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.

 

 

Admissions

Bookstore

Business Office

Commercial Music Building

Ed Hendershot Gallery

Financial Aid

Fine Arts Building

Graphic Design Building

Health Sciences Building

Library

Main Building

Main Building Annex

Multipurpose Building (Gymnasium)

Parking

Scholarships

Student Health Services/Health Insurance

Student Success Center

Student Union

Talent Search

Thiebaud Theatre

 

 

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Admissions

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.

 

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Bookstore

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.

 

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Business Office

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, extension 1231.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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Financial Aid

Please see Financial Information section of this catalog.

 

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Fine Arts Building

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.

 

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Graphic Design Building

The Graphic Design Building, located at 1229 Broadway, houses a state-of-the-art Graphic Design Program.

 

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Health Sciences Building

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.

 

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Library

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.

 

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Main Building

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 Gallery.

 

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.

 

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Main Building Annex

Connected 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.

 

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Multipurpose Building (Gymnasium)

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 seating.

 

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Parking

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.

 

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Scholarships

Please see Financial Information section of this catalog.

 

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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 Services Office.

 

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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 (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:

 

Adult Basic Education

Provides basic skills instruction, GED instruction and testing, English as a Second Language, and literacy testing.

Operation Excel

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 Lab

Computers are available for student use in the Student Success Center Lab.  Computerized assistance in writing, reading, and mathematics is available on these computers.

Students with Disabilities

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:

 

Note taker

Oral Testing

Scribes

Taped Texts

Sign Language Interpreters

Diagnostic Testing (limited)

Test Preparation Assistance

Career Testing

Extended Test Time

Print Magnifier

Alternate Lighting

 

 

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Student Union

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.

 

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Talent Search

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.

 

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Thiebaud Theatre

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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