Long Beach City College has implemented a Basic Needs program to address hunger and housing insecurity among students. The program is supported by the Healthy Viking Initiative and will provide increased access to food, direct referrals to appropriate housing agencies, and information regarding transportation resources for LBCC students.
Disabled Students Program & Services (DSPS) serves as the designated office of the College that coordinates campus-wide academic adjustments for students with qualifying disabilities. Academic adjustments assist in the facilitation of creating an equitable educational experience for all students at Long Beach City College.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields have become increasingly central to U.S. economic competitiveness and growth. Yet, industries in science and technology have twice as many job openings as there are sufficiently prepared U.S. workers ready to step into these jobs.
The DESTINO program is designed to assist STEM students with an array of student support services and academic support to reach your goal of earning your degree and transferring to the 4-year university. The DESTINO program will provide you with the following:
Long Beach City College is proud to take a stand and support our undocumented students. DREAM Services is dedicated to serving the AB540 and undocumented student population through advocacy, guidance, and support. The programs and services are designed for students to achieve academic, personal, and professional excellence at Long Beach City College.
In June 2021, Long Beach City College received a tremendously generous gift of $30 million from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. The award was given in recognition of LBCC’s leadership and transformative work in responding to the College’s changing demographics, closing equity gaps, and work in racial justice.
MANA is a program dedicated to building cultural, educational, and community experiences for Asian Pacific Islander Desi students. The Mana community helps ground students to build a strong foundation within their own communities to reach academic success.
Our mission is to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn college degrees, and return to the community as mentors and leaders to future generations.
The Puente English
Puente students commit themselves to complete English 1 during the Fall semester and English 3 during the Spring semester with the same Puente-trained professor, who integrates Latino and other multicultural literature into a rigorous transfer-focused curriculum.
Umoja, (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community and resource dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students. The goal of the UMOJA Scholars community is to help students build a strong community as the foundation for their academic journey. Your voice and experiences matter. Through course offerings, social events, college tours and student services we celebrate your diversity, encourage your intellectual contributions and promote your academic achievement.
The Student Technology Help Desk (STHD) supports all Long Beach City College students in accessing and successfully using Long Beach City College technology. We are staffed with knowledgeable and friendly student team members to provide peer guidance to all students. The STHD is available to support students via phone, email, and in person. All assistance provided is FREE for Long Beach City College students.
The mission of Veterans Services Office (VSO) is to provide a caring and supportive environment for veterans and their dependents as we assist them with the services they need for proper enrollment, receiving their VA benefits, and other resources necessary to succeed at Long Beach City College.