Q: How can I apply and enroll at Laney College?
A: You can find apply and enroll steps on our Apply & Enroll and this Infographic lists the steps to enroll. There are also help available at the Welcome Center, A-101.
Q: Where is the Admissions Office?
A: The Admissions & Records Office is located in Room A-109.
Q: How do I get a permission number so I can attend class?
A: You need to contact the instructor in person to get a permission number if you want to add a class after it has started. Read about all steps in the Add a Class Process.
Q: How do I read locations in the schedule of classes?
A: The Peralta district includes four individual colleges. Each has its own one letter code:
The campus designation is followed by the building and room number, for example:
Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS)
A: The office of Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) offers many different types of support for students who experience language or social or economic difficulties. Their office is located in A-106. To learn more about their services or to set up an appointment you can call them at (510) 464-3423 or email them at LaneyCollegeEOPS@peralta.edu.
Instructional Media Center (IMC)
A: The IMC is located on the lower level of the Laney College Library (L-115) for printing teaching materials.
Q: Where can I find tutoring services at Laney?
A: Laney College provides tutoring for many subjects through the Student Success Center (formerly the Tutoring Resource Center) located in the Eagle Village, EV-1 and checks the schedule for their hours. Asking your instructor about tutoring resources attaching to the class.
Q: Where do I go for English tutoring?
A: Tutoring for English and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is available in the James Oliver Community Writing Center, B-260. Please check the website for their hours and contacts.
Q: Is there an ATM on campus?
A: There is an ATM in the dining hall in the Student Center.
Q: Is there a microwave for students to use?
A: Students have access to a microwave in the dining hall in the Student Center.
Q: Where is the Bistro?
A: The Laney Bistro is located on the first floor of the E building. The entrance is facing the sports complex. It is typically open M – F 11:45 am – 1 pm, except for the first and last week of each semester.
Q: Where are computer labs on campus?
A: Computers are available for student use and check each webpage for hours:
Q: Is there a photocopy machine for students to use?
A: The Laney College Library has two photocopy machines, 10¢ per page.
Q: Is there a fax machine for students to use on campus?
A: Unfortunately not.
Q: What services to get at the Wellness Center?
A: Students can get aspirin or vitamins, band-aids or cough drops, massage or acupuncture at the Laney Wellness Center I, currently located in the Tower Building, T-250.
Q: What is L-AC on the class schedule?
A: L-AC stands for Laney – Art Center. The Art Center is located on the Southside of campus across from the auditorium.
Q: Are there bike racks on campus?
A: Laney College has a number of bike racks across the campus. We are in an urban area, so make sure you have a secure and tough lock.
Q: Can a student check out books from any libraries in the district?
A: Yes, all Peralta students can check out books from any Peralta libraries, no matter where they take classes. This includes the Laney College Library, the Merritt College Library, The College of Alameda Library, and the Berkeley City College library.
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