ECC News Release

El Camino College Welcomes Students Back in Classrooms for Spring 2022 Semester

February 10, 2022 Torrance, CA

After two years of virtual classes, El Camino College is excited to welcome students and faculty back to campus for the Spring 2022 semester. Saturday classes begin Saturday, Feb. 12, and weekday courses begin on Monday, Feb. 14, as courses are now open with lectures and labs to be conducted in “face-to-face” classes on campus. Online options are also available.  

“Warrior Blue” heart-shaped Valentine’s Day cards, candy, and mini hand sanitizers will be handed out to the first 500 students arriving to their first in-person college classes on Monday, February 14. 

El Camino requires that all students and employees be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, or have received an approved exemption prior to attending or teaching classes. The following information should be considered when preparing for the upcoming academic terms:

  • Students and employees must be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19 AND have proof of vaccination uploaded onto their World Back to Workaccount profile. 
  • Students and employees who are not yet vaccinated are strongly encouraged to receive a free vaccination at the Student Health Center where the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available. 
  • El Camino will continue following guidelines by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and social distancing will be practiced when possible during outdoor events.
  • All students, employees and visitors will be required to visit a COVID-19 screening check-in kiosk to obtain a clearance wristband prior to entering any building or facility on campus. 
  • Face masks must be worn indoors, and outdoors where social distancing cannot be practiced.
  • Parking remains free on campus—no permits are required throughout the Spring semester.
  • Visit the COVID-19 Updates page for the latest information.

At just $46 per unit, El Camino College offers low fees and a convenient South Bay location. Financial aid and other support services are available to help students succeed in college. Hundreds of on-campus classes are available for Spring 2022. Students can apply now at

El Camino College is located at 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance.