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Welcome to Los Angeles City College


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Umoja (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a learning community dedicated to the academic success, personal growth, and self-actualization of African-American and other students.

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What Are The Benefits?

  • Supportive Environment
  • Counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Cultural Workshops and Events
  • Leadership Development
  • Academic Workshops
  • Faculty and Staff Mentoring
  • Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Tours

Complete the UMOJA Application

Program Requirements

  • Complete Umoja Application
  • Attend Umoja Orientation
  • Sign Program Contract
  • Meet with Counselor to develop an educational plan

Download the Umoja Program Flyer

If you have any questions, please contact the Umoja Coordinator, Andrea Eke at @email or Dr. Blaine Simmons, Umoja Counselor at @email

Live Chat With This Department

Financial Aid Assistance

Get your questions answered with a Financial Aid Technician virtually!

Tuesdays, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Online in Cranium Cafe in the Umoja Lobby


Join the Genderversity and Multicultural Center

Complete the Intake Survey

Housing Resources


Join the UMOJA Program!

A support program for students of African descent and open to all

Umoja New Student Orientation

Congratulations on joining the Umoja Family! Schedule your orientation below!
Sign up here for 1:00pm
Sign up here for 3:30pm

Contact Us

Office Hours and Location

Umoja In-Person Counseling
Mondays to Tuesdays: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Wednesdays to Sundays: Closed

Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Located in AD 108 (Temporarily Closed)
On the first floor of the Administration Building