Welcome to the Learning Assistance Center (LAC)

This student resource is a part of the Library & Learning Resources Division.      

Photo of the LAC staff, 2012

About the LAC

Hello and thank you for visiting our website! We are here to help you succeed at Mt. SAC. We have college prep classes in math, writing, and reading, as well as Study Skills classes which will help you do well in your courses (and in life). The free tutoring at the LAC will help you keep your good grade, or help you improve your grade in a class. Our computer lab (Learning Lab) has computers (Mac and PC), printers, and scanners, as well as tutors and computer technicians. If you need to make up a test you missed in class, or take a test for an online course, you can use our Testing Services area. Stop by and visit in person! We’re in Building 6, room 101.  Click Meet our Staff to find out more about us.


What We Offer 


About Tutoring About LAC Classes Computer Lab About Testing Center About LARC Tutoring
Our free Tutorial Services programs strive to help students become independent, engaged learners. We offer a comprehensive set of courses in reading, writing, math, study techniques, and tutor training. Learn about the Learning Lab computer center, technology that students can access, and the location of other computer labs around campus. Area for students to take make-up exams or tests for on-campus and distance learning classes. LARC (Learning Assistance Resource Center) helps students with LERN classes in Math, Reading, and Writing.

Contact Us
Location  Bldg. 6, Lower Level (south entrance)
Phone (909) 274-4300
Fax (909) 274-2035 


Information for Students

Students should be aware of the following policies and procedures that they need to follow to receive help at the LAC:

  • Please have your Mt. SAC ID and materials for your assignment. 
  • Follow Mt. SAC Standards of Conduct policy, which can be found in the Schedule of Classes and the college catalog.
  • Maintain a good study environment.


Meet Our Staff

Click here to meet our professors, adjunct faculty, and classified staff.


Information for Faculty and Staff

The Learning Assistance Center is a support service for students, but faculty often facilitate the relationship with students. Here you can find information and forms that faculty may need to enable their students' use of the LAC. The faculty and staff of the LAC can also find information they need here:

Resources for Faculty using LAC Services Resources for LAC Faculty  
Online Service Requests Calendar and Minutes
How to Use the Testing Center Committees & Resources
LARC Notification Form Employment Opportunities


LAC Philosophy & Mission

The LAC believes in a research-based, holistic approach to scaffolding students to independent learning through engagement in reflection, critical thinking, technology, and discovery within a safe, supportive student-centered environment. The Learning Assistance Center’s mission is to:

  • provide a varied and supportive learning environment, through use of resources and instruction
  • assist and encourage students in the transition to successful academic and personal growth necessary for independent learning.