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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.​

Student Loop Events

LGBTQ Centers Connection – Tues., June 6

Come meet some of our Pride Center Directors from local 4 year colleges around southern California on Tues., June 6 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in the Social Justice Intercultural Center in Building E, LAC. We have confirmed there will be a representative from Cal State Long Beach.

Born This Way – Tues., June 6

A highly anticipated first look at the 12 min short film, “Born This Way”, directed by Tatiana Navarrette; starring Mattie Westbrouck, Olivia Kale and Doyle Smiens.

This LGBTQIA+ event is jam-packed! We aim to celebrate diversity, love, and acceptance, in hopes it will leave you feeling inspired and empowered. Dress your best, see you there on Tues., June 6 from 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. in the Art Theater, 2025 E Fourth St, Long Beach, CA 90814! $15 per person. First 15 to RSVP will get free ticket and transportation. Or, purchase your own ticket and we’ll see you there!

Celebrate Juneteenth at LBCC’s First 1865 Showcase! – Tues., June 13

It’s our official LBCC Juneteenth event – 1865 Showcase: An artistic exhibition of Black voices, on Tues., June 13 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Nordic Lounge at the Liberal Arts Campus. The showcase will also feature the presentation of the inaugural 1865 Awards (1865 Viking Award given to a Black/African American LBCC student, 1865 Empowerment Award given to a Black/African American community member, and the 1865 Courageous Leader Award given to a Black/African American LBCC faculty or staff member). We hope that you will be able to join us for this wonderful event celebrating Independence Day for the Black/African American community! Click here for details.

Meet Your Village – Wed., June 14

Join LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty for a Meet Your Village Mixer on Wed., June 14 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in the Social Justice Intercultural Center, Building E, LAC. There will be a casual guided conversation, activities, and refreshments to build community and network with one another.

Skating at Pigeon’s Roller Rink

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 20, 4:00PM - 7:00PM
In-Person Location: Pigeon’s Roller Rink at PCH & 2nd

Celebrate Pride Month by skating a few laps around the roller rink while dancing to some of your favorite LGBTQ+ icons! The event will take place on Tues., June 20 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. RSVP by June 6 so that the rink has enough skates, and feel free to bring your own!

Outdoor Film Screening and Ballroom Competition – Mon., June 26

In-Person LocationNordic Lounge & E Quad

Ballroom competition followed by a screening of Paris is Burning on Mon., June 26 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. in the Nordic Lounge and E Quad, LAC. RSVP here. Ballroom categories:

  • Glam - Prepare to captivate the audience with opulence and extravagance of our Glam category. Showcase their most exquisite attire, sparkling accessories, and fierce poses that radiate pure joy and excellence! 
  • Butch/Femme - How do you embody masculine power and fashion? Show up exuding rugged charm, shy chic, dapper boi, fresh to death or whatever butch or femme means to you.
  • Face - It’s all about the LOOK, makeup, and expressions that can speak volumes. Go flawless or funky, it doesn’t matter just leave the audience in awe! 
  • Retro – Bring the fashion, hairstyles, and dance styles of yesteryears to life, capturing the essence and allure of bygone eras. We’re thinking zoot suits, hip huggers, tracksuits, candy raver necklaces. Let’s go back in time, to any time! 
  • Summertime Pride – Let the warmth of summer and the vibrant colors of LGBTQ+ pride fill the air as our Summertime Pride category ignites the stage. Be prepared to immerse yourself in a celebration of diversity, with participants flaunting their most vibrant, beach-inspired, and festival-ready looks that radiate pure joy and inclusivity. Get ready to soak up the sun and the spirit of pride! 

Meet Your Village with Viking Summer Voyage – Wed., June 28

Combined event with Viking Voyage to connect LGBTQIA+ students with current students, faculty and staff on Wed., June 28 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. in T-1200, LAC.

Drag Bingo Fundraiser – Thurs., June 29

Join us for a free evening of Bingo and prizes, as we celebrate Pride Month on Thurs., June 29 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. in E-101, and E-102, LAC. Hosted by Local Drag Queen Torta Jugosa and our very own Superintendent/President Dr. Mike Munoz.

LBCC Invites All to Participate in Pride Parade Entry Aug. 6

Want to walk with LBCC at the 2023 Long Beach Pride Parade? Please be sure to fill out this RSVP form using the email address that you plan to check throughout the summer if you would like to join LBCC in the Pride Parade entry at 10:30 a.m., Sun., Aug. 6 Contact with questions.

Be Part of the 2023 Long Beach Summer Community Band! – Concert Wed., July 12

All high school, college, and community musicians are invited to be part of the 2023 Long Beach Summer Band, co-directed by Brian Hamilton of LBCC and Jeremie Arnold of CSULB. Don’t miss this great opportunity to play and meet some new music friends on Wed., July 12 at 6 p.m. at LBCC’s Bob & Barbara Ellis Auditorium (LAC-Bldg. J). Check here under “upcoming events” for details about admission and parking, sign-up information, and LBCC/CSULB rehearsal dates. $60 fee due at rehearsal sign-up.

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 If you require sign language interpreting services, please contact Stephanie Bonales at or (562) 938-4918.
If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact Sunita Shelly: / 562.938.4947 or Sonia Leticia Vélez: 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 Information

Watch Dr. Muñoz’s End of the Year Message to the Campus Community

Celebrate June as Pride Month at LBCC

Sign Up NOW for FREE LBCC Summer Manufacturing Camp!

Students ages 13 to 17 who have an interest in a future career in manufacturing are invited to sign up for a different kind of summer camp — Exploring Metal Fabrication (June 20-23), Exploring Welding (July 10-14) or both to apply for a non-credit certificate of completion. Both camps at the LBCC-PCC, Welding Building II. Camps are FREE, and lunch is provided.

  • Exploring Metal FabricationMTFAB 601 #50642 – June 20-23, 9am – 1:15pm (no class June 19).
  • Exploring WeldingWeld 601 #50640 – July 10-14, 9am – 12:30pm.

Click here to learn how to sign up for Summer Camp, or contact Tim Shoemaker at or (562) 938-3051. Presented in collaboration with Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs, The Foundation of Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Int.

Long Beach Mayor’s Youth Advocacy Day – Sat., June 24

Long Beach Mayor Rex Richardson invites Long Beach youth ages 13 – 26 to participate in his first annual Youth Advocacy Day, announced as a goal in his “Opportunity Beach Agenda” 100-day plan. This event will take place on Sat., June 24 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. You will have the opportunity to learn about advocacy in the City of Long Beach, connect with youth-serving groups, and learn how to become civically engaged. Be part of the youth leadership that shapes the future of the City of Long Beach! Registration is mandatory at , and location and program details will be shared with registrants closer to the event.

Extended New Library Hours May 15 – June 7

The Liberal Arts Campus and Pacific Coast Campus libraries are open with extended hours just in time for finals! From May 15 – June 7, extended hours at LAC are Mon. – Thurs. 7:30 am – 9 pm and Fridays 7:30 am – 3 pm and PCC hours are Mon. – Thurs. 7:30 am – 8 pm, Fridays 7:30 am – 2 pm and Sat., 10 am – 2 pm.

Apply Now for HACU Paid Internships – Deadline June 30

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking applicants for the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP). It offers outstanding college students the opportunity to receive valuable work experience through paid internships at federal agencies nationwide, including NASA, USDA, National Science Foundation, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Library of Congress. The upcoming deadline is June 30, 2023, for the 15-week fall session. Undergraduates beginning their second year through graduate students are eligible, and nearly 600 internships are awarded each year. For details, download the promotional flyer here, and students can apply online at

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.