Service and Support Resources
LC State offers many services for on-campus students and distance students taking online courses. If you need assistance with something not listed here, please feel free to reach out to Accessibility Services, or you can speak with your adviser.
Support Services for LC State Students
At LC State, educational advising is viewed as the foundation for a successful academic program. Visit The Advising Center website for more information.
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is an educational program that helps students from qualifying migrant/seasonal farm work backgrounds enter and succeed in college. CAMP provides scholarship opportunities for qualifying students.
The Learning Resource Center offers free resources for Career & Technical Education (CTE) coursework. Services include tutoring, study rooms, study groups, and much more!
Through the selection, organization, and dissemination of information, the LC State Library supports the academic and vocational programs of the College.
In the Math and Science Tutoring Center provides tutors who are available to assist students enrolled in classes in the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Some classes also offer online tutoring for students who can't make it to campus.
The mission of the Student Counseling Center is to assist and support students by focusing on their emotional and physical well-being by providing services such as personal counseling.
The Student Employment and Career Center offers a courtesy service to help connect students and employers. They put on the annual Career Fair and help connect students with internships and jobs through Handshake.
Lewis-Clark State College Work Scholars is a unique program designed to reduce student loan debt. Work Scholar (students) graduate with valuable work experience and professional skills in addition to their degree. Tuition scholarships as well as stipends are awarded to highly motivated individuals who demonstrate academic success as well as financial need. Additionally, students may earn internship credit for their Work Scholars experience.
The Testing Center offers test proctoring services to students or community members who need to take an exam in a supervised setting. They also provide spaces for testing to meets students approved accommodations.
TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) programs are designed to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Different services are offered by eight types of TRIO programs nationwide through the U.S. Department of Education. All TRIO programs serve first-generation, low-income and disabled students along the pipeline from middle school through graduate school. The SSS program at LC State serves college students enrolled at the institution and who are accepted in this program.
If you need formal documentation, there are Community Assessment Providers that can assist you with acquiring the verification needed for accommodations. Contact Accessibility Services for a comprehensive list of regional providers.
There is a wide variety of websites and apps available to assist students with disabilities with their studies. Some are designed with specific disabilities in mind, and others are designed for a wider audience. Note that there are thousands of apps which can potentially help you; those listed here are a small sample. The software and apps listed here were selected because they can be used on multiple types of devices and they are free. Check the app store on your device to find similar apps. You may find one that works better for you than the ones listed below!
- Please note: With the exception of Read&Write, Accessibility Services does not provide technical support for the apps and services listed below.
Read & Write software is free to download for all LC State students, faculty, and staff. It features a variety of text-to-speech tools to aid in reading aloud most documents or web-pages. It also features a number of study tools, such as dictionaries, enhanced spell-checkers, and highlighters. Read&Write works on Windows and Macintosh computers.
Features of the Read&Write software:
- Text-to-speech: reads aloud electronic text for improved comprehension
- Speech maker: creates and MP3 version of electronic text for on-the-go reading
- Vocabulary list builder: creates lists with definitions and pictures for studying
- Highlighter tool: highlights and then collects the color-coded highlights for research papers
For more information about Read&Write features visit Texthelp.
- Note: Some computers and tablets have built in text-to-speech readers
Google Drive - store all of your documents in one place so you can have them with you wherever you go; your lcmail account is a Google account so LC State students already have an account!
Evernote - take handwritten, typed, or audio recorded notes, create to-do lists, or take clips from webpages and store them all in one place.
OneNote - gathers user's notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries; notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network; Free to LC State students.
Anki - flashcard tool that uses scientifically based algorithms to know when to repeat a flashcard to best help you memorize it.
Khan Academy - site offers short videos with information on a wide variety of academic areas. If you missed a topic in class or just need something explained in a different way, this site may have a video to help you out.
Breathe2Relax - developed by the National Center for Telehealth & Technology, it guides the user through a deep breathing exercise to help manage anxiety and stress. Find this app in your Apple or Android app store.
PTSD Coach - created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to help anyone with PTSD track their symptoms, manage their stress, and find information on effective treatments.
SAM App - an app developed by a team of psychologists to help users understand and manage anxiety.
American Association of People With Disabilities: A cross-disability site with numerous resources and free membership available.
Association of Higher Education and Disability: The premiere professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in post-secondary education.
Disability Action Center, Northwest: An organization focused on building community, achieving equality, and creating independence in an accessible world.
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology Center, University of Washington: DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers.