Frequently Asked Questions Regarding "Online" courses at Los Angeles Mission College.

What computer hardware is required for an “online” course?

A Pentium or higher (or compatible) system with at least a 28.8 Kpbs Internet connection, an e-mail account and browser are required for each course. Students who do not have access to a computer and Internet, may enroll in an “online” course and use the computers available in the college library. The computers are available Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM to 1 PM, and Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

What level of computer literacy is expected for an “online” course?

Each “online” course requires the student to have basic computer literacy skills which include e-mailing and attaching files, cutting and pasting, browsing sites, and a basic skill in word processing.

What is the cost of each “ online” course?

The cost of each “on line” course is $11 per unit plus a mandatory $11 health fee.

How do I register for an “online” course?

Students may follow the college’s general procedures for registering for an “online course. Registration can be completed by any of the following procedures:

  1. In-person at the college’s admissions and records office.
  2. By phone by using the STEP program. The phone system is operational from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM Monday through Saturday. Students may call (818) 988-2222, (213) 689-8888, or (310) 605-0505 to access the system.
  3. Via Internet at http://www.lamission.cc.ca.us/.

How do I pay for an “online” course?

Students may pay their tuition fees by calling the STEP program to pay by credit card, or by paying in-person at the college’s business office.

How do I purchase my textbooks?

Textbooks can be purchased online at either
varsitybooks.com or
effollet.com or
textbooks.com or
amazon.com

Consult with your instructor for the best location to purchase your book.

at the college’s bookstore.