Student Handbook
Student Handbook

 Learning Enrichment Centers

 

Students enrolled at Laredo College have an opportunity to improve their success rate in college courses by utilizing the support services offered at the Learning Enrichment Center (LEC) - Ft. McIntosh Campus and South Campus. The Fort McIntosh LEC, located at Memorial Hall, and the Laredo College South LEC, located on the second floor of the Senator Judith Zaffirini Library building offer peer tutoring, professional tutoring and computer programs in numerous disciplines to promote self-enrichment and overall student success.

 

Peer tutoring is conducted by students that have excelled in their subject area. Tutors offer guidance and motivation in their subject area to promote academic student success. Professional tutoring is conducted by LEC Coordinators in Language Arts and Mathematics. Online tutoring is provided to students via Canvas by Upswing.io, IPASS (Instructors Promoting Academic Student Success) is an initiative whereby a faculty member commits to tutor students who need help in the instructor’s area of expertise.

 

Computer labs are available to all students in order to complete assignments, homework, work on programs designed for reading, English, or math and/or conduct research online. Computer lab facilities are also available for on-line exam services for students enrolled in eLearning courses. The Learning Enrichment Center provides unique instructional support services for students with special needs at both Laredo College campuses. 

 

Students needing a quiet place to study can take advantage of the Memorial Building’s study rooms. Study rooms can be reserved through Learning Enrichment Center’s website.

 

For faculty, the Learning Enrichment Center facilities offers make-up exam services. Faculty can reserve Instructional Support Services labs for supplemental class instruction or class exams using microcomputers. 

 

All students who utilize Learning Enrichment Center’s services are required to have a validated college identification card that can be obtained from the Office of Student Life. For more information about the Learning Enrichment Center’s services, call (956) 721.5348 (Ft. McIntosh Campus) or (956) 794.4348 (South Campus), or visit our website at http://www.laredo.edu/LearningCenter/

Effective Spring 2019 The Learning Enrichment Center (LEC) will be moved to the Yeary/Executive Conference Center Library.