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International Student Program


International Student Program

Welcome to Los Angeles City College where you can pursue your passion and quality education in the heart of Los Angeles and Hollywood! By attending LACC, you will be joining our international student community that is comprised of more than 70 different countries and cultures. LACC's International Student Program (ISP) staff and counselors will assist you with your transition to a U.S. college as well as immigration documentation and academic counseling to ensure that you maintain your F-1 visa status and are on the right track to achieve your educational goals. The ISP staff will support to make your educational and cultural experience at LACC enriching and transformative. We look forward to working with you!

Our Purposes
  • Provide international students with academic counseling to help them maintain good academic standing and achieve their educational goals.
  • Provide international students with immigration advisement/documentation necessary to maintain their legal status in the U.S.
  • Repersent LACC to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of State, and other govenment agencies involved with internaitonal students.
  • Guide international students in their adaptation to the American culture and the campus life.
Student Learning Outcomes
  • The international student will demonstrate an understanding of the F-1 visa student requirements to maintain his/her visa status in good standing.
  • The international student will navigate the U.S. education system to achieve his/her educational goal.

Mission Statement

The mission of International Student Program (ISP) is to provide international students with assistance and support to facilitate their successful integration into Los Angeles City College. We seek to enhance our international students' stay in the U.S. by providing high-qualify academic and immigration advisement services. We believe that international students serve as a vital “bridge” in cross-cultural understanding. Our goal is to promote positive international educational exchange through all of our programs and interactions. The multifunctional role of the ISP includes serving as the primary liaison for community contacts, governmental (federal, state, and local) agencies and university departments, which interface with international students.

 Contact Us

Student Service Building, 2nd Floor

International Student Program
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Tel: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2470
Fax: (323) 953-4013 


Keika Stevenson
SSB 203
(323) 953-4000 ext.  2470

 Office Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters:
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm
(Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm)

Summer Sessions:
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm
(Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm)


Winter Session:
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm
(Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm)

***December 2017 Office Operation***
Our office will be closed from 12/18/17 Monday to 1/1/18 Monday, and will re-open on 1/2/18 Tuesday.  Thank you for your understanding. 

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Phone: 323.953.4000


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