Steps to LATTC: A Quick-Start Guide to Enrollment

We have designed this guide to assist you with finding key campus services and locations. If you have questions, the Bridges to Success Center (located in MA105) is the place to go.

1. Apply for Admission

To attend Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC), you must first complete the LACCD Application for Admission (PDF) and submit to Bridges to Success Center located in MA 105 to complete your enrollment.

You are eligible to apply if you are:

  • over the age of 18
  • a High School Graduate
  • a Current High School Students (must complete Supplemental Application for Admissions of Student in grades K-12)

New or Returning Students

If you have never attended LATTC or have not attended for more than a year, you must apply for admission online through the online Admission Application System. If you’re unsure whether you attended LATTC, please check online to see if you have a registration appointment.

Current Students

You do not need to apply again, you can check your registration appointment and register for classes through the online Student Information System.
Please note: Online registration close after the beginning of each term. To register for Fall 2014 classes after Sept 1st, you must visit the College Counseling Office or Bridges to Success Center to identify open and available courses.

2. Apply for Financial Aid

You may qualify to receive financial assistance with your college expenses. Financial Aid is available through:

  • federal and/or state government,
  • private sources in the form of grants, scholarships, employment,
  • loans to eligible students.
  • this assistance makes it possible for you to continue your education beyond high school, even if you and your family cannot meet the full cost of the college/university you choose to attend.

You may apply for financial aid online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Make sure to add our school code 001227 to your application.  If you need assistance with the application, you may sign up for a FAFSA application workshop by visiting Juniper Hall, Room 314.  Please allow 2 weeks after you apply for the financial aid office to contact you to your student email account with further instructions on receiving your financial aid. To get answers to your financial aid questions, email tfinaid@lattc.edu

Visit the Financial Aid Office to learn more.

3. Participate in our New Student Orientation 

It takes approximately  3 business days to process your Admissions application, once processed; you will receive your LATTC Student Identification (SID) number via email. Sign up for Orientation once you have obtained your LATTC SID by calling LATTC Bridges to Success Center at (213) 763-5560 or visiting Mariposa Hall Room, MA 105.

Student Orientation – includes:

  • LATTC Program and Services Information
  • Assessment – you will be assessed on Math and English skills

You may be exempt from Assessment if:

  • You have earned an Associate’s degree or higher
  • You have completed Orientation at another community college within the last year
  • You are taking courses to maintain a license

If you meet this exemption you will receive a waiver after completing New Student Orientation component.

  • Counseling Institute  – you will meet with a counselor to obtain vital Program of Study information and complete an abbreviated Educational Plan

Orientation Sessions are scheduled to last 3 ½ hours; you will be ready to enroll in your classes at completion.

If you completed your online Admissions application over a week ago please email your Name, DOB and application confirmation # to Bridge@lattc.edu for assistance. 

4. Choose an Academic Program & Get Academic Counseling

Choose your program from a number of two-year degrees and certificate programs. If you wish to transfer to a four-year college or university, you can complete all your general requirements here. The LATTC Course Catalog contains a complete list of academic programs, course descriptions as well as transfer information. Once you have decided on a program, meet with a counselor in the Counseling Department every semester to ensure you are on track in meeting your educational goals. The Counseling Center provides students with assistance from assessing their skills to identifying career goals and selecting appropriate classes. Visit the Counseling Department to learn more.

5. Register & Pay for Classes

After you have submitted an application for admission (Step #1) at LATTC you will receive a registration appointment. You may register for classes on your appointment date in one of two ways:

Once you have successfully enrolled in your classes, pay for your student fees online or in person by visiting the Business Office or Bridges to Success Center.

PLEASE NOTE: Students are responsible for all fees once they are enrolled. Check the schedule of classes for all refund and drop dates. For more information regarding fees contact the Business Office.

6. Parking and LATTC Photo ID Card

A parking permit is required to park in any student lot. You may purchase a permit at the Business Office or Bridges to Success Center. A student identification card is required to use many of the resources available on campus. You may obtain you  LATTC Student Photo ID Card free of charge in the Bridges to Success Center, MA 105.

PLEASE NOTE: New Students must be enrolled in classes for the current semester before obtaining a LATTC Student ID.

7. Purchase Books

Once you are enrolled in your classes you can purchase your books at the LATTC Bookstore.

Attend Your Classes

Congratulations! Your registration process is now complete. Consult the schedule of classes for important semester dates and academic policies. For additional academic dates check out the academic calendar in the course catalog.

Other Services

Now that you are successfully enrolled in classes, we would like to remind you to make use of the services available on campus. For academic assistance, visit the Students website for all services available on campus.

Wireless internet is also available throughout the campus for registered students.

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