. 9 at 11:59 p.m. Students are only required to complete and submit one application to apply for several scholarships. The Scholarship Committee will match students with the appropriate scholarships based on the eligibility requirements. LBCC Scholarships Application Workshops are recommended and are scheduled throughout the Fall 2022 Semester, in both in-person and virtual format. For information, an application, or to reserve a workshop, go to https://www.lbcc.edu/scholarships.

Student Loop Information

Student Equity Minigrant Application Period Now Open

The Student Equity Subcommittee is happy to announce that applications for the 2023-2024 Student Equity Minigrant are now available! Faculty, staff, and Student Clubs can now apply for a minigrant ranging from $100 – $5,000 to support a student equity project for their area, or for the campus at large. Please refer to the LBCC Student Equity Plan for details. If you have any questions about the minigrants, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at studentequity@lbcc.edu

LBCC Welcomes Farmer’s Fridge

Vending machines of fresh, affordable, ready-to-eat meals are located in LAC’s E Bldg. Nordic Lounge and PCC’s GG Bldg. Cafeteria.

Extended New Library Hours Nov. 28 – Dec. 17

The Liberal Arts Campus and Pacific Coast Campus libraries are open with extended hours just in time for finals! From Nov. 28 – Dec. 17, extended hours are Mon. – Thurs. 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Fridays 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CalWORKs, CARE, and Basic Needs Toy Drive

Please donate new, unwrapped toys for our CalWORKs, CARE, and Basic Needs Student Parents now until Dec. 12. These gifts will be distributed to their children this holiday season. Ages infant – 17 years old. For questions or to arrange a pick-up, contact Christina Barrios at Cbarrios@lbcc.edu or (562) 938-3123.

Order See’s Candies to help Child Development Centers/Learning Labs!

Delicious and festive See’s candies can be ordered online through Mon., Dec. 5 and delivered to your home (or wherever you indicate) or you can order using the attached order form and submit this plus payment to the CDC front desk and candy will be available to pick up on site on Fri., Dec. 9. Please feel free to forward, share, hit up families and friends. The more candy sold, the more books we can purchase!

PCC’s Viking Express is Open for Snacks & Drinks

Searching for that cup of coffee between classes at the Pacific Coast Campus? Find it at the PCC Viking Express along with a great array of snacks, sandwiches, doodads and things. Find the Viking Express in Bldg. GG, and operation hours are Mondays – Thursdays, from 11 am. – 7 p.m. 

New Online Learning Website for Students

Students can visit the new Online Learning Website for LBCC students. This website offers online learning readiness, success tips, support, and more!

Student Loop Reminders

Viking Vault Open Hours for FREE FOOD!

Are you unavailable to attend the LBCC Basic Needs Team’s Grab & Go drive-thru events? Visit the Viking Vault in-person to pick up your FREE FOOD – free hygiene items and parenting resources, too! Viking Vault Open Hours are: Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., at LAC E-131; and Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at PCC QQ-107. Click here to join the Basic Needs Canvas page to receive updates for free food resources and events.