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Genderversity & Multicultural Center

UMOJA

Umoja (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a learning community dedicated to the academic success, personal growth, and self-actualization of African-American and other students.

What Are The Benefits?

Complete the UMOJA Application

  • Supportive Environment
  • Priority Registration for classes
  • Counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Cultural Workshops and Events
  • Leadership Development
  • Academic Workshops
  • Faculty and Staff Mentoring
  • Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Tours
  • Transfer Agreements with UCs and HBCUs

Program Admission Criteria

  • Students must be a recent high school graduate or current LACC student (30 unit limit)
  • Students must take the English and Math placement test
  • Students must complete FYE Summer Bridge (New Students Only)
  • Students must complete program application and orientation
  • Students must complete the FAFSA or CA Dream Act
  • Continuing Students must submit a 1 page essay stating why you're interested in joining the program 

Program Requirements

  • Students must maintain 12 or more units in Fall and Spring semesters
  • Students must complete all required UMOJA courses
  • Students must complete English and Math courses

Interested?

Send an email to multicultural@lacitycollege.edu or Complete the UMOJA Application

Download the UMOJA Flyer

 Contact Us

Located in AD 108
On the first floor of the Administration Building

Multicultural@lacitycollege.edu

 Hours

Monday, Tuesday
12:00 – 4:00 PM

Wednesday, Thursday
12:00 – 3:00 PM

 Announcements

Mondays

LA LGBT Housing Navigators, 12:30-3:30pm

 Resources

LGBTQ (Coming Soon)

DACA - Undocumented Students & DREAMers

UMOJA (Coming Soon)

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911