Special needs services such as assistance for students with disabilities for any student in need of assistance must report to the Payroll Accountant located in the Business Office of the Student Union Building. See Disability Services for more information.
Labette Community College has teamed with Labette Center for Mental Health to assist current students with the expense of mental health care if needed. If a student is in need of assistance, they should make an appointment with the Vice President of Student Affairs. The Vice President will refer the student to the Labette Center for Mental Health. The college will pay for three sessions with the Labette Center for Mental Health if the student does not have medical insurance.
Services are also available through:
Hotlines – 7 days a week, 24 hours a day:
- Labette Center for Mental Health (620) 421-3771
- Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center (620) 473-2241
- Family Life Center (620) 231-5863
- Four County Mental Health Center (800)499-1748
Labette Community College, in adhering to the belief that all people should have the opportunity to develop to their potential, endeavors to stimulate enthusiasm for learning and provide opportunities to develop skills and attitudes to be a fulfilled, contributing member of society. LCC, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, ensures that no qualified person shall, solely by reason of disability, be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of, any program or activity operated by the College.
Each person who has met the academic and technical standards for admission to, or participation in, College programs and has provided documentation from a certified professional stating the nature of the disability, shall receive the reasonable and appropriate accommodations needed to ensure equal access to educational opportunities, programs, and activities in the most integrated setting appropriate. Reasonable accommodations are those that do not fundamentally alter the nature of the program, that can be provided without undue financial or administrative burden, and that can be provided without lowering academic and other essential performance standards.
Services for LCC students who have a documented disability from a certified professional are coordinated through the ADA Coordinator in the Office of Finance and Operations (2nd floor, Student Union x1230). Many services are provided at no cost to enrolled students on an individual basis and with respect to confidentiality.
Please visit the Financial Aid Department for information on scholarships and other financial assistance.
Student Health Services/Health Insurance
Each student is responsible for his or her own health insurance. The College neither endorses nor participates in such programs for the general student population, nor does the College provide a student health service. Student health insurance information and applications are available in the Student Affairs Office.
Student Success Center
The Student Success Center provides services that assist students to succeed academically and houses two grant programs: Adult Basic Education/GED and Title IV Student Support Services (Student Support Services). It is the site of placement testing and developmental courses. In addition, a computer lab is open for classes and student use. The Student Success Center provides peer tutoring. Most of these services are available through the following programs:
- Adult Basic Education
Provides basic skills instruction, GED instruction and testing, English as a Second Language, and literacy testing.
- Student Support Services
A federally funded TRIO (Student Support Services) program that provides intensive, highly individualized support services to first generation, low-moderate income, and/or disabled students. Services include academic advising, professional and peer tutoring, workshops, cultural activities, campus visits, and more. Student Success Center Computers Computers are available for student use in the Student Success Center. Computerized assistance in writing, reading, and mathematics is available on these computers.
Workforce Education and Community Services
Courses for workforce development, continuing education, personal improvement, recreation, cultural and community enrichment are brought to the community through the Workforce Education and Community Services Department. These courses provide opportunities to increase personal proficiency in particular skills or professions and for personal enrichment through planned cultural and recreational studies.
Instructors are leading professionals, experienced community members, college faculty members and other educators who bring to the community exciting learning opportunities, regardless of the student’s age or previous educational experience. Workforce Education courses target the needs of business and industry in Labette and Cherokee counties. In many instances, LCC can work with individual businesses to design customized education and training solutions for their workforce needs.
Workforce Education also provides courses and workshops accessible to many employees of community businesses seeking to improve job-related skills and improve their own opportunities for advancement and success.
The Workforce Education Department also offers Certified Nurse Aide, Certified Medication Aide, Home Health Aide and other Health Care occupational certifications.
Community Service courses are designed to enrich the lives of everyone in our community. The courses range from computer to Yoga. The courses are developed to fit the needs and interests of the community.
Since the Workforce Education and Community Service courses are developed throughout each semester, current courses can be accessed on the LCC website or by calling the department directly at (620) 820-1278.