How do I take online classes at ELAC?
Online classes are designed for students who enjoy learning independently and cannot attend on-campus on a regular basis, and who are comfortable using a computer. Students who take online classes make a commitment to log on to their classes at least three time per week. Online classes are academically the same as on-campus classes, and meet the same General Education and Transfer requirements as their on-campus counterparts.
Online classes are not self-paced courses; they follow the semester schedule and online students have deadlines and schedules just as classroom courses do. This means that they start when the semester starts. Some online classes are short term classes which have their own start dates; please check the schedule of classes for those dates.
Neither the ELAC's Virtual Campus Office nor the director provides academic counseling, or financial aid information. For more information on available student services for prospective students, visit the "Why Should You Consider East los Angeles College?" webpage.
ELAC offers a 1 unit online class titled: How to Succeed in an Online Course: CAOT 133. This course is an advisory course, and for students wishing to enroll for the first time in an online class. It covers the basic navigation of the online environment including how to post to forums, take quizzes, submit assignments, and other common online skills focusing on, but not limited to Canvas, as well as the soft skills needed to be successful in an online environment.
To take online classes at ELAC, you must first apply to the campus, and go through the matriculation process.