Student Services-Student Support


Campus Store

Calapooia Center, CC-114, 541-917-4950, bookstore.linnbenton.edu

The LBCC Campus Store carries texts and supplemental materials for courses taken on all campuses. The bookstore also offers art and school supplies, gifts, insignia sportswear, electronics, and convenience store merchandise. Bookstore hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at our Albany main campus location. Visit our website for online ordering, book buyback information, store closure dates, extended hours, store events and more. Textbooks and supplemental materials for classes offered at Benton Center and Lebanon Center are also available at their respective locations. Lebanon Center also carries textbooks and supplemental materials for Sweet Home courses.

Campus Public Safety

RCH-119, 541-917-4440 (office hours), 541-926-6855 (anytime), security@linnbenton.edu

linnbenton.edu/public-safety

Director of Safety & Loss Prevention: 

541-917-4940

The Campus Safety Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Public Safety Officers can be reached 24 hours a day by calling 541-926-6855, or using a designated Campus Safety phone. Dial 411 if calling direct from campus networked phones. The Office of Safety & Loss Prevention, of which Public Safety is a part, provides emergency planning; monitors LBCC compliance with OSHA, DEQ, and Clery Act requirements; patrols campus facilities and parking lots; houses LBCC Lost and Found services; maintains LBCC property, casualty, and liability insurance coverage; provides medical and emergency response; maintains control of building access; provides video surveillance of most facilities; and other safety-related services as referenced at linnbenton.edu/public-safety.

Child Care - Periwinkle Child Development Center

541-917-4898

LBCC partners with Kidco Head Start to offer infant/ toddler and preschool options to full-time LBCC students. Our program serves children from birth to 30 months, and 36 months to  5 years old. Families must meet federal Head Start guidelines. The center operates five days a week; 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM for our infant/toddler children and 8:45 AM – 3:05 PM for our 3, 4 and 5-year olds. Applications are available at the Periwinkle Child Development Center or by phone by calling Kidco Head Start at 541-451-1581.

Child Care – Family Connections

Luckiamute Center 132; 541-917-4884, 1-800-845-1363; connect@linnbenton.edu

linnbenton.edu/familyconnections

If you need child care, are having difficulty with your current child care arrangement, or want to ask questions of a child care specialist, call or stop by Family Connections, Luckiamute Center. Family Connections staff can also help with referrals to parenting education, recreation, or other family support programs in the community.

Computer Labs

linnbenton.edu/computer-resources-and-labs

All LBCC students and staff are eligible to use the student computer labs for course-related learning and research. Computer labs are available on the LBCC Albany campus and the centers in Corvallis, Lebanon and Sweet Home. The labs are open various times. For lab locations, hours, hardware and a list of software available, check online or call the lab:

  • Albany Campus, Willamette Hall, Library – 541-917-4638
  • Corvallis, Benton Center, BC-222, Learning & Career Center – 541-757-8944, ext. 5101
  • Lebanon, Heathcare Occupations Center, Library – 541-918-8840
  • Lebanon Center – 541-259-5817
  • Sweet Home Center – 541-367-6901

The Learning Center—Albany Campus

Willamette Hall 200, 541-917-4684

linnbenton.edu/learning-center

The Learning Center contributes to student engagement and success by providing free services that improve students’ academic thinking, writing, and learning skills. Professional staff and tutors provide the “insider knowledge” new students need to thrive at the college level, overcome learning challenges, and achieve excellence in their chosen programs. The Learning Center space offers an informal learning environment with great lighting, open study areas for group collaboration, reservable study rooms, portable whiteboards plus day use lockers, computers, and office supplies that busy commuter students value in an on-campus study space.

Services include:

Math Assistance The Math Domain provides a supportive place where students can get help with all LBCC mathematics and applied mathematics courses. Friendly staff use a variety of strategies to address each student’s learning needs. At the drop-in Math Desk, staff answer computational questions, explain course technology and clarify thinking about math assignments. Group study staff at the Math Angle provide a collaborative setting for students who seek longer, in-depth assistance to improve their conceptual understanding, study strategies, critical thinking and confidence solving problems. No appointments are necessary, and all students are welcome to use the Math Domain’s portable whiteboards and study tables to work on math homework.

The Math Cafe’ offers an informal environment with comfortable seating, free hot beverages, and laptops for students enrolled in Math 15, 50, 75, 95 and 98. Math success coaching is offered by appointment using Tutortrac. Students will can discuss math study strategies and how to use and navigate ALEKS software.

