Learning Assistance Center

The Learning Assistance Center provides academic support for all students at NCCC. We are proud to offer our clean, vibrant and organized space to the NCCC community and encourage all to visit and learn about the many services and resources that we offer. Our goal is to help students to be successful in all aspects of their education; whether it be through individual tutoring sessions, group study, research instruction, writing assistance or skills-based workshops, the LAC is committed to providing flexible, quality services that will improve student engagement and learning.

Saranac Lake LAC

Malone LAC

Ticonderoga LAC

At our campuses in Saranac Lake and Malone, the LAC provides the following services:

• Individual tutoring sessions for NCCC courses

• Study groups

• Research assistance

• Writing assistance for all stages of the writing process

• Study-skills, time management, organization and test-taking skills workshops

• Basic computer assistance

• Student Portal assistance and workshops

• Instruction and workshops in MLA and APA citation and formatting

• Learning styles assessments

• Handbooks and style guides on a variety of topics (to be used in the LAC)

• A “sharing shelf” of academic, fiction and non-fiction books (to be used in the LAC or borrowed/checked-out/returned)

• Placement testing and advising

• Quiet study spaces

• Test-taking services

• Help with test anxiety, math block, stress reduction and time management

• Testing and alternative technology services for students with documented disabilities