East LA College

Founded in 1945, East Los Angeles College ranks the 13th in the state for students transfer to the University of California and ranks the 4th in California for adult learners. The ELAC Athletics Program provides exciting opportunities for student athletes in numerous sports including football, swimming, track, and field.

The college's 88-acre campus is located 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in suburban Monterey Park. ELAC’s focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement) is evident in the 120,000 SF Science Career & Mathematics Complex (SCMC). Finishing the SCMC will complete the east-west campus quad, which also includes the Campus Student Center Bookstore and the Ernest H. Moreno Language Arts and Humanities building - the State of California’s largest classroom building.


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South Gate Educational Center

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South Gate Educational Center

The South Gate Educational Center is the new 18.5 acre ELAC campus with a new 105,000 sq. ft. building to house the Career Technology Education., Liberal Arts and Science programs

Physics & Earth Sciences Building


Physics & Earth Sciences Building

The 26,000 square-foot, two-story, LEED-Certified Gold Physics and Earth Sciences building is part of the new campus quad which includes the Campus Student Center Bookstore and the Ernest H. Moreno Language Arts and Humanities building. This building offers five classrooms and six laboratories.

Active Projects

Sub Project Number Sub Project Title % Complete Academic Occupancy Date Progress Summary
02E-261.00 Nursing, Allied Health and Public Service Building 0% 06/01/2026 Design phase NTP to be issued in April 2022
Equipment Expansion for Central Plant 
Design phase NTP to be issued in April 2022
East - Trans and Accessibility Improvements - B5 Stadium 0%
Procurement in Progress
Facilities M&O Replacement
0% 10/13/2025 Design in Progress
East – Trans and Accessibility Improvements – Theater
0% 02/23/2024
Procurement in Progress
02E-266.00 Kinesiology, Wellness, and Athletics Center 0% 01/07/2030 Procurement in Progress

For more information on any of the projects listed above, please refer to the monthly dashboard report

* 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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East Los Angeles College


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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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