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% 01/04/27 Contract Awarded
Equipment Expansion for Central Plant 
Procurement in Progress
East - Trans and Accessibility Improvements - Phase 2 Interior 99%
Closeout in Progress
Facilities M&O Replacement
0% 8/29/25 Design in Progress
East – Trans and Accessibility Improvements – B5 Stadium
0% 08/05/23
Design 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 Oct 2021-2
OCTOBER 19, 2021

Small Contractor Boot Camp - October 19, 21, 26, 28, 2021

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 LACCD’s $9.6 billion building program seeks to modernize and renovate projects throughout its nine colleges. The Board of Trustees established a 30% Local, Small, Emerging, and Disabled Veteran (LSEDV) participation goal for all BuildLACCD contracts. This provides numerous opportunities for LSEDV contractors, as the most recent voter-approved Measure CC kicks into high gear.

LACCD Small Contractor Opportunity Forum (JOC Event) Flyer_
AUGUST 25, 2021

Small Contractor Opportunity Forum - August 25, 2021

Join us to learn how you can pre-qualify to work on projects specifically designed for small and/or local contractors with a B or C License. Job Order Contracts (JOC) are small projects valued under $1 million Pre-qualified Service Provider (PQSP) are projects valued from $25K - $5M Small Business Certifications* from a Federal or California public agency accepted The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) $9.6 billion capital improvement program seeks to modernize and renovate the nine colleges and two satellite campuses. Since 2001, BuildLACCD has constructed new and renovated academic buildings, libraries, laboratories, sports facilities, arts complexes, administrative buildings, child development centers, central energy plants and implemented renewable energy projects. The Board of Trustees established a 30% Local, Small, Emerging, Disabled Board Veteran (LSEDV) participation goal for all contracts to ensure contracting opportunities for all.

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