Writing Assistance In a warm and welcoming environment, the Writing Center staff assists students with writing assignments from any class and at any stage of the writing process. Students can drop in, make a 30-minute appointment, or submit their work online through the Online Writing Lab (OWL) available through the Writing Center’s website. Written responses are provided within 48-72 hours. English Language Learner specialists also orient international students to American college conventions and facilitate student success in writing, reading, speaking, and test-taking at the ELL Desk.

Computer Access Students may use drop in computers located in the open study areas for coursework. Wireless Internet access is provided throughout the facility. 

College Skills Zone The CSZ works with students on a drop in and appointment basis to develop learning strategies needed for academic success. Tutorials assist students in critical thinking, test preparation, note-taking for lectures and textbooks, time management and more. The CSZ also offers an interactive classroom and study space for students studying WR 90 and WR 95.

Student Work Area A coin-operated copy machine, pay-for-print service, and other office supplies are available.

Tutoring Students are eligible for free individual tutoring appointments in many credit courses at the Tutoring Center, and may schedule tutoring sessions online 24 hours in advance using the TutorTrac program. Weekly Tutor Assisted Study Support (TASS) sessions to review course concepts are offered when there is sufficient student interest. Students may find more information about tutoring and TASS by visiting the Tutoring Website: linnbenton.edu/tutoring-center.

Library

Albany Campus, Willamette Hall • linnbenton.edu/library

Circulation: 541-917-4638

Reference: 541-917-4645 / libref@linnbenton.edu

Student Help Desk: 541-917-4630 / student.helpdesk@linnbenton.edu

Healthcare Occupations Center Library: 541-918-8840

Department Chair: 541-917-4646

The LBCC Library provides resources and services for the instructional, research, and general information needs of students, faculty, staff, and local residents. The Library provides comfortable open space for collaborative work, including study rooms and a beautiful reading room. The Library provides computer workstations and laptops for checkout. The Library offers weekend and evening hours.

Located in Willamette Hall on the main Albany campus, the Library collection integrates a large collection of books, reserve textbooks, and multimedia items. Materials not held in the Library’s collection may be obtained for LBCC students, faculty, and staff at no charge through interlibrary loan.  Our many databases help you locate scholarly journal articles, electronic books, videos, and other sources. Off campus access to these databases is available to LBCC students, faculty, and staff. Librarians are available to provide research help at the reference desk, at individual consultations, and during library workshops.

The Student Help Desk, located in the Library, provides assistance with student computing and technical needs, including e-learning (Moodle), student email accounts, printing, and common software.

The Library maintains a separate facility at LBCC’s Health Occupations Center with research assistance, book and database access, and technical support available during open hours.

Lost and Found

See Campus Safety

Parking

RCH-119, 541-917-4440

Parking for students, staff and visitors is free and available on a first come, first-served basis. Some parking areas are designated for specific use and are not available for general parking - loading zones, emergency/fire lanes, disabled parking, facility vehicle parking, Public Safety vehicle parking, Periwinkle/KidCo building lots, etc. Unauthorized overnight parking is prohibited. Parking permits are available at no charge from the Campus Public Safety Office; permits are highly recommended.

A pamphlet outlining parking and traffic rules is available on the Campus Public Safety website, linnbenton.edu/public-safety. All state and local laws governing movement, operation, and parking of vehicles shall apply on college property. Parking regulations have been approved by the LBCC Board of Education and are strictly enforced 24 hours a day in accordance with college policy and ORS 341.300. Improperly parked vehicles are subject to a fine. Overnight parking is not allowed without prior authorization and vehicles parked for an extended period of time are subject to towing at the owner’s expense.

Temporary disabled parking permits can be obtained from the Campus Public Safety Office. However, it is required that individuals obtain an Oregon Department of Motor Vehicle Disabled Permit, if continued use of a disabled space is needed.

Student Life and Leadership

Student Union, 541-917-4457

linnbenton.edu/student-life-and-leadership

Becoming involved with clubs and co-curricular programs can enhance your college experience. LBCC has many active clubs, and students are free and encouraged to form their own clubs to reflect their own interests. Examples of clubs and co-curricular programs include Campus Recreation, Performing Arts, Vocal Music, Remote Operated Vehicle Team, Equestrian Team, Gay-Straight Alliance, Active Minds Club, Veteran’s Club, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Students for Life Club, and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Student activities, organizations and campus recreation are open to all students.

