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We are here to help you succeed in pursuing your academic goals. Check out all the valuable resources and learning tools available for LBCC students.

LBCC Future Teachers Club


LBCC Education students & Future Teachers Club members join CSULB College of Education for a campus tour and workshops.

LBCC students attended a TEACH LA Regional Collaborative free conference to learn about teaching pathways and current issues in Education.  Our Education student and Club leader Cristian was a featured panelist.

Future Teachers Club welcomed CSULB College of Education at our LBCC club fair

Education and Club students celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

LBCC Future Teachers Club LogoJoin LBCC Future Teachers Club to learn about careers in education and teaching, work on community service projects, hear from guest speakers, and be a part of a diverse group of students who wish to make change in their community and especially in the education/school system. Join through Viking Engagement today. 

Instagram: @LBFutureTeacher
Facebook: @LBCCftc

 

 

Helpful Links


Orange County Reading Association

Orange County Reading Association LogoThe Orange County Reading Association (OCRA) is a professional organization of teachers, administrators, reading specialists, paraprofessionals, and others interested in the teaching of reading and the improvement of literacy at all levels.

The Orange County Reading Association:

  • UNITES – Literacy professionals working for the welfare of children.
  • SHARES – New trends in literacy, research, and practice through social media and events.
  • SUPPORTS – Professional learning through workshops, conferences, publications and special projects.
  • CELEBRATES – Special contributions to literacy in our schools and communities.
  • ENGAGES – In state, national, and international activities sponsored by the California Reading Association and the International Literacy Association.
  • The MDSC Tutoring Center offers tutoring in Communication Studies courses. 

 


California Reading Association

California Reading Association LogoCalifornia Reading Association (CRA) is a non-profit professional organization of educators who are actively involved in all aspects of reading and language arts education, from kindergarten through university levels. The state organization, an affiliate of the International Literacy Association (ILA), consists of more than 23 active local reading councils located in different service areas around the state. Educators hold memberships in this professional organization.

 


International Literacy Association

International Literacy Association LogoFormerly the International Reading Association, the International Literacy Association (ILA) is a global advocacy and membership organization of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers, and experts across 128 countries. With more than 60 years of experience, ILA has set the standard for how literacy is defined, taught, and evaluated.

 

 

 

LBCC Student Support


multiracial students working on school project togetherMatriculation – Welcome Center
The Welcome Center at Long Beach City College is a great place to start on your journey to becoming an LBCC Viking! Whether you are a first-time student, a returning student, or a community member, the Welcome Center is a one-stop-shop that provides you with general information and services to get you connected to the LBCC community.

Staffed by a dedicated team, the Welcome Center aims to make your introduction to the college experience go as smoothly as possible. The goal of the Center is to bring all of the key components a student needs under one roof and become the focal point for their success.

LBCC Support Programs
Need-based support programs to help you succeed in college. 

  • CalWORKS
  • EOPS
  • Foster Youth Support Services (NextUP)
  • Foster Care & Kinship Education
  • TRIO GO Project
  • Upward Bound

Basic Needs Program
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.

 

Graduation Cap on top of CashScholarships
The success of our students is one of the most important aspects of the mission of Long Beach City College. More than 700 scholarships are given each year, making our scholarship program one of the largest of all community colleges in California. Students are only required to fill out one application at which time the scholarship committee will match you with the appropriate scholarship based on the eligibility requirements.

 

Three students walking through campus.Undocumented Student Support – DREAM Services
​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.

 

An infographic with LGBTQ terminology.LGBTQ+ Student Support & Resources
Long Beach City College strives to create a welcoming and inclusive campus and learning environment for all students. LBCC is committed to serving members of the campus community who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer. In honoring this commitment, the LBCCD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution that officially recognizes LGBTQ History Month in support of its students. 

 

A group of Marines in uniform standing in line and saluting.Veterans Student Support – Veterans Services
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. LBCC welcomes all military veterans and supports them through the entire application and enrollment process. 

 

LBCC Disabled Student Support ServicesDisabled Student Support Services
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.

 

A picture of exercise gear.Student Health Services
LBCC Student Health Services (SHS) supports student success by providing quality and accessible primary care and mental health services and education. Student Health Services is attentive to the diverse health needs of LBCC Students. We partner with the City of Long Beach and the surrounding community to provide comprehensive clinical services to students. 

 

Wood blocks on table with Mental health text written on some.Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services (MHS) is committed to promoting student mental health and wellbeing and strives to help students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. We strive to be a positive advocate of engagement and transformation to help our diverse student community meet their personal challenges while increasing student retention and success.

 

 

LBCC Special Programs


  • DESTINO Program
    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.

  • Umoja Scholars Program
    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.

  • Puente Mentors for Science Students
    Puente is a transfer program that provides underrepresented students, particularly LatinX students, with academic support and mentoring. The program serves to increase the number of underrepresented students in four-year colleges.

 

 

LBCC Student Learning Resources


  • Multidisciplinary Tutoring Center
    The MDSC Tutoring Center offers tutoring support in multiple subjects. 

  • Supplemental Instruction (SI)
    SI is a student success program that provides regular peer-led group study sessions for students in order to help improve their understanding of course material and increase the effectiveness of their study skills.

  • Degree Completion Initiative
    LBCC is dedicated to helping you complete your education from start to finish as quickly as possible. You are our #1 priority!

  • Learning Communities & Transfer Resources
    Learning communities are group-based support services for your educational needs and are a way for students to enroll in one or more courses that are “packaged” together.

  • Library Resources
    Check out LBCC Library Workshops and Library Orientations.

  • Student Technology Help Desk
    The Student Technology Help Desk (STHD) supports all Long Beach City College students in accessing and successfully using Long Beach City College technology. 

  • Adult Education
    Long Beach City College’s Adult Education program offers short-term personal and professional development courses that are open year-round to members of the community.

    • Student Life Workforce Development
      The Office of Student Life hires 20-25 Student Assistants each semester at both our Pacific Coast and Liberal Arts campuses. Our Student Assistants provide, assist, and implement events, activities and workshops in support of our Student Affairs Department. 

    • Job Training
      Do you want to earn more money at work and move up in your career? Whether you’re just beginning your career or you’re ready to update your skills, we have many programs to serve you.