• The lab computers are to be used by currently enrolled students for work directly related to language studies ONLY.
• Students are required to be in possession of LSCS identification and sign in and out electronically during open lab hours.
• Students are asked to consult the Open Lab hours posted outside the doors of the labs & plan their visits accordingly.
• They may be asked to move to a new seat or leave (at the instructor’s or coordinator's will) if present at the beginning of an Instructed Lab.
• Inquiries regarding instructional assignments are to be addressed to the instructor.
• Food and drinks are not allowed in the lab. Please enjoy them elsewhere.
• Students are asked to treat all equipment with care and to leave the lab stations in order.
• Children are not allowed in the lab.
• Lab reports containing lab usage information are for faculty and staff only. Please ask your instructor for your most recent tally of lab usage hours. We do not generate reports for students.
• Cell phones should silenced at all times.
• Students should have basic computer literacy. Students in need of computer instruction are encouraged to visit the library for free classes on a variety of computer topics.
• No loud talking.
• Students viewing materials that are in violation of the Lone Star College System ‘appropriate use policy’ will be asked to leave and may be banned altogether from the labs.
• The printers are for faculty and staff use only.
• Students are NOT to alter any of the settings on any computer without prior permission from the language lab staff.
• The viewing and writing of e-mail, unless immediately related to your current language assignment, is prohibited in the labs.
• Please use one of the computers elsewhere in the library for e-mail and social networking.
• Students are not to use lab computers and other equipment for any purpose other than (1) those assigned by an instructor or (2) to supplement language learning in general (NO social chat, AIM, eBay bidding, music downloading, gaming, etc., unless part of a language lesson).
• Students found in violation of any of these policies risk being permanently banned from visiting the labs.
LANGUAGE LAB STAFF WILL NOT:
- do your assignments for you,.
- answer instructional questions,
- e-mail assignments to your instructor, or
- tutor you in a specific language (please see Tutoring Services for this).