Student Leadership Council: Student Government and Programming

The Student Leadership Council gives you the opportunity to serve on college committees, participate in student government and coordinate student activities. Student leaders hold positions on the SLC through an appointment process. An admitted student who meets eligibility requirements is eligible to hold a position. SLC positions range from event planning to student advocacy and governing. Students who serve on SLC are eligible to receive tuition grants. Contact Student Life and Leadership at 541-917-4457.

Department of Institutional Equity and Student Engagement

F-220, 541-917-4461, linnbenton.edu/dac

The Department of Institutional Equity and Student Engagement focuses on creating a campus that embraces equity and the uniqueness of every individual while promoting the free and civil expression of ideas, perspectives and cultures. The Diversity Achievement Center serves as a welcoming space where all can come to explore and engage acceptance and honor difference, diversity and inclusion in all of its complexities.

Publications

LBCC students publish a weekly newspaper and online news site, The Commuter (lbcommuter.com), which has won numerous awards for excellence in reporting, writing, photography, design, and advertising. If you are interested in participating, contact the newspaper staff in The Commuter Office on the second floor of the Forum building, room F-222. Or, contact The Commuter's adviser and Journalism instructor, Rob Priewe.

Benton Center

Administrative Office, 541-757-8944, ext. 5105

bcinformation@linnbenton.edu

linnbenton.edu/go/benton-center

Regional Director for Benton County 

Jeff Davis, 541-757-8944, ext. 5104, jeff.davis@linnbenton.edu

The Benton Center brings LBCC’s quality education directly to Benton County residents. Conveniently located in the heart of Corvallis, the Benton Center offers a wide range of programs that include:

• Lower division transfer classes for both day and evening students

• Professional technical training

• Adult basic skills and GED preparation

• Business technology and accounting skills

• Basic training in math, writing and computer skills

• Business development and contract training

• Learning and Career Center

• A pre-school cooperative and parenting classes

• Noncredit lifelong learning classes for all Benton County residents through Community Education in art, fitness, foreign languages,computer training and more

The Benton Center offers many of the credit courses necessary for transfer to OSU and other four-year colleges. LBCC and OSU students can take classes at either institution (or both) through our Degree Partnership program. The transfer courses offered at the center are the same comprehensive courses offered at other LBCC sites. Detailed course descriptions can be found in this catalog. A current schedule of Benton Center classes can be found on the college Web site and in the printed schedule of classes.

The Benton Center supports its students with services including advising, placement testing, registration, instructional assistance in mathematics and writing and a bookstore. Career counseling and college advising are available free of charge at the center. Call 541-917-4780 to set up an appointment.

The Benton Center is located at 757 Polk Street, Corvallis, 97330.

Linn Centers

Director of Lebanon and Sweet Home Centers:

Linda Carroll, 541-917-4263, carroll@linnbenton.edu

The Lebanon and Sweet Home Centers provide direct access to educational programs to East Linn County residents. The centers provide comfortable, welcoming environments for first-time students and those returning to college. Among the programs offered are:

  • Lower division transfer classes for both day and evening students
  • Adult basic skills and GED preparation
  • Business technology and accounting skills
  • Basic training in math, writing and computer skills
  • Health occupations
  • Professional technical training
  • Small business development
  • Parenting classes
  • Noncredit lifelong learning classes for all Linn County residents through Community Education in art, fitness, foreign languages, computer training, and more

The transfer courses offered at the centers are the same comprehensive courses offered at other LBCC sites. Detailed course descriptions can be found in this catalog. A current schedule of Lebanon and Sweet Home Center classes and hours of operations can be found on the college Web site and in the current printed schedule of classes.

The Lebanon and Sweet Home Centers support students with services including advising, registration and tuition payments, financial aid information, placement testing, computer labs, tutoring, an academic support/learning center and a bookstore.

The Lebanon Center is located at 44 Industrial Way, Lebanon, Oregon 97355, 541-259-5801 and the Sweet Home Center is located at 1661 Long Street, Sweet Home, Oregon, 541-367-6901.

Resources for Families

These departments/programs offer information and assistance to parents interested in helping their children develop into healthy adults. Classes for parents, child care providers and educators are offered each term.