In the Loop (Students)
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.
Sign Up for Fall Semester Late-Start Classes!
Sign up for Fall Semester late-start classes today! Registration is now open. Classes start Sept. 23 (12-week) and Oct. 21 (8-week). Visit www.LBCC.edu for class listings, registration information and more.
Winter Session 2020 – Important Dates
Mark your calendars! Classes for Winter Session 2020 semester will be posted on the LBCC Schedule of Classes on Fri., Sept. 27. Registration begins on Mon., Oct. 14. Winter Session runs from Jan. 2 – Feb. 5, 2020.
Reminder: Get Ready to Enter the Viking Portal on Mon., Sept. 30.
IITS continues to roll out LBCC’s single sign-on platform: Viking Portal. Effective Mon., Sept. 30, Canvas LMS and Office 365 will be accessed via Viking Portal by students and employees. Viking Portal is conveniently located under Quicklinks on the LBCC homepage. Student support for Viking Portal: Student Technology Help Desk.
Math Plus Courses
The LBCC Math Department is now offering transferrable “Plus” courses! Math “Plus” courses will offer the same content as the non-plus courses in addition to providing extra in-class support to help students succeed. Spaces are still available for Fall 2019 Semester! Courses offered include STAT 1 Plus, MATH 28 Plus, MATH 40 Plus, and MATH 45 Plus. Register today at www.LBCC.edu.
Veterans’ Service Office – New Location
The Veterans’ Services Office has moved from the lower floor of Building E to Building A at the Liberal Arts Campus. Please refer any students looking for Veteran Services to their new location in A-1029.
Latinx Heritage Month: Sept. 15 – Oct. 15
LBCC proudly celebrates Latinx Heritage Month! We’re celebrating Latinx pride with the Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff Event, honoring indigenous practices with food, cultural performances, and a resource fair. The event will be on Wed, Sept. 18 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in the LAC E Quad, and on Thurs., Sept 19, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at PCC, in front of Building MM. For more Latinx Heritage Month events, lectures, and celebrations, visit LBCC.edu/Latinx.
5th SUR:Biennial Art Gallery Exhibition
Long Beach City College is hosting an exhibition, GENERATIONAL as part of the 5th SUR:Biennial to run from Sept. 12 to Oct. 12. The exhibition is co-curated with the Long Beach Arts Council Registry. SUR:Biennial showcases art addressing issues facing LatinX LGBTQI Artists. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on Thurs., Sept. 19 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in K-100, LAC. The gallery will be open on Mon. and Thurs. from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues. and Weds. from 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Fri. from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sat., Oct. 12 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Get Crazy for Chicken & Learning! LLRA Fundraiser at El Pollo Loco – Thurs., Sept. 19
Support your LBCC students by supporting their learning resources such as the library, computer lab, tutoring, basic adult education, supplemental learning and instruction, and more at El Pollo Loco at 11601 Carson St. Lakewood, CA 90715 on Thurs., Sept. 19. Show up any time between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. with this flyer at https://tinyurl.com/LLRAloco and 20% of your purchase will go to the Library & Learning Resources Associates via the LBCC Foundation.
Health Professions Career Exposure Summit – Thurs., Sept. 19
Are you interested in becoming a physician, physician assistant, veterinarian, or related healthcare professional? Do you want to learn about careers to help improve health in the local and global community? Join us for the Second Annual Health Professions Career Exposure Summit on Thurs., Sept. 19 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at room T-1100, LAC. RSVP at LBCCHealthProfessionsSummit.eventbrite.com. Contact Outreach@LBCC.edu for more information.
UC Berkeley Drop-In Sessions
The Transfer Center is hosting UC Berkeley for drop-in sessions throughout fall semester. A UC Berkeley representative will be on campus to answer all your questions about transferring to Cal. The drop-ins will take place on: Wed., Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Mon., Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and Mon., Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All drop-ins will take place in the LAC Transfer Center, A-1097. No appointments or sign-ups are required. Drop-ins are on a first-come, first-served basis.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Oct. 10 – Oct. 20
LBCC’s Performing Arts Department and Associated Student Body presents “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” based on the book by Ken Kesey, and directed by Lindsey Ginter. The performance will run from Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, and Oct. 17 through Oct. 20 at the LBCC Studio Arts Theatre, located in Building H, LAC. Buy tickets at LBCC.edu/PerformingArts.
Viking Engagement Workshop – Wed., Sept. 18
What events are happening on campus? Interested in Viking Volunteers? Part of a club on campus? You’ll need to go through Viking Engagement now. Upcoming workshops will help you navigate the new Viking Engagement portal (formerly OrgSync). The workshop will also go over how to submit service hours, and review the rules and regulations of the Viking Volunteer Program. The workshops will take place on Wed., Sept. 18 at 1:30 p.m. in the Building EE Student Union, PCC.
Healthy Viking Mental Health Workshops: Now – Sept. 19
Mental Fitness workshops focus on teaching athletes the benefits of mental health. Mental health can help athletes enhance their performance, overcome obstacles and cope with the pressures of competition. If you are a student-athlete, or an athlete at heart, you will not want to miss these workshops. Mental Fitness workshops will take place every Thursday now until Sept. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the second floor of the E Building, in the Valhalla Room.
Student Success Workshops: Sept. 17 – Oct. 16
The Multidisciplinary Success Center is holding Student Success Workshops for Fall 2019 from Sept. 17-Oct. 16! The workshops will be taking place on both campuses and will cover topics relating to having a successful Fall 2019 semester including taming your test anxiety, and learning how to commit to your long-term goals. No sign-ups are required, but seating is limited. For dates and more information, visit LBCC.edu/Calendar.
Let’s Talk About Money! – Fall ‘19 Workshops
Come learn practical ways to better manage your money. Upcoming workshops are: “Savings: How to Make Savings a Priority” on Mon., Sept. 30 and Wed., Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at LAC and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m at PCC; “Budgeting: Tools for Easy Budgeting” on Mon., Oct. 7 and Wed., Oct. 9 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at LAC and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at PCC; “Credit Cards and Credit: How does Credit Work?” on Mon., Oct. 14 and Wed., Oct. 16 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at LAC and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at PCC; “Dumping Debt: Strategies to Avoid and Eliminate Debt” on Mon., Oct. 21 and Wed., Oct. 23 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at LAC and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at PCC; and “Taxes: Sales Tax, Tax Bracket, and More” on Mon., Oct. 28 and Wed., Oct. 30 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at LAC and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at PCC. Workshops are free and open to all students. Sign up at the Multidisciplinary Success Center at L-212, LAC or EE-206, PCC.