ATTENTION! Close Alert Box

 

Due to inclement weather, Oklahoma City Community College will be closed Thursday, February 22, 2018. This includes classes and activities at the main campus, Professional Development Institute (PDI), Capitol Hill Center, and the Family and Community Education (FACE) Center.

Unless notified otherwise, all classes and activities will resume Friday, February 23, at their regularly scheduled times. Campus closings and delayed openings will be announced through local radio and television stations and posted on the college’s website, Facebook and Twitter pages. They will also be announced through the college’s Campus Alert Notification (CAN) System. For information about how to sign up to receive text messages and add email addresses via the CAN system, please visit www.occc.edu/can.


Services and Policies

Services

  • Word Processing
  • Free Tutoring
  • Reading Skills
  • Grammar Software
  • Study Skills
  • Computer Center
  • Writing Workshops
  • Tutor Facilitated Study Groups
  • ESL Conversation Groups
  • Online Writing Assistance 

Policies

The Communications Lab will:

  • Assist currently enrolled students with reading or writing assignments
  • Offer suggestions for improving a paper
  • Offer exercises to help improve skills
  • Assist students with keyboarding skills and using the computer
  • Limit computer use to one hour when other people are waiting to use them
  • Provide a comfortable place to study
  • Give priority of lab space to classes
  • Assist students who attend class and get instructions from their professors
  • Provide equipment and resource materials as available for use in the lab
  • Offer guidelines on how to study, take notes, improve vocabulary, and use time wisely

The Communications Lab will not:

  • Teach students course work taught in class or available in the learning packet
  • Serve as a substitute for those who choose not to attend class
  • Read single-spaced, handwritten, "rough drafts" of essays
  • Provide undivided attention, especially when the lab is busy
  • Determine the grade or accept responsibility for the grade a student earns
  • Tell students what to write or how to express their ideas
  • Provide paper, pens, pencils, correction fluid, cassette tapes, or computer diskettes
  • Assume responsibility for how well or how poorly a student applies the suggestions offered
  • Guarantee that assignments done with lab assistance will meet the requirements of the professor
  • Assume responsibility for a student's work