Southwest College

Los Angeles Southwest College’s service area consists of 45 square miles that includes parts of the City of Los Angeles and unincorporated sections of Los Angeles County (2nd Supervisorial District), as well as portions of Gardena, Hawthorne, and Inglewood. For almost 50 years, Southwest College has focused its resources on empowering a diverse student population to help achieve their academic and career goals. It is a is a two-year college that awards Associate’s Degrees in more than 30 fields and occupational certificates in more than 45 disciplines. It offers a range of programs that meet the community’s needs, including college transfer services, occupational training, community services as well as general, transitional and continuing education.

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Student Union

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Student Union

The new 2-story, 31,000 square foot Student Union will serve as the heart of student life at Southwest College. This new addition will add student lounge spaces, a gaming room, conference and meeting spaces and offices for the Associated Student Organization, Student Life and Administration. The building incorporates a number of sustainable design features, such as drought-tolerant landscaping and rooftop solar-power photovoltaic panels with the capability of generating 240,584 kWh per year.

School of Science

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School of Science

The new 27,000 square-foot will house the Physiology, Anatomy, Biotech, Biology, Geography, Geology and Chemistry programs. The building will feature a roof-top observation deck for the Astronomy program.

Active Projects

Sub Project Number Sub Project Title % Complete Academic Occupancy Date Progress Summary
06S-602.00 Student Union 8% 01/02/2024 Construction in Progress
06S-628.01 Campus Corner Sign Replacement 28% 01/29/2023 Construction in Progress
06S-628.02 Imperial Entrance Marquee Sign 28% 01/29/2023 Construction in Progress
06S-628.03 Western Entrance Marquee Sign 28% 01/29/2023 Construction in Progress

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* Projects listed at a sub-project level
* Only active projects are listed above. Projects in closeout and those considered 40J (i.e. ADA, Stormwater, etc) are not included above.

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Small Contractor Boot Camp Flyer April 2022
APRIL 19, 2022

Small Contractor Boot Camp - April 2022

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Small Contractor Boot Camp is a four-session program designed specifically for small contractors to improve their competitive bidding capacity. Through a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum, small contractors will learn more about the pre-qualification process for the Pre-Qualified Service Provider (PQSP) bench contracts for projects ranging from $25K - $5M, how to bid for work, and successfully execute BuildLACCD construction projects. Curriculum Includes: • Qualifying for Pre-Qualified Service Provider Bench • Bonding & Certification • Access to Capital • Estimating • Scheduling • Sustainability • Safety • Labor Compliance • Project Labor Agreement (PLA) Requirements • Local Worker Hire Program

Contractor Opportunity Forum East LA College South Gate Educational Center Flyer Final
MARCH 30, 2022

Contractor Opportunity Forum

The South Gate Educational Center is the new 18.5 acre East Los Angeles College satellite campus with a new 105,000 square-foot building that will include a library, lecture hall, classrooms and laboratories for the Career Technology Education, Liberal Arts and Science programs. The prime contractor on the project is Turner Construction. Join us to learn how to potentially participate as a subcontractor with Turner Construction’s first-tier subcontractors, and other BuildLACCD contracting opportunities specifically designed for local, small, emerging and/or disabled veteran businesses.

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