About

ASU California Center in Downtown Los Angeles

Address
1111 S Broadway Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Herald Examiner Building in downtown Los Angeles stands out as a cultural landmark in a modern city.  As the new home of ASU in Los Angeles, the ASU California Center at the Herald Examiner Building represents ASU’s growing evolution as a university of global impact.

The ASU California Center provides students from all of ASU’s campuses the opportunity to make connections within Los Angeles and engage industries through jobs and internships. The new location also helps expand access to higher education for California students and life-long learners through undergraduate and graduate degree programs, executive education, workshops and seminars.

Through academic, research and public programs, ASU will collaborate with the City of Los Angeles, local institutions and area businesses to address educational and societal issues.

 

Getting There

Metro
The ASU California Center is located about half a mile from the Pico Station stop on both the A and E Lines.

Please visit https://www.metro.net/ to find the best route.

Bus
There are numerous Metro Local and DASH bus routes that stop within reach of the ASU California Center.

Please visit https://www.metro.net/ to find the best bus route.

Uber/Lyft/Taxi
Taxi cabs and rideshare options are readily available in Downtown Los Angeles.

Parking

Visitor parking:
There are several public parking garages and surface lots nearby that offer hourly and daily parking.

 

Nearby Hotels

Hotel Indigo LA Downtown (0.8 miles away)
899 Francisco St Los Angeles, CA 90017
50% off daily parking
Complimentary Wi-Fi
15% off all Food/Beverage
$10.00 upgrade to premium room

The Hoxton, Downtown LA (350 ft away - other side of intersection)
1060 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90015
Destination fee is waived
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel (330 ft away - across the street)
1100 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90015
Amenity fee is waived
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Faculty and Staff Directory

  

Iti Agnihotri
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  • Director, Strategic Marketing and Communications, ASU Local
  • iti@asu.edu
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  • ASU Ambassador and Driver
    Executive Administration
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Marleign Hurlburt
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Taylor Pineda
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  • Assoc Director for Corporate Engagement, Western Region, Career & Professional Development Services 
  • ascott@asu.edu
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  • Director of Prevention and National Security, McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • Brette.Steele@asu.edu 
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  • Director + Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Shaya.in.LA@asu.edu 
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Alumni Leaders

ASU Alumni Association Chapter leaders are your go-to for connecting with your local California chapters in Los Angeles, Northern California, Orange County and San Diego.

Eddie DeVall
Jason Heckendorn
Alan Wald
Christine Zeyen

Resources and Services for Faculty and Staff

Workspace for visiting faculty and staff

Hoteling workspace is available for ASU faculty and staff visiting the greater Los Angeles area.

Hoteling workstations offer Wi-Fi, access to printers and copiers and access to basic office supplies and meeting space.

For more information about hoteling workspace, please contact:

Kevin Ngai
Assistant Director, Program Operations
Kevin.Ngai@asu.edu
(424) 229-9473

For more information, please see the guide for reserving hoteling workspace here.

 

Meeting and Event Space

Meeting and event space is available to all ASU faculty and staff for ASU meetings and events.

Conference rooms can accommodate groups ranging from 6-20 guests and feature video conferencing (including compatibility with Zoom, Skype, and Vidyo), audio conferencing, internet and cable TV capabilities.

The Yuhaaviatam of San Manuel Event Center, the largest event space, can accommodate up to 144 guests seated at round tables, 150 guests in a theater half-circle (with stage) or 325 guests with a standing reception.

Audio-visual and desk-side technology support is available onsite through the University Technology Office.

For more information on room capacities, photos of the facility and catering recommendations, please contact:

Leti Davalos
Events Manager
Leti.Davalos@asu.edu

 

Event Planning

Meeting and event-planning assistance is available for faculty and staff seeking to host functions in the downtown Los Angeles area. Planning assistance may include:

  • Venue identification
  • Vendor acquisition and management, including catering, audio/visual, transportation, photography, videography, stage décor and signage.
  • On-site staffing, including registration and stage management

For event planning assistance, please contact:

Leti Davalos
Events Manager
Leti.Davalos@asu.edu

 

Contact Us

For general inquiries about the ASU California Center:

Kevin Ngai
Assistant Director, Program Operations
Kevin.Ngai@asu.edu
(424) 229-9473

 

Student Resources

Student Advocacy and Assistance

Student Advocacy and Assistance guides students in resolving educational, personal and other campus impediments toward successful completion of your academic goals. 

Kaylen Cons
(480) 965-6547
kaylen.cons@asu.edu

After Hours
EMPACT (480) 921-1006
kaylen.cons@asu.edu

Additional Resource
Michele Grab
Educational Outreach and Student Services
480-965-2200
Michele.Grab@asu.edu

 


 

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students serves to advance the vision of the New American University through design and delivery of programs and services that enhance the student experience and overall quality of student life. Student Advocacy and Assistance links students with appropriate university and community resources, agencies, and individuals, collaborates with faculty and staff in the best interest of the students, and follows through to bring efficient closure to student concerns.  We work closely with many other campus departments and programs to ensure appropriate referrals and resources are made available to all students regardless of their geographic location.

Dean of Students
(480) 965-6547

 

Counseling Services

ASU Counseling Services offers confidential time-limited professional counseling and crisis services for students experiencing emotional concerns, problems in adjusting, and other factors that affect their ability to achieve their academic and personal goals. We will talk to you, help you identify solutions or support, and connect you with those services at ASU or in the community.

Counselor on Duty
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MST, Monday thru Friday
(408) 965-6146

After Hours
EMPACT (480) 921-1006

Sexual and Relationship Violence Resource

Career Services
(480) 965-2350 
Your major is just one piece of the puzzle. Discover career opportunities based upon your skills, interests and passions. Career and Professional Development Services has made it easier than ever to discover a career path that is right for you.

 Health Services
(480) 965-3349
ASU Health Services is dedicated to the well-being and educational success of each individual student by providing high quality health care that is accessible, affordable, and compassionate.

Student Financial Assistance
(480) 965-3355
ASU is committed to offering you a top quality education that provides the most value for your investment and prepares you for a lifetime of success. Financial Aid and Scholarship Services can assist via a network of resources.

University Registrar
(480) 965-3124
Connect with University Registrar Services to help with enrollment and academic records.

Wellness Resources
ASU’s Live Well Community is dedicated to supporting you in your health and wellbeing journey.

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Resources for ASU Online students