College Services & Facilities
The College Services &
Facilities section defines services that are available to Labette Community College
students and provides a brief description of the buildings used by LCC.
College facilities may be
used for student activities as well as community activities. All facilities are scheduled through the Office
of Instruction located on the second floor of the Main Building. More detailed procedures are available in the
current LCC Student Handbook. Copies of
the LCC Student Handbook are kept in the Student Services Office and the
Library http://www.labette.edu/library. A handicapped entrance and elevator are
available at the northwest entrance of the Main Building. The services and facilities are listed
alphabetically in the paragraphs that follow.
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The Director of Admissions
and an Adviser/Recruiter are available on the second floor of the Student Union
to assist students who are new enrollees and for others who have not declared a
concentration. These individuals will
assist in the selection of a degree objective, selection of courses, and
Add/Drop Forms. For information, call
(620) 421-6700, extension 1228 or 1225.
Faculty advisers are
available for those students who have made a career choice. These students should contact the Admissions
Office to be assigned to the person best suited to direct them toward their
chosen goal. The adviser or appropriate
Associate Dean must approve and sign each enrollment of the student.
The College Bookstore is
located on the first floor of the Student Union. It stocks all required instructional books
for scheduled courses at LCC. It also
carries all types of shirts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, school supplies, and a
great candy selection. The College
Bookstore can be contacted by calling (620) 421-6700, extension 1165 or
1166. Normal business hours are 8 am to
4:30 pm with expanded hours at the beginning of each semester.
The Business Office is
located on the second floor of the Student Union. Students may pay their bills or make
inquiries about a bill in the Business Office.
The Business Office can be contacted by calling (620) 421-6700,
Commercial Music Building
The Commercial Music
Building, located at 1225
Broadway, houses a 32-track digital recording studio. It also provides three independent isolation
recording rooms for Program students.
Ed Hendershot Gallery
The Ed Hendershot
Gallery is a modern climate-controlled exhibition space measuring 15 feet by 54
feet located on the second floor of the LCC Main Building. It is a multifunctional area that can
accommodate a wide range of events. Its
primary purpose is to serve Labette Community College students and residents of Southeast Kansas by providing a place for activities that
promote personal enrichment and lifelong learning. Ideally, these cultural, intellectual, and
social activities will enhance the quality of community life.
Please see Financial Information
section of this catalog.
Located at Heacock and Main, the Fine
Arts Building houses the Art, Commercial Music, and Traditional Music
Departments. The building includes a
ceramics lab, studio space, classrooms, performance space, a piano lab, a music
theory computer lab, a music recording lab, and faculty offices.
The Graphic Design
Building, located at 1229
Broadway, houses a state-of-the-art Graphic Design Program.
The Health Sciences
Building is located south
of the Student Union. The building
houses classrooms and office space for Nursing, Radiography, and Respiratory
Care Programs. Other department offices
and general education classrooms are also housed in this facility. An elevator is located just inside the
handicapped accessible entrance on the east side.
The Library, located on the
first floor of the Main
Building, is open to all
students and the community, and provides an excellent place to study and to
research with a collection of approximately 27,500 volumes and 76 current
periodicals supporting the courses and programs of the College. Technology continues to enhance the services
provided. Currently, the Library offers
six online periodical databases, increasing the periodical titles to between
250 and 300, with full text and page image capabilities. An automated interlibrary loan program,
web-based card catalog, email reference assistance, as well as many other
web-based sources are also available.
Many of the resources may be accessed from the Library Website, http://labette.edu/library. The Library also provides access to
additional databases through the use of the Kansas Library Card and the state’s
virtual reference service, KANAnswer. The Library is staffed by qualified personnel
that are eager to help with tours, to give library instruction, or to answer
questions. The Library is open during
the fall and spring semesters Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 8:30 pm and
Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. During the
summer semesters the hours are 7 am to 7 pm on Monday and Tuesday, 7 am to 4:30
pm on Wednesday and Thursday, and closed on Friday. The Library is currently closed on Saturday,
Sunday, and holidays.
The three-story Main Building
provides space for many classrooms and programs. The first floor houses the biological
science, communications, and English departments, as well as the Library. In addition to classrooms, the second floor houses
administrative offices, the Printshop, Thiebaud Theatre, and the Ed Hendershot
Business and computer
sciences departments, as well as computer labs and the Computer Services
Office, are located on the third floor.
An elevator is available by the handicapped accessible entrance located
on the northwest side of the building.
Main Building Annex
to the northeast corner of the Main
Building, the Annex
houses chemistry, physics, and mathematics offices, and classrooms and
laboratories. A handicapped accessible door is located at
the east entrance.
The Multipurpose Building
(Gym) houses the Athletic Department and offices. The building includes facilities for
basketball, wrestling, volleyball, intramural sports, baseball and softball
hitting and pitching, physical education activity, and athletic training
courses. The facility is also used for
other activities that require a large indoor space or a large amount of
Several free parking lots
are provided on the main campus. There
is also curb parking around the campus. Students are expected to park properly and to
respect parking signs, other vehicles, and pedestrians at all times. Improper parking may result in a fine from
the College or city police. Any fines
imposed by the College are to be paid in the Business Office.
Please see Financial
Information section of this catalog.
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 Services Office.
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 (Operation Excel). . It
is the site of placement testing and developmental courses. In addition, a computer lab is open for
classes and student use. The
Accommodations Specialist’s Office is located in the Student Success
Center and provides
special needs services such as assistance for students with disabilities and
tutoring for any student in need of assistance.
Most of these services are available through the following programs:
Provides basic skills instruction, GED instruction and
testing, English as a Second Language, and literacy testing.
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,
Student Success Center Lab
are available for student use in the Student Success Center Lab. Computerized assistance in writing, reading,
and mathematics is available on these computers.
Labette Community College provides reasonable accommodations for students with
disabilities. Students who need special
accommodation because of physical or learning disabilities should contact the
Accommodations Specialist at least 30 days before the first class meeting
(620-421-6700, extension 1227 or 1264).
Some accommodations may require more advance notice. Services to students with documented
disabilities include, but are not limited to:
Sign Language Interpreters
Diagnostic Testing (limited)
Test Preparation Assistance
Extended Test Time
The Student Union is the central
location where a student can enroll, apply for financial aid, pay for tuition
and fees, purchase their textbooks, get a home-cooked meal, then relax in the
student lounge without leaving the building.
Primary offices and
services located in the Student Union are:
Student Government, Student Life Coordinator, Cardinal Café, College
Bookstore, Admissions, Business Office, Financial Aid, Student Services, Human
Resources, and Facilities/Auxiliary Services.
An elevator is available
for access to the second floor and there are two handicapped accessible
entrances located at the northwest and southeast sides of the building.
The Talent Search Program is
designed to assist potential first generation college students. Although this is the primary criteria,
students can be accepted based on other criteria, such as family financial
status, children who have been placed in foster care, and children awarded to
the court, just to name a few.
Through early intervention
and with the services provided, the LCC Talent Search-PREP program encourages
students to remain in school and then to pursue postsecondary opportunities in
college and vocational or technical schools. Talent Search-PREP provides
services to students in middle school, high school, and adults who desire to
re-enter school at no charge. Contact
the LCC office at 620-421-6700, extension 1034 for further information.
Located in the Main Building,
the 210-seat modern theatre with its thrust stage is used for cultural events
such as dramas, musicals, music recitals, and concerts. When not being used for these events, it is
used as a lecture hall for courses and as a meeting place for organizations,
seminars, and workshops. An elevator and
handicapped accessible entrance are available on the northwest side of the Main Building.
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