Welcome to the Learning Resources Center (LRC) at Rose State College! Whether you are looking for a place to hang out with friends, study, collaborate with classmates, conduct research for a class, receive tutoring assistance, use a computer, take a proctored test, or receive other academic support, the LRC is here for you.
The LRC is comprised of the following service areas:
The Library provides access to circulating and non-circulating materials, textbook reserves, study rooms of various sizes, reading/study areas, and an open computer lab. Ask at the Ask Here desk if you have a question. The Library takes up most of the 1st floor.
Academic Testing administers tests at the request of instructors for math and science courses, Internet and hybrid classes, make-up tests for campus courses, advanced standing tests, and computer proficiency exams. Correspondence testing is done by arrangement only and requires special permission. Academic Testing is located in the middle of the 2nd floor.
The Tutoring Center provides tutoring services for most general education courses to all Rose students and to local high school students as tutors are available. The Tutoring Center is located on the south end of the 2nd floor.
eLearning provides instructional design and technology support to faculty who wish to build quality on-campus, online and blended courses. This is the area that administers and manages the Brightspace (by D2L) and Canvas learning management system. They also support the operation of the Rose eLearn Support Helpdesk. eLearning is located on the north end of the 2nd floor.
Academic Outreach primarily serves high school students from area high schools and incarcerated students at state correctional centers who are enrolled in college courses. Academic Outreach is located on the north end of the 2nd floor.
Special Services includes Counseling and Disability Services which provides assistance to students and faculty in arranging appropriate accommodations and offers counseling services. Special Services is located on the north end of the 1st floor.
Underground Coffee is a locally owned and operated coffee shop with 3 locations in the area. The Underground Coffee (Rose) location is at the south end of the LRC in the corner that faces the campus mall.
LRC resources, primarily, serve the academic needs of our students, faculty and staff. We strive to make as many of these as possible available to the general community. Visitors to the Library may browse our print and electronic holdings. In addition, we have several computers available for guests to use. Ask a staff member to help if you have questions.