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ABE Learning Center Guidelines

Monday thru Thursday 8:00am - 8:00 pm*
Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm*
*Hours and days may vary in summer or intersessions

Book/Material Loan Policy

  • Students are welcome to borrow the necessary books, headphones, and CDs only while in the learning center. No materials may be removed from the center.
  • Current Mt. SAC identification, valid California Driver’s License OR California ID is required to borrow materials in the center.

Classroom Procedures

  • All cell phones and pagers need to be turned off at all times while in class.
  • Students may not eat or drink inside the classroom. Water is an exception unless the student is working at a computer station.
  • Out of respect for fellow classmates, students should maintain appropriate silence while in the center. In addition, students should refrain from interrupting staff or other students during class or lab time.

Educational Progress

As previously stated, your educational progress is important to the staff at the Adult Basic Education Learning Center. For this reason, we will make every attempt to assist you in structuring your educational plan or study.
  • Students are expected to make educational progress as determined by the instructor and student.
  • Each HSE, ASVAB, and ABE student will be given an Individual Education Plan that outlines the specific academic goals and plan of action.
  • Students enrolled in computer training or career development (i.e., job search, resume preparation, keyboarding, typing test certification, etc.) are expected demonstrate progress while in attendance.
  • Instructor will monitor educational progress.
  • If a student is not making educational progress, the student will be referred to a counselor to discuss barriers to progress.

Computer and Equipment Usage

Students may utilize computers and equipment at no charge. Please assist the lab in maintaining the equipment in the best possible condition. The following applies to usage of the equipment and software in the center:
  • Internet usage is for educational purposes ONLY.
  • Forums, music videos, or other inappropriate sites are NOT to be accessed.
  • Offensive materials either on disk or the Internet are not allowed in the center.
  • Students may print ONE copy of their document. Excessive printing will result in the loss of this privilege.