The Learning Center: Albany Campus

Willamette Hall 200, 541-917-4684

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 Desk 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. A remote drop-in option for just-in-time help without needing to come to campus is also available.

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, both in-person and remotely, by appointment using Tutortrac. Students 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 to remote services, make a 30-minute appointment either remotely or in-person, 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 are also available.

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

Academic Coaching Academic coaching helps students overcome barriers to their success, working with students to identify goals and develop an academic plan to promote their success, including improving specific academic or communication skills. Appointments are available both in-person and remotely.

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

Tutoring Students are eligible for free tutoring appointments in many credit and GED courses, both in-person and online. Students may schedule tutoring sessions online 24 hours in advance through MyLB SSO. In interested in same day tutoring appointments, or within 24 hours, students may visit the Information Desk at the Albany Campus Learning Center, or email In addition, the Tutoring Program offers Group and Drop-in Tutoring when there is sufficient interest. For more information, please visit the Tutoring Center webpage: