Student Services



LAPC helps refer students to housing accommodations with the students’ choice between dormitory-style housing, home stay, or standard apartments located near the school. Prices vary depending on which stay is chosen, but usually costs around $600 and up.

Status Advising

LAPC strives to provide valuable advice regarding U.S. visa and immigration procedures for international students. If we are unable to provide advice, or the topic is outside our area of expertise, students are advised to consult the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services website.

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Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Optional Practical Training for F-1 students is intended to provide hands-on practical work experience in the U.S., complementary to the academic program. An F-1 student is normally eligible for a maximum of 12 months. 


To be eligible for OPT, you must:

  • have been lawfully enrolled on a full-time basis for one full academic year 
  • currently maintaining a full-time program of study and valid F-1 status 
  • work in a job directly related to your major field of study 


For additional questions please contact our Student Services Coordinator at